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Cloud
Verizon Connect simplifies dispatching, scheduling and job management with new solution
Verizon Connect Field Service Dispatch works with the Verizon Connect Reveal platform to combine both vehicle location data and technician status.
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Cybersecurity
Enterprise incident response plans suffer from neglect – Verizon study
Incident response plans may be a useful part of cyber-preparedness, but they’re of little use if security teams don’t review, test or update those plans on a regular basis.
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Cloud
Verizon enables private IP network connectivity
Verizon is aiming to increase connectivity between organisations with a private IP network to more than 100 data centers worldwide.
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Enterprise Resource Planning / ERP
Mobile resource management: A vital link between the office and mobile workers
MRM gives the organisation the insight, agility and customer feedback to break down organisational or departmental silos and become more efficient.
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5G
Verizon makes major step towards Multi-Access Edge Compute
In a trial environment in California, the wireless provider achieved full virtualisation of baseband functions.
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Internet of Things
Four key ways IoT can optimise the supply chain
Organisations must ensure they align IoT use with the overall strategy to ensure they deliver continuity and overall business growth.
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Wireless
Verizon to provide integrated connectivity for Microsoft Teams users
Microsoft Teams is a unified communications platform that combines persistent workplace chat, video meetings, file storage and application integration.
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Identity and Access Management
Verizon report spotlights mitigating insider threats
Companies are too often hesitant to recognise, report or take action against employees who have become a threat to their organisation.
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Cloud
Verizon adds Alibaba Cloud to its Secure Cloud Interconnect ecosystem
Verizon has expanded Secure Cloud Interconnect to allow its customers to privately connect to Alibaba Cloud.
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Open source
O-RAN Alliance and Linux to create an open source software community
“Our joint efforts will help accelerate the creation, integration, and deployment of open source in RAN.”
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5G
Samsung, Qualcomm and Verizon demonstrate 5G NR data connection
The test used Samsung’s commercial 5G NR and 4G LTE equipment to deliver the 5G NR data transmission using Verizon’s 28 GHz spectrum.
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Machine learning
Verizon Enterprise’s seven global IT trends for 2019
The tech giant has released its own perspective on what IT professionals should be looking at to stay ahead of the global curve.
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Chatbots
Digital customer experience is nothing without a human touch
"Businesses cannot neglect the fact that on the other side of each transaction is a human being. And for some interactions, the most effective way to help a human being is with another."
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Data Centre Cooling
Retrofit or replace: Four scenarios for optimising cooling systems
In virtually every situation, retrofitting or replacing data centre cooling systems makes financial sense.
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5G
Verizon and Ericsson prepare for 5G launch
Ericsson announced that the company has increased its U.S. footprint by expanding its partnership with Verizon.
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Colocation
AT&T offloads 31 data centers to trim $1.1b off colossal debt
The giant telco reportedly has $189 billion of debt, and the data center sale (18 in the US and 13 international) is a move to reduce that.
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SDN & NFV
Thinking beyond the box: Why software-defined networks are the future
Enterprises are constantly under pressure to innovate, scale and deploy new services at speed all while trying to ensure costs remain low.
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Cloud
IDC identifies five APAC CSPs as 'leaders' in the market
These service providers supposedly demonstrated a strong regional network presence and leadership in software-defined technologies.
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VPN
Now you see me, now you don’t: Security beyond the physical network
A big shift in the way people work means organisations can no longer rely on the same legacy security models they have been using to date.
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Cybersecurity
Ransomware on the rise, creeping into business critical systems
Verizon's comprehensive annual DBIR report has just been released with a number of shocking findings like ransomware incidents doubling in number.
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Cybersecurity
Verizon unveils new tech to transform security decision making
The Verizon Risk Report assesses a company's security risks before advising what cybersecurity to invest in.
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Managed Services
Channel giants get behind MEF's global networking event
Taking place in Los Angeles, California, the event will bring together over 1000 senior level professionals from over 275 companies around the world.
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Malware
Interview: Exposing the dark web, its secrets and why it's a major concern for businesses
The dark web is often touted as the place cybercriminals sell their malware, but what is the fuss all about? Verizon's Ashish Thapar explains.
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Cloud
Verizon offers SBC as a service with Ribbon Communications
SBCs provide the necessary features to secure and support real-time communications.