|Quadient Expands Cloud-based Mail And Shipping|
Quadient announced the release of its latest intelligent, cloud-based mailing and multicarrier shipping solution: S.M.A.R.T. Essential. This new subscription-based solution brings Quadient’s S.M.A.R.T. mailroom software, already a leading solution in large-sized company mail centers, to mid-sized and small businesses.
|US Army Awards Nearly $20 Million Contract Extension to Gilat for Satellite Connectivity|
Gilat Satellite Networks announced that the United States Army awarded a nearly $20 million contract to the company’s US-based subsidiary, Wavestream, for the continuation of a program to sustain anytime, anywhere satellite connectivity.
|VEON Kyivstar and AWS Sign MoC to Support Ukrainian Businesses|
VEON announced that Kyivstar, its subsidiary in Ukraine,will partner with Amazon Web Services to support Ukrainian businesses with the next generation of cloud and cloud infrastructure services and expertise in data-processing.
|European Council Strikes Deal on Security Requirements for Digital Products|
The Council of the European Union announced that The Council presidency and the European Parliament’s negotiators have reached a provisional agreement on the proposed legislation regarding cybersecurity requirements for products with digital elements, which aims to ensure that products such as connected home cameras, fridges, TVs and toys are safe before they are placed on the market (cyber resilience act).
|Magna Joins Northstar To Enhance Vehicle Safety|
Ericsson announced that Magna has joined Telia and Ericsson's NorthStar Program, to leverage 5G for the development of active safety features for vehicles. These features are intended to reduce the likelihood of accidents and enhance overall road safety.
|HUB Security and Blackswan Technologies Collaborate on Cyber Enterprise Solution|
HUB Cyber Security announced a significant expansion of its collaboration with Blackswan Technologies Ltd., a leading U.S. enterprise-AI vendor, to provide a joint solution for enterprise Confidential Computing to the financial sector.
|Radware Provides 360-Degree Cloud Application and Network Security|
Radware announced it is providing application and network security for a Latin American judiciary. Due to shifts in the geo-political landscape and rise in the volume, complexity, and frequency of cyberattacks, the judiciary turned to Radware to strengthen its cybersecurity posture and mitigate risks on a national basis.
|BT Group Gets Services Live Quicker for Customers With Blue Planet From Ciena|
BT Group’s Digital Unit announced it is working with Blue Planet, a division of Ciena to simplify the way it automates the orchestration and delivery of network services as part of customer orders and service requests, across the Group’s Consumer and Business products. The move improves customer experience with services going live quicker, reduces engineering effort and helps speed new propositions to market.
|Service Electric Cablevision and GOcare Partner to Improve DX|
GOCare announced that Service Electric Cablevision has partnered with GOCare to simplify the lives of customer service agents and subscribers who prefer to communicate over digital channels - email, WebChat, and Social Media inquiries flow into the GOCare Connect UI and enable agents to quickly resolve customer issues on the first contact.
|T-Systems To Manage Google Distributed Cloud Hosted|
T-Systems announced that it will offer and manage Google Distributed Cloud Hosted (GDC Hosted) for customers in Germany with the highest sovereignty requirements. GDC Hosted is a disconnected cloud solution from Google Cloud. The platform runs on servers which are physically separate (“air-gapped”) from Google Cloud’s international backbone and the public internet.
|Ericsson Mobility Report: 5G Penetration in India Expectations Revealed|
Ericsson announced that it estimates that almost one in five of all global mobile subscriptions will be 5G subscriptions by the end of 2023, as the growth proves resilient despite continued economic challenges and geopolitical unrest in some markets. The statistic is featured in the November 2023 edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report, which estimates that there will be 610 million new 5G subscriptions for the calendar year 2023.
|Telenor and Ericsson Join Forces to Pioneer the Usage of AI and ML|
Ericsson announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Telenor for a three-year partnership that aims to explore, develop, and test cutting-edge AI/ML solutions towards enhancing energy efficiency without compromising on the quality of connectivity in mobile networks.
