Topic: 5g

IBM expands zero trust strategy

IBM expanded its zero trust strategy with new Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) services to help modernize network security.  SASE is a new architecture model designed to address the requirements of organizations that are digitally transforming, adopting cloud and SaaS applications, and providing services to a hybrid workforce and customer base.  The new service leverages … continue reading

IBM and Verizon to build 5G testbed in Texas for Industry 4.0 advancement

IBM and Verizon have been working together on advancing 5G and have recently announced a new initiative to reach that goal. The two companies are creating a testbed environment at the IBM Industry Solution Lab in Coppell, TX to develop and test 5G-enabled use cases for Industry 4.0 applications. Customers of the lab will be … continue reading

Diagram showing the components of AI-on-5G

NVIDIA and other companies collaborate on AI-on-5G platform

NVIDIA has announced a new collaboration with Fujitsu, Google Cloud, Mavenir, Radisys, and Wind River. Together the companies will work to develop solutions for NVIDIA’s AI-on-5G platform and help accelerate the creation of smart cities, smart factories, advanced hospitals, and intelligent stores.  “In this era of continuous, accelerated computing, network operators are looking to take … continue reading

VMware and Samsung form 5G Alliance to accelerate 5G transformation

The Samsung and VMware collaboration aims to accelerate the innovation cycle for 5G through network design end-to-end and by supporting the agility required for 5G networks.  The companies seek to help communication service providers (CSPs) meet the requirements of 5G networks and to optimize Samsung’s portfolio of telco offerings from Core to Edge to RAN … continue reading

Linux Foundations shows progress with its LF edge and LF networking umbrella organizations

The Linux Foundation umbrella projects LF Edge and LF Networking have reached new milestones that highlight trends that set the stage for next-generation technology. “Indicative of what’s coming next, our communities are laying the groundwork for markets like cloud native, 5G, and edge to explode in terms of open deployments,” said Arpit Joshipura, the general … continue reading

Kevin Dallas, CEO of Wind River

Wind River’s journey from RTOS to 5G

IoT and 5G are relatively new technologies, but one of the main players in the space isn’t new to the game. Wind River was created nearly four decades ago as a provider of RTOSs for industries like aerospace, defense, automotive, and more. Now, they’re immersed in the 5G, IoT, and edge computing spaces. “The era … continue reading

Distributed Clouds: Extending edge compute for new era of 5G & IoT

Edge computing requires new thinking on how to build and operate data center infrastructure. It demands purpose-built hardware and software that is easy to deploy and manage while simultaneously addressing the constraints of smaller and distributed data center environments.  Attempting to retrofit technologies and products designed for large-scale centralized data centers has proven that they … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: IBM and Verizon Business collaboration, Linux Foundation Kubernetes course, and i2Coalition and Domain Name Association merge into new group

IBM and Verizon Business have announced that they will be collaborating on 5G and AI edge solutions. The partnership will leverage Verizon’s 5G and edge capabilities and IBM’s experience in AI, hybrid multicloud, edge computing, asset management, and connected operations. “This collaboration is all about enabling the future of industry in the Fourth Industrial Revolution,” … continue reading

Cisco ACI 5.0 Integration with Segment Routing

Cisco ACI 5.0 now available

Cisco has announced the general availability of Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI) 5.0. Cisco ACI 5.0 introduces new features for service providers, simplified multicloud deployments, Day 2 operations tools, and user experience improvements. “It is more important than ever to have a network that is automated and secure from the edge, to the data … continue reading

5G will pave the way to ‘Industry 4.0,’ new analysis reveals

New analysis has found the realization and path to Industry 4.0 will be paved by 5G. According to market research company Frost & Sullivan, the integration of 5G in Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) systems will enable high-speed, low-latency and large-volume data transfer. 5G-enabled IIoT systems are currently limited to quality inspections, supply chain management, … continue reading

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

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