New “cloud-optimised” SD‑WAN management solution aims to give MNCs more control, boost performance, and enhance security. VMware SD‑WAN supported by BT consultants tasked with advising customers. Just the start of the partners’ software-defined network services collaboration.
Amdocs, Dell, VMware, and Microsoft added to the list of “founding partners”. Backers afforded visibility into startup tech.
Vendor licensing costs and proprietary hardware acting as a brake on widespread SD‑WAN uptake, but more compelling IoT economics bringing DyNS to factory floors. BT partnership with Dell spotlighted as an enabler of BT progress in expanding its portfolio. IoT expected to help drive 5G investment through reliable, low‑latency ...
Czechia deployment is first move in a national-level SD‑WAN plan. OpCo’s pitch is around smoothing communications during COVID‑19 pandemic. Group seeking to disrupt incumbent fixed‑line operators with software‑based networking services.
Pandemic prompts yet another strategic rethink at T-Sys. Division expects half of European business to cut IT spend. T-Sys doubles down on digitisation to help clients adapt. New strategy based around three-phase recovery. Exec denies 5G plans on hold in wake of COVID-19.
New group effectively the political wing of operator‑led efforts to develop an open RAN ecosystem, with major integrated network vendors conspicuously absent. Nokia gatecrashes launch party.
Latest platform upgrade said to provide a level of visibility across BT systems to smooth integration of virtual machines and emerging microservices within infrastructure designs. Benefits for Consumer platforms particularly flagged. VMware products described as being at the core of BT’s design ethos.
Apparent pragmatic row-back on opposition to private spectrum allocation.
Attempt to kick out Huawei from UK infrastructure within three years fails to secure backing of Commons. Government considering tougher demands on HRVs to head off rebels, who are expected to return with reinforcements in the summer. Ex‑BT Chairman now lending his gravitas to Huawei as a senior advisor ...
Ericsson’s lead diminished. Samsung the most obvious beneficiary of Huawei’s misery. Nokia still lacking star quality. Qualcomm and Intel in rare face-off, with hub:raum also now a key enabler. Supporting pack reinvigorated, with TMUS-Sprint merger completion opening doors to new crowd.
Alliance between DT-backed O-RAN and TIP propels Group into vanguard of disrupting RAN supply chains. DT backs TIP-led Evenstar programme to lower RRH costs. Operator partners with Intel and VMware to develop open vRAN platform.
BT and EE’s 5G supplier ecosystem measured for February 2020. Nokia maintains lead, but yet to capitalise on Huawei’s wipeout. Ericsson may be surprised to find itself fending-off the Telecom Infra Project and OpenRAN to maintain contention. Peloton of vendors include ADVA, Mavenir, and Ciena, with Qualcomm holding firm. ...
VfEg becomes first service provider in Egypt to gain the status.