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Editorial Webinar: IT/OT Convergence in the 5G Era

Getting to the 5G future requires much more than just upgrading existing networks. Operators need a cohesive roadmap for moving to a virtualized, software-defined infrastructure. Operational excellence will be hinged on OSS/BSS transformation to take advantage of automation and real-time data analysis. To translate those...

Inseego Webinar: 5G for the Enterprise: Now or Later?

In enterprise IT environments, the demand for cellular connections is soaring -- not only smartphones, tablets, and PCs but also to retail operations, complex manufacturing environments, connected devices, sensors, and machines everywhere. The massive surge of IoT will further make cellular connectivity business-critical for...

IT spending on edge, core and cloud drive Dell in Q2

Dell repots increase in revenue and operating income; VMware posts strong performance On the heels of VMworld, parent company Dell Technologies this reported a strong Q2 2020, which ended on Aug. 2. Company Vice-chairman Jeff Clarke said enterprises are "in the early stages of a...

Unifying network performance and application monitoring puts an end to ‘mean time to innocence’ (Reality Check)

Network architectures are becoming more complex and decentralized. Applications are becoming more advanced, data-heavy, and compute-intensive. Both trends will continue as communications service providers (CSPs) upgrade their 4G networks first, and then begin the migration to 5G. While doing so, service providers are transforming their...

Improving employee uptime with real-time mobile network data (Reader Forum)

These days, it’s hardly news that enterprises are increasingly reliant on mobile and remote workers for business-critical activities. How much so? But by one estimate, the mobile workforce will account for more than 43 percent of the entire global workforce by 2023. With so many workers out...

DC Cloudification & Consolidation Smooths Digital Transformation for Operators

  The cloud transformation that Huawei helped operator W implement is comprised of four steps: The first was forming a hybrid cloud blueprint and planning the migration rollout roadmap for the solution with the best return on investment (ROI). The second was building the cloud...

Tech at the track: How NASCAR is using fiber, wireless and big data

ConnectX talk delves into NASCAR's unique IT challenges CHARLOTTE, N.C.--Just a few hundred yards from the NASCAR Hall of Fame, Steve Worling gave the audience at the Connectivity Expo an insider's view of the racing organization's network and IT infrastructure. Worling, managing director for information technology...

KMS Technology survey explores DevOps adoption advantages and hurdles

DevOps adoption continues to pick up steam, KMS survey finds DevOps, the integration of IT staff and software developers, continues to acquire momentum as organizations seek to deliver quicker time-to-market applications with lower costs and better quality. That is the conclusion of a recent survey...

Telcos have the edge advantage in competition against hyperscale players

Q&A with director of Dell EMC's Extreme Scale Infrastructure Unit on the network edge, telco's real estate advantage compared to hyperscale players and more Jyeh Gan, director Dell EMC's Extreme Scale Infrastructure unit, laid out the dynamics driving increased competition between wireless carriers and hyperscale...

What is digital transformation?

Defining digital transformation. Digital transformation is a term that has reached just about every company in every industry. It has been debated by analysts, thought leaders and executives. Digital transformation is a broad concept for the fundamental transformation of companies to a more technology reliant...

Cloud developers hard to find in Japan, Korea and the UK

Cloud Foundry Foundation said the gap in cloud developer skills is threatening the firm’s digital transformation Companies in Japan, Korea and the United Kingdom are having trouble hiring cloud developers, Cloud Foundry Foundation’s Marketing & Research Head Devin Davis told RCR Wireless News. The executive said companies...

Dell: Threatened by startups, enterprises need to embrace digital transformation

Digital transformation is a trending buzzword in the information technology industry. While somewhat nebulous, it speaks to the need for generally risk-adverse, slow-moving enterprises to embrace things like the app economy, cloudification and software-based virtualization of business process. Factor in the threat from highly focused startups...

Rio Olympics: Inside the Technical Operations Centre

With the Rio Olympics around the corner, information and communications technology infrastructure deployments are in the final stages. The Technology Operations Centre is the control room for the competition and noncompetition venues. From there, a team of more than 600 ICT professionals from all...

Enterprise IT trends focus on customer-centric business models

In the age of cloud computing and borderless workflow, enterprise IT is under going a seismic shift to accommodate the needs of the modern worker while enabling business-wide flexibility and responsiveness through technology integration. In a new report from Oracle titled "The Era I Enterprise: Ready...

Dell selling IT service unit to NTT Data for $3.1 billion

Dell is selling its IT services subsidiary, Perot Systems, to NTT Data of Japan for $3.1 billion, according to reports. The Dell holding provides IT services to the medical, government and other vertical markets. The deal was disclosed in an NTT filing with the Tokyo...

U.S. government not investing enough in IT, IoT

WASHINGTON – Federal Chief Information Officer: "We are facing a crisis ..." The U.S. government, despite commanding a $3.8 trillion budget, is lagging behind many other developed countries in IT and "Internet of Things" investment. When most people think of the federal government, they focus...

Dell World: IoT, future tech and IT transformation

Inside Dell World - HetNet Happenings: Episode 36 On this episode of HetNet Happenings, host Sean Kinney takes you inside the Dell World exhibition, which concluded this week in Austin, Texas. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fTauTdx4toU&feature=youtu.be In the first clip, Dell founder Michael Dell discusses the company's just announced acquisition of...

Dell goes all in on IT

AUSTIN, Texas – This year’s Dell World opened with the buzz of Dell’s proposed $67 billion merger with IT giant EMC still ringing in everyone’s ears. The acquisition makes it clear the Austin, Texas-based company is all in on IT. At the opening press conference,...

Coders: Episode 11 – ACES Conference, WWDC and Apple Watch

In this week's Coders I touch on independent IT consultants, and what they learned at the first ACES Conference in New Orleans. Also, I'll tell you what I learned from those IT consultants about the Apple Watch. Speaking of Apple, its World Wide Developer's Conference...

Top 10 most-connected countries

Huawei ranks connected and developing nations in new report The United States is the most connected country in the world, according to Huawei’s Global Connectivity Index, which considers investment in networks, computing and storage, as well as e-commerce and other economic variables. Huawei, a global information and...

Ericsson moves on APAC with Sunrise acquisition

Ericsson buys Chinese IT firm Sunrise Technology WASHINGTON – Swedish telecom equipment and infrastructure provider Ericsson announced earlier this week its purchase of the mobile unit of Chinese IT firm Sunrise Technology. The move adds more than 1,000 Chinese employees to Ericsson’s payroll even as the...

Global Joe: Tech Mahindra, Dycom, American Tower

A $1.2 billion deal is expanding American Tower’s reach in Brazil while, in India, telco giant Tech Mahindra is expanding its global reach with acquisition of U.S.-based Lightbridge Communications. http://youtu.be/9dK30CBxS1A American Tower made that deal with Telecom Italia’s TIM Cellular. That price tag buys American Tower...

Study: Virtualization offers big savings to federal agencies

A new report from public-private partnership MeriTalk says that while federal agencies are making progress on some crucial IT programs, they aren't leveraging the full advantage of initiatives in areas including virtualization, cloud computing, remote access, consolidation and infrastructure diversification. MeriTalk focuses on improving the...

TM Forum 2013: Legacy systems pose challenges for agility

Service providers seeking to become more agile businesses face the complex reality that the very systems that have brought them success thus far are often a huge hindrance to their ability to move forward in a digital world. That was one common thread among sessions...

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