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China’s telecom sector revenues reach almost $100bn in Jan-May

China ended May with a total of 899.3 million subscribers in the 5G segment China's telecommunication industry recorded revenues of CNY 665 billion ($99.46 billion) in the first five months of the year, up 8.5% compared to the same period the previous year, local news...

Google unifies data lakes and warehouses with BigLake

Google promises to help enterprises get big data costs and security under control with BigLake, its BigQuery-based data lake storage system.

Nokia to migrate its entire IT infrastructure onto Google Cloud

Nokia has been focused on transitioning to a “cloud-first IT strategy” Earlier this week, Nokia said it will be migrating its entire on-premises information technology infrastructure onto Google Cloud, including all of its data centers, servers and software applications, marking a massive win for the...

Microsoft plans $1 billion data center investment in Greece

'Greece has the sun and now it’s getting a cloud,' said Greek Prime Minister Microsoft plans to build three data centers in Greece, resulting in an investment of approximately $1 billion into the Greek economy. The country’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, along with Microsoft, announced...

Nvidia acquires Mellanox in a data center dream come true

Nvidia CEO: 'This is a home run deal' Nvidia’s $7 billion acquisition of computing networking company Mellanox Technologies has been finalized following delayed regulatory approval, and Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang couldn’t be happier. “This is a home run deal,” Huang told CNBC. "Man, I've been dreaming...

Survey predicts pandemic-driven innovation in workplace, health, big data

  The novel coronavirus may drive new innovation in the workplace, healthcare and in the application of big data analytics and artificial intelligence, according to a new survey of technology executives by the Atlantic Council think-tank. The Atlantic Council's GeoTech Center surveyed 100 tech experts about...

Verizon Media launches open source, big data COVID-19 search engine

The Verizon Media search engine has become a potentially life-saving COVID-19 tool  Last month, the White House unveiled its COVID-19 Open Research Data (CORD-19) initiative, an open source, big data processing program to aid treatment and vaccine research. But, as you might expect, there is...

Telefonica to allow 8,000 companies to pilot its blockchain-based platform

Telefonica will deploy nodes of its Hyperledger-enabled blockchain at APTE’s 52 locations Spanish telecommunications giant Telefonica has revealed plans to work with Spain’s Association of Science and Technology Parks (APTE) to bring its blockchain-based platform to around 8,000 local companies in form of Hyperledger-based blockchain...

#TBT: Small cells are gonna be big; Rise of the new tech giants; Early days of LTE … this week in 2012

Editor’s Note: RCR Wireless News goes all in for “Throwback Thursdays,” tapping into our archives to resuscitate the top headlines from the past. Fire up the time machine, put on the sepia-tinted shades, set the date for #TBT and enjoy the memories! Small cells: They're...

Intel, Lenovo collaborate on AI as 5G complicates data management

Amid 5G rollouts, 53% of carriers expect to be using AI in their networks by the end of next year Intel and Lenovo have entered a multiyear, global collaboration that will accelerate the convergence of high-performance computing (HPC) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) to address some...

The Value of Transparency for Network Operators (Reader Forum)

  Knowledge is power, but are you collecting the full array of data points you need to guide supply chain and network management decisions? Chances are, you’re not. There are organizational and market-driven reasons why important facts about network infrastructure, maintenance, and overall operations are often...

On heels of record-setting year, Intel names new CEO

This week the Intel Board of Directors announced that Bob Swam, the former chief financial officer and interim CEO since mid-2018, has taken on the top job permanently. Vice President of Finance and Director of Corporate Planning Todd Underwood will  take on the CFO...

Mobile networks want to use your data for social good—should you let them?

The use of mobile network ‘big data’ can play a key role in tackling infectious disease, disasters and environmental crises, but the privacy of individuals remains paramount, says Mats Granryd, Director General of the GSMA. The ways in which our personal data is used...

Verizon to open four new 5G Labs by the end of 2018

  The new facilities will be located in Washington DC, Palo Alto, Waltham and Los Angeles   Verizon will open four new 5G Labs this year, with the aim of accelerating the development of 5G use cases. The carrier said that the new 5G Labs – to be...

A New Genre of Customer Experience Awareness Metrics and Tools

  The Net Promoter Score (NPS) has emerged as a popular tool across industries for measuring and gaining insight into satisfaction ratings and whether a customer is likely to recommend a particular good or service. Many telecom service providers have adopted the NPS methodology, and...

Huawei pushes intent-driven networks with CloudCampus solution

Huawei introduces intent-driven CloudCampus solution Huawei unveiled its intent-driven CloudCampus solution along with new programmable switches for enterprise campus networks at the Huawei Western Europe Partner Summit 2018 in Amsterdam. Intent-driven networks (IDN) involve focusing on meeting the needs of the end user leveraging cloud, big...

Alibaba’s cloud product extension eyes European businesses

Alibaba Cloud launches eight new products Alibaba Cloud, a subsidiary of Alibaba Group, recently deployed eight products spanning the gamut of artificial intelligence (A.I.), big data, infrastructure, security and private cloud solutions. The products were unveiled at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Spain. The purpose...

Telecom providers hold largest SDN orchestration market share, says report

New report highlights SDN orchestration market growth A new report published by MarketsandMarkets projects the software-defined networking (SDN) orchestration market to swell from $214.7 million in 2017 to $4,458.5 million by 2022, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 83.4%. Key vendors profiled included...

U.S. Cellular dives into big data

U.S. Cellular is putting in place a comprehensive big data architecture and strategy for its business, with a deployment that has already begun and is focused on correlating network data with customer sentiment in order to predict and improve the customer experience, and shape...

Zayo rolls into SD-WAN space with product launch

Zayo deploys its own SD-WAN solution Publicly traded company Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. deployed its SD-WAN yesterday, an integrated extension of the company’s fiber-based IP/MPLS. The purpose of the solution, according to the company, is to make it easier to manage networks by improving performance,...

Five DevOps trends to watch out for

A budding concept DevOps -- a term used to refer to the integration of software developers and operations teams -- continues to spread like wildfire throughout the open networking ecosystem. The main idea behind DevOps is that by breaking down barriers between these two departments,...

Arm CTO discusses tech progress, hurdles and opportunities

“There is more and more intelligence in the networks that is joining us together,” Arm CTO says Santa Clara, Cali. – Chief Technology Officer of Arm Mike Muller, in a keynote presentation during the 2017 Arm TechCon, discussed some of the major engineering feats that...

Smart Cities 2.0 and the role of platforms

As more "smart city" deployments come to life, city officials are increasingly seeking to get beyond the basics of connecting sensors and video cameras and thinking more about how to make the best use of the data coming from connected devices. This is part...

Smart Cities: Seizing the opportunity

WASHINGTON, D.C.--Cities will be a dominating force shaping both the problems and the solutions of the future, according to Carl Pope, former executive director and chairman of the Sierra Club. Pope spoke in a keynote address at Smart Cities Week D.C., addressing the opportunities...

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