Cisco unveils new Umbrella Cloud Security data centres in South Africa

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New Centre setup and Expansion
Databank expands data centers in Texas and Georgia
The ATL3 facility in Atlanta’s historic West End will add 22,000 feet of white space and 4.5MW of power capacity; meanwhile, its DFW3 data center in Plano, Texas, will add another 22,000 square feet and 3MW. Read More>>
Cisco launches Umbrella Cloud Security data centers in South Africa
South Africa is a significant market for Cisco to serve MNCs due to its unique geographical location, emerging economy, and access to the sub-Saharan market. A local data center in the country will provide these MNCs with scalable and improved performance when using Cisco Umbrella Cloud Security services. Read More>>
DHL Supply Chain picks Avaya OneCloud for Business expansion
DHL accelerates its business expansion to meet booming demand for its services due to COVID-19. It also focuses on increasing its Contact Center agent retention to a record level with the help of the Avaya OneCloud suite of solutions. Read More>>
Telia Carrier selects Infinera’s ICE6 800G Coherent Technology for its Global Expansion
The successful trial demonstrated that with Infinera’s ICE6, Telia Carrier was able to achieve transmission speeds of 600G and spectral efficiency of 5.33 bits/s/Hz, resulting in a fiber capacity increase of at least 50 percent compared to the previous generation of transponders. Read More>>
Ooredoo Group and Huawei sign a five-year strategic agreement to enhance digital experience
The agreement will enable Ooredoo to further improve its customers’ digital experience worldwide by leveraging Huawei’s Radio System, which will provide end-to-end network support. Critical technologies in use include Huawei’s Blade AAU radio unit, Cloud Core solution, Transport system, and Cloud Infrastructure solutions. Read More>>
Sivers Semiconductors delivers proof point of its 5G mmWave technology in collaboration with Rohde & Schwarz
Together with Rohde & Schwarz, Sivers has demonstrated that the high performance of its mmWave transceiver RFICs provides a pathway for future NR-U deployments in the 60 GHz band based on the upcoming 3GPP Release 17 standard. Read More>>
Tiny Island partners with Huawei Cloud for Metaverse
Tiny Island Productions (TIP) has announced its ambitions to build a Metaverse known as the Tiny Island Universe. For this, TIP signed an MoU with Huawei, where TIP will leverage Huawei Cloud’s resources and capabilities to support their Cloud platform and create a unique virtual and immersive experience. Read More>>
MediaKind and Arqiva aim to aid Cloud Migration
The new strategic partnership will deliver a cloud-native, fully managed service for the aggregation, processing, and delivery of television services for any platform (broadcast and OTT) in any region, at any scale. The collaboration brings together MediaKind’s cloud-native encoding, packaging, and management with Arqiva’s experience in managed service delivery. Read More>>
RBC Signals and Inmarsat partner on Global IoT
Under the terms of the agreement, RBC Signals will use Inmarsat’s global network to connect its range of applications and solutions for enterprise customers. BC Signals will allow more businesses to benefit from the efficiency, productivity, and sustainability gains IoT enables. Read More>>
Mergers and Acquisition
Veon acquires cloud service provider IBS DataFort 
The acquisition was made by Veon’s VimpelCom Russian subsidiary that runs the Beeline brand, and IBS DataFort will be integrated into Beeline’s BeeCLOUD business unit. IBS DataFort is a fast-growing provider of IT and security services and is one of the largest and fastest-growing cloud computing companies in Russia. Read More>>
Executive Movement
Comcast appoints Carolyne Hannon as Senior VP of the Western New England Region
In this role, Hannan is the top executive responsible for all aspects of the business, including customer experience, sales, marketing, operations, and financial performance. She has to lead a team serving more than 300 communities across Connecticut, Western Massachusetts, Vermont, Western New Hampshire, and New York. Read More>>
Cradlepoint appoints Ben Carr as Chief Information Security Officer
Carr joins Cradlepoint from Qualys, a pioneer and leading provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions. In his new role, Carr will focus on improving the company’s IT security posture and consult with product teams on shaping current and future security offerings. Read More>>


Key Funding Alert

OTE’s plans to invest USD 3.3 Bn in Greece 
OTE Telecoms will invest more than USD 3.3 Bn in Greece from 2022 to 2027. Deutsche Telekom and OTE executives mark this as one of the largest investments ever made by a private company in the field of telecommunications. These investments will help the company implement the fixed network program and bring optical fiber to 3 Mn homes and businesses.  Read More>>

Startup Spotlight

Total Funding – USD 5.75 Mn
About: MULTIVOICE has developed and perfected a mobile, hands-free wireless system that enables simultaneous and secure group communications in the military, public safety, manufacturing, industrial, and competitive sports markets. The MV900 allows teams of up to eight co-workers to talk simultaneously on a secure, hands-free wireless network at distances of up to one mile apart without using a base station.  
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Latest Reports Published in Draup

Videotron Account Intelligence Report:
Videotron focuses on delivering 5G network service to its users to promote digital transformation and stimulate technological investments to enhance the communication businesses. Another area of focus remains on providing IoT solutions across Quebec. Read More>>
BT Group plc Account Intelligence Report: BT Group focuses on transforming networking and connectivity into software-defined and managed solutions and reliable connections by combining FTTP and 5G networks with AI and ML technologies. Read More>>

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