Telecom Giant AT&T to Jump Start into Corporate Cloud Computing Business Aggressively

To offer the cutting edge technology and fibers in the cloud computing environment to the corporate customers, AT&T has signed agreements with Amazon, Equinix and Microsoft.

AT& – This was announced by AT&T, one of the largest telecom and IT service Provider Company of the world that it is going to jump start into the business of cloud computing with the help of many giant companies already working in this domain of business. The company wants to target the large corporate and big organizations for its cloud computing offerings. The official statement further elaborated that company is planning to pursue its goals in cloud computing domain of business by establishing contracts with large organizations to directly connect through the clouds via dedicated fiber connections of AT&T.

While talking about the future plans of the company, the head of mobile and business solutions division, Mr. Ralph De La Vega, in his official statement said, “Phone switches are in our past. We’re moving to network functions in commodity computer servers. We’re bringing in new players. The next big step for AT&T is to offer direct access to IaaS to corporations using AT&T’s private routes. AT&T has established contracts with Microsoft, Equinix and most recently Amazon in order to allow direct connections into the cloud using AT&T fiber.”

While talking about the importance of the mobile in all domains of business, especially in cloud computing field, Ralph De La Vega maintained, “All of the corporate connectivity is going from desktop computers to smart phones and tablets. We’re looking at an environment where the business mode of operation is changing to ‘mobile first.”

It was further informed in the official statement of the company that a large number of in-house innovations, developments and packaging would be done along with aggressive acquisitions of different startups working in the domain of cloud computing business. The infrastructure enhancement is another important field that is being focused to offer the comprehensive cloud services to its corporate clients, as maintained in the official statement.

Many analysts in the cloud computing and telecom industry believe that the American telecom giant has started a bit late in this futuristic domain of cloud business. Despite its late start, the company has a great potential to compete in this domain of business owing to wide network spread all around the globe and the strong financial position of the company.


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Endurance Web Hosting Company to Hire Over 300 Employees at Burlington HQ

The current strength of Endurance Web Hosting Company at it Burlington headquarters will triple with the completion of this new hiring project.

endurance-international-groupGREATRESPONDER.COM – This was announced by the company on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 through an official statement that company is going to hire more than 300 employees at its Burlington HQ office to meet the increasing web hosting work load of the company. Meantime, it was also maintained that the web hosting business of the company is going great due to a large number of small and medium size business are coming to its fold. To cater the increasing demand of web hosting service, the company is also planning to acquire a few more web hosting companies in coming months.

The CEO of Endurance web hosting company, Mr. Hari Ravichandran, in his statement said, “The Company was experiencing revenue growth because of the rise in the number of small- and medium-sized business customers. And existing customers are also spending an increasing amount of money on an increasing variety of services that Endurance provides.”

While talking about the employee’s current and future strength, the CEO further said, “The Company currently has 150 employees in Burlington and 2,600 in offices worldwide will be looking for people to fill between 150 and 300 positions such as product marketing, development, engineering in the next year in its 59,000-square-foot Burlington office.”

The official statement further elaborated that the company’s web hosting business is progressing aggressively in the North American region as well as other parts of the world. The current customer base of the company is more than 3.7 million paid customer across the globe. The revenue of the previous quarter that ended on June 30, 2014 was recorded at over $152 million, which is about 19% more than the revenue generated in same quarter in the previous year. The total revenue of the company recorded in Q2 of the year 2013 was $128.2 million.

It was further informed in the official statement that company is looking for different web hosting companies to acquire that can add the value and efficiency in the current web hosting services of the company. The company acquired the “Directi” web hosting for as much as $110 million last year.

It is very important to note that the Endurance web hosting company is aggressively focusing on small and medium size business with low price offerings.

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Cisco System to Invest Heavily in Expansion of Cloud Computing Services Globally

As much as $1 billion would be invested to expand cloud computing network across more than 50 countries.

CiscoGREATRESPONDER.COM – This was announced by Cisco Systems, a California based IT giant of America that, it is going to invest heavily in the expansion of cloud computing platform across the globe. This investment would be as much as $1 billion, which will be used in establishing new data centers across the globe during the next two years. Meanwhile, it was also informed in the statement that the existing data centers would be upgraded and a strong partnership with more than 30 giant telecom and cloud computing providers would be established to strengthen the target achieving strategy.

While talking about the development of a new and innovative cloud computing network coined as “InterCloud”, the company elaborated that large telecom providers such as British Telecom, Deutsche Telecom and Equinix Inc would help the company to integrate different data centers located in numerous countries into one comprehensive network based on cloud computing platform.

“The network, called Intercloud, will help businesses process and manage data generated from billions of devices and applications around the world” maintained the Cisco Systems in its official statement. While talking about the functionality of the cloud computing platform, the official statement of Cisco quoted, “Businesses in the network aim to bridge the gap between public and private cloud computing and will share cloud infrastructure the same way mobile telecommunications companies have roaming agreements”.

It was further informed in the statement that, a large integrated cloud based network will help the customers located in different countries to store their data in the datacenters of their choice located in their respective local regions. It is important to note that due to NSA spying scandal, the customers form different countries want to keep their data in their regional data centers to avoid any kind of exploitation of their valuable data.

While talking about the bridging of the gap between private and public cloud computing services, it was explained that this futuristic cloud network would be helpful in bridging the increasing gap between public and private cloud to realize the real benefits and power of cloud computing platforms in the domain of information technology business.

It is important to note that Cisco offers hybrid cloud bundle to facilitate the private cloud users to tap into this secure cloud.

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