As data becomes the new currency of the digital marketplace, one of the biggest security challenges organizations face is the number and kinds of endpoint devices that need access to the network. Smartphones, laptops, Chromebooks, tablets, and IoT devices of every function and size, and belonging to both employees and consumers, now regularly connect to some segment of the network to access data.
AT&T Preps White Box Routers for 5G
AT&T looks to expand its white box router approach to macro sites and small cells for 5G.
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Securing 5G Networks: Service Provider Perspectives | Light Reading
The push to commercialize 5G networks is also sharpening the focus on the need to reconsider the security measures that service providers have implemented in their existing mobile networks. And...
Orange's Duriez: 5G Will Multiply Opportunities for SD-WAN
In addition to potentially increasing SD-WAN adoption, 5G could enable new use cases such as a network slice dedicated to SD-WAN.
Why Collaboration Is Critical for 5G Security | Light Reading
Joe Barrett, President of the Global mobile Suppliers Association (GSA), discusses the reasons for heightened security concerns, the importance of network-based security and the need for broad...
Half of organizations lack the security talent needed to remain secure
The global shortage of cybersecurity talent is having a detrimental effect on businesses with nearly 50 percent of organizations lacking the necessary talent to remain secure, according to new...
Securing 5G Networks - The Commercial & Technical Realities
The focus on business readiness at Mobile World Congress served to reinforce the importance of fully addressing the business of security requirements.
Microsoft: 5G's Killer App 'Is Staring Telcos in the Face' | Light Reading
Microsoft sees pervasive connectivity as the killer app for 5G - and Microsoft's golden ticket to becoming a major telco vendor.
CenturyLink garners authority to operate under GSA's EIS program
CenturyLink is laying claim to being the first supplier to receive authority to operate under the General Services Administration's Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS), a 15-year, $50...
AT&T's Pacewicz: 'We See the Cloud Fragmenting Again'
AT&T Business Chief Product Officer Roman Pacewicz describes how edge computing, 5G and network virtualization are required for next-generation applications that can deliver new business...
Report: SD-WAN makes the move into managed services bundles
IHS Markit's latest report provides further proof that SD-WAN is making the move out of the do-it-yourself model and into managed services. While the shift to managed services bundled with other...
Hyperscale capex spending booms in 2018 while telco spending remains flat
Full-year hyperscale operator capex spending increased by 43% last year to almost $120 billion but telco spending remained flat, according to a report.
Securing 5G Networks: Do You Want Automation With That Slice?
The scope of 5G security changes is so broad that it is a tall order to address all the resulting challenges in lockstep.
AT&T signs up for global cyber security alliance
On Wednesday, AT&T became the first North American telco to join the Global Telco Security Alliance, which launched last year. Etisalat, Singtel, SoftBank and Telefónica were the founding members...
Verizon warns enterprises about internal security threats
The top reasons for internal cyberthreats were financial gain, pure fun and espionage. And often, the internal hackers are not IT professionals or programmers.
Spectrum Enterprise launches SD-WAN using its NFV and edge platform
Spectrum Enterprise has gotten out of the starting gate with its SD-WAN service, which it's serving up from its SDN/NFV and edge compute platform. It's noteworthy that Spectrum Enterprise is...
Spectrum Rolls Out Its Nationwide Managed SD-WAN Service
The service uses Nokia’s Nuage Networks for SD-WAN, Fortinet for virtual security services, Netcracker for VNF management, and Cisco for services orchestration.
Charter Goes National With SD-WAN
Spectrum Enterprise unit has integrated its managed SD-WAN offering into its fiber network across the US.
MWC 2019: AT&T tests 5G and edge computing with Microsoft Azure | ZDNet
AT&T and Microsoft Azure are exploring a combination of their 5G, LTE, edge compute, and cloud services for IoT businesses.
AT&T: Enterprise Transformation Builds on Network Foundation
While networks alone won't deliver enterprise transformation, robust, software-defined networks are needed for enterprises to transform, says Sorabh Saxena, president, business operations for AT&T...
AT&T, Verizon gear up for SD-WAN in 5G
In separate announcements ahead of Mobile World Congress, Verizon and AT&T said they were expanding their SD-WAN offerings into 5G. Given that 5G deployments are in the infancy stage this year, it...
As Businesses Move Critical Data to Cloud, Security Risks Abound