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SaskTel International serves up new SaaS OSS suite

SaskTel International (SI) has introduced a new suite of Operations Support Systems (OSS) software services via a new Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model targeting the back office needs of its service provider customers.

Piksel targets legacy video providers with software-based OTT platform

Piksel is introducing a SaaS (software as a service) based OTT video platform. Targeting legacy content providers and distributors--like cable companies and broadcasters--the company said the platform will allow customers to launch over-the-top services quickly without having to invest in "static" infrastructure.

Cisco, Dimension Data create pact focused on hybrid cloud adoption

Cisco and Dimension Data announced that they are expanding their long-standing relationship with a focus on driving businesses' movement to a hybrid cloud environment.

Ooyala, Microsoft form strategic partnership for managed video services

Online video management provider Ooyala formed a "strategic relationship" with Microsoft that combines its software as a service (SaaS) products with Microsoft's Azure Media Services. The two companies will also partner on global sales and marketing efforts.

Public cloud leads UCaaS market, private cloud growing faster

Public cloud deployments are still more than half of all Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) deployments but the private sector, with 51 percent growth in the last four quarters, is expanding faster, according to data compiled by Synergy Research Group.

CenturyLink, Dell enter public cloud pact

CenturyLink is taking a bigger role in the public cloud market by participating in Dell's Cloud Partner Program, a move that will extend its cloud services to the telco's Infrastructure-as-a-Service and Platform-as-a-Service platforms.

Pacnet serves up Network-as-a-Service targeting Pan-Asian providers, enterprises

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 buoyed by 16G Fibre Channel equipment; Ethernet a potential $10B market

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.

Netflix dominates streaming market, says Nielsen; SaaS content security ramps up

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.

upLynk emerges with HD adaptive video streaming technology platform

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."