International Data Flows Face Uncertain Future in Europe

EU’s move last year to strike down the data sharing framework marked a setback for American companies

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The flow of personal data across borders has been a contentious issue recently—and one that will see important developments in the coming months. As European leaders prepare to implement a new approach to regulating online transfers of data to and from the U.S., there is a lot at stake for both small and large companies.

Communication Service Providers and Opportunities in Big Data

CSPs and the Telecom API Ecosystem

Application Programming Interfaces enable network operators to capitalize on existing network infrastructure to facilitate third-party creation of an array of business opportunities for carriers on a global basis.

What is an API?

SIMalliance Releases Open Mobile API Test Specification for Transport API v2.2

Bringing Improved Accuracy & Standardisation, Reliability in Implementation

SIMalliance, the global non-profit industry association which simplifies aspects of hardware-based device security to drive secure mobile services, today released its Open Mobile API (OMAPI) Test Specification for Transport API v2.2. The test specification outlines mobile device compliance to the OMAPI Specification v3.2 and defines test cases in order that conformance tests can be executed.

Accedian Launches VisionMETRIX 4.0 for Improved SD-WAN Monitoring and Reporting

Performance Reporting Portal Connects Directly to SDN Networks, Offering Real-Time Analytics

Accedian, the end-to-end network performance experts, announced today the launch of VisionMETRIX 4.0, the latest version of its network performance monitoring and reporting web portal for service providers and operators. New features align with operator adoption of dynamic, configurable software-defined wide area networks (SD-WANs) to deliver connectivity and value-added services for business customers.

FIME Announces Global Tool Qualified for MasterCard

Cloud-Based Payment Mobile Application Testing

FIME today announces that its Global test tool is qualified for MasterCard cloud-based payment (MCBP) mobile application testing. Mobile payment solution providers and payment issuers can now validate the functional compliance of their host card emulation (HCE) mobile payments solutions against MCBP Specifications prior to the formal certification stage, reducing product time to market.

Telco Systems’ CloudMetro vCPE Platform Demonstrates Carrier-Grade Performance

Company Adds 1GE Virtualization Platform Supporting Rich Pre-Integrated VNF Library

Telco Systems, the leading provider of innovative CE 2.0, MPLS, IP and SDN & NFV solutions, today announced that the company has released CloudMetro 10, a new 1GE virtualization platform, for carrier-grade performance achieved by a unique acceleration technology and has recently completed a series of commercial trials with Tier 1 service providers around the world.

Cisco and Roku Collaborate to Expand Streaming Video Security Solutions

Cisco and Roku Inc. today announce a collaboration to enable the Cisco VideoGuard Everywhere video service protection solution on Roku streaming players and Roku TVs.

Cisco VideoGuard Everywhere enables pay-TV operators to secure their content distribution to a wide variety of devices, which now includes Roku streaming players and Roku TVs. This collaboration will enable VideoGuard Everywhere to support the Charter Spectrum TV app available on Roku devices.

Keysight expands collaboration with China Mobile on 5G

Keysight Technologies Inc. announced new collaborations with China Mobile on key 5G technologies. This includes channel measurement and modeling and massive MIMO over-the-air (OTA) testing. China Mobile is the world’s largest mobile network operator. This work is a continuation and strengthening of the 5G collaborations with China Mobile Communications Co. Ltd. Research Institute (CMRI) that began in 2014.

IoT Project-Starts Down Slightly for Coming Year: Trade Group

 Enterprises that will deploy IoT solutions say that they are trimming back their plans for the next 12 months, according to the IoT M2M Council (IMC), a trade group whose membership is comprised of over 17,000 technology buyers from around the globe in the nascent technology sector. The IMC’s Quarterly IoT Buyers’ Index surveys its members about their buying plans up to two years out, and the relative number of enterprise users looking to make IoT investments in a six- or 12-month timeframe has shown slight decreases over the last three consecutive quarters.

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