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The Power of AI to Drive Change

by Chris McGugan on April 19, 2019

AI presents a huge opportunity, possibly bigger than digital transformation itself. The World Economic Forum predicts that digital transformation will

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AT&T’s Rita Marty: Machine learning is crucial to 5G security

by Mike Robuck on April 18, 2019
AT&T is relying on its machine learning capabilities to provide cybersecurity for its 5G deployments. Rita Marty wrote in a company blog on Thursday that AT&T's years of experience deploying software-defined networking and its use of Open Network Autom...
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Microsoft turns up 2 new Azure Government Secret regions

by Mike Robuck on April 18, 2019
In its ongoing battle with AWS to win a $10 billion cloud services contract, Microsoft announced the availability of two new data center regions. The new Azure Government Secret regions, which are 500 miles apart in the U.S., are now in private preview...
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Moving with Markets

by Jim Chirico on April 18, 2019

The Asia-Pacific region (APAC) is experiencing an immense period of economic and technological change.  And Avaya is moving with the

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Google Cloud names Enslin as its new president of global customer operations

by Mike Robuck on April 17, 2019
Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian announced on Wednesday that Robert Enslin has been named as the company's president of global customer operations. Enslin will replace the current president of global customer relations, Paul-Henri Ferrand, on Monday.
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DriveNets says its 400G white box routing software is in testing with a Tier 1 telco

by Mike Robuck on April 17, 2019
Israel-based DriveNets announced on Wednesday that its 400G virtual router was being tested and certified by an unnamed Tier 1 telco. In what it claims is an industry first, DriveNets' Network Cloud software-based disaggregated router has added 400G-po...
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CloudGenix rakes in $65M in funding to bring its total to $100M

by Mike Robuck on April 17, 2019
CloudGenix has been among the more successful SD-WAN vendors to date, which was reflected in Wednesday's $65 million round of financing. In addition to existing investors Bain Capital Ventures, Charles River Ventures, Mayfield Fund and Intel, new inves...
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IBM highlights cloud sales in mixed Q1 results

by Mike Robuck on April 17, 2019
While IBM reported a mixed bag of first-quarter results Tuesday afternoon, its cloud sales were a bright spot. IBM posted cloud sales of $19.5 billion over the last 12 months, which was an increase of 10% year over year.
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Google Fiber will fork out $3.84M to make amends in Louisville

by Mike Robuck on April 16, 2019
After shutting down its much-ballyhooed fiber service yesterday in Louisville, Kentucky, Google Fiber has agreed to pay $3.84 million to make amends. In a rare public admission of failure, Google Fiber announced in February that it was closing up shop ...
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China investigates Ericsson over patent licensing complaints

by Mike Robuck on April 16, 2019
Chinese investigators raided Ericsson’s offices in Beijing after receiving complaints about the licensing fees that Ericsson charges phone makers. Officials from China's State Administration for Market Regulation are looking into Ericsson's patent lice...
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