BlackBerry Bets $1.4B on IoT Security With Cylance Acquisition In a year when security startups are raising hundreds of millions in initial public offerings — including Cylance competitor Carbon Black that scored $152 million in its May IPO — it was widely assumed Cylance would follow suit.
Cable Companies Eye Dish’s Greenfield 5G Network Dish says it is building a neutral-host 5G network that customers can rent space on to deliver different types of services.
Mimik Unleashes the Server Power of Edge Devices The platform minimizes the need for cloud resources to power edge devices by turning ordinary devices, like a mobile phone, into a mini cloud server.
Ericsson Forecasts Brighter Days Ahead CEO Borje Ekholm said that the company’s turnaround strategy is working. Ericsson increased its sales goals by $2 billion for 2020.
Dish’s 5G Aspirations Move Closer to Reality With NB-IoT Deals The company will use Ericsson NB-IoT equipment and SBA Communications’ towers for the first phase of its 5G network, which it says will be done in March 2020.
Cisco Study Finds Enterprises Racing Toward ‘Preemptive’ IT Cisco developed a four-step model for IT operations maturity showing where organizations are now and where they would like to be in two years.
GE Digital Adds a Private Cloud to Its Predix IoT Platform The company also enhanced its Predix edge capabilities to include analytics and device management.
Edgeworx ioFog Platform Drills Software Down to the Edge “Our goal is to bring a full software layer down to the lowest edge layer possible and to make building for the edge as easy as building for the cloud,” says CEO Kilton Hopkins.
DT, SK Telecom Invest in Each Other’s 5G-Focused Pet Projects The telecom giants will invest a like amount in DT's MobiledgeX edge computing subsidiary and SK's partner ID Quantique, which uses quantum physics to secure communication transmissions.
Microsoft Boosts Government Cloud Support as JEDI Looms The company currently supports 50 services at the FedRAMP Moderate level with plans to push that to the FedRAMP High level by year-end.
Broadcom Banks on WiFi to Storm 5G and IoT Markets The company views WiFi as instrumental in providing the necessary in-building coverage and capacity for 5G deployments.
Particle Migrates IoT Software Developer Tool to Microsoft The Workbench product is a desktop development tool that now uses Microsoft Visual Studio Code for direct access to device programming.
Barefoot Preps for 5G and IoT With Its Tofino Chip and the P4 Language Paired with the P4 programming language, Barefoot’s Tofino chip gives users the freedom to design what the chip can do.
NB-IoT Bounds Toward Reality With Network Deployments and Trials Ericsson and Telstra extended the 3GPP standards-based limit for a long-range narrowband IoT data connections from 40 km to 100 km through software upgrades.
CNCF, Eclipse Foundation Push Kubernetes to the Edge The Kubernetes IoT Edge Working Group is looking to see how far it can push the centralized Kubernetes platform out into the distributed edge and IoT ecosystem.
Microsoft Azure IoT Plans Now Support Digital Twins The integration allows users to manage the digital model using event-driven and serverless methods that can then be transferred to the physical environment.
Marvell’s Purchase of Cavium Greatly Expands Its Infrastructure Products Both companies were focused on infrastructure, and yet there was very little overlap in their product lines.
Intel and Alibaba Launch Edge, Hybrid Cloud Partnerships The hybrid cloud partnership will target original equipment manufacturers and channel partners that will build and sell private cloud products running Alibaba Cloud’s Apsara Stack.
Broadcom’s Chip Portfolio Is Top Heavy, as Are Its Headlines The company is a heavyweight in the Ethernet switch space but has room to make up in 5G and IoT.
Qualcomm Sets Its Sights on Edge Computing, IoT and 5G The chip maker is retooling its server business to focus on edge computing and is pushing hard on new growth areas like IoT and 5G.