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Monday August 8, 2011
IBM has published a good report on cloud services, Maximizing Cloud ROI: Five Key Lessons from Early Adopters, which offers great background information about the cloud and its possibilities. IBM worked with organizations who adopted different forms of cloud services and offers five key lessons learned from these early adopters.
Wednesday August 3, 2011
The battle is on and the preferred weapon of choice in today’s marketplace is enterprise and cloud services capabilities. Windstream’s recent acquisition of PAETEC is but one of many examples of the cloud arms race.
Monday July 18, 2011
The level of investment for cloud capability has seen tremendous momentum lately. Tier 2 providers including Windstream and TDS are investing hundreds of millions of dollars in both acquisitions and CAPEX for cloud capabilities. But news of WVT’s recent purchase of Alteva now expands this acquisition spree to include smaller tier 3 providers.
Monday July 11, 2011
Cited by 48% of enterprises, enabling mobile users to connect to cloud services and enterprise networks was the primary motivation for rolling out software-as-a-service systems, a 92% year-to-year increase, according to a Yankee Group survey. Thirty-eight percent of enterprises expect over half their software applications will be running on a cloud platform within three years, as compared to just 11% today.
Thursday June 30, 2011
TDS just made its largest investment to date in managed services by buying Arizona based OneNeck IT Services for $95 million. The OneNeck acquisition illustrates TDS’ commitment to hosted and managed services – a commitment further demonstrated by the formation of TDS Hosted & Managed Services, LLC, which includes their other hosted IT acquisitions of TEAM Data Centers and VISI.