Colt Technology Services, Comcast Business and Vonage all had stand-out cloud service offerings for business customers in the past 12 months.
CEO Ray Pasquale isn't in the VoIP business to lower the price of phone calls. He wants to give small businesses everything they need to know – from network analytics to pizza topping preferences – on one screen.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: TI Sparkle appoints key execs; Etisalat goes with Netcracker's NFV knowhow; Russian cable news.
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With the Genband merger process over, Sonus has decided it's time for a new name. Say hello to Ribbon Communications.
Share price jumps 11.5% Wednesday following reports of a planned sale, but Broadsoft isn't the only IP communications platform player looking for a buyer.
Windstream launched the first update to its Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) solutions portfolio, which includes the addition of Broadview's OfficeSuite paired with the operator's SD-WAN platform.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: T-Mobile Austria picks Huawei for optical transport boost; TrueSpeed wins investment for rural rollout; BT qualifies to bid for US government work.
MetTel's VP of Network Services, Ed Fox, shares insight into the spike in demand for SD-WAN and the challenges of meeting that demand.
Genband & Sonus to finally merge, as exclusively predicted by Light Reading a year ago.
Versa announced the expansion of its SD-WAN platform to include new security functions, support of WiFi, Ethernet and LTE and third-party VNF hosting.
Versa Networks' SD-WAN and SD-Security solutions now support both IPv4 and IPv6-based SD-WANs.
The web-scale Internet companies are having a significant influence on the telecom infrastructure equipment and services sector in a number of different ways, explains Heavy Reading Chief Analyst Patrick Donegan.
Sonus adds to its IP voice technology capabilities and enhances its NFV plans with the acquisition of Taqua, but will stop short of renaming itself Staqua.
In today's regional roundup: BT and Nokia become 5G buddies; Swisscom runs a steady ship as it shifts towards all IP and ultra-broadband; an eye-watering 20 Gbit/s broadband service is announced in UAE; and Deutsche Telekom reviews its corporate ethics.
Rather than selling services to SMBs that rely heavily on capex, CSPs are shifting the model to opex through network-as-a-service models.
Light Reading today starts a new voyage as part of a larger Enterprise.
A buyout would value Sonus at around $600M, but there are still hurdles to be jumped before a deal is done.
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