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.
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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.
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.
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.
Integrated Telecom Company (ITC), a leader in telecom and ICT services, and HUAWEI, the leading global ICT infrastructure provider, started implementing the second phase of expanding the 5G infrastructure by adding 1000 new sites. This expansion will increase ITC digital connectivity and bring ultra-high-speed internet to businesses and residents.
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.
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.
Integrated Telecom Company (ITC), a leader in telecom and ICT services, has started its 5G wireless network service soft-launch. It intends to provide cutting edge Fixed Wireless Access services to enterprise customers. ITC is the first operator in the Kingdom to launch a 5G SA (standalone) network. 5G SA is the latest version of 5G, which works fully on a 5G core network without any legacy (4G or earlier) technologies used. Essentially, it is pure 5G end-to-end.
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.
MYCOM OSI, the Assurance Cloud Company™ and leading independent provider of Assurance, Automation and Analytics solutions to the world’s largest communications service providers (CSPs), announced that its case study with stc, unifying its performance management capabilities into a single, cloud native platform capable of automating much of stc’s network and service operations, has resulted in the partnership winning the Telecom Review Excellence Award 2020.