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In 2020, CenturyLink rebranded itself as Lumen Technologies with a mission to deliver a "platform for amazing things." With approximately 450,000 global route miles of fiber and connections to 2,200 public and private datacenters, Lumen ...
The launch of IBM Cloud Satellite allows customers to extend the IBM Cloud-as-a-service consumption model across on-premises, third-party public cloud, and edge platforms. This allows customers to apply consistent compute, storage, and workload ...
The failure rate of commercial and industrial Internet of Things (IoT) deployments is quite high. Such initiatives are inherently bespoke and are mired in data integration challenges, which results in complexity, cost overruns, and poor ...
Manufacturing around the world is undergoing operational transformation to take advantage of modern technologies both at the edge and at the cloud, bringing together unique insights to help improve efficiencies. Bringing together the manufacturing ...
One of the leading inhibitors of Industry 4.0 progression is the heterogeneous legacy technology landscape in industrial operations and the challenge of aggregating and managing operational data. By partnering to enable a hybrid cloud architecture, ...
Oracle announced new features in marketing, sales, and service applications within Oracle CX that extend the use of AI and automation and improve integration between CX products that will help enterprise customers improve personalization ...
On February 4, 2021, Microsoft announced the launch of Microsoft Viva, an employee experience platform (EXP) that brings together a variety of tools and features for employee engagement (EX), learning, well-being, and knowledge discovery ...
The ecosystem consisting of C3.ai, Shell, Baker Hughes, and Microsoft that makes up the Open AI Energy Initiative (OAI) brings together a powerful combination of partners that provide AI tools to not only today's energy industry but also ...
Juniper Networks reported its financial results for 4Q20 on January 28, 2021. Juniper also posted its results for its fiscal year ending December 31, 2020.
Juniper's quarterly net revenue was approximately $1.22 billion, up 1% y/y ...
The $1.2 billion acquisition price for process mining vendor Signavio will be a cost-effective investment if SAP's newly announced Business Process Intelligence (BPI) business unit plays out the way SAP envisions. Process mining collects ...
AT&T launched several new important features for its FirstNet public safety subscribers, including a service that promises to extend coverage and is only available in the FirstNet Band 14 spectrum. The company also announced LMR interoperability ...
As the digital economy has emerged, data has become the lifeblood of business operations, helping people make better decisions, driving new insights, and creating new business models. Data governance is no longer just about security and ...
Citrix Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CTXS) announced on January 19, 2021, that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Wrike, a rapidly growing collaborative work management (CWM) vendor for $2.25 billion in cash. The goal is to combine ...
Amazon AI Conclave 2021 showcased how changing customer expectations requires leveraging machine learning to build innovative and scalable solutions in the cloud and on the edge. Amazon Web Services (AWS) continues to focus on its commitment ...
Awareness — and utility — of location-enabled applications and analytics has increased tremendously over the past year, across new applications and added value for existing solutions. IDC's November 2020 Data Buyers Study shows that ...
The focus of innovation in the areas of customer experience, autonomous operations, and faster decision making is increasingly dependent upon the ability to gather, cache, and process data at the edges of the enterprise. Technologies like ...
Conversational artificial intelligence vendor Uniphore announced its acquisition of Emotion Research Lab, a developer of artificial intelligence–based video analysis software that uses machine learning to identify emotion and attention in ...
Reveal has quietly amassed significant AI capabilities within the realm of the review and analysis portions of ediscovery. Many in the ediscovery space compete against the market leader by trying to build a generic alternative instead of ...
Intel held its 2020 Industry Analyst Summit from December 8 to 10, 2020. The Summit brought coherence to a strategy encompassing a broad array of technologies and product plans and put the strategy into the context of economics, politics, ...
Qualcomm announced its Snapdragon 888 5G Mobile Platform, Qualcomm's most powerful smartphone SoC to date and is the first 800 series with an integrated 5G baseband processor, on December 2, 2020. This IDC Link reviews the major advancements ...
A strategic partnership between Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Verily, an Alphabet company, and Microsoft Corp. was established today. Terra is a secure, scalable, open source platform that was developed by Verily and the Broad Institute ...
The disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as enterprises' responses to it, triggered urgent digital transformation efforts for agile workforces, contactless customer engagements, and automated business operations in 2020. ...