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Windstream's Proposed SMB Discontinuance of DSL Service Proves Quite Unpopular

Last November, Windstream submitted an FCC application to discontinue DSL services to about 300 small and midsize customers in CLEC territories across 22 states, saying that “The Services arebeing provided on equipment that is at the end of life, it is no longer supported by vendors and replacement would be cost prohibitive.”

AT&T GigaPower Internet Service Trades User Privacy for Low Cost

$29 per month. That's how much it costs for users to protect their privacy online—according to AT&T, at least, which is charging the additional fee for customers who opt out of being tracked while using its GigaPower ultra-fast Internet service.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump

Which Open Source Linux Distributions Would Presidential Hopefuls Run?

If people running for president used Linux or another open source operating system, which distribution would it be? That's a key question that the rest of the press—distracted by issues of questionable relevance such as "policy platforms" and whether it's appropriate to add an exclamation point to one's Christian name—has been ignoring. But the ignorance ends here: Read on for this sometime-journalist's take on presidential elections and Linux distributions.

Planning for Unexpected Growth

Unexpected growth is generally a great problem for most businesses, but it can produce several growing pains for managed services and IT providers supporting those companies. Fortunately, there are steps that can be taken by MSPs to help effectively respond to a client’s unexpected surges in business.

New Talari worldwide sales and distribution boss Randy Schirman

Talari Hires ex-Riverbed Exec to Head Channel Sales

Talari Networks, a San Jose, California-based WAN reliability and application performance specialist, has hired Randy Schirman, a former Riverbed Technology (RVBD) channel chief and 25-year industry veteran, to head its worldwide sales and channel programs.

Will Broadband Bonding Spur Cloud, Big Data in Africa?

Broadband Internet costs in Africa—home to some of fast-growing markets in key segments of the channel—are set to decrease through a deal announced this week between Mushroom Networks and T48 Internet Solutions. The reseller agreement will bring broadband bonding by Mushroom Networks to more customers in Africa, and perhaps help ultimately to spur cloud and Big Data growth in that region.