New cybersecurity platform to debut in coming months, as a flagbearer for Global’s re‑energised and evolving digital portfolio. Creation of internal digital, threat, and network units within Global enabling integration of new solutions across traditional and cloud‑based services. Workflow platform provider ServiceNow namechecked as a crucial partner.
DT CSO Thomas Tschersich is a leading proponent of GSMA and 3GPP scheme. NESAS aims for more secure mobile networks and efficient security testing. Geopolitical climate heightens awareness about the security assurance scheme, and DT exec insists it could be an apolitical solution to concerns.
New 5G Diversification Strategy and Telecommunications (Security) Bill expected to introduce tough new network security expectations on operators, while attempting to reduce the risks associated with over‑reliance on Ericsson and Nokia. Government backing open standards, and particularly open RAN, to create a diverse supply chain, but relative lack of ...
Thomas Fetten gets to work on focusing T-Sec portfolio and charting course for growth, while looking for M&A, JVs, and partnership opportunities. Key growth areas include industrial control, cloud, and consulting. Regional focus is Germany, Austria, and Switzerland for now; geographic expansion planned for next phase.
Vodafone Spain looks to mimic Telefónica success with entrance into connected‑security market. Strategic agreement with market leader Securitas Direct picks up pieces of latter’s former relationship with incumbent rival. Deal announced after Telefónica and Prosegur’s JV highlights strong customer acquisition since launch earlier in 2020.
In an interview with BTwatch, key figures from F5’s European operations discuss the application security service provider’s relationship with BT Group in the wake of securing a place on the telco’s streamlined list of 15 certified security partners. Richard Holben, the vendor’s BT Global Account Manager, and Ian Harris, ...
After a difficult start, Telefónica’s home security JV is developing new services. Launch of personal security offer marks new commercial phase for Movistar Prosegur Alarmas.
The Group seeks to tap into new growth area to bolster its staid device insurance business.
Group reaching into partner base for acquisitions to support expansion plans of new Telefónica Cybersecurity Tech division. Wayra investments maturing as two minority stakes upgraded to whole ownership. Reorganisation of assets for security expansion may be a template for revamp in cloud and IoT target markets.
Slimmed‑down list of partners expected to simplify the BT Security sales pitch while ensuring an effective and synchronised managed services wrap. Tenacious smaller vendors maintain a role in the ecosystem, but sector giant Check Point’s role modest, and well‑established ally Symantec off the radar.
Operator is looking to build an international platform for new Telefónica Cibersecurity Tech division. Targeting markets inside and outside its footprint.
Openreach looks set to take the plunge on all‑IP exchange migration in the coming months and BT’s retail divisions are making a push for IP‑based voice services. Industry body BSIA urging members to ensure electronic security estates are prepared for the impending analogue switch‑off.
Newly-independent DT IoT unit has some work to do catch up with global rivals.
Another social pact unveiled as COVID‑19 and currency falls combine to wipe €1.5bn off reported revenue, and shred profitability. Cash generation a priority as strict — and seemingly permanent — spending and investment restrictions are put in place. Telefónica Infra ambition emerging as plans for new wholesale fibre networks ...
A score for Telefónica in global Partners Program vs Partner Markets match-up. Axiata to integrate and resell ElevenPaths cybersecurity. Deal expands Telefónica presence in ASEAN region as it strives to deliver growth through an overdue expansion in the MNC space.