|Summit Communications Selects Juniper Networks
Juniper Networks announced that Summit Communications, a leading end-to-end infrastructure service provider in Bangladesh, has selected its PTX Series Routers for 400G Converged Optical Routing solution upgrades to serve as the foundation of Summit's core network. This will enable seamless network capacity expansion and efficient delivery of enhanced connectivity over hundreds of kilometers to various points of presence across the country.
|Nozomi Networks Delivers Multi-Spectrum Wireless Security Sensor
Nozomi Networks announced Guardian Air, the industry’s only wireless spectrum sensor purpose-built for OT and IoT environments worldwide. With 80 percent of new IoT deployments wirelessly connected, wireless is quickly becoming a preferred network. The explosion of wirelessly connected devices increases potential access points and exploitation of networks. This puts critical infrastructure at risk of cyberattacks and disruptions to operations.
|Nokia Signs 5G Agreement With OPPO
Nokia announced it has signed a multi-year patent cross-license agreement with OPPO. Under the agreement OPPO will make royalty payments, along with catch-up payments to cover the periods of non-payment. The agreement resolves all pending patent litigation between the parties, in all jurisdictions. The terms of the agreement remain confidential as agreed between the parties.
|ServiceNow Unveils Next Wave Of Partner Program Transformation
ServiceNow announced the next wave of partner program transformation with new Specializations. As part of the revamped ServiceNow partner program announced in January 2023, the recently developed Partner Specializations are the next step in the partner program evolution for partners to unlock new revenue opportunities and earn a range of benefits to further grow their practice.
|NCC Group Reports on Ransomware Attacks
NCC Group announced that in December 2023, global levels of ransomware attacks fell by 12% from November, with a total of 391 cases compared to 442 in the previous month, according to December's Threat Pulse.
|CX for Global Network Services now Guided by Contrivian's North Star
Contrivian, a global next-generation connectivity provider has selected industry-leading SaaS providers, Connectbase and CloudSmartz, to build and launch Contrivian's customer experience application, North Star.
|Bluebeam Harnesses Power of AI
Bluebeam announced the introduction of two new AI features in the works for early 2024 and Bluebeam Labs, a collaborative, co-creation workspace in Bluebeam Cloud. Bluebeam has invested in AI for more than a decade in its flagship product Bluebeam Revu and has a rich history of delivering innovation for AEC professionals.
|Intapp Modernizes Work Experience
Intapp announced that DAC Beachcroft has selected Intapp Collaboration & Content to enhance knowledge management firmwide. Intapp Collaboration & Content will transform DAC Beachcroft’s Microsoft 365 platform into a personalized, matter-centric collaboration and intelligent file management solution.
|Lofty Unveils AI Powered Virtual Assistant
Lofty announced the release of Lofty Assistant, a new virtual assistant that operates as the platform’s central intelligence, managing all automations and AI features. From qualifying leads to creating marketing content, the new assistant was designed to better support an “on the go” workday, typical of most agents, and provides a single point of control for all of Lofty’s robust AI capabilities.
|Zscaler Introduces First Zero Trust SASE
Zscaler announced Zscaler Zero Trust SASE, an industry first, single-vendor SASE solution built utilizing Zscaler Zero Trust AI to help organizations reduce cost and complexity while implementing Zero Trust security across users, devices, and workloads. Additionally, Zscaler announced general availability for its Zero Trust SD-WAN solution and portfolio of plug-and-play appliances.
|Generative AI Spending from Banking Industry to Grow by over 1,400% by 2030
Juniper Research announced that the spend on GenAI by banks will reach $85 billion in 2030, from $6 billion globally in 2024. It predicts leading banks will adopt generative AI services to offer more personalised user experiences; enabling banks to provide increasingly compelling services at reduced cost.
|Nokia Selected By DARPA For Future Lunar Economy
Nokia Bell Labs announced that it was selected to participate in the 10-Year Lunar Architecture program, a U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s initiative that will design an integrated multi-service architecture to support a thriving economy on the Moon in the next decade and beyond. LunA-10 will design the essential infrastructure framework capable of supporting industrial activities, as well as scientific discovery.
|Telstra International Finds Partner For Echo Cable System Connecting Asia to US
Telstra International announced that alongside Trans Pacific Networks they have partnered on the Echo cable, the first subsea cable to directly connect the US to Singapore, creating a new route and delivering vital connectivity in the Trans-Pacific.
