Tag: cloud services


Adding the operation focus to OT security

May 25, 2023

Via: CSO Online

Much is happening in the OT/ICS world. Industry 4.0 is in full swing, with IT and OT systems becoming more connected, cloud and edge services being explored, and AI making moves to optimize maintenance and productivity. These, and many other […]


3 Trends That Will Accelerate Network Transformation in 2023

January 10, 2023

Via: The Fast Mode

Today, data is at the center of nearly every human interaction and organizations are managing higher volumes of data than ever before. In addition, the speed at which we conduct business has increased causing pressure to transmit that data at […]

Technology, Wireless

Network automation, SASE, 5G rank among enterprise priorities

July 22, 2022

Via: Network World

From incorporating cloud services to keeping the hybrid workforce humming, network execs and architects face myriad challenges every day. The main goals of large organizations are to prioritize those challenges, adjust the network architecture to handle widely distributed applications, services […]

Technology, Wireless

The Evolution Towards the Right Network Cloud

November 12, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

Network cloud has been gaining considerable momentum in the industry, both by service providers and cloud providers. The benefits it brings are well understood, and include significant cost savings, leading to a more sustainable and profitable business plan for operators; […]

Hardware, Technology

5G demand boosts Nokia sales but chip shortage could have future impact

October 28, 2021

Via: TechRadar

Strong demand for 5G equipment saw Nokia increase sales by 2% during the third quarter of 2021, however the company has warned that the industry-wide chip shortage could have an impact moving forward. The Finnish firm said rising revenues in […]

Technology, Wireless

NEC Aims to Develop E2E 5G Offering with AWS Cloud and Edge Solutions

September 10, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

NEC has expanded its collaboration with AWS in areas that include global 5G and the digital government in support of accelerating digital transformation for customers. In November 2020, NEC and AWS concluded a corporate-level strategic collaboration agreement, and have been […]


NEC, Microsoft to Collaborate on Cloud, Edge, AI, IoT and Private 5G

July 13, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

Microsoft and NEC on Tuesday announced a new multi-year strategic partnership, where the companies will leverage Microsoft Azure, Microsoft 365, NEC’s network and IT expertise, including 5G technologies, and each other’s AI and IoT solutions to help enterprise customers and […]

News, Technology, Wireless

Accenture Boosts Cloud, AI and 5G Capabilities with umlaut Acquisition

June 15, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

Accenture has agreed to acquire umlaut (formerly P3 Group), an engineering consulting and services firm headquartered in Aachen, Germany. The move will significantly scale Accenture’s deep engineering capabilities to help companies use digital technologies like cloud, artificial intelligence, and 5G […]

Hardware, Technology

Rapid.Space Launches New Hyperopen Cloud Servers to Cater for 5G and IoT

April 16, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

Rapid.Space on Wednesday announced the launch of its new flagship servers, the VPSBrute model to its global network. This new range of powerful servers is at the upper-end of Rapid.Space’s Hyperopen cloud products, and complements the standard VPS model available […]


COVID-19 sent 2020 cloud infrastructure revenue through the roof

February 5, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Enterprises spent more than $37 billion on cloud infrastructure services in the fourth quarter of 2020, according to data from Synergy Research Group. The results represent a $4 billion increase from the previous quarter and a 35% increase from the […]


Ethernet innovation pits power against speed

January 28, 2021

Via: Network

While the move to 400G Ethernet has so far been a largely hyperscaler and telco-network event, the ambition for those users, as well as data-center customers is ultimately to move to at least 800Gbps and possibly 1.6Tbps. And while 800Gbps […]


How SD-WAN Is Accelerating Digital Transformation for Businesses

August 17, 2020

Via: The Fast Mode

No business has ever enjoyed the benefits of a static, digital landscape that allows them to grow and evolve in their own time. Each and every organization is driven by external pressures and opportunities, and all are at the mercy […]


Underground and Underestimated, Fiber Networks Powering the World

July 8, 2020

Via: The Fast Mode

As planning and deployments of 5G continue, and enterprises increasingly move their applications and data to the cloud, one thing has become crystal clear: unlike popular belief, there is nowhere near enough fiber in the ground to support this explosive […]


Microsoft acquires Affirmed Networks, delves deeper into 5G

March 27, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

As part of its efforts to “empower the telecommunications industry as it continues its move to 5G,” Microsoft has confirmed the acquisition of cloud-based 5G service vendor Affirmed Network for an undisclosed amount. Microsoft expects the acquisition to allow the […]


Nokia, Intel Ink Chipset Deal for 5G and Cloud Infrastructure

March 9, 2020

Via: The Fast Mode

Nokia recently announced today that it has collaborated with Intel on technology advancements for its 5G radio portfolio. The companies have worked closely on the new Intel Atom P5900 processor that combines compute, connectivity and acceleration technologies. The jointly developed […]


Etisalat, Microsoft Team Up to Build Digital Platform with Automation and AI

February 7, 2020

Via: Fast Mode

Etisalat announced that it has teamed up with Microsoft to build a digital platform infused with automation and AI providing a simplified network architecture and operations empowering its subscribers and improving customer experience. Microsoft Azure will power the infusion of […]


Extreme targets cloud services, SD-WAN, WiFi 6 with $210M Aerohive grab

June 26, 2019

Via: ITWorld Networking

Extreme Networks opened the checkbook again this week to the tune of $210 million for wireless-networking vendor Aerohive. The move will bring to Extreme Aerohive’s wireless-networking technology – including its new WiFi 6 gear, SD-WAN software and cloud-management services. Gartner […]

Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Reconciling information security and shrink-wrap agreements

September 21, 2018

Via: CSO

There is simply no avoiding it. Every business, regardless of size or type, has entered into “shrink-wrap” or “click-wrap” agreements (i.e., non-negotiable agreements provided with various types of software and cloud services). In most instances, even small organizations are bound […]


Are You Cloud Native?

July 10, 2018

Via: Cisco Blog

In IT, the “next big thing” happens a lot. With technology moving so fast and shifting so quickly, sometimes it’s unclear where to best invest your time, effort, and dollars. In the cloud corner of IT, one of the next […]

Hardware, Wireless

Logicalis enables predictive and proactive data centers with Cisco ACI

June 1, 2018

Via: Cisco Blog

Logicalis is a worldwide systems integrator whose customers span industries and geographical regions; and their focus is to engage in the dynamics of their customers’ vertical markets; including financial services, education, healthcare, retail, government, manufacturing and professional services, and apply […]