Pacnet is looking to appeal to carriers and enterprises trying to get a piece of the cloud services market with the launch of its Pacnet Enabled Network platform that uses software-defined networking to adapt to bandwidth needs as they arise.
Cisco bucked a downward trend in the SAN equipment market during the second quarter thanks to the introduction of its widely anticipated 16G Fibre Channel ports. The overall SAN equipment market, including Fibre Channel, suffered an 8 percent year-over-year decline, according to Infonetics Research.
While there are a number of options for consumers to get streaming video, a new Nielsen study illustrates that Netflix is the dominant provider. A survey revealed that 38 percent of Americans said they use Netflix, while 18 percent use Hulu and 13 percent stream on Amazon.
Streaming video management software as a service (SaaS) provider upLynk has "emerged from stealth mode" with an HD adaptive streaming platform that it says enables streaming broadcast-quality video "to all devices."
Jibe Mobile closed an $8.3 million financing round--with strategic investments from Vodafone Ventures, Tokyo-based game creator MTI and other unnamed investors--which the company will apply to further developing its cloud-based open technology platform leveraging Rich Communication Services (RCS) technologies.
PaaS, SaaS or IaaS? According to Frost & Sullivan, uptake by companies of cloud services has not matched the level of hype pumped out by advertisers and media. The reason? Implementation is not always the easy leap that many promoters say it is.
Managed security heats up: Despite the threat of another worldwide recession, the desire for cloud-based managed security and Software as a Service (SaaS) continues to rise. In its Managed Security
Optical network hardware spending saw uptick in Q2: What a difference one quarter makes. Following an 11 percent decrease in Q1 2011, overall global optical network equipment sales rose 13 percent in
Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) new agreement with CA Technologies (Nasdaq: CA) where the IT services company will offer its IT management software over Verizon's Computer as a Service (CaaS) offering
Broadview Networks believes the SMB should be able to get the same kinds of managed services that large enterprises can get so it is offering its Cloud Computing Services, a set of managed