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.
Asset management services provider VALK adds its Corda-based blockchain product to BT’s Radianz Cloud.
Lopez challenges Kubernetes to prove itself in telco environment. Hybrid VM and cloud-native model the likely norm for operators already invested in NFV.
T‑Systems said to be providing server architecture for ramping up of a national contact tracing programme intended to help contain the spread of COVID‑19. DT’s involvement comes as federal government bows to pressure to adopt a decentralised approach to tracing after resistance to centralisation from Apple and Google.
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.
Data Analytics executive Eskigun flags supply chain optimisation driven by IBM Cloud Pak for Data. IBM uses virtual conference to launch new Cloud Pak and Watson capabilities.
Round‑up of recent activity within Telefónica-backed startup and venturing ecosystems.
BT and Ericsson confirm converged network core deal; de-Huaweisation continues.
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.
TMUS engaged Oracle to supply it with public cloud infrastructure to support its device financing offerings.
TMUS formed a partnership with digital signage specialist Raydiant on 4G‑equipped displays.
T‑Sys was able to ramp up the computing power of public cloud offering Open Telekom Cloud.
Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners (DTCP) pledged further funding to Keepler Data Tech, a cloud‑enabled artificial intelligence and machine learning data analytics developer, in a Series‑A funding round
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.
Mavenir solution to slot into operator’s UNICA data centre infrastructure. Timelines hazy for commercial launch.