Topic: 5g

Open RAN Policy Coalition aims to further development of interoperable RAN solutions

The Open RAN Policy Coalition has officially launched. First envisioned earlier this year, the group’s main goal is to “advocate for government policies supporting the development and adoption of open and interoperable solutions in the Radio Access Network.” “We are in the midst of technological revolution, where personal and professional activities that could previously only … continue reading

IBM and Red Hat tackle 5G edge computing

IBM and Red Hat have announced new solutions designed to prepare companies for the 5G era. The new services and solutions are focused on transitioning edge computing to 5G, and leveraging 5G for crucial use cases such as emergency response, robotic surgery, and connected-vehicle safety features.  “In today’s uncertain environment, our clients are looking to … continue reading

HPE and Intel launch Open Distributed Infrastructure Management initiative

HPE has announced a new initiative to help simplify the management of large-scale geographically distributed physical infrastructure deployments. The Open Distributed Infrastructure Management initiative will help eliminate or reduce some of the complexities associated with rolling out 5G networks equipped with infrastructure from multiple vendors. “5G and Edge Computing industry initiatives will require large-scale and … continue reading

AT&T and Google Cloud team up to enable network edge 5G computing solutions for enterprises

AT&T and Google Cloud teamed up to provide GCP’s technologies and capabilities using AT&T’s 5G network connectivity at the edge. The partnership will also add a portfolio of 5G edge computing solutions. The edge devices will span manufacturing, retail, transportation, local enterprise 5G, and gaming.  These solutions will use AT&T’s 5G network and Google Cloud’s … continue reading

IEEE releases International Network Generations Roadmap

In order to prepare for the next generation of networks the IEEE along with the Future Networks Initiative has announced the IEEE International Network Generations Roadmap (INGR), First Edition. The INGR is designed to identify trends and reduce technical and engineering risks associated with developing and deploying next generation networks through 2030.  “The International Network … continue reading

ITOps news digest: Falkonry’s operational AI products, CloudBolt 9.2, and Huawei’s new 5G products

Predictive operations company Falkonry has announced two new AI product offerings designed to scale with lower total cost of ownership and short time to value. The products include Falkonry Workbench and Analyzer.  Workbench analyzes large amounts of data to build predictive models and solve production problems. Other features include ability to perform forensic analysis on … continue reading

Intel announces new hardware and software to unlock full potential of 5G

Intel is on a mission to drive the transformation of network infrastructure that is necessary to unlock the full potential of 5G. The company has announced a number of new software and hardware in order to achieve this. “As the industry makes the transition to 5G, we continue to see network infrastructure as the most … continue reading

Why enterprises are running to the edge

The popularity of edge computing has greatly increased as more industries are adopting IoT devices and are increasing their demand for low-latency processing and real-time, automated decision-making solutions. Both the evolution of technologies surrounding edge computing, such as 5G, and the industry demand for its benefits, such as speed and low latency, have created a … continue reading

Intel slashes plans to enter the 5G smartphone modem space

Intel has announced that it will no longer be working on 5G smartphone modems. Instead, the company will be doing an assessment of what opportunities there are for 4G and 5G modems for PCs, IoT devices, and other data-centric devices. “We are very excited about the opportunity in 5G and the ‘cloudification’ of the network, … continue reading

Report: 5G could increase total network energy consumption by almost 200 percent over the next several years

The hype around 5G is continuing to grow, especially after the buzz about the technology from this week’s MWC in Barcelona. But a new report from Vertiv and 451 Research has revealed concerns around higher energy costs as a result of the new technology. According to the survey, which questioned over 100 telecom operators, 90 … continue reading

MWC: Intel contributes to 5G, Sprint partners with AWS, and D-Link reveals new network solution for SMBs

The Mobile World Congress (MWC) is happening is Barcelona this week, with several device manufacturers attending to show off their latest gadgets. In addition to new device announcements, several companies are also demoing and introducing new solutions for 5G, IoT, and networking. Among them is Intel, which announced several new solutions. It revealed that Ericsson … continue reading

Nokia plots enterprise expansion with focus on blending LTE and 5G with IoT

Nokia is best known as one of the world’s largest suppliers of transmission infrastructure to broadband telecommunications and cellular carriers, but the company believes there’s growing demand among enterprises for its LTE wireless, and high-speed optical networking gear. Seeking to tap that demand, the company is launching a new enterprise business unit on Jan. 1, … continue reading

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