Here are a series of quick-takes on news from the international front:
Level 3 picked up yet another win down in South America. Canon do Brasil, the regional arm of the Japanese multinational, has picked Level 3’s IP voice and collaboration services to support both its HQ and call centers in Brazil. The solution features IP PBX, SIP trunking, and TDM, and underlies about 70% of Canon do Brasil’s call center positions.
Pacnet is helping Sundaram Business Services to grow its presence down under. The Indian outsourcing services provider is integrating Pacnet’s network, data center, and managed services to tackle big projects in Australia’s financial vertical. This sort of international managed data services deal seems to be exactly the sort of thing Pacnet has been aiming at winning more of since retrenching last year.
Over in Germany at the SDN and OpenFlow World Congress, ESnet is teaming with Infinera and Brocade to push SDN another step or two forward. They’re demonstrating 100G multilayer network optimization, combining ESnet’s OSCARS system with 100GbE services through terabit-scale Brocade routers across a virtualized transport network built out of three of Infinera’s DTN-X platforms. That’s a lot of bandwidth to be optimizing and provisioning
And IO has some news to share out in the Far East. They have signed up EVIA iSolutions as a new customer at IO Singapore, which just opened for business last month. EVIA will be using their DCaaS services as a base for their business continuity managed services. IO recently filed papers for a possible IPO as early as December.
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