IFC Helps Network International Expand Access to Payment Infrastructure in the Middle East and Africa

According to McKinsey, credit, debit card and ATM penetration in MidEast and Africa is the lowest in the world

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the IFC Middle East and North Africa Fund, managed by IFC Asset Management Company, today announced a combined indirect equity investment of $30 million via the WP/GA consortium fund in Network International, a leading provider of payment solutions, to expand the payment infrastructure in the Middle East and Africa.

Mavenir Unveils the Mavenir RCS Cloud Platform and Interconnection Hub

Provides open framework to enable diverse innovation from an industry-wide Ecosystem

Mavenir, the global leaders in software-defined infrastructure solutions with a world-leading installed base of advanced messaging solutions that support more than 3.5 billion of subscribers across 350 operators, today announced the launch of its cloud-based Rich Communication Services (RCS) Platform and Hub, further expanding its globally deployed suite of flagship RCS solutions that support tens of millions of subscribers worldwide.

Netcracker Provides End-to-End BSS and OSS Transformation Program to Telefónica

Enabling Telefónica's wholesale and roaming business to deliver digital services faster

Netcracker Technology announced today that Telefónica Business Solutions is using an end-to-end BSS/OSS stack from Netcracker to help it become a more automated and efficient service provider by enabling the faster delivery of business services and with a significant cost reduction.

Netcracker will provide a complete end-to-end IT stack, including BSS and OSS, for Telefónica’s worldwide Wholesale and Roaming businesses. The company will also use Netcracker’s implementation and consulting expertise to accelerate the delivery and monetization of new services.

Sonus and Palo Alto Networks Team to Deliver Advanced Mobile Network RCS Protection

Joint architecture allows MNOs to implement new policies that block unauthorized traffic on EPC networks

Sonus Networks, Inc., a global leader in securing Cloud and real-time communications, today announced a new architecture designed to mitigate the impacts of rogue LTE endpoint devices and erroneous IP traffic crossing 4G-LTE mobile networks.

Fujitsu Introduces Low-cost, Access-Agnostic Solution for Service Delivery

Virtual Access Network solution replaces costly hardware and cuts long provisioning times

Fujitsu Network Communications will introduce its Virtual Access Network (VAN) solution at the OFC Conference this week. The solution lifts the cost and time barriers to small-to-medium business (SMB) service deployment by eliminating purpose-built routing devices and manual provisioning, while utilizing any access technology to deliver services.

“It increases the accessible market by enabling low-cost expansion to new service areas and customer populations. It also offers long-term opportunity with the potential for innovative future service offerings.”

Gartner Says Detection and Response is Top Security Priority in 2017

Worldwide Spending on Information Security to Reach $90 Billion in 2017


STAMFORD, Conn., March 14, 2017 — Organisations are transforming their security spending strategy in 2017, moving away from prevention-only approaches to focus more on detection and response, according to Gartner, Inc. Worldwide spending on information security is expected to reach $90 billion in 2017, an increase of 7.6 per cent over 2016, and to top $113 billion by 2020. Spending on enhancing detection and response capabilities is expected to be a key priority for security buyers through 2020.

Industry Bodies Align to Standardize On-Device NFC Service Management

Ensuring predictable behavior of an NFC service regardless of where it is hosted

March 13 2017 – ETSI, GlobalPlatform and the NFC Forum today detailed a standardized approach to implementing and managing NFC services across all technologies and platforms. The shared work initiative explains how to ensure that NFC services successfully coexist within a device and operate as intended.

Orange Business Services and Riverbed bring SD-WAN to hybrid networks

VNF deployment is key milestone on the Orange network-as-a-service roadmap

Orange Business Services is strengthening its hybrid network offering with software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) technology from its partner Riverbed Technology. The new solution will enable Orange customers to simplify the management of their hybrid networks and optimize the performance of both corporate and cloud applications. This launch is a key part of the Orange network-as-a-service strategy, and the solution will be available globally.

Globalstar and Inmarsat to Form Partnership to Cross-Sell Satellite Services

More service options for the diverse needs of expanding international customer bases

COVINGTON, La., March 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Globalstar (NYSE:GSAT) and Inmarsat, two leading providers of mobile satellite and voice data communications services, announced today their intention to form a new partnership to cross-sell their respective products and services, increasing their global reach. The future partnership aims to provide additional service options for the growing and diverse needs of the companies' expanding international customer bases.

Cataleya Launches vOrchid One at Capacity Middle East 2017

Virtualised SBC to support the development of scalable, elastic and on-demand models

Singapore, 08 March 2017 – Cataleya, a leader in IP and networking innovation, has launched a virtualised software version of its award-winning next-generation session border controller (SBC) Orchid One. vOrchid One provides all of the functionality of the hardware version of Orchid One, combining Big Data, real-time network analytics and Machine Learning to guarantee network performance on IP.
 

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