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MWC 2019: Ovum on Enterprise 5G
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2/19/2019  |  Post a comment
Alexander Harrowell, Senior Analyst at Ovum Enterprise Services, looks at the development of 5G enterprise services and the need for deeper relationships between the mobile sector and industrial verticals.
Rakuten Sets Cloud-Native 5G Template, Disrupts Japan's Status Quo
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2/18/2019  |  Post a comment
With its next-gen network plans, the ecommerce company threatens to have the same impact on Japan's telecom market that Reliance Jio had in India.
Cloud-Native Router Startup DriveNets Banks $110M, Takes On Cisco et al.
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2/15/2019  |  4 comments
Vendor already has Tier 1 traction, a founder with track record of disruption, the backing of Bessemer and has Cisco, Juniper, Huawei and Nokia in its sights.
Amazon Scuttles Planned New York H2Q
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2/14/2019  |  Post a comment
Local political opposition proved to be too much for Amazon.
Verizon, T-Mobile, Amazon Hint at CBRS 3.5GHz Ambitions
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2/14/2019  |  Post a comment
Verizon and T-Mobile have hinted at plans to use 3.5GHz CBRS spectrum to add capacity to their services. But others, like Amazon, are hinting at broader plans to use the spectrum for IoT-style services.
Eurobites: Prosecutors Name Former BT Execs in Global Services Fraud Probe
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2/14/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Brussels busy on digital commerce, copyright laws; Nokia plans AI hubs; the app that tracks Saudi women.
Is There a 5G Edge Advantage for Mobile Operators?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
2/13/2019  |  Post a comment
Edge networking and edge cloud are closely associated with 5G. It's not an overstatement to say edge computing is inherent to 5G architecture.
Cisco: Service Provider Revenue Shrinks, Overall Revenue Grows
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2/13/2019  |  Post a comment
Everything's looking great, says Cisco. Let's just not talk about the service provider business.
Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst: How Open Source Stopped Being 'Scary'
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2/13/2019  |  Post a comment
Red Hat's boss on how open source enables innovation and the cloud, disrupts IT, and might make the world better. Also: Will the IBM acquisition threaten Red Hat's unique culture?
Edge Computing Players Move Beyond Tower Locations
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2/13/2019  |  2 comments
The edge computing sector remains in flux: Players aren't interested in locating equipment at the base of every single cell tower anymore, and some (like Vapor IO) have delayed their data center buildout plans.
AT&T Building 5G Network on an Open Source Foundation
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2/12/2019  |  Post a comment
Sure, Kubernetes and OpenStack provide the platform for a continent-spanning network, but the open source process is a critical part of the equation.
When Worlds Collide: Google's VP Hire Reflects Telco & Media Convergence
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2/11/2019  |  Post a comment
Hiring John Honeycutt, ex-CTO of TV giant Discovery, as Google VP for telecom media and entertainment, reflects sea changes in telecoms.
AT&T Inks '8-Figure' Kubernetes & OpenStack 5G Deal With Mirantis
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2/7/2019  |  1 comment
The deal is a vindication for network functions virtualization (NFV), OpenStack and Mirantis, all of which have been taking reputation hits recently.
Charter Might Paint Its Home Gateways & Devices 'Prpl'
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2/7/2019  |  Post a comment
MSO said to be giving serious consideration to open source software stack amid discussions on how to establish a degree of coexistence between Prpl and RDK-B.
MWC 2019: Ovum's Key IoT Trends
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2/7/2019  |  Post a comment
As the IoT market shifts further from proofs of concept to real deployments, Ovum's IoT expert Alexandra Rehak talks about the key IoT trends, such as new business models and data management, that she'll be discussing in Barcelona.
T-Mobile's Legere Calls Dish a Spectrum Hoarder
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2/6/2019  |  Post a comment
Dish has aims to build a national, stand-alone 5G network, but T-Mobile isn't buying it. But some analysts believe T-Mobile's attacks on Dish might tie to concerns over its ability to close its merger with Sprint.
Masergy Extends LAN Invasion With Managed WiFi Incursion
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2/6/2019  |  Post a comment
Masergy is launching a managed WiFi service to help enterprises unify and secure WAN and LAN from a single console.
VMware Buys AetherPal for Remote Device Support
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2/6/2019  |  Post a comment
VMware is looking to AetherPal to help telcos and enterprises manage proliferating end-devices, including PCs, mobile and ruggedized equipment in warehouses, manufacturing facilities, retail and other locations.
Turkcell Races to Network Virtualization Deadline
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2/6/2019  |  Post a comment
Turkcell had bold plans to virtualize 40% of its network by 2019. How's it doing?
Google Signals Telecom & Media Ambitions, Taps Discovery CTO to VP Spot
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2/5/2019  |  Post a comment
Honeycutt is a 15-year veteran at Discovery; his role at Google is VP Telecom, Media & Entertainment but the specifics are mysterious.
Google Doubles Capex to $25.46B, Mostly on Data Centers & Offices
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2/5/2019  |  Post a comment
In quarterly earnings, Alphabet says Google Cloud is doing great, but it won't provide specifics. And revenue-wise, Google is still an ad company.
Looking Beyond 5G Phones
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2/4/2019  |  1 comment
Although much of the wireless industry is focused on how 5G might be integrated into phones, some are looking beyond that opportunity to enterprise networks and autonomous cars.
Eurobites: Orange Beefs Up Its Cybersecurity Offer With SecureData Acquisition
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2/1/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Canadian fund considers KPN bid; Allot lands European Tier 1 deal; TalkTalk profit warning sends share price south.
AWS Drives More Than Half of Amazon's Operating Income
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1/31/2019  |  Post a comment
While Amazon's cloud business was only 11% of its overall sales last year, it delivered more operating income than all other business units combined.
