Omdia's Fernando Montenegro joins the podcast to discuss recent security trends such as the increased use of AI for cybersecurity. He also shares how security teams are improving their response times to threats and growth of the use of SASE services.
Future use cases of communication technologies were discussed during the Big 5G event, with network slicing, healthcare technology and cybersecurity addressed by the panelists.
Lumen Technologies' Chris Smith and IBM's Craig Wilson join the podcast to discuss security for AI and the multicloud. Smith shares updates on Lumen's Rapid Threat Defense security service and its security intel team, Black Lotus Labs.
Cox has struck a deal to acquire the remaining interest in Unite Private Networks, combine it with Segra and create a new, stand-alone company focused on commercial business services.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: MTN raises service revenue, despite load shedding in South Africa; Safaricom Ethiopia gets M-Pesa license; BT leans on Fortinet for new security offering.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Safaricom extends 5G coverage in Kenya; BT lands Scottish public sector contract; tennis coaching via a virtual Raducanu.
Check out this roundup of SASE updates from Comcast Business, Versa Networks and Netskope.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BICS and Mavenir provide VoLTE technology bridge; Cradlepoint buys Ericom; EU Chips Act set for lawmakers' green light.
The editors discuss challenges to the Universal Service Fund (USF) and Graphiant's new $62 million in funding. They also examine Roku's layoffs, new fiber manufacturing projects in the US and why wireless providers are pushing more device inventory online.
Founder and CEO Khalid Raza said industry interest in Graphiant's network edge service 'has been much faster than what we saw with MPLS at Cisco or SD-WAN with Viptela. Graphiant has hit a nerve.'
Fortinet's Anne-Gaelle Santos explained that the cybersecurity company works closely with service provider customers to develop managed SASE and SD-WAN services to secure the mobile workforce.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: MultiChoice partners with NBCUniversal and Sky to revamp streaming offer across Africa; Nokia gets the nod from Ooredoo in Algeria and Tunisia; Ericsson goes underground.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Tele2 builds wireless network for Axfood; Nokia helps tackle the digital divide in Senegal; UK toughens up online safety legislation.
The managed service provider is launching a new point of presence in Portland and has emerged from nearly $3 billion in debt plus Chapter 11 cases.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Breton to issue privacy reminder to TikTok; Virgin Orbit misfires; Brits do the (side) hustle.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: UK pushes for London role in Arm IPO; more OneWeb birds take flight; meek get shafted on broadband, mobile deals.
You say SASE, I say SSE, just don't call the whole thing off. Among the speedbumps halting SASE growth are confusion and divergence over the definition, plus product shortages.
Light Reading's Iain Morris and Kelsey Ziser review the Leading Lights Awards categories they judged and examine surprising trends that appeared in the submissions.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Renault throws in its lot with Google Cloud; OneWeb boosts broadband coverage in Oman; UK users unhappy about mid-contract price rises.
CEO Kelly Ahuja said the $120 million in financing will go toward growing sales efforts and partnerships and provide a firm financial foundation in moving toward an IPO.