& cplSiteName &
News & Views
Content posted in April 2017
Page 1 / 5   >   >>
The Near Future Is Here
Slide Shows  | 
4/28/2017  |  4 comments
Virtual reality, AI, drones and more.
Synchronoss Changes CEOs Again & Gets 3rd CFO of 2017
News Analysis  | 
4/28/2017  |  3 comments
Replacing the top executives with company veterans.
Google's Pichai: Cloud's One of Our 'Biggest Bets'
News Analysis  | 
4/28/2017  |  14 comments
Google executives talked up the cloud on its earnings call this week, though the company declined to provide specifics.
Pai Pleases Broadcasters With Dereg Pledge
News Analysis  | 
4/28/2017  |  1 comment
In a speech at the NAB Show this week, new FCC Chairman Ajit Pai pledged to eliminate outdated media regulations and revise the media cross-ownership rules.
Thales Splashes $215M on Guavus for Analytics
News Analysis  | 
4/28/2017  |  2 comments
Thales is looking to strengthen its analytics portfolio in aerospace, transport, space, security and defense, but Guavus will still serve its existing customer base of CSPs.
AWS Public Cloud Dominance Continues – Report
Scott Ferguson  | 
4/28/2017  |  4 comments
Microsoft, Google, IBM, Alibaba and Oracle might have grown more in the first quarter of 2017, but AWS remains in a class by itself in the public cloud market.
Leading Lights 2017 Finalists: Most Innovative Enterprise/SMB Service
News Analysis  | 
4/28/2017  |  1 comment
In a look at the shortlisted companies for the Most Innovative Enterprise/SMB Service award, check out three very different approaches to helping enterprises and SMBs be more efficient in communicating.
WiCipedia: BT Improves Ratio, Silicon Valley Realities & Girl Power
WiCipedia  | 
4/28/2017  |  1 comment
This week in our WiC roundup: Russia and Thailand lead the way in women in tech numbers; BT tries to improve its ratio; girl power gets bloody; and more.
Eurobites: Ericsson Lands IoT Core Deal With SoftBank
News Analysis  | 
4/28/2017  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Q3 revenues flat at Ireland's eir; BEREC plan lacks support; old-school taxi firms link arms against Uber and friends.
Intel Eyes an IoT & 5G Future
News Analysis  | 
4/27/2017  |  1 comment
Intel's IoT up 11% as the chipmaker eyes future end-to-end 5G silicon.
Microsoft Wants Azure to Blur the Enterprise Edge
News Analysis  | 
4/27/2017  |  4 comments
Azure doubles sales again in Q1, as officials play up their plans to blur the cloud/enterprise border with Azure Stack and SQL Server 2017.
AWS Sales Still Impress Even With Small Slowdown
Scott Ferguson  | 
4/27/2017  |  8 comments
Amazon released its first-quarter financial results on April 27. Although AWS once again slowed a bit, the company's public cloud platform is still pulling in impressive amounts of money for the retail giant.
HPE Closes the Door on OpenSDN
News Analysis  | 
4/27/2017  |  2 comments
The OpenSDN product line from ConteXtream gets end-of-lifed, continuing HPE's struggles in SDN and NFV.
Comcast Reaches for Xfinity & Beyond
News Analysis  | 
4/27/2017  |  1 comment
Comcast preps to launch new smart-home app for Xfinity customers as it once again reports strong customer and revenue growth numbers in Q1.
GE Builds 'Digital Twins' for Industrial IoT
News Analysis  | 
4/27/2017  |  5 comments
Collecting data from industrial devices to build digital models tests the limits of networking and cloud.
Nokia Turnaround Gathers Pace, Shares Rise
News Analysis  | 
4/27/2017  |  2 comments
Finnish vendor reports margin improvements and stable sales at its mobile business despite difficult market conditions.
India Gets Its First MVNO
News Analysis  | 
4/27/2017  |  2 comments
India has just gained its first mobile virtual network operator with the launch of services by Aerovoyce.
