Vodafone part of IBM-led consortium to develop Trust Your Supplier blockchain network. Wilson envisions easier onboarding of smaller suppliers.
Strategic partnership looks to be getting going.
Rundown of key Catalysts, joint initiatives. More than 30 joint technology projects demoed, with assurance, partnering, and customer experience to fore. Operator preoccupations ahead of 5G include profitability and effectiveness of network slicing. Drones, emergency services, and healthcare among focus verticals.
Financial and operational setback for recalibrating enterprise division. M&A plan b likely to be looked at.
O2 flagged added-value services from partners including Asavie, Check Point, IBM, and VMware as it launched a new offering for NHS units across the UK.
Telefónica Mexico talked-up its local cybersecurity credentials and highlighted the capabilities of its Security Operations Centre (SOC) in the country.
As Telefónica builds momentum on the use of bots within an automated network environment, IBM is providing technology and support to migrate customer management processes to bot-based systems. Telefónica Colombia centre of excellence on automation collaborating with KPMG on ongoing developments.
Tomorrow Street’s Arch Summit 2019 hosted the 2018/19 Vodafone Supplier Awards in Luxembourg last night, in what is becoming a customary part of the annual event aimed around bridging the gap between corporations and startups.