Maintaining visibility into the network is among the challenges faced as processing and compute creeps toward smaller and more numerous facilities and out to the CPE.
Microsoft made Florida even hotter.
With NFV still unable to deliver agility and scale, Orange launches public cloud-based, OTT enterprise services in Spain with Red Hat as its platform partner. Is this the future for SME communications and networking services?
Spectrum Enterprise's Scott Fairchild says business service providers should borrow from the customer experience playbooks of Apple, Tesla and Bose.
At MWCA earlier this month, Ericsson North America CEO Niklas Heuveldop discussed Ericsson's market advantage in securing 5G wins in North America and said the industrial IoT space could open up new opportunities in the enterprise in the coming months.
Ericsson's Keith Shank gives us a quick tour of the vendor's sprawling stand at Mobile World Congress Americas, including a look at new medical device applications, city infrastructure and a holographic 'phone' call.
Scott Richert, Mercy Technology Services chief technology officer, describes the organization's transformation from the IT shop of Mercy healthcare system into a service provider for multiple healthcare organizations. (See Mercy Fills Virtualization Prescription.)
Says thousands of on-net buildings can be used to distribute network functions virtualization closer to the edge.
CEO Satya Nadella gives the side-eye to Amazon Web Services, saying Microsoft won't compete with its enterprise customers.
Taking SD-WAN service beyond the US to 36 additional nations.
Microsoft is launching programs to protect the electoral process and use artificial intelligence to provide humanitarian aid.
Bad news if you like making up and memorizing nonsense words.
Microsoft kicked off its Microsoft Ignite customer and analyst conference by punching all the hot buttons on enterprise cloud.
Microsoft has actually found a practical purpose for the most overly hyped and silliest technology of the decade.
Offers a single network and management interface unifying branch, data center and public clouds.
Big Blue is introducing a cloud service and open source toolkit to help reduce bias from AI decisions, and make those decisions more explainable.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia's Nuage trumpets 'SD-WAN 2.0'; Wind Tre uses Open Fiber's FTTH network in Matera; Sky bundles in Netflix; UK mobile operators carry on charging.
Microsoft is looking to make automated sales, marketing and customer service smarter, challenging Salesforce's strategy.
Affirmed Networks and others are taking virtualized EPCs and delivering that capability as a service via the public cloud.
Service provider says the independent compliance is important not just to its retail segment customers but also many other market segments.
Twitter says it made a long-term bet that Google is investing more in big data than Twitter can.
Oracle's cloud revenue is growing just 3%, with the overall cloud market growing at 50% year-over-year and competitors reporting double-digit growth.
Today's close of its merger with Cross River Fiber marks entry into new markets, but that growth is expected to continue, both in buildout and buy scenarios, says the CEO.
Getting proficient on multiple cloud platforms makes engineers 'more personally marketable,' says Darryl West, HSBC Group CIO.
Vendor launches Contrail Edge Cloud, bringing a multicloud platform to the network's edge for 5G and much more and claiming a performance advantage in a small package.
Metamako deal brings FPGA networking technology and with founders who have backgrounds in ultra-low latency hardware, software and algorithmic trading.
Lobe makes drag-and-drop AI development tools to fill dire shortage of trained AI engineers.
Phil Harvey, Gabriel Brown and Mitch Wagner bring you the truth about 5G from downtown LA.
IBM is looking to beat network bandwidth constraints by bringing analytics to the data, rather than vice-versa.
Agreement adds a critical node to CenturyLink's Vyvx platform to help it keep pace with the rise of video streaming from traditional broadcasters and pure OTT players.
In a misguided attempt to protect content creators, the EU's Article 11 and Article 13 would have the opposite effect, preserving Facebook, Google and other hypercloud platforms' monopolies – forever.
Six months into taking a job as CIO at Mohave Community College, Mark Van Pelt watched the campuses' entire network go out for 72 hours. He knew that couldn't happen again.
Tractica forecasts a multi-billion-dollar opportunity for edge computing that supports AI applications. But will all that go away when 5G networks arrive?
The technology arm of Mercy healthcare system had to get 'really good at what we do,' to meet the needs of a changing market.
Ericsson acquired a minority stake in automation expert CENX in 2012 and now will add the vendor-neutral service assurance specialist's technology to its own network automation and orchestration efforts.
Tattoos, 80s nostalgia and Game of Thrones characters were highlights of VMware's sizzling annual Las Vegas customer/analyst confab.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson extends managed services deal with Liberty Global; Sky invests in startup discovery; Telia Norway calls time on 3G; BT lands NHS gig.