CEO Borje Ekholm said an investigation of the company by the SEC and DOJ started in 2013. The scandal put a damper on otherwise positive third quarter results.
The group, in conjunction with CableLabs, has developed a vRAN reference design that will enable cable companies to launch 4G, and ultimately 5G.
Altiostar, Mavenir, and Parallel Wireless were picked by TIP’s OpenRAN project for having the most compliant platforms.
The company said it’s using service providers as its SD-WAN sales channel and banking on large managed services deals.
The company will now give IT workers that are transferring to Infosys the option of receiving an exit package if they decline to move to the outsourcing firm.
Contrail’s enterprise multi-cloud platform is integrated with Nutanix APIs to give enterprises better visibility into virtualized workloads. It also paves the way for more automation.
The company says its approach is different from Cisco’s because it is focused on training the engineers behind the technology, not just releasing new products.
The service provider prides itself on its network superiority but can it maintain its competitive edge and still outsource its IT department?
Both groups say they have created end-to-end offerings that will compete with traditional, hardware-centric RAN vendors.
Creators of Edgility say it will offer network operators a better way to manage resources at the network edge. And it will work with existing open source projects like ONAP and Akraino.
David Ulevitch, who was once in charge of Cisco’s security business, is leaving to become a general partner at Andreesson Horowitz.
The former Sprint executive says that there are too many SD-WAN competitors in the market muddying the message to enterprises.
Verizon is touting the fact that it is the first operator globally to deploy 5G, even though the service is based upon the company’s own 5G TF standard.
The operator’s upcoming fixed 5G wireless service launch will likely face some significant challenges in terms of coverage, return on investment, and scalability.
The government agency gave time limits to cities to approve or reject requests from wireless operators to install small cell sites in neighborhoods.