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GAIA-X project gathers pace, as T‑Systems and OVHcloud share details of first commercial services to be launched early next year.
Deutsche Telekom remains strong supporter of GAIA-X.
Largest cloud providers pledge support for project’s principles, but there are signs of regulatory headwinds ahead.
Procurement function seeking “relevance” by addressing “huge legacy” of aging IT, and reliance on Excel.
Calculating spend with individual suppliers was unwieldy and long-winded.
Quick-fire info seen as increasingly important amid disruption of COVID‑19 and Brexit.
Modest rollout of 30 sites planned initially, supporting 4G.
Supplier partners include Comba Telecom, HP, Parallel Wireless, Supermicro, and VMware.
Operator keen to include automation vendors in the open RAN ecosystem.
Prospective MNO confirms it is seeking one national roaming agreement.
DT’s Höttges questions whether potential rival is serious about building its own 5G network.
Talks with Telefónica described as ‘constructive’.