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On April 10, 2020, in a rare show of united front against a novel common adversary, Google and Apple announced a joint partnership with the intent of providing an anonymous contact tracing capability for COVID-19 infections. The unique proposal ...
On April 9, 2020, Huawei hosted a virtual event, TogetherUnited, to update customers and partners on the steps that Huawei has taken to ensure security, support, connectivity, and business continuity for its networks and IT infrastructure. ...
On April 15, 2020, Apple unveiled the highly anticipated update to its 2016 iPhone SE, offering a slightly refreshed design based on the iPhone 8 with improved performance under the hood. The iPhone SE will replace the actual iPhone 8 model, ...
Cisco's decision to acquire its partner Fluidmesh Networks is driven by the recognition that enterprise customers are increasingly demanding more options beyond traditional broadband, or even licensed cellular, to backhaul the enterprise ...
On April 14, 2020, Cisco Capital offered a new business resiliency program designed for customers and partners to help maintain business and technology continuity during the COVID-19 pandemic that includes attractive lease and loan terms ...
On April 9, 2020, Cohesity announced that it has secured a $250 million investment in a Series E round of funding. This round brings the total investment in the company to more than $650 million and puts a $2.5 billion valuation on the company. ...
On April 3, PwC announced the availability of Check-In, a precision platform designed to improve confidence by providing a real-time view of workforce productivity and risk exposure.
In announcing its pending acquisition of SD-WAN vendor CloudGenix for approximately $420 million, Palo Alto Networks emphatically confirmed the convergence of networking and security on both the WAN and in the emerging software-defined branch ...
In acquiring Affirmed Networks, a poster child of the cloud-native telco infrastructure/network functions virtualization (NFV) trend in mobile networks, Microsoft is expanding its foothold in the communications service provider (comm. SP) ...
COVID-19 will be the historical inflection point when digitally transformed organizations proved their value. For example, industry analyst meetings with vendors will not always be virtual only, but they also won't go back to the status ...
In just a few weeks, the rapid expansion of the global Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has drastically changed the ways business is conducted and the ways lives are led worldwide. In response, the major U.S. printer and MFP vendors are implementing ...
Unlike IT equipment, where consumption can drop (and recover) quickly, datacenter construction is a two- to three-year project. Fortunately, 2017–2019 witnessed the biggest additions of modern datacenter capacity in history so space, power, ...
Growth in global IT spending is expected to reduce by 1.3%, compared with the estimated growth rate of 5.1% by the end of 2020, because of the "pessimistic scenario" that resulted from the COVID-19 outbreak. Most impact is expected to be ...
Video surveillance technologies have acquired a negative connotation among many consumers and brands as a potentially invasive and privacy-challenging technology. Yet there are a number of potential upsides to this broad swath of technologies ...
On March 19, 2020, Accenture reported its FY 2Q20 results, including $11.1 billion in quarterly revenue, a YoY increase of 7% in USD and 8% in local currency. The earnings call was led by Accenture CEO Julie Sweet and Accenture CFO KC McClure. ...
On January 27, 2020, 40 public advocacy groups, led by the Electronic Privacy Information Center, sent a letter to the U.S. government's Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB) asking for the suspension of the government's use ...
On March 13, 2020, U.S. President Donald Trump declared a national state of emergency in order to combat the growing coronavirus pandemic. The number of COVID-19 positive diagnoses grows daily, as more testing rolls out to affected communities. ...
As the U.S. economy starts to crack under the weight of uncertainty, and with everyday living thrown into increasing disarray, it's clear that COVID-19's impact on 2020 U.S. device markets will not be exclusive to supply chain and production ...
The news that Amazon will sell the Amazon Go Just Walk Out technology to other retailers came in advance of widespread retail store closures due to COVID-19 governmental guidance. Ironically, there never has been a time when eliminating ...
Google Cloud's Global Mobile Edge Cloud (GMEC) strategy reflects a recognition of several key communication service provider (CSP) industry insights including 5G's potential as a platform for enterprise innovation and digital transformation ...
On March 13, 2020, U.S. President Donald Trump declared a national state of emergency to combat the growing COVID-19 pandemic. The number of COVID-19 positive diagnoses grows daily as more testing rolls out to affected communities. Quarantines, ...
COVID-19 was first reported in the city of Wuhan in the Hubei province of China at the end of 2019. Since then, the number of COVID-19 positive cases has multiplied quickly and spread rapidly across the world, causing a current global pandemic. ...