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Technology, Wireless

Microsoft applying cloud security principles to Open RAN networks

August 29, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

In its purest form, 5G is described as “cloud-native,” meaning that network workloads traditionally performed in purpose-built boxes are now run as software instances in centralized and decentralized cloud computing infrastructure. A parallel trend here is network disaggregation wherein hardware […]


Technology, Wireless

CommScope, Microsoft to Advance Industrial Manufacturing with Private Wireless Network

July 25, 2022

Via: The Fast Mode

CommScope announced that it has collaborated with Microsoft to create a converged private wireless network solution, enabling new low-latency and mobile applications to transform industrial manufacturing. CommScope successfully deployed the combined solution—using Microsoft Azure private MEC and CommScope CBRS access […]


Technology, Wireless

Microsoft puts AI, Azure cloud development front and center at Build

May 25, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Holding its annual Build developers conference virtually this year, Microsoft has put new AI and cloud development tools front and center both inside of Azure and out, and has also introduced Project Volterra, a Windows-on-Arm developer kit based on Qualcomm’s […]


News

Microsoft Selects 10 AI Start-ups for its Sustainability Accelerator Programme

April 18, 2022

Via: The Fast Mode

Ten companies focused on reducing carbon emissions and waste, preserving water and protecting ecosystems have been selected to take part in Microsoft’s AI for Environmental Sustainability Accelerator programme. The programme, launched in collaboration with the Met Office and Social Tech […]


Security

It’s time to re-evaluate your 2FA setup on Microsoft networks

April 13, 2022

Via: CSO

From cloud to on-premises access, having two-factor authentication (2FA) can help keep attackers at bay. The goal is to get the attackers to go somewhere else and leave you alone. But what if an attacker wants to target you? Is […]


Technology, Wireless

AT&T wants to give its 5G customers more freedom than ever before

March 2, 2022

Via: TechRadar

AT&T has announced its plans to expand its 5G network in an effort to allow customers in the US to roam off of private networks while still remaining connected to its public mobile network. The telecom is collaborating with Microsoft […]


Mobile Networks

Here’s why QUIC is still worrying mobile operators (Reader Forum)

February 11, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Google’s QUIC made its debut a few years ago and it quickly became a headache for operators. Why? QUIC is an encryption-based protocol and many types of traffic become invisible. Operators struggled to deliver content and manage subscriber Quality of […]


Technology, Wireless

Microsoft on the 5G edge: “The next wave of innovation”

February 2, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

“Telecom is the catalyst creating a new world” of latency-sensitive applications and services. That’s the word from Microsoft Azure for Operators CTO Victor Bahl. It’s been years since researchers at Microsoft staked their claim that the “killer app” for edge […]


News

Azure’s ready for 5G low-latency, says Microsoft

October 18, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Microsoft Azure can help operators with 5G Ultra-Reliable Low Latency Communications (URLLC). That’s the message from Victor Bahl, Microsoft technical fellow and chief technology officer, Azure for Operators. Microsoft wants operators to consider Azure to be a reliable backbone worldwide […]


Technology, Wireless

China accounts for over 40% of 6G patents: report

September 23, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

China is responsible for 40.3% of global 6G patent filings, followed by the U.S. with 35.2%. Japan with 9.9%, Europe with 8.9% and South Korea with 4.2%, according to a report by Nikkei. Nikkei worked with Tokyo-based research firm Cyber […]


News

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

AT&T ‘joins Microsoft’s ranks,’ moves its 5G network to Azure cloud

July 1, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

AT&T and Microsoft have announced a strategic partnership that will see the carrier’s 5G mobile network moved to the Microsoft cloud and provides a path for its traffic to be managed using Microsoft Azure technologies. The move, which will begin […]


News

Microsoft Launches Azure Private MEC for Private 5G Networks

June 18, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

Microsoft on Wednesday launched Azure private MEC, a suite of so-called multi-access edge computing hardware, software and cloud services that enterprises can use to set up private 5G networks at locations such as factories. Azure private MEC enables operators and […]


Mobile Networks

T-Mobile 5G Open Innovation Lab includes edge, automation, IoT specialists

March 22, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

The 5G Open Innovation Lab, a Seattle-based “innovation ecosystem” backed by T-Mobile, Amdocs, Dell Technologies, Intel, Microsoft, NASA and VMware, announced last week the 15 companies joining the program for Spring 2021. Lab General Partner Jim Brisimitzis said the initial […]


News

Three’s a cloud: Nokia allies with hyperscaler triumvirate to accelerate enterprise 5G

March 15, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

In October last year, Nokia CEO Pekka Lundmark, in addition to sharing Q3 financials and giving a first-look at an organizational overhaul, gave a fairly detailed breakdown of where the company and its customers are going in regard to 5G. […]


Security

SolarWinds: “IT’s Pearl Harbor.”

March 5, 2021

Via: CSO

What do SolarWinds, Fidelis, FireEye, Microsoft, Mimecast, Palo Alto Networks, and Qualys all have in common? Each and every one were victims of the SolarWinds software supply chain attack. There are more, many more. The Russian government’s hack of SolarWinds’s […]


Software

Microsoft to integrate Teams with SAP as partnership expands

January 25, 2021

Via: ITWorld Networking

Microsoft has unveiled plans to integrate Teams with a range of SAP business applications, enabling workers to share information more easily without leaving the collaboration platform. The two companies announced that the German enterprise software vendor’s S/4HANA enterprise resource planning […]


Wireless

Verizon and Microsoft collaborate on private 5G mobile edge computing

October 20, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon and Microsoft are collaborating to integrate the service provider’s on-site 5G Edge network with Azure edge services to enable ultra-low latency and faster connectivity help businesses enable and utilize real-time data analysis and delivery. The collaboration hopes to more […]


Software

Microsoft sets new support deadlines for IE11 and Edge

August 18, 2020

Via: ITWorld Networking

Microsoft on Monday set dates for nudging Internet Explorer (IE) toward the grave and for ending security support of the original circa-2015 Edge browser. Neither announcement was unexpected. Microsoft reduced IE – notably the final edition, IE11 – to second-rate […]


Software

Microsoft points to October end-of-support for older Office apps accessing 365 services

August 3, 2020

Via: ITWorld Networking

Microsoft recently reminded customers that starting Oct. 13 the company will not support older versions of Office applications connecting to Office 365 and Microsoft 365 services. In a support document dated July 20, Microsoft listed the applications that will be […]