|Nokia Joins Orange in UNIDO Circular Economy Initiative|
Nokia announced that it is joining Orange in an initiative in Egypt under the UNIDO-run Switch to Circular Economy Value Chains initiative, co-funded by the European Union and the Government of Finland. Egypt has set ambitious targets to improve waste management systems, including for e-waste, listed in Egypt Vision 2030. These involve increasing the overall waste collection coverage and efficiency, with an objective of 80% and 90%, respectively, by 2030.
|Ciena Supports BEAD Funded Projects|
Ciena announced that it is adding domestic manufacturing through an expanded agreement with global diversified manufacturer Flex. Ciena is expected to begin production of the industry’s first pluggable optical line terminals as well as its optical network units at a Flex factory in the U.S. in mid 2024.
|Juniper Networks and Vodafone Business Deliver AI-driven SD-LAN Business Service |
Juniper Networks announced that Vodafone Business is now delivering a new SD-LAN managed service built on its leading wired and wireless access solutions. With Juniper as the underlying networking solution for SD-LAN, Vodafone Business’ global customers can leverage the unique benefits of Juniper Mist driven by Mist AI, and the cloud.
|CrowdStrike Opens New Asian Hub|
CrowdStrike announced the opening of its new office in Singapore that will serve as a central hub for CrowdStrike in Asia. The new office highlights CrowdStrike’s regional investment and will double the capacity of the previous facilities in Singapore, further cementing the cybersecurity leader’s local presence and commitment to protecting organizations in Singapore and across Asia.
|TIA Improves Global Organizations Security Posture|
The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) announced the release of SCS 9001 2.0 Supply Chain Security Management System. SCS 9001 Release 2.0 is a certifiable standard designed to help organizations operationalize the National Institution of Standards and Technology (NIST) and other government guidelines and frameworks.
|AWS and Cisco Empower Customers to Deliver Optimized Digital Experiences|
Cisco announced new integrations between Cisco ThousandEyes and Amazon CloudWatch Internet Monitor (CWIM), a new Internet monitoring service from Amazon Web Services (AWS). The first-of-its-kind integration empowers customers with unparalleled visibility into their cloud deployments, enabling them to deliver unmatched optimized digital experiences.
|Brazilian Mobile Operators to Become GSMA Open Gateway Pioneers|
Brazil reinforces its pioneering profile by announcing its participation in the global GSMA Open Gateway initiative. Mobile operators Claro, TIM and Vivo have teamed up to launch three network services focused on improving digital security: number verification, SIM swap and device location.
|LotusFlare Delivers Business and Technical Capabilities to T-Mobile|
LotusFlare announced a strategic technology relationship with T-Mobile to deliver additional business and technical capabilities to T-Mobile wholesale customers using LotusFlare Digital Network Operator Cloud (DNO Cloud).
|Bouygues Telecom to Grow French Customer Base with Nokia |
Nokia expands its long-term relationship with Bouygues Telecom by supplying its FP5-based IP routers to modernize the operator’s IP core network and expand the capacity of its security gateway solutions.
|NVIDIA Announces Generative AI Microservice |
NVIDIA announced a generative AI microservice that lets enterprises connect custom large language models to enterprise data to deliver highly accurate responses for their AI applications.
|NOVOS FiBER Embraces Their Customer Experience with Help from GOCare|
GOCare announced that NOVOS FiBER in Texas has tapped GOCare so customers have the flexibility to communicate over the channel they prefer. Digital channels offer convenience such as shooting NOVOS a Text, WebChat, or reaching out over Social Media. Of course the phone is always an option as well. NOVOS FiBER is embracing their customer experience with flexibility at the forefront of their focus.
|Launch of World's First Enterprise Ready Quantum Computing Platform |
OQC, the global leaders in quantum compute-as-a-service (QCaaS), announced the public availability of OQC Toshiko, the world's first enterprise ready quantum computing platform. OQC Toshiko is a powerful next generation 32-qubit platform, deployed to commercial data-centres, enabling businesses to tap into ground-breaking technology from anywhere in the world, seamlessly and securely.
|Hitachi Vantara and Turk Telekom Power an Eco-Friendly, Data-Driven Future|
Hitachi Vantara announced that Turk Telekom is reducing energy costs while also boosting performance and management of its data infrastructure through the deployment of Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform (VSP) solutions.