Cisco Ponders the Meaning of the Multicloud Market
Scott Ferguson  | 
4/27/2017  |  4 comments
Changes in how enterprises and their IT departments are using the cloud has Cisco thinking about where multicloud is and where it's going.
Orange Doffs Beret to Spanish Biz for Q1 Growth
News Analysis  | 
4/27/2017  |  Post a comment
French operator hails growth in sales and earnings thanks to a strong performance in Spain and less pain at home.
Eurobites: Swisscom Commits to IP Timeline
News Analysis  | 
4/27/2017  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone and Proximus stay friends in Belgium and Luxembourg; UK government angered by Twitter data block; Sky's OTT service launches in Ireland.
Gap's Tech Motto: 'Change or Die'
News Analysis  | 
4/27/2017  |  8 comments
As established retailers face a die-off, Gap Inc. looks to technology to survive and thrive.
Net Neutrality, Here We Go Again
News Analysis  | 
4/27/2017  |  1 comment
The FCC is reopening the issue of net neutrality, and it looks like Republicans and Democrats are about to face off again.
Grande Goes Gig, Busts Bundle
News Analysis  | 
4/27/2017  |  1 comment
Texas ISPs turn up gigabit Internet service in five markets, offering Internet only to the cord-cutting crowd.
Leading Lights 2017 Finalists: Outstanding Digital Enablement Vendor
News Analysis  | 
4/27/2017  |  Post a comment
The finalists in the Outstanding Digital Enablement Vendor category were selected because of their product innovation in next-generation OSS/BSS/analytics/digital commerce systems, proud investors and happy employees.
Verizon: Small Biz in Cybercrooks' Crosshairs
News Analysis  | 
4/27/2017  |  3 comments
Annual security report shows 61% of attacks now target companies with fewer than 1000 employees, because they aren't secure.
Huawei Faces US Govt. Probe Into Cuba, Syria & More – Report
News Analysis  | 
4/26/2017  |  1 comment
Probe appears similar to the ZTE probe, with the US looking into whether Huawei sold products using American components in Cuba, Iran, Sudan and Syria.
Could Trump Tax Cuts Cause a Capex Climb?
News Analysis  | 
4/26/2017  |  9 comments
Trump's tax plan cuts the corporate tax rate from 35% to 15%, just like operators and vendors wanted.
Ericsson, Huawei Incompatibility Threatens NB-IoT – Sources
News Analysis  | 
4/26/2017  |  9 comments
Already threatened by a host of rival technologies, NB-IoT also faces an interoperability problem that could hinder its advancement.
Oracle Adds AI to Its Customer Experience Cloud
Scott Ferguson  | 
4/26/2017  |  6 comments
Oracle is continuing to build out what it can offer in the cloud and it's adding artificial intelligence to its Customer Experience cloud.
Altice USA Preps for Home Hub Rollout
News Analysis  | 
4/26/2017  |  1 comment
Speaking at NAB, Altice USA chief Dexter Goei discusses MSO's plans for deploying combination set-top, modem and router boxes in customer homes.
How Diversity Helps Comcast Mirror Its Customer Base
Women in Comms Introduction Videos  | 
4/26/2017  |  Post a comment
Diversity brings innovation, creative ideas and a way to reflect the broad spectrum of your customer base, Comcast Director of Customer Experience Jenelle Champlin says.
IBM Opens 4 More US-Based Data Centers
Scott Ferguson  | 
4/26/2017  |  10 comments
IBM is opening data centers in Dallas and Washington DC as part of its cloud plans for 2017.
Bloomberg: Networking & Security Are Easy
News Analysis  | 
4/26/2017  |  5 comments
Truman Boyes, head of networking for the Bloomberg office of the CTO, also isn't fond of firewalls or SNMP.
AT&T: TW Deal Will Light a Fire Under Video Biz
News Analysis  | 
4/26/2017  |  1 comment
Video was not a highlight for AT&T in Q1.
