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Competitive advantage is top driver for enterprises to adopt M2M, survey finds

The pursuit of competitive advantage is the number one driver for enterprises to adopt machine-to-machine services, according to a survey of IT purchase decision makers at 163 North American enterprises by market research firm Infonetics.

Cisco's BroadHop purchase should expand carrier options for mobile broadband

Cisco's acquisition of BroadHop should help the IT giant offer products to mobile carriers that will enable them to better manage and monetize mobile broadband.

Acme Packet runs away with SBC service provider survey

Acme Packet is by far the top choice of service providers when it comes to session border control vendors, according to the latest research by Infonetics.

Acme Packet earnings slide 82%, but outlook helps boost share price

Acme Packet (Nasdaq: APKT) plans to push hard into the enterprise and wireless space, which CEO Andy Ory on Wednesday described during a first-quarter earnings call as the "strongest drivers of

Survey: Business leans to T1 lines for trunking, but SIP trunking uptake grows

A new survey has found that while the use of SIP trunking is growing rapidly, businesses have made T1 lines the most commonly used trunking service today, and that's not likely to change through

Will telcos and MSOs lose SMEs to upstart hosted service providers?

Telcos and cable providers increasingly are turning to products and services aimed at the enterprise and small businesses to help shore up revenues. As well they should. After all, research shows

Cisco pays $271 million for Lightwire

Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO) has agreed to pay $271 million in cash for optical interconnect company Lightwire, as it positions itself to better meet data-centers and service providers high-speed networking

Oracle helping service providers with quick data analysis

Oracle has introduced the latest iteration of Oracle Communications Data Mode, which helps communications service providers (CSPs) analyze multiple data types and garner critical business insights,

XConnect, DE-CIX partner on first nextgen networkVoIP federation in Germany

The costs and complexities of interconnecting networks have become a major issue for service providers. A new partnership between ENUM-registry service provider XConnect and DE-CIX, the world's

Polycom rolls out wholesale, carrier-ready video-as-a-service

Polycom (Nasdaq: PLCM) today launched a new cloud strategy that includes a RealPresence Cloud component that gives service providers a fully managed, carrier-ready wholesale video collaboration