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Software, Technology

Intel quietly buys software-defined private 5G network provider Ananki

April 13, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Intel has acquired private 5G network provider Ananki, a startup created from the non-profit Open Networking Foundation (ONF) to focus on the commercialization of private 5G services based on open-source network technologies. Following its spin off from the ONF, Ananki […]


Software, Technology

Intel, Lockheed Martin partnership contributes to US DOD’s 5G push

April 4, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Intel is building 5G base stations in partnership with Lockheed Martin designed to support U.S. Defense Department secure communications across a variety of operational domains. Intel software and hardware are already integrated into Lockheed Martin’s 5G.MIL Hybrid Base Station. Born […]


Security, Software, Technology

FCC adds Kaspersky, Chinese carriers to national security threat list

March 29, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Federal Communications Commission’s Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau added equipment and services from Russian firm Kaspersky Lab, and Chinese operators China Telecom (Americas), and China Mobile International USA to its list of communications equipment and services that have […]


Software, Technology

What is Secure Access Service Edge (SASE)?

March 17, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) emerged as a Gartner buzzword in 2019. Since then, vendors have populated the cloud security market with numerous SASE products and services. Getting to the root of SASE means understanding a bit about Software-Defined Wide […]


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Verizon Enhances its Telehealth Platform

March 16, 2022

Via: The Fast Mode

Verizon Business on Tuesday announced enhanced access to new data sources and new partner integrations for BlueJeans Telehealth, a purpose-built, HIPAA-ready video conferencing solution designed to help drive better patient interactions. Building on the platform’s accessibility and ease-of use, the […]


Software, Technology

In a two-act reinvention, AT&T ‘retrenches’ from entertainment, focuses on connectivity, software

March 14, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

At AT&T’s analyst and investor day, CEO John Stankey signaled a two-act reinvention for the operator, describing a company more focused on connectivity and value-added software packages than on the entertainment play that characterized its recent past. For nearly the […]


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VMware Collaborates with German Universities on Path to 6G

March 10, 2022

Via: The Fast Mode

VMware, a leading innovator in enterprise software, has unravelled its vision for Automating Life. The vision is underpinned by the fusion of cloud, networking and AI technologies and a belief system structured around equity, sustainability and trust. To chart a […]


Software, Technology

Applying AI to network problems (Reader Forum)

March 9, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Organizations are getting a ton of network-related data every minute of every day. There has been a massive increase in devices, applications, bandwidth, IoT equipment and cloud-based applications to deal with. Add to that the recent rapid expansion of the […]


Software, Technology

How to manage 5G complexity—’Automation, automation, and automation’

March 9, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

The continued evolution of 5G is very much an exercise in rapidly increasing network and service complexity. On the network side, the shift to cloud architecture, cloud-native core, edge clouds and RAN virtualization make emerging networks look quite distinct as […]


Software, Technology

How and why to adopt SDN despite its dark side

January 31, 2022

Via: Network World.com

Five enterprise network operations managers told me they were very concerned about recent cloud outages. Why? Because every one of the outages were caused by network problems. Four of the five managers admitted that in their own containerized data centers, […]


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Expereo Launches SD-WAN Gateways with Smart BGP Routing

January 24, 2022

Via: The Fast Mode

Expereo, the leading global provider of managed Internet, SD-WAN, SASE, and Cloud Access solutions, announced the launch of SD-WAN Gateways. This new service boosts the SD-WAN performance for enterprises with a global footprint to support their multi-cloud strategies and increase […]


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Focusing on the Network Management Experience in 2022

January 21, 2022

Via: The Fast Mode

In 2022, companies will finally start to pay attention to the critical role that their network management team plays. A company’s overall success depends on whether their network and infrastructure are working efficiently and effectively, enabling the company’s employees to […]


Software, Technology

The Need for End-to-End Network Configuration Compliance via Network Automation

January 19, 2022

Via: The Fast Mode

The advent of networking technologies, like SD-WAN and public cloud services, fundamentally changed enterprise network domains. These modern networking technologies have introduced new complexities that exacerbate the silos that separate network teams from the application delivery teams that use the […]


Software, Technology

Tech sector embraces public-private collaboration on open-source software security

January 18, 2022

Via: CSO

Hoping to foster improved security of open-source software, the White House hosted a meeting last week with some of the largest public and private users and maintainers of open-source software. Widely used open-source software “brings unique value, and has unique […]


Software, Technology

What Is Software-Defined Wide Area Networking (SD-WAN)?

January 13, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

SD-WAN is a reset in thinking about how a Wide Area Network (WAN) should work. It’s a virtual WAN architecture, an overlay that can work with different network transport services, including broadband. SD-WAN enables organizations to centrally manage traffic using […]


Software, Technology

Robocalls are down, but most Americans don’t feel the decrease

January 13, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Robocall mitigation efforts are having an impact, according to new information from Transaction Network Services (TNS). But do consumers feel the difference? Not necessarily—or at least, not yet. TNS analyzes more than 1.6 billion calls across carrier networks each day […]


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The Unstoppable Rise of Network-as-a-Service

December 15, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

For business leaders, the past two years have been among the most disruptive and unpredictable on record. Not only have they had to navigate their businesses through rapidly changing circumstances and adapt in order to survive, but they’ve also had […]


Software, Technology

Incumbent NEPs lean in to CSP software solutions

November 18, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

This week incumbent network equipment providers Ericsson and Nokia made major service provider software announcements, the former around service management and orchestration and the latter on a multi-faceted SaaS offering. These launches are indicative of the move away from hardware-based […]


Software, Technology

Ericsson debuts Intelligent Automation Platform

November 17, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Ericsson this week unveiled Intelligent Automation Platform, a network automation and optimization system that works with 4G and 5G networks, built with Open RAN principles in mind. The company says the new software platform helps any Communication Service Provider (CSP) […]


Software, Technology

Samsung, Orange Collaborate to Accelerate Development of Open RAN Solutions

November 12, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

Samsung Electronics this week announced the company is one of the first global vendors to participate in the opening of Orange’s Open RAN Integration Center in Paris, France. In the center, the two companies will collaborate to disaggregate the hardware […]