|SMX Signs Agreement with AWS to Accelerate Innovation
SMX announced a three-year global Strategic Collaboration Agreement with Amazon Web Services. This agreement is intended for SMX, an AWS Premier Tier Services Partner, to assist customers in achieving meaningful transformation while prioritizing security and compliance. By combining the power and security of AWS with the highly regulated mission expertise of SMX, customers can now confidently overcome any challenges blocking their digital transformation.
|Bandwidth IG Launches Dark Fiber Network Expansion
Bandwidth IG announced that the company’s latest network expansion in the San Francisco Bay Area will deliver over 310 route miles and more than 2 million fiber miles to one of the largest data center markets in the world. Bandwidth IG’s new fiber network will include the first marine cable laid in over 20 years under the San Francisco Bay, with a high-capacity fiber ring that connects Great Oaks and Santa Clara, up the East Bay and Peninsula.
|Tragsa Group Enhances Cybersecurity with BIO-key
BIO-key International announced that Spain’s Grupo Tragsa (the Tragsa Group) has partnered with Factum Espana to implement BIO-key’s AuthControl Sentry solution. AuthControl Sentry, renowned for its comprehensive authentication capabilities, now plays a critical role in protecting the login processes of Tragsa’s internal and external users.
|ChainGPT Facilitates the Launch of the GT Protocol
ChainGPT announced the launch of the GT Protocol through its IDO launchpad, ChainGPT Pad. The protocol’s app grants access to CeFi, DeFi, and NFTs within a non-custodial setting, providing secure and transparent asset and portfolio management alongside efficient algorithmic trading tools. The GT Protocol implements advanced AI algorithms to power its automated crypto trading platform, which recently went live, with its native crypto token $GTAI set to launch on January 25.
|Ericsson Advances 5G Standalone Network
Ericsson announced that it has partnered with Telus to launch and optimize its 5G standalone network from coast-to-coast. Leveraging Ericsson’s 5G Core technologies, delivered through the cloud-native Ericsson dual-mode 5G Core solution, the 5G SA network enables TELUS to bring customers the most advanced 5G services with functionalities like ultra-low latency and even faster speeds.
|Connectbase Partners with Qarbon Technologies
Connectbase announced its new partnership with Qarbon Technologies, empowering Connectbase users to leverage the revolutionary Qarbon LATTICE software. LATTICE is the world's first SaaS-based orchestration platform for secure, seamless integration of data center infrastructure.
|Nokia and Etisalat Complete Cloud RAN Trial Powered by In-Line Acceleration
Nokia and etisalat by e& today announced that they have successfully completed the first trial of Cloud RAN in the MEA region with In-Line acceleration over Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s (HPE) ProLiant DL110 Gen11. The trial aims to enable an enhanced 5G experience for end users and utilizes etisalat by e&’s existing mid-band carrier in the n78 (3.5GHz) band over its 5G standalone network.
|Telstra International Enhances Network Capabilities in Latin America
Telstra International announced that it has extended its network capabilities into Latin America by establishing a new dedicated point-of-presence at Stemmons Towers in Dallas, Texas and collaborating with leading Mexican telecommunications providers, Axtel and Vivaro.
|Market.us Announces Web3 Market Valuation to Reach USD 177.58 billion by 2033
Market.us announced that the projected value of the global Web3 Market is anticipated to be USD 4.6 billion by 2023 and is expected to witness substantial growth, reaching USD 177.58 billion by 2033. The market is poised for a remarkable surge, with a projected Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 44.1% during the forecast period from 2024 to 2033.
|Nokia and NTT Demonstrate All-photonics Network Technology
Nokia announced that Nokia and NTT Corporation successfully completed a joint PoC using Nokia’s mobile fronthaul solution over an All Photonic Network, aligned with the objectives of the Innovative Optical and Wireless Network Global Forum. The PoC addresses the growing need for high-speed connections driven by the virtualization and cloudification of key mobile core components in 5G and upcoming 6G mobile communications networks.
|VEON Completes Preliminary Assessment of Cyberattack
VEON announced its preliminary assessment of the financial impact of the cybersecurity incident that affected the network and services of its Ukrainian subsidiary Kyivstar in December 2023. The incident, which was caused by a widespread external cyberattack, resulted in a temporary disruption of Kyivstar's network and services, interrupting the provision of voice and data connectivity on mobile and fixed networks, international roaming, and SMS services.
|Nokia And Zayo Achieve New North American Distance Record
Nokia and Zayo announced the successful completion of a live field trial of Nokia’s sixth-generation Photonic Service Engine super-coherent optics, demonstrating a North American transmission record of 800Gb/s over a single wavelength from LA to El Paso on a 1866km link. The companies also achieved a 1 Tb/s transmission on Zayo’s LA to Phoenix route over 1004km, also using the Nokia PSE-6s.