NetFoundry was named the first cloud-orchestrated networking provider to be selected by Microsoft as a certified partner in the Microsoft Network Partner Program (NPP) for Office 365. The Microsoft announcement was made at Microsoft Ignite and stated that NetFoundry delivers Office 365 networking “in a way that minimizes latency and maximizes performance and reliability of enterprise connectivity on Office 365 user experience”. According to Microsoft, “the most significant factor that determines the quality of the Office 365 end user experience is network reliability.”
Mellanox® Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, announced ASIC-to-Protocol (A2P) customer support solutions for the SONiC Network Operating System (NOS) on Mellanox Spectrum switches.
Ooredoo Myanmar has announced plans to expand its digital libraries to 60 locations all around the country, following the successful campaign of its initial digital library project that was first launched in 2014 in partnership with Myanmar Book Aids and Preservation Foundation (MBAPF).
PCCW Global, the international operating division of HKT, Hong Kong’s premier telecommunications service provider, and DCConnect, a leading APAC on-demand connectivity, data center and cloud provider, have entered into a technology collaboration that will enable both Console Connect and DCConnect customers to seamlessly leverage network services from either service provider, including providing DCConnect customers with on-demand access to PCCW Global’s extensive international network footprint.
Sparkle, the first international service provider in Italy and among the top ten global operators, announces the expansion of its IP backbone reach in the Caucasus region with the opening of a new Point of Presence (PoP) in Yerevan, Armenia.
5G spectrum sales in India are likely to be deferred to beginning of 2020, as the auctioneer has yet to be appointed and important work on the draft documents is still ongoing, according to reports from industry officials.
PCCW Global, the international operating division of HKT, Hong Kong’s premier telecommunications service provider, was named as a supplier on the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) Education Technology framework to provide broadband fibre infrastructure and broadband services to all public sector educational organizations in the United Kingdom following a rigorous tender process.
Chinese telco giant ZTE has recently teamed up with Smartfren Telecom, a Jakarta-based wireless network operator to bolster Indonesia’s Ministry of Communication and Informatics to perform 5G applications within the manufacturing sector.
China Mobile International Limited (CMI) announced that the latest version of the cloud-network integration platform mCloud is available online. The upgraded mCloud supports wider cloud connections and covers more cloud service providers. It simplifies the online order system by enabling e-payment to improve the overall experience and demonstrates the true meaning of ‘Putting the Cloud at your Fingertips’ by providing more convenience to customers. CMI is committed to creating an integrated cloud-network system with cloud service partners and enhancing our services to help customers expand their businesses globally. Since the launch of mCloud on 8th May, CMI has been helping multinationals deploy and manage innovative cloud and network products. The company has continued to strengthen collaboration with its partners and innovate based on our customers’ needs.
Chinese telcos have recently proposed the possibility of building partnerships with one another to expand on the 5G mobile network in an effort to reduce costs. The three major telcos involved, China Telecom, China Mobile and China Unicom are hurtling towards deploying 5G services over 50 cities, just behind the United States and South Korea who have already began acting on their promises to bolster new technology.