On Tuesday in San Francisco, Broadcom Corp. (Nasdaq: BRCM) gave reporters a preview of its International CES. Trying to play off our love of gadgets, they called it a "geek peek."
Wirelessness was the prevalent theme. Location-based technologies and so-called 5G wireless (Broadcom's nicely confusing term for 802.11ac Wi-Fi) are going to be among the CES highlights for the chip maker. So is near-field communications, which Broadcom thinks is on the verge of big things. (See Broadcom Thinks NFC's Time Is Nearing.)
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Light Reading founder Steve Saunders talks with VMware's Shekar Ayyar, who explains why cloud architectures are becoming more distributed, what that means for workloads, and why telcos can still be significant cloud services players.
A CSP's digital transformation involves so much more than technology. Crucial – and often most challenging – is the cultural transformation that goes along with it. As Sigma's Chief Technology Officer, Catherine Michel has extensive experience with technology as she leads the company's entire product portfolio and strategy. But she's also no stranger to merging technology and culture, having taken a company — Tribold — from inception to acquisition (by Sigma in 2013), and she continues to advise service providers on how to drive their own transformations. This impressive female leader and vocal advocate for other women in the industry will join Women in Comms for a live radio show to discuss all things digital transformation, including the cultural transformation that goes along with it.