Cloud computing company SAVVIS gets a low-grade, or speculative, credit rating and a stable outlook as it works to refinance its debt and fund its recent acquisition of Canadian rival Fusepoint Inc. ...More
Backupify has introduced an online backup, archiving and export service for cloud-based social media and SaaS data, specifically for Google Apps, and is about to launch its first partner program. ...More
Analyst group AMI-Partners sees storm clouds gathering over SMB channel partners, who could lose more than 200,000 IT jobs within the next ten years because of new efficiencies from cloud services. ...More
Master agency X4 Communications is diversifying its offerings beyond traditional carrier voice and data services to include energy, SaaS and managed IT services, and, as a result, changing its name to X4 Solutions. ...More
Business IT spending has become more cost-conscious than ever, according to a Gartner survey, which found that the recession has led companies to make cost-containment and IT availability their highest priorities. ...More
If you don't know much about software-defined networking, or SDN, don't wait. Channel Partners' Craig Galbraith explains why in this Business Value Toolbox News Desk; plus, the growing competition in the infrastructure market.