Microsoft Azure Revenues Climb 76%
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1/30/2019  |  Post a comment
The cloud is bringing sunshine to Microsoft, which reported $32.5 billion quarterly revenue, up 12%.
Startup Stateless Goes Loco for Colo, Scores $11.3M
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1/30/2019  |  Post a comment
Stateless's SDIX technology helps colocation centers turn themselves into dynamic networking hubs.
Juniper: Our Finances Aren't All Bad, Really!
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1/30/2019  |  Post a comment
Revenue slumped due to weakness in cloud and service provider market, but the company said enterprise and security are doing well, and it's looking forward to a late-2019 turnaround.
This Hospital Is Installing 5G for One Big Reason: Getting Rid of Wires
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1/29/2019  |  Post a comment
While image processing, real-time patient monitoring and remote surgery are marquee 5G applications, Rush University Medical Center's needs are more basic.
Cato Networks Raises $55M, Dances on NFV's Grave
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1/29/2019  |  Post a comment
Cato Networks, which bills itself as a 'cloud-native carrier,' scores $55 million funding for its vision of delivering on network agility, where traditional carriers have so far failed with their NFV efforts.
Cisco Promotes 'Data Center Anywhere' Concept
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1/29/2019  |  Post a comment
Cisco boasts of 'data center anywhere' capabilities designed to bring data center-class networking, compute and storage to branch and 'edge' sites.
Eurobites: Vodafone Presses 'Pause' Button on Huawei Gear
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1/25/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Q3 revenue down at Vodafone; Poland also set to ban Huawei from 5G networks; Open Fiber turns to Nokia for Italian job.
Microsoft Acquires Citus to Embiggen Data
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1/24/2019  |  Post a comment
Citus Data provides open source software and cloud service for scaling the PostgreSQL open source database.
All Major Tower Companies Are Sniffing Around Edge Computing
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1/24/2019  |  8 comments
The noise around edge computing appears to have built to a crescendo as virtually all of the nation's major cell tower companies are in various stages of testing out the technology.
Eurobites: Vodacom Service Revenues Slide on Home Soil
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1/24/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: VEON's tribulations with GTH continue; my brand's bigger than yours; EdgeConnex expands in Europe; Telia wants slice of enterprise SD-WAN action.
IBM Inks $260M Digital Transformation Deal With Philippine Bank
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1/23/2019  |  Post a comment
The deal extends a two-week run of good news for IBM, a break from a couple of difficult years.
Confluent Raises $125M for Cloud Data Streaming
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1/23/2019  |  Post a comment
Confluent's event-streaming platform is based on Apache Kafka; the funding round brings the company's war chest to $2.5 billion.
Arrcus Takes White Box Switches to 400G
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1/23/2019  |  Post a comment
Arrcus unveils support for 400Gbit/s switch speeds – an industry first.
Eurobites: Telefónica Confirms Talks to Offload Central American Operations
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1/23/2019  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BICS reports on roaming trends; 5G will bring more enterprise opportunities, predicts Amdocs study; Liberty-Millicom deal on shaky ground.
AppDynamics Promises a Twist on AI-Enabled Application Management
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1/23/2019  |  Post a comment
Cisco's AppD joins the pack of vendors offering AI for IT management, but the vendor says it's got a couple of tricks that make it special.
IBM Had a Very Good Day in the Cloud
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1/22/2019  |  Post a comment
Wall Street is happy with IBM's business turnaround.
IBM Inks 8-Year Cloud Deal With BNP Paribas, France's Biggest Bank
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1/22/2019  |  Post a comment
IBM is building cloud momentum following partnerships with Vodafone and Juniper Networks last week.
Google Hikes Prices 20% on Low-End, Midrange G Suite Plans
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1/17/2019  |  Post a comment
It's a big jump, but Google says it's the first time it has raised prices in G Suite's ten-year history.
Microsoft-Walgreens Partnership: Just What the Doctor Ordered
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1/17/2019  |  Post a comment
The Microsoft-Walgreens tie-up will help Walgreens improve patient outcomes while Microsoft gains vertical penetration. And both companies fend off attacks from Amazon.
Red Hat Shareholders Greenlight $34B IBM Acquisition
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1/16/2019  |  Post a comment
Approval was nearly unanimous, as the deal moves toward expected completion in the second half of 2019.
Microsoft & Walgreens Fend Off Amazon With 7-Year Healthcare Partnership
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1/15/2019  |  Post a comment
Microsoft and Walgreens Boots Alliance partner to transform healthcare delivery, as well as migrate most of WBA's IT infrastructure to Azure.
Eurobites: UKCloud Seeks to Make Hay From Post-Brexit Mayhem
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1/15/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia's Nuage Networks powers sports data analysis; BT Global Services turns to SevOne; Helios enters South African market.
Huawei Debuts AI-Powered Data Center Switch for AI Applications
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1/14/2019  |  Post a comment
Huawei's new CloudEngine 16800 feeds the bandwidth needs of data-hungry AI.
IBM Makes a Long Bet on Quantum Computing
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1/14/2019  |  Post a comment
IBM hit a milestone with the first integrated, commercial quantum computer. But don't expect to be running quantum apps in your business anytime soon.
Sprint Gets Cozy With 5G Enterprise Testbeds
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1/11/2019  |  Post a comment
Jan Geldmacher, president of Sprint Business, gets his customers ready for 5G applications with testbeds that help businesses put low-latency and high-bandwidth network applications to the test, giving them a leg up on IoT and other business deployments.
The Leading Lights Awards Are Back!
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1/11/2019  |  1 comment
Yes, it's that time of the year again already, folks! Get cracking on your submission for Light Reading's annual awards before you catch MWC fever – there's a category (or three) for everyone!
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