Yahoo! JAPAN Deploys Infinera Cloud Xpress for Data Center Interconnect

Hyper-scale density, operational simplicity and low power consumption

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec. 05, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Infinera, a provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, announced that Yahoo! JAPAN, a leading Japanese internet company, deployed the Infinera Cloud Xpress to interconnect its data centers in Osaka. The Cloud Xpress enables Yahoo! JAPAN to interconnect data centers with hyper-scale density, operational simplicity and low power consumption to deliver internet services to its customers.

CITIC Telecom Acquires Entire CITIC Telecom Tower

Full-speed into data centre services, indispensible to supporting ride in cloud demand

HONG KONG, Nov 8, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - CITIC Telecom International CPC Limited ("CITIC Telecom CPC"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CITIC Telecom International Holdings Limited ("CITIC Telecom" or "The Group"; HKEX: 1883), is pushing full-speed ahead in expansion into the data centre market. The Group's acquisition of the remaining floors of CITIC Telecom Tower is a major driver of this thrust and the progress already achieved will support CITIC Telecom CPC in its effort to capture the immense opportunities in the cloud computing service and data centre market.

TelePacific Completes DSCI Acquisition, Creating National Powerhouse Delivering Managed Services with Five-Nines Guaranteed Performance

Integrates Unified Communications and Managed IT offerings into broad portfolio of solutions for business

TelePacific’s acquisition of leading managed services provider, DSCI, rewrites the MSP category by bringing leading-edge unified communications, managed IT, connectivity, cloud and continuity services together in a single provider, all backed with guaranteed performance that comes from a company with a five-nines quality heritage.

AI Security Leader to be Important Player in IoT Security

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is rapidly becoming integrated into many aspects of communication, applications, content, and commerce.  The Internet of Things (IoT) is a particularly important area for AI as a means for safeguarding assets, reducing fraud, and supporting analytics and automated decision making.  Mind Commerce estimates that global AI-based IoT anti-fraud and security intelligence solution revenue will reach nearly $1.5B USD by 2021.

MEF Envisions Agile, Dynamic and Assured Services as Reality Through New LSO Architecture

Lifecycle services would work within one carrier’s network, or span the globe linking multiple service providers

Lifecycle Service Orchestration: Reference Architecture and Framework (MEF 55). This 57-page document from the MEF is the essential, foundational specification for agile end-to-end communications services that work within one carrier’s network or can span the globe linking multiple service providers.

Sonus Leads in NFV with Cloud-Optimized Session Border Controller

Enables Service Providers to Offer Real-Time Communications in Public and Private Clouds

Sonus Networks, Inc a global leader in secure and intelligent Cloud communications, announced today key enhancements to its Session Border Controller Software edition (SBC SWe). With these updates, Sonus’ industry-leading SBC SWe allows service providers to break free from proprietary hardware and accelerate real-time communications in public and private Clouds.

OpenCloud opens VoLTE for third-party development

OpenCloud has packaged Clearwater IMS, OpenIMS HSS and OpenCloud Sentinel VoLTE TAS in a single, downloadable image

OpenCloud, the telecoms software innovator, has today launched a single VoLTE image – a downloadable software package for software engineers to develop Voice and Video over LTE services. The image comprises of the OpenCloud Sentinel VoLTE Telecom Application Server (TAS), Clearwater IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) from Metaswitch and the OpenIMS Home Subscriber Server (HSS). 

The software package provides a fully-functioning, live environment to show how developers can rapidly create unique VoLTE services for operators’ business and consumer customers. 

Tigo Business and Microsoft Announce Partnership

Partnership Will Provide Cloud Services to Eight Markets in Latin America

Millicom’s Tigo Business brand and Microsoft today announce a Microsoft Cloud OS Network (COSN) partnership to deliver cloud computing benefits to businesses in the Latam region. The partnership will enable the delivery of innovative applications and cloud services to the business community in Colombia, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Bolivia and Paraguay.

BSO Announces Plans to Build Financial Cloud to Address Growing FX Market Needs in London, New York and Tokyo

Financial cloud services will be offered in Equinix LD4, TY3 and NY4 to benefit key FX markets

BSO, the global Ethernet network, cloud and hosting provider, announces the company is adding Financial Cloud to its service portfolio to provide a unique and fully-integrated low latency network and cloud offering specifically engineered for the global financial community. The build will include the key FX marketplaces of London, New York and Tokyo with a presence in Equinix LD4, NY4 and TY3. The project will initially focus on LD4, with the plan to be fully functioning in Q4 2016.

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

TIA

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.

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