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SD-WAN revenue to hit $5.5 billion in 2025, Omdia reports

SD-WAN product revenues reached $844 million in Q2, an increase of more than 30% year-over-year. This shows, overall, that the pandemic hasn't negatively impacted the SD-WAN market, says Omdia's Dominika Koncewicz.

WiCipedia: The 'broken rungs' of women's careers

This week in our WiC roundup: Women get short shrift when it comes to promotions; workplace harassment is as pervasive as ever; telecom steps into the 21st century; and more.

WiCipedia: How women are mansplained into silence on social media

This week in our WiC roundup: Gender parity in social media; the top companies for women in tech; 'greentech' and investment in female founders; and more.

Verizon zeroes in on recovery efforts and network refresh

Sue Schnaars leads a team of project managers tasked with integrating new equipment into Verizon's network, and she explains how scope creep and vendor interoperability are among the challenges her team faces in updating the network.

Huawei CFO case ends with everyone looking bad

The only positive thing about this case was the release of two innocent Canadians, and yet that also confirms China as the worst kind of state.

WiCipedia: When sexism goes to trial

This week in our WiC roundup: Female CEOs are few and far between; a unicorn falls from grace under oath; progress in STEM at the White House; and more.

WiCipedia: Is 38 'over the hill' in tech?

This week in our WiC roundup: Iceland a new hotspot for women in tech; age discrimination is an overlooked diversity issue; upskilling online; and more.

Verizon's Artley on anchoring a private 5G network at Port of Southampton

Port of Southampton teamed up with Verizon and Nokia to deploy a private 5G network.

'Get comfortable with being uncomfortable,' Google's Joshi advises on women leadership programs

During a fireside chat at the Women in Telecommunications Workshop, Joshi shared her insights into how organizations can develop informal and formal programs to support women's upward career trajectory.

Comcast Business acquires Masergy at 'opportune time,' say industry analysts

As an MPLS, VPN, SD-WAN and managed services provider, Masergy is a great fit for Comcast Business, says Vertical Systems Group's Rosemary Cochran.

WiCipedia: Gender equity and climate tech are 'inextricably linked'

This week in our WiC roundup: A new children's book series is set to be written by Chelsea Clinton; the annual Grace Hopper Celebration is back and bigger than ever; climate change and gender equity are interlinked; and more.

Verizon and IBM team up on 5G, MEC testbed

Verizon has installed 5G Ultra Wideband and its Multi-Access Edge Computing (MEC) platform at the testbed, based in Coppell, TX, so enterprise customers can try out hybrid cloud, edge, AI, IoT and other applications on Verizon's 5G network.

WiCipedia: STEM Barbies glamorize tech careers for kids

This week in our WiC roundup: Pay and hiring gaps persist; how can Black women catch up to white men?; diversity makes for a happier workplace; and more.

Podcast: Verizon on data theft and donuts

Verizon's Suzanne Widup has her finger on the pulse of hackers' evolving efforts to undermine network security via phishing attacks, ransomware and social engineering.

Mentor Spotlight: NTT VP on transitioning to the cloud during COVID-19

In this mentor spotlight, Kurshid shares her insight into how COVID-19 has impacted customers' priorities around cloud networking, how corporate culture can better support a distributed workforce and advice she's received in her career that has helped her blend technical skills with business development acumen.

WiCipedia: Study finds job application process rife with racial discrimination

This week in our WiC roundup: Prejudice in hiring practices; for women in tech, harassment is the norm; heavy hitters get together for real change; and more.

Whatever Huawei did, the case against Meng looks spiteful

Huawei's chief financial officer is back in a Canadian courtroom this week and her extradition case could run for years.

Podcast: Clearfield CEO Cheri Beranek on the growth of 'community' broadband

Clearfield CEO Cheri Beranek joins the podcast to talk about how she's helped build a company that keeps growing as more and more community broadband providers deploy fiber.

WiCipedia: What's it like being the only girl in STEM class?

This week in our WiC roundup: Nearly half of women feel they are overlooked for promotions; there's a new CEO in robot-land; and what it's like being the only girl in class.

Minim opens new chapter, gears up for expansion

Following its merger with Zoom Telephonics, a rebranding and an uplisting to the Nasdaq, Minim has set its sights on adding customers worldwide and pursuing new markets, President and CMO Nicole Zheng says.

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