Thursday, November 17, 2011

November Telecom Industry News

Here's the news for November from the Telecommunications industry. Get the latest from vendors such as AboveNet, EarthLink, Integra Telecom, TelePacific, Telnes, RealLinx, and Windstream.

AboveNet - AboveNet is looking to make acquisitions to grow its business, a reversal from its previous stance to grow organically, Chief Executive William LaPerch said in an interview with Reuters.

EarthLink ....

* EarthLink has signed an agreement to purchase the IT Solution Center and hosted application business from Synergy Global Solutions, a provider of hosted IT products, services and solutions based in Western, NY. This acquisition will provide EarthLink with scalable 24x7x365 IT service support capabilities to allow customers to outsource critical IT services in a cost efficient manner.

* EarthLink, Inc. ELNK +1.66% a leading IP infrastructure and services company, announced plans to expand and enhance its state-of-the-art network infrastructure. Additional network routes and equipment will be added to EarthLink's network to provide incremental growth capacity and scalability, support new nationwide leading edge product offerings, and ensure that EarthLink's strong, diverse network remains a significant differentiator.

Integra Telecom - didn't have to look far to find a new executive chairman. Kevin O�Hara replaces CEO Tom Casey, who has resigned to take the reins at Tronox Inc. - a producer and marketer of titanium dioxide pigment where he was previously the chairman of the board.

TelePacific ....

* TelePacific has recently completed the acquisition of Tel West Network Services Corporation. The Austin, Texas-based company brings more than 3600 business accounts and a fiber optic network linking the top five metropolitan areas in Texas, as well as a portfolio of business communications services, to the growing TelePacific family.

* TelePacific has slashed their Fixed Wireless turn-up times. The standard provisioning interval for Ethernet over Fixed Wireless (EoFW) broadband Internet access has been reduced from 30 days to just 8 days!

Telnes - Telnes Broadband has announced a revolutionary technology, Telnes Intelligent Bandwidth, that is designed to enable Class of Service (COS) for SIP, VoIP, and other cloud based critical applications over the public Internet. This new innovation will enable VoIP, SIP and Cloud providers that require customers to bring their own bandwidth, to finally achieve CoS over a public Internet connection. Telnes Intelligent Bandwidth is a single circuit that allows prioritization of critical traffic over all other traffic at the carrier network level. This allows Telnes customers to dynamically shape their traffic--ensuring performance for mission critical applications.

RealLinx - Managed IP services provider RealLinx has launched VideoLinx, a hosted, multi-party video conferencing service.

Windstream - announced the launch of its second-generation cloud platform. Designed to meet the strong, continually growing demand for cloud computing services, the platform incorporates significant technology enhancements to Windstream Hosted Solutions' existing cloud services offering, including solutions from industry leaders such as VMware, NetApp, EMC and more to provide a comprehensive solution that can serve businesses' production and disaster recovery requirements.

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