Here are the week’s strays and stragglers we roped for you:
Apple will not use a mobile modem developed by chipmaker Intel in its next-generation iPhone for 5G, reports Calcalist.
ZTE named a former head of its Germany business, Xu Ziyang, as its new CEO, reports Reuters.
Ericsson opened a Center of Excellence and Innovation Lab for 5G in Delhi, India.
Nokia and China Mobile are setting up a joint artificial intelligence (AI)/5G lab in China.
Juniper Networks expanded its campus portfolio, including extending EVPN-VXLAN fabric to the campus, enabling a common architecture for campus and data center fabrics by unifying disparate architectures.
Italian service provider Wind Tre selected Ericsson to modernize its radio access network (RAN) across Italy.
AT&T launched its fiber internet service in South Bend, Indiana. This is the provider’s 71st metro with the service. And the company is planning similar fiber roll-outs in 13 more metro areas.
InterDigital released details of a 5G control plane demonstration, showing how network control functions can be created and run in cloud environments as web service-like implementations using standard servers.
Radwin and Microsoft partnered to make broadband more accessible in the rural U.S. by introducing TV White Space technologies.
IBM and Italian bank Banca Carige launched Dock, a $500 million joint venture to bring technologies including AI, big data, and analytics to Carige’s more than 500 branches.
Microsoft Azure is offering its Immutable Blob Storage, enabling financial institutions to store and retain data in a non-erasable and non-rewritable format.
Ribbon Communications released general availability of its session border controller. It also released new versions of its centralized policy and routing, insight element management system, and GSX media gateway.
Tech Mahindra and Lifars, a security forensics and response firm, jointly released a managed threat detection and response service.
HyTrust integrated its DataControl and CloudAdvisor for an end-to-end system for data discovery, classification, and encryption.
Juniper Networks will resell Aerohive Networks’s cloud-managed WiFi and cloud management platform.
IoT chipmaker Sequans and NTT DoCoMo will jointly work toward an end-to-end narrowband IoT ecosystem in Japan.
The Australian Federal Government awarded IBM a new $750 million five-year contract to be a major technology partner.
Robotic process automation startup Automation Anywhere raised $250 million in a Series A funding round.
The non-profit RISC-V formed a Security Standing Committee to derive the best security practices for IoT, machine learning, and embedded systems.
A number of telecom operators from Asia and the Middle East joined the Carrier Blockchain Study Group (CBSG), which is collaborating to build a global, cross-carrier blockchain platform.
Here are the other stories SDxCentral covered this week:
- EdgeConnex Expands Denver Data Center Footprint, Strikes Megaport, Colt Deals
- Data Center Management as a Service Promises to Be Disruptive
- Headcount: The Latest in Hirings, Firings, and Retirings — July 5, 2018
- Nokia Strikes 5G Test Deal With China Social Media Giant Tencent
- ThetaRay Scores $30 Million Series B for AI-Powered Security
- CenturyLink Security Log Monitoring Increases Visibility Across Hybrid Networks
- Empirix Monitoring and Service Assurance Tools Pass Huawei Standard
- Cisco and Samsung: A Natural Partnership on 5G?
- Mode2, Cloudability Monitor Serverless Usage as Market Seeks Direction
- ‘Dell Will Eventually Consume VMware,’ Analyst Says
- HPE’s Latest SimpliVity HCI Platform Targets ROBO, Edge Deployments
- SDxCentral’s Top 10 Articles — June 2018
- Swedish Private Equity Fund Acquires SUSE for $2.5B
- Vodafone SDN-Based Optical Trial Taps Facebook Voyager Platform
- Reliance Industries Buys Radisys for About $67 Million
- Dell Technologies, VMware Reach $9B Deal After Months of Speculation
- Security Company Tenable Files for IPO