Bharti Airtel, India’s integrated telecommunications company, and Nokia, a global telecommunications equipment and service provider, have partnered to offer private LTE-based Industry 4.0 solution to enterprises.Continue reading “Airtel and Nokia to collaborate on Industry 4.0 applications for enterprises”
Electronic Shelf Label company, Pricer will unveil Pricer Plaza, an architecture and set of services at Euroshop 2020. This reportedly enables new business models for store digitalisation along with new key shelf edge products and partnerships.Continue reading “Enhanced architecture launched for smart retail in-store services and business models”
Ericsson landed on its corporate feet when it parachuted out of the GSMA’s Mobile World Congress last Friday. For the last few years, the network solutions provider has (like Huawei and a few others) hosted Pre-MWC Briefings for media and analysts in key markets, in an attempt to catch attention ahead of the pandemonium in Barcelona.Continue reading “5G tipping point: Industry and consumers lured with cheaper, smarter services”
Ericsson has launched artificial intelligence (AI)-powered Energy Infrastructure Operations. This is a new energy management solution that leverages artificial intelligence and advanced data analytics to optimise energy consumption across network infrastructure for communications service providers.Continue reading “AI-powered energy infrastructure operations launched by Ericsson”
Sigfox, the Internet of Things (IoT) service provider, has launched the second French edition of its Hacking House in Paris. For six months, participants from seven different countries will bring IoT-based projects to life addressing issues as diverse as car theft prevention and bird protection.Continue reading “Sigfox launches second Paris Hacking House helping students to bring IoT-based projects to life”
TÜV Rheinland has released its seventh annual report on Cybersecurity Trends for 2020. In it, the Cologne, Germany-based provider of international testing, inspection and certification services, identifies attacks on smart supply chains, threats to medical equipment and weaknesses in real-time operating systems.Continue reading “Attacks on smart supply chains and medical tech among cyber security threats in 2020”
Orange Spain has chosen St. Louis-based Amdocs a provider of software and services to communications and media companies, to drive new services and revenue in the digital economy.The project encompasses a large-scale IT and business transformation, including a multi-year contract with managed services, the managed upgrade of tens of legacy systems, and technology provided by multiple partners.Continue reading “Orange Spain and Vodafone Spain both aim to transform customer relationships”
The GSMA, organisers of the annual Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, issued a statement on social media last night, cancelling the 2020 Congress.Continue reading “GSMA cancels Mobile World Congress 2020 in Barcelona amid worries over corona virus”
Monica Eaton-Cardone, COO and co-founder of dispute management specialist, Chargebacks911z has been named winner of the Women in Payments US Innovation Award.Continue reading “Chargebacks911 co-founder Monica Eaton-Cardone wins women in payments US Innovation Award”
Today the Ponemon Institute, in partnership with DomainTools, announced the results of its annual “Staffing the IT Security Function in the Age of Automation” report. The survey of more than 1,000 IT and IT security practitioners analysed the impact of automation on current IT security practices and staffing in the U.S. and UK.Continue reading “Security professionals anticipate automation will reduce IT security headcount, but not replace human expertise”
Bringing 3D printed realism to a broader range of product designers and enterprise shops, Stratasys has unveiled the new J826 3D Printer at 3DEXPERIENCE World. At about half the price of other J8-series PolyJet printers, the J826 combines part realism and productivity, including full PANTONE validated colour and multi-material 3D printing.Continue reading “Stratasys mid-range 3D printer aims to save weeks on design cycles”
Puppet has revealed the findings of its first State of DevOps: Industry Report Card. Among its findings are that the technology industry is the “pack leader” across the board in terms both DevOps maturation and integrating security into the software delivery lifecycle.Continue reading “Variations in DevOps maturity and security integration, says report”
In this issue:
- What is Digital Transformation and why is it worth $5 trillion?
- Focus on outcomes not technology, says Aeris
- Artificial Intelligence: Waiting to be unleashed?
- The Insider Column - When Digital Transformation misses
- Are you meeting the demands of the new digital consumer?
- Will your legacy mindset compromise your digital competitiveness?
Over the last 20 years, automotive innovation has mostly focused on hardware. But more recently, the automotive industry has started to undergo a significant transformation, manufacturing electric and hybrid cars which are increasingly connected.Continue reading “Will fully autonomous cars rule the road in 20 years?”
