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Verizon Mobile Security Index: COVID-19 unearths new cyber threats for businesses | Light Reading

2021-04-07 |

BASKING RIDGE, NJ The COVID-19 pandemic forced businesses to quickly support remote working practices, often without proper security measures in place. The Verizon Business Mobile Security Index (MSI) 2021 reveals that many businesses may have left themselves vulnerable and open to cybercriminals in the…

Nokia to secure Dish’s 5G network slices | Light Reading

2021-04-07 |

DALLAS Nokia today announced that DISH has selected Nokia’s NetGuard solution to assist with securing the United States’ first cloud-native, Open RAN-based 5G wireless network. This partnership will enable DISH to safeguard 5G network slices, which will be provisioned to support enterprise and wholesale…

Quantum technologies for computing, comms and imaging at Hannover Messe 21

2021-04-07 |

07 Apr 2021 Fraunhofer IOF to showcase uantum imaging system, entangled photon Source; and “Qu-NET” optical modules. Optics- and photonics-dependent quantum technologies continue to proliferate. The Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering (IOF) is set to showcase its latest such technologies for the future markets…

Afghanistan gets Open RAN – Africa, Asia eye it | Light Reading

2021-04-07 |

Afghanistan may have a million problems, but a lack of Open RAN is no longer one of them. Etisalat Afghanistan just today announced a partnership with Parallel Wireless, a US Open RAN provider, with Intel and Supermicro participating too. This makes Etisalat…

Advantech Upgrades Server and Appliance Range with 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable Processors for 5G, AIoT & HPC

2021-04-07 |

Twelve new products address specific cloud and communication service provider, enterprise, industrial and IoT edge computing, networking and storage needs Optimized configurations will be verified as Intel Select Solutions for vRAN The new platforms are immediately available for lead customer evaluation IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Advantech (TWSE:…

Bharti Enterprises, Dixon form JV for India’s PLI scheme | Light Reading

2021-04-07 |

Bharti Enterprises, parent company of Bharti Airtel, and Dixon Technologies agreed to form a joint venture (JV) to produce telecom and networking products. It will manufacture products, such as modems, Internet of Things (IoT) devices and routers, among others, for the telecom industry,…

Kingston Digital Partners With NXP® Semiconductors on i.MX 8M Plus Processors

2021-04-07 |

Kingston Embedded Memory Solutions Featured on NXP Reference Boards FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#kingstoniswithyou–Kingston Digital, Inc., the flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., a world leader in memory products and technology solutions, today announced it is partnering with NXP® Semiconductors on their new i.MX…

Eurobites: T-Mobile Netherlands goes Dutch on fiber venture | Light Reading

2021-04-07 |

Also in today’s EMEA regional roundup: Lutz Schler named as boss of post-merger Virgin Media/O2 entity; Ericsson does 5G in Malta; UK sets up new regulatory unit to tame tech titans. T-Mobile Netherlands is hoping to reach 1 million Dutch households with fiber…

Gartner Forecasts Worldwide IT Spending to Reach $4 Trillion in 2021

2021-04-07 |

Funding for New Digital Business Initiatives to Come From Outside of IT STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Worldwide IT spending is projected to total $4.1 trillion in 2021, an increase of 8.4% from 2020, according to the latest forecast by Gartner, Inc. The source of funds for new…

Sverica Capital Management Announces Strategic Investment in WinWire Technologies

2021-04-07 |

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sverica Capital Management LP (“Sverica”), a private equity investment firm, announced today that it has made a strategic investment in WinWire Technologies, Inc. (“WinWire” or the “Company”), a leading data-driven digital engineering company specializing in Microsoft Azure and other Microsoft cloud platforms. Based…

Comcast teams with Versa to give SD-WAN new smarts

2021-04-07 |

Comcast Business rolled out a new artificial intelligence (AI) feature for its SD-WAN offering that will allow networks to more proactively respond to service degradation, taking what one operator executive described as a significant step toward self-healing technology.Jeff Lewis, VP of ActiveCore product and operations at…

One of WFH’s biggest losers: Cybersecurity

2021-04-07 |

Nearly half of businesses say work-from-home policies have hurt their cybersecurity practices, according to Verizon’s (More than one in five companies surveyed said their mobile-device security was compromised, involving the loss of data or operations disruptions in the preceding year. And two thirds of respondents…

China’s Largest Carrier-Neutral Data Center Service Provider 21Vianet Selects Juniper Networks to Power Expanded Interconnected Data Center

2021-04-07 |

Juniper’s highly scalable MX series universal routers were implemented to help drive exponential growth for 21Vianet’s business operations while delivering optimal end-user experiences BEIJING–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), a leader in secure, AI-driven networks, today announced that 21Vianet (NASDAQ: VNET), a leading carrier-neutral data center…

Dish to use Allot for 5G security | Light Reading

2021-04-06 |

BURLINGTON, Mass. DISH Network Corporation announced today that it has chosen Allot, a leading global provider of innovative network intelligence and Security as a Service (SECaaS) solutions, to provide end-to-end User Plane Protection (UPP) against DDoS and botnet attacks on the United States’ first…

Pica8 raises $20M more to battle Cisco | Light Reading

2021-04-06 |

PALO ALTO, Calif. Pica8, the original open networking software provider, now setting its sights on meeting F500 enterprise customer demands for software defined networking (SDN) solutions not offered by legacy vendors such as Cisco, announced today that it has raised over $20 million in Series…

Technetix hires biz dev VP for Europe | Light Reading

2021-04-06 |

ALBOURNE, United Kingdom – Technetix is delighted to announce the appointment of Mark Basham as VP Business Development, Europe. Mark is a highly experienced executive having worked in the communications and broadband industry all his career. He joins Technetix following 6 years as Vice President…

Arista Networks to Announce Q1 2021 Financial Results on Tuesday, May 4th 2021

2021-04-06 |

Announces Participation in Upcoming Investor Events SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Arista Networks, Inc. (NYSE:ANET) will release its financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2021 after U.S. markets close on Tuesday, May 4th, 2021. The results will be included in a press release with accompanying…

Lumen, T-Mobile team up for edge computing and 5G | Light Reading

2021-04-06 |

BELLEVUE, Washington T-Mobile and Lumen Technologies today announced they are actively collaborating to expand their existing relationship by leveraging T-Mobile’s 5G mobile network to augment Lumen’s Edge Computing platform, helping enterprises effectively build, manage and scale applications across highly distributed environments. Through this approach,…

Intel launches new Xeon processor for 5G | Light Reading

2021-04-06 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif. What’s New: Intel today launched its newest 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processor (code-named “Ice Lake”), including new network-optimized “N-SKUs” along with verified solution blueprints that accelerate time to market. New “N-SKUs” deliver an average 62% more performance1 on a range of…

FreedomFi, AccessParks team for 5G in CBRS spectrum | Light Reading

2021-04-06 |

LOS GATOS, Calif. AccessParks, the first and only Broadband provider approved as a concessionaire by the US National Park Service, and FreedomFi, the open 5G company, today announced a multi-year partnership to deploy 5G networks across hundreds of sites within marquee national and state…

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