Category: Infrastructure

Infrastructure, Networking, Wireless Infrastructure

Do we need 6G wireless already? 5G engineers debate

April 25, 2019

Via: ZDnet

It was a minefield that attendees of the first day of sessions at Brooklyn 5G Summit 2019 on Wednesday maneuvered through: The topic of whether the world’s governmental policy makers have blown 5G wireless all out of proportion. Representatives of […]

Infrastructure, Wireless Infrastructure

Verizon Q1 solid, but wireless business has multiple moving parts ahead of 5G

April 23, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Verizon reported a solid first quarter with better-than-expected earnings and outlook for 2019. The company reported first quarter earnings of $1.22 a share, or $1.20 a share on a non-GAAP basis, on revenue of $32.1 billion. Wall Street was expecting […]

Federal, Infrastructure, Operations Security, Policy, Security, Storage

Federal CISO floats potential for new supply chain regs

April 18, 2019

Via: FCW

The federal government’s top IT security chief floated the possibility of new regulations to shore up protections and transparency in the technology supply chain and canvassed industry for feedback. While speaking at a cybersecurity event in Virginia hosted by the […]

Infrastructure, Networking, Wireless Infrastructure

Intel quits 5G modem business hours after Apple settles with Qualcomm

April 17, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

Intel says it is canceling a line of smartphone 5G chips that had been slated for 2020 launches. The announcement comes on the same day Apple announced a wide-ranging settlement with Qualcomm over patent issues. Qualcomm has long been a […]

Applications, Infrastructure

The 5 most challenging IT tasks facing local governments

April 2, 2019

Via: StateScoop

Local government IT executives are pulled in many different directions as they address daunting challenges, whether it is managing the day-to-day operation of the IT department, strengthening the effectiveness of the IT organization as a valued partner within the enterprise, […]

Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Volkswagen and Amazon Team Up to Create an Industrial Cloud

March 27, 2019

Via: Fortune

The world’s biggest carmaker and the everything store are teaming up. Amazon (AMZN, -0.48%) and Volkswagen (VLKPF, +0.00%) announced a new global, multiyear partnership Wednesday morning to create an industrial cloud for the automaker’s 122 facilities, with the intention of […]

Applications, Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure, Software, Tech

Oracle updates cloud applications as SaaS sales builds momentum

March 19, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Oracle on Tuesday announced improvements to its suite of cloud applications, including the Oracle ERP Cloud, HCM Cloud, SCM Cloud, and CX Cloud. With these updates, Oracle’s customers will see more sophisticated functionality, including more machine learning-powered features. The enhancements […]

Infrastructure, Networking, Wireless Infrastructure

Verizon’s 5G to launch first in Chicago and Minneapolis on April 11

March 13, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

Verizon today announced the launch details of its first standards-based 5G wireless service. Starting on April 11 5G will be available throughout areas of Chicago and Minneapolis. Current subscribers can expect to pay an additional $10 a month for access, […]

Data Center, Infrastructure

Nvidia’s purchase of Mellanox turns up heat on Intel rivalry, data center ambitions

March 11, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Nvidia’s purchase of Mellanox for $6.9 billion will translate into a broader data center play for beyond the graphics and high-performance computing markets. According to Nvidia, the company will buy Mellanox, which makes interconnects, for $125 in cash. Nvidia reportedly […]

Applications, Infrastructure

Voatz, the blockchain-based voting app, gets another vote of confidence as Denver agrees to try it

March 8, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

A controversial blockchain-based mobile voting app called Voatz is getting put to the test again. The city of Denver revealed today that it has agreed to implement a mobile voting pilot in its May municipal election using the four-year-old, Boston-based […]