Amazon Sidewalk, a secure, low-bandwidth, long-range network designed to connect the next billion devices, is now open for developer testing. Sidewalk coverage now extends to 90% of the U.S. population, and free test kits are available for developers to validate the breadth of Sidewalk coverage for themselves as they build Sidewalk devices.
Cloud and Enterprise Business
Anheuser-Busch Connects Sites Around the World
Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) is laying the critical infrastructure foundation to enable its future digital innovation plans in Europe. Putting employee experience at the heart of its strategy, AB InBev has chosen Orange Business to deliver connectivity and voice services as the backbone for enhanced productivity.
Fastweb Deploys Netcracker Revenue Management
Netcracker Technology announced today that Fastweb, a major Italian telecommunications operator and part of the Swisscom Group, will upgrade to Netcracker Revenue Management as part of a partnership extension. The operator will run Netcracker’s rating and billing functionality on AWS for its business and wholesale operations.
Pentagon Splits $9 Billion Cloud Contract
Google, Oracle, Microsoft and Amazon will share in the Pentagon’s $9 billion contract to build its cloud computing network, a year after accusations of politicization over the previously announced contract and a protracted legal battle resulted in the military starting over in its award process.
Netcracker Fiber Cloud Solutions
Fiber is an essential and highly valuable asset that forms the foundation of all high-speed broadband access and transport networks. The fiber infrastructure market is becoming highly focused and specialized. Companies have been either building their own dedicated networks or benefiting from CSPs who spin off or structurally separate their fiber business to increase agility, efficiency and profitability. These new entities, branded NetCos, InfraCos or FiberCos, aim to deliver open, ultra-reliable and high-performance fiber networks designed to attract more customers and partners across diverse industry segments.
Mavenir Launches CPaaS Integrated Offering for CSPs
Mavenir announced the launch of its Communications Platform as a Service (CPaaS), an integrated Software as a Service (SaaS) offering.
Netcracker Extends Professional Services
Netcracker Technology announced that yes, an affiliate of telecommunications provider Bezeq Group, has extended its Professional Services contract with Netcracker to expand its satellite TV and OTT services and enable new business models.
ADTRAN and Fiber Homes Advance Providers’ Prospecting Capabilities
ADTRAN has an exclusive partnership with Fiber Homes, a platform that helps buyers find homes that are connected to fiber internet. The Fiber Homes service will be integrated into the ADTRAN Mosaic One cloud software to add a new layer of prospecting capabilities and help service providers better understand where new revenue opportunities exist.
DE-CIX Dallas Enhances Cloud Connectivity
DE-CIX has enhanced its cloud connectivity capabilities in the Dallas market via the DE-CIX Dallas multi-service interconnection platform. The multi-cloud platform now offers direct access to Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure solutions, including Microsoft Azure Peering Services – the most reliable and SLA-backed way to reach cloud-based Microsoft365 and Dynamics365 solutions. DE-CIX Dallas' growing interconnection ecosystem now offers access to over 120 networks, including direct and dedicated access to clouds to support enterprise network requirements.
NTT Introduces First Full-Stack Net-Zero Action Architecture
NTT announced its full-stack net-zero action offering that leverages NTT’s vast infrastructure and services capabilities to help clients reduce the environmental impact of business activities.