Amazon, Axiom Space bring edge computing to low earth orbit

The future of the edge is space, says AWS, now that Axiom Space has certified and tested AWS Snowcone on the International Space Station.

AWS expands presence in the Nordic, Baltic regions via new Tele2 deal

As part of the collaboration, Tele2 now joins the AWS Partner Network (APN) Nordic operator Tele2 announced a collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to enhance the cloud services and cloud management portfolio that it offers to its customers, the former said in a release. Under...

New survey shows increasing interest in O-RAN approach

Some 55% of survey respondents said they are seriously considering an O-RAN strategy Research by U.S. manufacturing services company Jabil has found a growing interest by companies to adopt an Open RAN (O-RAN) approach. A survey of 193 companies conducted for Jabil by SIS International Research...

Verizon, AWS expand MEC footprint to Nashville, Tampa

Verizon and Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced the launch of new mobile edge computing (MEC) zones for Nashville, TN and Tampa, FL.

BT picks AWS for cloudification

BT has picked AWS to help its ambitious digital transformation, with a particular attention to containers and serverless technology.

Bell signs 5G MEC partnership with AWS

Bell had launched its commercial 5G service in Canada in June 2020 Canadian mobile operator Bell announced the launch of a public multi-access edge computing (MEC) with AWS Wavelength in Canada. As part of a previous agreement between the two firms, Bell and AWS are deploying...

Verizon invests in Casa Systems, strikes multi-year 5G core/edge deal

Casa Systems stock price popped 40% after Verizon took 9.9% ownership stake Verizon has taken a keen interest in vendor Casa Systems. In addition to striking a multi-year deal to supply 5G core network functions, Verizon is also investing approximately $40 million into the U.S.-based...

Verizon VP talks public cloud for network workloads and Open RAN interop

Verizon sees its network future in a private, telco-grade cloud 5G has long been described as the first generation of cellular born in the cloud. While that's a reductive statement, operators are moving network functions and operational processes into the cloud, there's a heavily-debated question:...

How is DISH approaching 5G monetization?

Competitors are focused on FWA and MEC as routes to 5G monetization With operators spending billions to deploy, package and sell connectivity-backed solutions, 5G monetization has moved front-and-center in operator's messaging. Verizon, for instance, recently laid out its three-year service revenue outlook and sees fixed...

Microsoft Defender for Cloud adds Google Cloud support

Microsoft Defender for Cloud has added Google Cloud to its Cloud Security Posture Management support, after adding AWS in 2021.

Verizon, Bloomberg test the 5G edge for live 4K UHD video delivery

Verizon, Bloomberg, Zixi and AWS are trialing live 4K UHD video distributed and delivered via Verizon and AWS's 5G MEC service.

Salesforce and AWS partner for streamlined streaming content delivery

Salesforce is bringing its Media Cloud services to Amazon's direct-to-consumer video streaming platform, AWS D2C.

AWS edges Local Zones globally with 32 new locations

Amazon has a two-year plan to triple its number of Local Zones, bringing low-latency edge computing services to international customers.

Why telecom is moving to the cloud — and the 3 ways telcos can get there (Reader Forum)

The cloud revolution has been widely adopted within IT, and most businesses are taking a “cloud-first” approach when deploying new applications. Gartner states that 85% of organizations will be “cloud first” by 2025. However, when it comes to adoption in telecom, the pace can...

Telenor inks deal with AWS to expand 5G core transformation

Nordic carrier Telenor signed a strategic collaboration agreement with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to help expand its 5G core transformation, the telco said in a release. The telco said that the new deal will allow it to deliver new 5G and edge services to enterprise...

Verizon and AWS extend mobile edge computing services to new US metros

Verizon and AWS edge computing comes to four new metros: Charlotte, Detroit, Los Angeles, and Minneapolis.

AWS Local Zones in Atlanta, Phoenix and Seattle are now available

AWS Local Zones in Atlanta, Phoenix, and Seattle make edge compute and low latency resources available outside AWS' Region network.

Amazon’s Elastic Kubernetes Service gains IPv6 flexibility

Amazon's Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS) now supports IPv6 to reduce latency, simplifies routing, and provide for greater address density.

AWS, prpl partner for cloud-to-CPE orchestration via AWS IoT Greengrass

AWS and prpl Foundation have announced a new cloud software delivery framework for Consumer-Premises Equipment app lifecycle management.

Weaveworks makes GitOps play for telecom

Buoyed by success with Deutsche Telekom, Weaveworks wants telecom operators to use its Weave platform to manage cloud apps and Kubernetes.

Hyperscalers scramble to fix Apache Log4J 2 exploit

A severe exploit to the popular Java logging library Log4J 2 put hyperscalers into patch overdrive this weekend.

Automated scaling activity caused Tuesday’s AWS East failure, says Amazon

Processes to scale capacity triggered “unexpected behavior,” disrupting AWS’s internal network and hosted services in the popular region. Amazon provided additional details about last week’s AWS outage, which put many cloud-based businesses and services out of touch for hours on Tuesday. Some services hosted on or dependent...

AWS regional outage cripples Amazon and hosted services

AWS's biggest global region was unresponsive for several hours on Tuesday following an "impairment of network devices."

AWS touts efficiency, performance of new AWS-powered EC2 instances

Amazon's said its new chips powering its latest EC2 instances offer customers big performance gains and greatly improved energy efficiency.

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