Industry News

IT Recruitment: Time to Take a Non-Traditional Path

by Michelle Grover, VP of Development, SAP Concur and TripIt on April 3, 2020
Here are some non-traditional ways that IT leaders can fill their open positions and create a more diverse workplace.
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AT&T is king of U.S. on-net fiber buildings: Vertical Systems Group

by Mike Robuck on April 2, 2020
For the fourth straight year, AT&T ruled the roost for on-net fiber lit buildings in the U.S., according to research by Vertical Systems Group. Rounding out the top five on Vertical System Group's Leaderboard, were, in order, Verizon, Spectrum Enterpri...
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Colt CEO Grivner: SDN and employees shine in time of coronavirus pandemic

by Mike Robuck on April 2, 2020
Colt Technology Services' decision to invest heavily in SDN-based networking is foundational to its ability to handle increased traffic loads. According to Colt CEO Carl Grivner, his company has seen a 30% to 40% increase in usage on its data network a...
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Cloud Scalability Shows Its Worth in the Wake of COVID-19

by Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer on April 2, 2020
Gartner discusses how organizations rely on the cloud infrastructure to keep up with their needs during the pandemic.
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Microsoft, AT&T create edge compute zones

by Linda Hardesty on April 1, 2020
Microsoft plans to work with other operators soon, including Rogers, Telefonica, Vodafone Business, SK Telecom, Telstra, Etisalat and NTT Communications.
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Cyberthreats target COVID-19 opportunities, according to Nokia

by Mike Robuck on April 1, 2020
Where the rest of the world sees tragedy related to COVID-19, cyber criminals see opportunity, according to research by Nokia. Nokia's Threat Intelligence Lab outlined several cyber threats related to the coronavirus outbreak, including malware disguis...
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Industry Voices—Raynovich: Palo Alto’s CloudGenix deal steps up urgency in SD-WAN

by Scott Raynovich on April 1, 2020
Palo Alto Networks this week increased the intensity of the SD-WAN and edge security market when it announced on Tuesday it would pay $420 million for startup CloudGenix. That's a great result for CloudGenix, which has about 200 employees, and had rais...
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CenturyLink embraces COVID-19 response by connecting Navy hospital ship

by Mike Robuck on April 1, 2020
CenturyLink is leaning into its COVID-19 response via its large fiber backbone, fiber-lit buildings and a staff that can quickly turn up services. CenturyLink donated its time and equipment to connect hospital ship U.S. Mercy when it arrived in port in...
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Future IT Teams Will Include More Non-Traditional Members

by Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer on April 1, 2020
Despite the rise of IT-related AI, automation and self-healing systems, companies are still facing IT shortages as they become increasingly digital.
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HPE, Intel and Linux Foundation team up for open source software for 5G core

by Mike Robuck on March 31, 2020
HPE announced it's working with Intel and the Linux Foundation on a new open source software project for the rollout of 5G across multiple sites. The new partnership, which will be under the Linux Foundation umbrella, is called the Open Distributed Inf...
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