Following its announcement last year of an investment into edge computing, CenturyLink said it's seeing interest from customers deploying private networks and IoT offerings.
The 2020 update from the NEC subsidiary looks well timed, with 5G, the cloud and a microservices architecture all in mind.
A Canadian startup that thinks it can someday do supply chain logistics better than Amazon has partnered with Microsoft for a private LTE network with edge compute for IoT applications.
Growing evidence points to a major new agreement between Verizon and Walmart that involves the retailer using Verizon's 5G and edge computing services for a variety of retail offerings.
Bare metal automation specialist Packet, now part of Equinix, says software talent will add value to the network edge.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: 5G fanfare in the Nordics; Orange Money adds channels; AWS gives its blessing to Telefónica's cybersecurity arm.
The IT giant looks set to announce thousands of layoffs and speed up its services transition after a disappointing set of results.
Also, it happened on a Tuesday (which would reinforce the alliteration in the headline) but I decided that thing was totally tiring.
Light Reading's Mike Dano says that Microsoft's recent acquisitions of Affirmed Networks and Metaswitch signal that the company has bigger plans than just finding more stuff to sell to telcos.
In this followup blog, Broadband Success Partners' David Strauss reveals more about cable operators' plans to leverage edge compute technology.
Japanese disruptor's plans are dealt a blow by the virus, but a spokesperson insists there will be minimal impact on business performance.
Although Metaswitch reported revenues of just $180 million in 2019, the company is viewed as a knowledgeable vendor of deep networking services, which signals Microsoft's ambitions in the space.
New remote PHY 'shelf' running Harmonic's CableOS software enables MSOs to quickly add upstream and downstream capacity without the troubles typically associated with traditional node splits, company claims.
The world's most exciting network operator wants service providers in other markets to buy its cloud.
Even though traffic patterns changed, new apps became necessities, and a year's worth of network growth happened in less than a week, the Nokia Deepfield team said the world's service providers were ready.
A new cell tower transmitting in millimeter wave (mmWave) spectrum has sparked a disagreement among Wall Street traders looking to shave a few extra milliseconds off their transactions.
BCE may follow Verizon's move to sell its data centers to Equinix. But how this could affect the wider move toward edge computing remains to be seen.
A new report from Omdia and BearingPoint/Beyond says operators have taken the lead on just a fifth of 5G projects so far.
Microsoft spent a reported $1.35 billion to buy Affirmed Networks. Now, its plans for the company, Azure, edge computing, 5G and private wireless networks are becoming clearer.
One of the pioneers of the wireless industry has turned his attention to the network edge, with the goal of combining connectivity and compute capability in a single box.