Cloud

  • AWS expands global footprint with new ME infrastructure

    Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ:AMZN), today announced the opening of the AWS Middle East (Bahrain) Region. With this launch, AWS now spans 69 Availability Zones within 22 geographic regions around the world, and has announced plans for nine more Availability Zones across three more AWS Regions in Indonesia, Italy, and South Africa.

  • Brazilian operator expands edge cloud capability with Nokia AirFrame

    TIM Brazil has selected Nokia AirFrame servers featuring new, 2nd generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors to virtualize its datacenters by the end of 2021.

  • Brazilian operator set to launch ‘Smart Cities’ platform for private sector

    A Brazilian telecom operator has disclosed its intentions to launch a 'Smart Cities' platform that will be targeted at both public and private sector. Brazilian company Oi, formerly known as Telemar, is the largest telecommunications company in Brazil and South America and is headquartered in Rio de Janeiro.

  • Claude Schuck on the four pillars of digital transformation

    Veeam is a company that develops backup, disaster recovery and intelligent data management software for a variety of infrastructures, namely multi-cloud. The company entered the market back in 2006 and has since then become a key player in the industry for its work in helping enterprises move towards the Cloud.

  • Cloud adoption by financial services in China past the tipping point

    The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) and Ernst & Young (EY) China have released the results of a joint survey into the adoption of cloud computing by the financial services industry in China, saying adoption has reached a tipping point within the industry.

  • Cloud and analytics: key to unlocking the potential of 5G and IoT

    Robotics, wearable, and internet-connected homeware, all these billions of connected devices in use today already produce loads of data. But nowadays, 5G network is getting closer to being integrated into our everyday lives and the possibilities for the Internet of Things will only be limited by our imaginations.

  • Ethiopian PM looks to deepen cooperation with Huawei in driving ICT growth

    Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn looked to collaborate with Huawei to build the ICT industry in Ethiopia during his meeting with the company's chairwoman, Sun Yafang, in Beijing on May 13.

  • Huawei outlines five trends that can make cities 'smarter and safer'

    Rapid urbanization has made public safety a top priority of city governance. Governments worldwide recognize that urban safety plays a vital role in protecting people's lives and property, and is the cornerstone of economic growth in modern cities. To make cities smarter and safer, they are adopting innovative information and communications technologies (ICT) designed to prevent and react to evolving threats.

  • Huawei powers AI technology in Singapore with opening of ground-breaking AI lab

    Huawei launches Singapore’s first 5G-powered Artificial Intelligence (AI) lab equipped with AI, 5G and Cloud technology, at Changi Business Park. The lab boasts facilities that offer extensive 5G support, from Proof of Concepts (POCs) to free trials, with a 5G test-bed and Huawei’s Cloud platform. It also supports AI enablement through offline AI developer kits, as well as Huawei’s ModelArts AI Platform, to support AI R&D efforts.

  • Huawei releases cloud security service management guide

    Huawei and Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) jointly released the cloud security service management guide at the CSA APAC 2018 summit held in Singapore. As the technical director of the Cyber Security and User Privacy Protection Business Management Dept. of Huawei Products & Solutions, Dr. Chen Kai, President of the CSA Cloud Security Service Management (CSSM) Working Group (WG), delivered a speech at the summit and released the guide.

  • Huawei unveils latest security solutions at RSA 2017 Abu Dhabi

    Huawei exhibited its latest security solutions at the RSA Conference 2017 in Abu Dhabi on November 16, including the CloudFabric Security Solution and the CloudCampus Security Solution, together with an extended portfolio of Huawei security products and solutions.

  • Huawei’s An Jian discusses importance of data in our hyper-connected world

    AT GITEX this year, tech behemoth Huawei launched DataLake which follows the ‘One Cloud, One Lake, One Platform’ architecture in an effort to help customers innovate their services and increase the value of their businesses based on application scenarios of customers from sectors such as public utilities, finance, transport and manufacturing. 

  • LA travelers introduced to TAPforce

    Commuters in LA will now have increased flexibility in how they choose to pay for travel, thanks to the new TAPforce smart card system.

  • Mavenir to complete 5G core solution with cloud-native architecture at MWC LA

    Mavenir, a US-based Network Software Provider, and the industry's only end-to-end cloud-native vendor for CSPs, announced today its 5G Core platform, which includes a comprehensive set of 5G core functions on a containerized cloud-native platform. The decomposition of functions into these modular units provides the operators the flexibility to scale them independently; scalability and flexibility that wasn’t possible with 4G EPC.

  • Mellanox introduces revolutionary cloud computing solutions

    Mellanox Technologies, Ltd, a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end smart interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, has introduced ConnectX-6 Dx and BlueField-2 – next-generation cloud SmartNICs and I/O Processing Unit (IPU) solutions.

  • National Express strengthens cloud strategy with new deal

    UK public transport provider, National Express, has decided to make their IT system cloud-based with IBM Cloud.

  • Nokia expands its Cloud Packet Core offering which will accelerate the move to Smart Cities

    Nokia has expanded its Cloud Packet Core offering with a solution tailored specifically for global enterprises, the public sector and smaller operators. Nokia Cloud Packet Core, based upon cloud native technology, will help accelerate the move to Smart Cities, improve the safety and efficiency of employees, and expand mobile applications across a variety of industries.

  • Oracle, du collaborate to help UAE federal government entities deliver smart services

    UAE’s leading telecommunications services provider, du is driving major digital transformation with Oracle to accelerate the uptake of the UAE Federal Government Network (FEDNet) program that provides a common infrastructure resource for any federal government entity. This implementation will allow du to offer cost effective, integrated, secure and scalable cloud infrastructure services to power various Smart Government initiatives including ‘mGovernment’ and ‘Big Data’.

  • Report says invisible payments to cover 25% of all electronic transactions by 2021

    A recent Smart Insights report called ‘Invisible payments key to omni-channel commerce’ by Intelling, a consultancy based in Marseille, France, reveals a detailed analysis of the emerging invisible payments market segment. Invisible payments mean reducing the payments experience for consumers to the minimum amount of effort, while maintaining the highest levels of security, authentication and trust.

  • US tech giant extends its AI capabilities with new solution  

    Oracle has extended the artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities within Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Cloud and Oracle Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) Cloud. The latest machine learning-based innovations include an expense reporting assistant, project management digital assistant, advanced financial controls and project-driven supply chain management.