Verizon, Mitel and HP made significant announcements that will impact partners, while T-Mobile unveiled the masters it's signed to its nascent program, and Level 3 and Birch began to sort out how they will operate their channels post acquisitions. ...More
This edition of the Channel Partners News Desk breaks down Level 3's proposed acquisition of tw telecom; J.R. Cook's move from EarthLink to Intelisys; and the big increase in unified-communications sales. ...More
We tallied our top 10 stories for June by combining online page views with weekly newsletter results. Among the top: proposed mega-mergers between Level 3 and tw telecom; and Sprint and T-Mobile. Also, EarthLink's channel chief lands a new job. But what was No. 1? ...More
Level 3-tw telecom. Birch-Cbeyond. AT&T-DirecTV. Those were just three mega mergers announced by communications titans last quarter. And a yet-to-be-announced deal between Sprint and T-Mobile might have received the most attention. ...More
In this edition of the Business Value Toolbox News Desk, Channel Partners' Craig Galbraith takes a close look at some stellar forecasts for cloud services; plus, why IT spending overall isn't quite as rosy.