Round‑up of recent activity within Telefónica-backed startup and venturing ecosystems.
CEO gets a two‑year extension as results hold up during overhaul. Deal positions 2022 as target year for emergence of revamped T‑Sys. Cash flow production remains the big unticked box. DT confirms coming extraction of division’s network activities.
T‑Sys was able to ramp up the computing power of public cloud offering Open Telekom Cloud.
Digital services revenue hits 17% revenue increase year-on-year, with the bulk coming from video services. Telefónica Infra remains barebones, but the future looks promising.
Digital Consumer services arguably a secondary consideration in a unit dominated by executives with an innovation or entrepreneurial bent. Previously-launched Digital Home solutions and added-value services may get a burst of management attention in the early days of the unit.
Unit still sees mileage in role as enterprise data sherpa.
Italian insurance provider HDI Assicurazioni launched HDI Insieme, a telematics-supported policy created in partnership with Vodafone Italy and Vodafone Automotive.
Deutsche Telekom secured a US patent on a method for synthetic data generation.
T‑Sys NA partnered with data specialist Hitachi Vantara to develop solutions for enterprise imaging in life sciences and healthcare.
Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners confident of turning South Korean technology startups into ‘unicorns’
Vodafone nearly half-way through migrating its Hadoop‑based big data analytics platform, serving eleven countries, onto Google Cloud Platform. “Cloud-native” Neuron systems leans on Google’s expertise in AI and ML. Full migration from Hadoop to Neuron slated before 31 March 2020.
Round-up of recent activity among Telefónica‑backed startup and venturing ecosystems
French engineering and industrial consultancy Altran flagged a tie‑up with Vodafone Portugal (VfP) that aims to “increase the skills and know‑how” of the two partners in the fields of artificial intelligence (AI) and data science.