T‑Sys reborn again as operational rejig completed. COVID‑19 and cloud aggregation dominate in new products and projects.
Madrid data centre is data sovereignty key to partnership with SAP Spain. Agreement bolsters Telefónica Empresas multicloud strategy.
Partnership aims to “accelerate” digital transformation for Spanish businesses. Focus is on joint development of mobile edge computing solutions for 5G. Telefónica Tech slated for service delivery. Deal comes on heels of similar arrangement with Microsoft.
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.
Telefónica|Vivo joined the first meeting of the Microsoft Brasil‑germinated Brazilian artificial intelligence (AI) industry board.
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 ...
Group‑wide commitments made to maintaining network capacity in light of changing demand. Cisco and Microsoft partnerships enabling additional enterprise customer support. Consumer benefits include temporary free content and information access, and leeway on data use. Cooperation with public administrations and local rivals seen across the Telefónica footprint.
Round‑up of recent activity among Telefónica-backed startup and venturing ecosystems.
Vodafone Germany partnered with interconnection provider Deutscher Commercial Internet Exchange (DE‑CIX) on Vodafone Company Net.
VdSA partnered with Microsoft on its Direct Charge to Bill (DCB) facility.