The market for cloud computing continued to grow in 2017, with revenues surpassing the $180 billion mark for the year, a 24% growth rate over 2016, according to Synergy Research.
Riverbed's Phil Harris explains how service providers are well positioned to help enterprises discover new business opportunities in IoT and throughout their cloud migration.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Amazon enters the fray for English TV soccer rights; Norway's comms minister defends government record on broadband funding.
As enterprises focus more on improving IT capabilities, and less on owning data center real estate, the shift is driving a boom in data center M&A activity, according to a report from Synergy Research.
This week in our WiC roundup: A forthcoming book about Silicon Valley life is more than a bit shocking; CES is lacking in female keynoters; a new gadget keeps women safe on the go; and more.
The man who orchestrated the sale of AlcaLu to Nokia finds a new role at Sprint.
Intel is rapidly rolling out patches in the wake of serious security vulnerabilities affecting nearly every computer user in the world.
For instance, what spectrum can AT&T even use for 5G?
Grassroots effort trying to combat proposed changes in definition of broadband to include slower cellular data service.
Our UBB2020 community has been renamed Broadband World News and will be the hub for coverage of wireline access networking in the Light Reading universe.
After news of a significant vulnerability in Intel's processors was disclosed this week, AWS, Microsoft and Google had work to do.
Microsoft Azure CTO Mark Russinovich describes the company's attitude toward open source, edge computing, and blockchain in a brief but wide-ranging interview with Enterprise Cloud News.
US operator says it will launch 'mobile' 5G services in 12 cities in late 2018. But how, exactly?
Its takeover of RCom's assets will make RJio an even stronger force in India's 4G and fiber markets and brings a spate of Indian consolidation to an end.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ooredoo says it's not buying a stake in Turk Telekom; CityFibre connects up medics in Coventry; Idea seeks to raise funds ahead of Vodafone merger.
Cisco led the $113 billion data center infrastructure market in 2017, although the growing importance of public cloud is beginning to change how enterprises are buying traditional gear.
Join Sigma Systems CTO Catherine Michel on January 11 for an inside look at transforming your network, operations and company culture to compete in the digital era.
A new Microsoft-led Connect Americans Now (CAN) coalition aims to provide broadband to rural areas using unlicensed broadcast spectrum.
It's an entirely new direction for the cable industry.
The ability of artificial intelligence (AI) to carry out complex analysis on high volumes of data very quickly could help automate many telco security activities. But is it smart to cut humans out of the loop?
T-Mobile using Nokia and Intel to test 28GHz frequency that will become part of its 5G strategy.
Assuming they can get the software architecture right, open source projects represent a faster way to consensus on big issues, he says.
Samsung will supply fixed 5G gear for Verizon's first gigabit wireless service in Sacramento, Calif.
Microsoft has inked a deal to acquire Avere Systems to help customers better store data in the cloud and hybrid environments.
Both Amazon and Salesforce are looking to get away from Oracle, according to a report from The Information.
In its security predictions for 2018, the MIT Technology Review warns of ransomware that targets clouds providers and weaponized artificial intelligence.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Google's massive Dutch Sandwich; Spotify faces lawsuit as streaming takes over.
Tie-up between Irish and US players will create a top five company in the unified communications market, the companies say.
The story about year-end bonuses was a better one.
Tivo could be back on the block again.
Sigfox is believed to have parted ways with CIO Jerome Burriez in the latest sign of senior management upheaval at the French company.
Networking vendor Arris is transitioning from 15-year-old on-premises infrastructure to the cloud, and hoping that transition will put the company in the innovation forefront for many years.
CEO Legere suggests T-Mobile will 'leapfrog' AT&T and Verizon with mobile 5G in the US.
The Internet of Things has been with us for a while, however, there are four issues IoT needs to overcome to prove itself a successful enterprise technology.
In order to get its app out to the construction industry, LinkD - formerly WireFlare - needs enterprise-level cloud help. It found a willing partner in Oracle.
Also in today's Christmas-comedown EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson does Massive MIMO with Verizon and Qualcomm; UK talks tough on tech firm taxes; Atos completes CVC acquisition.
What's going to happen in the video industry in the coming year?
Annual New Year message pins 2017 revenues at $92.3 billion, up 15% on the previous year.
All 50 US states have now signed on for AT&T's nationwide emergency 4G LTE network.
Two long-lived wireless technologies and one flashy fad look set to fade out in 2018.
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