New technologies are accelerating the pace of change for businesses across Europe, with many businesses unsure how developments in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), data analytics and other innovations will impact their operations in 2020.Continue reading “Digital innovations on the road ahead in 2020”
Technology experts are increasingly working together to solve customer problems, Here Rob Lamb, client principal and CTO Officer at Dell Technologies, explores the benefits of breaking down siloes – and moving away from traditional practices – by delving in to the telco and manufacturing industries.Continue reading “Breaking tradition: Why collaborative solutions trump siloed working”
In common with other regions, companies in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) continue to view hybrid cloud as their ‘ideal’ IT model. But, according to the annual Enterprise Cloud Index from Nutanix, specialists in enterprise cloud computing, moving applications out of the data centre to implement this approach is taking longer than anticipated.Continue reading “EMEA firms ‘lag’ behind Americas but still see hybrid cloud as ‘ideal’ IT model”
Total operator spend on artificial intelligence (AI) solutions will exceed US$15 billion (€13.5 billion) by 2024, according to a new study from Juniper Research. This is a rise from a $3 billion (€2.7 biilion) spend in 2020.
The research identifies network optimisation and fraud mitigation solutions as the most highly sought-after AI based services over the next 4 years. AI-based solutions automate network functionalities including routing, traffic management and predictive maintenance solutions.Continue reading “AI spend by network operators to reach $15bn by 2024, driven by optimisation and fraud”
Research from Amdocs has revealed that 35% of UK consumers plan to buy a 5G smartphone in 2020. While the study of 1,000 UK consumers revealed there is a demand for 5G devices, it also showed awareness of the fifth generation standard in the UK is widespread, less than since the first 5G network deployment in the country.Continue reading “One in three UK consumers to buy 5G smart phone, with high hopes of streaming”
Online construction materials supplier, CMOStores.com is planning to disrupt the UK building trade and do-it-yourself (DIY) market. The company expects to make an unspecified “major investment in web developments”, such as artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning technology at its six digital superstores. This will improve the customer experience of visitors to the websites and drive business efficiencies.Continue reading “Online builders’ merchant aims to disrupt market with ‘significant investment’ in AI”
Dan Castles, one of the founders of Telestream, a provider of digital media tools, quality monitoring and workflow solutions, has returned as CEO to lead the company through its next phase of growth.Continue reading “Telestream’s founder Castles returns to lead next phase in quality assurance and workflow”
New research has been released that exposes the significant threat posed by shadow Internet of Things (IoT) devices on enterprise networks. The report from Infoblox Inc., a provider of secure cloud-managed network services, is titled What’s Lurking in the Shadows 2020.Continue reading “Shadow IoT devices lurking in the network are major corporate concern”
MATRIXX Software, Inc. has appointed board member Glo Gordon to succeed Dave Labuda as CEO of MATRIXX and lead the company through its next phase of transformative growth.
Following a February transition, Labuda will remain with the company as non-executive chairman of the board and senior innovation advisor.Continue reading “Dave Labuda appointed non-exec chairman as Glo Gordon takes over as MATRIXX CEO”
According to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, the market for lone worker protection solutions and services in Europe and North America is forecasted to grow from €154 million in 2019, to reach €284 million in 2023.
The number of users of dedicated lone worker safety devices based on GPS and cellular technology on the European market is estimated to grow from 645,000 users in 2019 to reach 1.1 million users at the end of 2023. In North America, the number of such users is estimated to grow from 205,000 in 2019, to reach 380,000 at the end of 2023.Continue reading “Monitored lone workers in Europe and North America to reach 2.2mn in 2023”
Hansen Technologies has signed a new agreement with long-standing customer Simply Energy, to augment the energy retailer’s existing Hansen HubCX platform with Sigma Catalog and Sigma CPQ.
The Australian retail arm of the global ENGIE group, Simply Energy has more than 720,000 customer accounts in Victoria, South Australia, New South Wales, the Australian Capital Territory, Western Australia and Queensland.Continue reading “Australia’s Simply Energy enhances Hansen HubCX platform with Sigma Catalog and CPQ”
The Network Technology Research Institute of China Unicom has selected Ranplan Wireless as a preferred supplier for a complete platform for HetNet design, optimisation and management.Continue reading “China Unicom Network Technology Research Institute partners with Ranplan on HetNets”