Eurobites: EU Officials Raid Telenor & Tele2 Over Competition Concerns in Sweden
News Analysis  | 
4/26/2017  |  5 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Q1 revenues slip at KPN; Virgin Media adds channels for expats; Orange agrees wage deal with unions; Netflix et al could face increased European content requirement.
Containers Vs. VMs: Where Should IT Pros Puts Their Money?
News Analysis  | 
4/26/2017  |  2 comments
The rise of container technology has pushed virtual machines and hypervisors to the side. However, containers can't solve all your cloud problems. Here's what IT should know.
Telia's Sweden Cost Problem Threatens 2017 Targets
News Analysis  | 
4/26/2017  |  Post a comment
Swedish telco insists it will overcome its cost problems in subsequent quarters and sticks to its earnings guidance for the full year.
AT&T's Gig Economy Driven by Spectrum Obsession in 2017
News Analysis  | 
4/25/2017  |  1 comment
AT&T focuses on spectrum growth as it misses Q1 revenue expectations.
Juniper Q1: Cloud Rises, Security Sags
News Analysis  | 
4/25/2017  |  Post a comment
Telecom and enterprise grew in Juniper's Q1, but cloud outshone them all, while security continued to underperform.
eBay Looks to Kubernetes to Bridge Dev & Ops
News Analysis  | 
4/25/2017  |  2 comments
Kubernetes solves multiple technology problems for the company's private cloud.
Surprise! AT&T Markets 4G Advances as '5G Evolution'
Jonestown  | 
4/25/2017  |  29 comments
Meet the new G, same as the old G!
Netflix Set to Enter China
News Analysis  | 
4/25/2017  |  10 comments
Through a licensing deal with iQIYI in China, Netflix appears set to gain access to nearly 500 million potential new customers.
4 Fantastic OpenStack Lessons From Yahoo
News Analysis  | 
4/25/2017  |  31 comments
Yahoo builds on OpenStack to deliver cloud infrastructure for services utilized by 1 billion users. Here's what the company has learned.
Did Verizon Outbid AT&T for Straight Path?
News Analysis  | 
4/25/2017  |  12 comments
Verizon appears to want to lock AT&T out of the 5G spectrum grab with possible $1.8B bid for Straight Path.
Eurobites: BICS Bags TeleSign for $230M
News Analysis  | 
4/25/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: O2 IPO rumor resurfaces; Orange teams up with Facebook on accelerator program; Telekom Austria's Q1; CityFibre's full year.
Docker Users: Tales of Triumph & Woe
News Analysis  | 
4/25/2017  |  8 comments
Mostly triumph. But Docker adoption isn't without its bumps, as speakers shared at DockerCon 2017 in Austin.
Cisco Jasper Eyes Mobile Management
News Analysis  | 
4/25/2017  |  Post a comment
Cisco Jasper is working with service providers to roll out a new mobile management platform called Control Center for Mobile Enterprise.
Cisco Jasper Brings IoT Management Knowhow to Mobile
Scott Ferguson  | 
4/25/2017  |  10 comments
Cisco Jasper is expanding from IoT and connected cars into mobile management with a new platform called Control Center for Mobile Enterprise.
T-Mobile Says 600MHz Takes It Head-to-Head With 'Duopoly'
News Analysis  | 
4/25/2017  |  Post a comment
T-Mobile wants to cover 321 million people with 4G by year's end to whack AT&T & Verizon, and is already slaughtering Big Red in Q1 on subscriber adds.
Page 1 / 5   >   >>


Featured Video
Flash Poll
Upcoming Live Events
December 4-6, 2018, Lisbon, Portugal
March 12-14, 2019, Denver, Colorado
April 2, 2019, New York, New York
April 8, 2019, Las Vegas, Nevada
May 6-8, 2019, Denver, Colorado
All Upcoming Live Events
Partner Perspectives - content from our sponsors
Standalone or Non-Standalone, That Is Not the Question
By Alex Wang, Managing Director of 5G RAN Solutions, ZTE Corp.
All Partner Perspectives