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GMX and Web.de introduce end-to-end encryption for cloud

Germany‘s two largest email providers Web.de and GMX have introduced end-to-end encryption to their cloud storage services. Users can encrypt their data with specifically designed apps for PCs and smartphones and securely transmit their data to a storage folder in Web.de’s online storage site or the GMX MediaCenter. READ MORE: Worldwide Managed Cloud Services Demand Shows No Signs of Slowing…

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Double-digit Growth for North American Hosted IP Telephony and UCaaS Market

The North American hosted Internet Protocol (IP) telephony and unified communications as a service (UCaaS) market is witnessing double-digit growth, disruptive forces and industry evolution. A growing customer demand for more flexible technology consumption models to support digital transformation projects, premises-based communication solutions reaching end of life, and an increasing availability of compelling UCaaS offerings are key factors driving growth…

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Cloud computing market estimated at US$14.4 billion for Q3 2017, up 43% from last year

Amazon.com Inc , Microsoft Corp , Alphabet Corp’s Google and Intel Corp are all putting their chips on the cloud computing business, and it is booming. All four companies posted stellar quarterly earnings on Thursday, showing the strength of the shift in corporate computing away from company-owned data centers and to the cloud. [amazon_link asins=’B01DFKC2SO,B015TJD0Y4,B06XCM9LJ4,B06XXM5BPP,B0751RGXLN,B073SQYXTW,B01J24C0TI,B0178IC734,B01J4ORNHU,B01E9AHU8Q,B01LYBPTTT,B01HXM8XF6,B0752VJKM3′ template=’ProductCarousel’ store=’alert0b-20′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’8ac1ac7b-bad8-11e7-92f5-d98a11ac516e’] Highlighting…

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Cloud as a Service revenue for telecom operators grows 12,6%

Geographic expansion, hybrid enablement and digital transformation will drive carrier cloud revenue growth over the next 5 years Combined Cloud as a Service revenue for telecom operators in TBR Carrier Cloud Benchmark rose 12.6% year-to-year in 2Q17 due to strategic acquisitions and alliances, investments in new data centers, and portfolio expansion in growth segments such as SaaS and hybrid cloud. Combined…

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Unified Communication market was valued at US$ 37.33 Bn in 2017, and is expected to reach US$ 106.44 Bn by 2022, expanding at a CAGR of 5.8% from 2017 – 2025.

Ever changing business dynamics are forcing enterprises to deploy advanced solutions to strengthen their footholds in competitive environment. Organizations across the world are incorporating geographically distributed network capabilities and other resources instead of starting new subsidiaries. In addition, enterprises are looking to outsource non-core functions that represent a positive outlook for unified communication service providers. In the last decade (2006…

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Spectrum Enterprise expands availability of hosted voice platform

Spectrum Enterprise, a part of Charter Communications, announced the expanded availability of its Spectrum Enterprise Hosted Voice fully-managed, cloud-based business platform. The service is now available in 14 states, with planned availability across Spectrum Enterprise’s national footprint by the end of 2017. Spectrum Enterprise Hosted Voice delivers unified communications by replacing on-premises Private Branch Exchange (PBX) systems with virtual environments…

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US Air Force Awards $1B Cloud Contract

Enterprise-as-a-Service program to serve up to 776,000 users in the Air Force, Defense Logistics Agency and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Award is largest-ever federal cloud-based unified communications and collaboration contract In what is described as the largest-ever federal cloud-based unified communications and collaboration contract, the U.S. Air Force award a five-year, $1 billion contract to Dell EMC, General Dynamics…

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8×8 And Aryaka Partner To Enhance Cloud Communications For Global Enterprises

Strategic alliance will improve communications experience for business users worldwide  8×8, Inc. , Communications Cloud provider, and Aryaka®, the leading global SD-WAN provider, announced that they are entering a strategic partnership that will improve the performance and reliability of business-critical cloud unified communications. This will enable global mid-market and enterprise companies to enhance business communications, collaboration and customer engagement for their…

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Business Comms In 2018: What Do You Need To Plan For?

The race to 5G Though 5G won’t properly reach consumers until the end of the decade, the new mobile network standard will start making wave(length)s in 2018. 5G NR, which adds 5G radio on top of 4G infrastructure, is scheduled to be operational by the end of the year, meaning the first services could appear in 2018. This could provide…

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