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John McCarthy, vice president and principal analyst at Forrester Research, said that for Symbio, the merger is a play to build out the company's particular expertise in the hot telecommunications arena.
"I think this economic downturn will do to offshore product development what the last downturn did for offshoring of IT," McCarthy said. "This could be the first in a series of acquisitions in the product development space."
“The GSMA has just announced its next iteration of RCS. A key feature seems to be support for PC clients, which makes a huge amount of sense - and indeed, is just about the only area where there's historically been traction for these kind of enhanced operator services, through the efforts of software vendors like Movial.”
Dean Bubley, Founder of Disruptive Analysis, independent technology industry analyst
“Camiant’s pure play policy management is a market differentiator and distinguishing factor. The company continues to grow its market share, diversify and grow its business, particularly in Europe.”
Shire Levine, Directing Analyst, Next Gen OSS and Policy, Infonetics Research.
“When one talks about telecommunications in the U.S., the providers that first come to mind are the large carriers: AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, and possibly a large cable provider like Comcast. However, when drilling down into the specific regions of the country, one sees a very different view of the landscape. Smaller, regional providers are there, providing compelling alternatives to these telecom giants."
Optimum Lightpath is one of these regional players, concentrated in the New York metropolitan area and giving Verizon a run for its money in a few keys areas: customer service, the network and pricing.”
“Optimum Lightpath’s new VPRS offers customers a reliable, flexible, and ultimately more efficient means of connecting high-bandwidth, high-value locations when compared with traditional SONET and Ethernet-over- SONET ring services.”
“Virtual Private Ring Service leverages Optimum Lighpath's strengths, namely its dense fiber-based network in one of the world's leading markets, the New York City metro area. .. Virtual Private Ring Service is positioned to take advantage of the growing interest among businesses in both Ethernet connectivity and in ring services. IDC expects growth in Ethernet services to be in the 40% range this year, and to remain in the double digits through 2013.”
…By leveraging its 100% Ethernet fiber infrastructure, Optimum Lightpath is able to satisfy new customer demand and accommodate contract renewals for customers that aquire IP-based assets.