PCCW Global, a leading telecommunications service provider, has expanded its advanced Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) services to include both Universal Customer Premise Equipment (uCPE) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV) technologies, supporting companies that plan to leverage the benefits of digital transformation and cloud-based services.
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Alphabet stocks profit from Google's advertising business
Google parent Alphabet Inc topped quarterly sales expectations for its advertising and Cloud businesses, helped in part by the pandemic, and said it will resume big spending on hiring and facility construction.
Enterprise spending on cloud surged to almost $130 bln in 2020: report
According to the findings of Synergy Research Group, enterprises are continuing to spend heavily on cloud infrastructure. In fact, this spending grew by 35% in 2020 to reach almost $130 billion.
Orange Business Services Flexible SD-WAN to support health industry
Getinge, a leading global supplier of medical technology products and systems, chose Orange Business Services to deploy a software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN). The solution has supported the Sweden-based multinational’s network performance, while increasing security and supporting its cloud-first strategy.
Saudi Arabia to slash power cost for cloud operators
As part of the kingdom’s Vision 2030 strategy to drive growth across the Saudi digital economy,
The Council of Ministers has approved a reduced electricity tariff bundle for Saudi-based public cloud computing operators, according to regional news agency reports.
Mavenir and VIAVI collaborate to validate radio access solutions in US
Viavi Solutions Inc. (VIAVI) on Tuesday announced that Mavenir, a leading provider of end-to-end cloud-native network software for mobile operators, is collaborating with VIAVI for lab validation of radio access solutions in the U.S. VIAVI's lab test platform, in use by almost every base station manufacturer in the world, provides scalable test systems for validating network performance as experienced by end users, across multiple cells and different radio access technologies.
Tencent Cloud to launch its first public cloud infrastructure in MENA
Tencent Cloud, the cloud computing subsidiary of the multinational Chinese tech firm, announced its collaboration with the Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) in opening an Internet Data Centre (IDC) in the country. This will be the first Tencent Cloud public cloud infrastructure to be deployed in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
Google Cloud, Nokia join hands to provide 5G solutions for enterprise digital transformation
US cloud giant Google Cloud and Nokia has inked a global strategic partnership to provide a slew of new cloud-based 5G solutions to telcos around the world.
Google Cloud, Intel join forces for innovations in 5G Networks and Edge deployments
Intel and Google Cloud announced a collaboration to develop telco cloud reference architectures and integrated solutions for communication service providers to accelerate 5G deployment across multiple network and edge locations.
Bios Middle East sets foot in Saudi Arabia with two cloud-based data centres
Bios Middle East, a Dubai-based cloud and managed IT services provider has setup two new cloud data centres in Riyadh and Jeddah in Saudi Arabia, according to the company.