Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Belgian Company Destiny Acquires OpenIP, Enters French Telecom Market

Destiny, a Belgian provider of secured cloud communication solutions, has acquired French telecom provider OpenIP.

Bluebird Network Acquires Illinois Network Alliance

Bluebird Network has acquired Illinois Network Alliance (INA). This integration of INA under Bluebird ownership would help bring cohesion and operational efficiencies to the Bluebird portfolio of services.

1&1 Telecom Fined 9.5 Million Euros for GDPR Violation

BfDI has imposed a 9,550,000 Euro fine on telecom company 1&1 Telecom. As one of the world’s largest telecom providers, 1&1 - in 2018 - had not sufficiently protected customer data from access by unauthorized persons during support services by telephone.

Juniper Networks Successfully Completes Long-Distance 400GbE Deployment

Networking solutions vendor Juniper Networks has successfully completed a field trial delivering 400Gbps Ethernet live traffic over 1,300 miles. The trial was conducted in conjunction with the Supercomputing 2019 Conference's high-capacity network, SCinet.

dacoso GmbH Selects 6WIND to Deliver IoT and Edge Cloud Virtualization Solutions

French networking software company 6WIND and Germany-based IT service provider dacoso GmbH have announced a partnership through which dacoso will deliver Internet of Things (IoT) and Edge Cloud solutions across Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

Internet in Russia Now Under State Control

In Russia, the controversial law for a “sovereign Internet” under complete state control has entered into force. This Russian ‘online iron curtain’ is being launched as a “security measure” to protect Russia in the event of an emergency or foreign threat like a cyberattack.

Edge Data Center Market Size Worth around $16 Billion by 2025

The edge data center market is expected to witness significant growth from 2019 to 2025, owing to the rapid growth in the demand for Over-The-Top (OTT) services, according to a new research report by Global Market Insights.

Vodafone Idea Extends Its Network-as-a-Platform Capabilities with Mavenir

Vodafone Idea Limited (VIL), a large telecom operator from India, has partnered with Mavenir to extend its VIL Network-as-a-Platform capabilities, reaching distributed presence across all the major ‘industrial, commercial, and services’ clusters across India.

Whale Cloud Signs 3-Year Contract with Mobile Network Operator Saudi Arabia

Alibaba-subsidiary Whale Cloud has signed a three-year contract with Zain Saudi Arabia (Zain KSA) – a large mobile network operator in the region, to help the operator launch a public cloud service in Saudi Arabia.

Verizon and Ericsson Introduce Cloud-Native Technology in Live Wireless Core Network

In a proof-of-concept trial in a live network environment, Verizon and Ericsson have introduced cloud native, container based technology on the core of Verizon’s active network. According to Verizon and Ericsson, this is the first container-based wireless EPC (Evolved Packet Core) technology deployment in a live network in the world. It would introduce a more efficient way to deliver operational applications that run the network.

Zayo to Expand Fiber Network in Florida Adding 2,300 Route Miles of Fiber

Fiber network company Zayo will significantly expand its fiber network in central Florida. Zayo will add more than 2,300 route miles of high-fiber count network enabling new markets of Tampa and Orlando including diverse connections and backhaul capabilities.