Zayo Group on Acquisition Path – Today it’s Arialink

After announcing that AboveNet will be acquired, the Zayo Group today announces it has executed a definitive agreement to acquire Arialink, Mid-Michigan’s largest fiber optic service provider. The acquisition adds 930 new route miles to Zayo’s national footprint, including 400 miles of dense metro networks in Lansing and Ann Arbor. […] Read more »

Polycom Completes Acquisition of HP Visual Collaboration Business Unit

Polycom, Inc. (Nasdaq: PLCM), a global leader in unified communications (UC), today announced the close of its acquisition of HP’s Visual Collaboration business, and the agreement under which Polycom will serve as an exclusive partner to HP for telepresence and certain video UC solutions, including both resale and internal HP […] Read more »

Cisco Acquisition of newScale Completed

Cisco has completed its acquisition of privately-held newScale Inc., a provider of software that delivers a service catalog and self-service portal for IT organizations to select and quickly deploy cloud services within their businesses. Based in San Mateo, Calif., newScale allows commercial and enterprise customers to initiate the provisioning of […] Read more »

TelePacific’s Covad Wireless Acquisition Completed

TelePacific Communications has received regulatory approval for and completed the acquisition of NextWeb, Inc., dba Covad Wireless, a broadband fixed wireless carrier operating in California, Nevada and the Chicago, Illinois area. Through its acquisition of NextWeb, TelePacific now controls a WiMAX-featured wireless broadband network, a licensed microwave backhaul network, and […] Read more »

Qwest – CenturyLink Merger Completed

CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) and Qwest Communications today completed their merger, creating the nation’s third largest telecommunications company in the United States. The combined company’s increased scale and financial strength will enable it to deliver a broader range of communications services to consumers and small businesses throughout the company’s 37-state […] Read more »

Cisco Videoscape Strategy Driven Acquisition of Inlet Technologies Completed

Cisco has completed its acquisition of privately-held Inlet Technologies, a leading provider of Adaptive Bit Rate (ABR) digital media processing platforms. Based in Raleigh, N.C., Inlet strengthens the capabilities of Cisco’s Videoscape TV platform, allowing service and content providers to deliver compelling video experiences to any device over any Internet […] Read more »

Windstream Acquisition of Hosted Solutions Completed

Windstream Corp. (Nasdaq: WIN) has completed its acquisition of Hosted Solutions Acquisition, LLC (Hosted Solutions) from ABRY Partners in an all-cash transaction valued at $310 million. Windstream financed the transaction through cash and revolving credit borrowings. Hosted Solutions, based in Raleigh, N.C., is a leading regional data center and managed […] Read more »