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The U.S. Airforce has selected AT&T to deploy a 5G network on Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas, extending 5G connectivity to its flight-line operations, emergency management, and medical center. Among other functions, this new network ...
On January 6, Fuji Xerox announced that it will terminate its technology agreement with Xerox Corp. at the end of March 2021. The technology agreement provides for technology/brand licenses and designated sales territories applicable to ...
Following a defining 2019 for Veeam, when its sales exceeded $1 billion, investor Insight Partners has announced it will acquire Veeam, seeking to help Veeam replicate its virtualization-era success in the hybrid cloud era where unified ...
CES 2020 showcased what to expect from device vendors in the new year and in the long haul. Foldable and 5G devices, as well as products and concepts for gamers and creators, took center stage at the big show in Vegas.
On December 26, 2019, Xiomai, a manufacturer of smart home systems, including smart cameras, announced that its cameras, when connected to the Google Nest Hub, could under certain conditions broadcast video to users other than the owner ...
Surveillance cameras in New York City in two separate instances captured video of a group of men attacking two Hasidic Jewish men on December 24. The video clearly showed the nature of the attacks and the perpetrators. The New York City ...
The increasing virtualization of network equipment has put Cisco's hardware-centric business model under pressure in recent years. In this context IDC thinks that Cisco's new Silicon One product, long-term optics strategy, and decision to ...
At its annual Snapdragon event in Hawaii, Qualcomm announced its latest premium mobile platform, which notably combines two parts — the new Snapdragon 865 processor and the X55 5G Modem — designed to power high-end smartphones shipping in ...
AWS remains dedicated to enhancing the features and capabilities of its storage portfolio to meet enterprise demands for cost optimization, data accessibility, and data security/resiliency. The product features and announcements made during ...
On December 13, 2019, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) announced a Phase One trade deal with China, providing immediate relief on the tariff front as well as longer-term hope on the horizon. Threats of system-level ...
Juniper's NXTWORK EMEA event for customers, partners, and analysts took place in London from December 3 to 4, 2019. The theme of the event was "game changers" — people (or companies) that challenge the status quo, innovate, and take advantage ...
Ericsson held its annual industry analyst conference on December 4, 2019, in Boston, Massachusetts. The conference provided an overview of Ericsson's current business position, followed by breakout sessions defined by three key themes: building ...
In announcing a new routing silicon architecture (Silicon One), the first-generation chip under this architecture (Q100), a new family of routing systems (Cisco 8000) leveraging the new silicon and a next-gen routing operating system (IOS ...
More than any other provider, AWS continues to produce new tools for helping its clients build-out secure cloud environments based upon the observed needs of its customers. Its emphasis is on delivery speed rather than solution integration, ...
On its 35th anniversary, Cisco released its latest Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, which underscores the many achievements that the company has made with its social impact programs focused on "people, society, and the planet." ...
Ricoh held its 2019 national dealer meeting, ConvergX 2019, in Las Vegas, Nevada, from November 18 to 21. Rather than a product and sales showcase, the event focused on strategy, leadership, and collaboration for customer value, with invitations ...
This IDC Link provides a summary of the AWS re:Invent 2019 event and describes innovations to extend AWS' reach to the edge. AWS re:Invent 2019 was notable with new announcements addressing demands for on-premise AWS support, mobile edge ...
Orange forecasts a 2%–3% yearly growth rate between 2021 and 2023, driven by growth in the Middle East and Africa, the enterprise and financial services segments, and strict efficiency discipline, in particular a €1 billion net savings program. ...
On November 26, 2019, Dell Technologies released its 3Q20 financial results and held a conference call with analysts. The company reported that the third quarter's consolidated non-GAAP revenue increased 1% to $22.9 billion. The increase ...
MEF held its annual conference November 18–22, 2019, in Los Angeles, California. MEF19 focused on SD-WAN as a continuous growth opportunity and highlighted moving from partial automation to full automation of the SD-WAN network, business, ...
In the first quarter of the company's 2020 fiscal year, Cisco announced revenue growth, increased its gross margin, and made additional share repurchases. However, the company's guidance for a revenue decline in the second quarter due to ...
This IDC Link provides a summary of the MEF19 event and key observations related to the development of SD-WAN. MEF19 underscored the need for further development of industrywide interoperability standards to achieve the goal of global services ...
The NTT Group held its annual R&D Forum November 14-15 in Tokyo, Japan, showcasing innovation and investments to its global customers across NTT Ltd., NTT DATA, NTT Docomo, and other NTT divisions. The event highlighted innovations such ...