Virgin Media O2 selects Ericsson 5G core to power standalone network deployment

Ericsson has been selected by Virgin Media O2 to deploy cloud native, container-based dual-mode 5G Standalone Core on cloud infrastructure in the UK, paving the way for Virgin Media O2 to deliver ultra-fast connectivity to consumers and develop advanced enterprise use cases.

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Digital transformation is the key to evolving the manufacturing workforce, says InfinityQS

As younger workers enter the manufacturing sector, it is imperative that manufacturers enhance their digital transformation initiatives if they want to attract the best talent. This is according to Jason Chester, director of global channel programs at InfinityQS.

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Leverage private networks to accelerate business development

The concept of private networks has been there for quite some time. Private networks are usually preferred by businesses and various types of private organisations to protect the data and information that they store and handle.

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IoT in desperate need of more robust identity and access management

The future of Identity and Access Management (IAM) in the Internet of Things (IoT) will escape the confines of user-focused identity and transition toward a more inclusive model.  The new multi-faced approach will include machine and system identity along with IoT device and platform management operations, according to a new analysis research report by global tech market advisory

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Kanglim and Ridecell partner to create IoT automation and mobility platform

Kanglim Co, Ltd, the 40 year-old global provider of specialty industrial vehicles, announced a strategic alliance with Ridecell Inc., the platform powering digital transformations and IoT automation for fleet-driven businesses.

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KX joins THINGS network and AWS’s ISV workload migration program

KX, the streaming analytics platform provider, has joined the Stockholm-based THINGS network. Among other applications, KX’s platform enables a number of Formula 1 teams, major investment banks and other industries to analyse their data in real-time; they do so on-premises, on the edge, in the cloud or in combination.

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Raxio Group continues its pan-African expansion by its next carrier neutral, colocation data centre investment

The Raxio Group, a pan-African data centre developer and operator, announced that it is establishing and investing in ‘Raxio Mozambique’, with a state-of-the-art, carrier neutral, data centre in Mozambique.

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AVEVA supports the power and utility industry in drive to digital transformation

AVEVA, a global provider of industrial software, driving digital transformation and sustainability, reaffirmed its support for power providers joining the new breed of digital-industrial companies that are changing their business models to take full advantage of new digital capabilities.

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Multi-region connectivity and device deployment impeding UK IoT adoption

UK organisations are being challenged with connectivity, device deployment and rollout to a greater extent than their US counterparts according to a new State of IoT Adoption Study published by global IoT connectivity specialist Eseye.

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Colt and IBM to collaborate on 5G and edge for enterprises

Colt Technology Services is to collaborate with IBM to help customers adopt an edge computing strategy. This is designed to enable them to move data and applications seamlessly across hybrid cloud environments, from private data centres to the edge.

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HCL and Fiskars Group announce a strategic partnership for digital transformation

HCL Technologies (HCL), a global technology company, announced a multi-year agreement with Fiskars Group, consisting of a family of lifestyle brands including Fiskars, Gerber, Iittala, Royal Copenhagen, Waterford and Wedgwood.

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BT and ABP’s port of Ipswich trial IoT solution to digitise port operations

BT and Associated British Ports (ABP) are trialling the next generation of Internet of Things (IoT) and sensor technology to speed up the movement and processing of cargo goods and digitise the Port of Ipswich’s logistics and operations processes.

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AVEVA and RIB announce strategic partnership to enhance AVEVA project execution offerings

AVEVA, a global provider in industrial software, driving digital transformation and sustainability, announced that it has signed a partnership agreement with RIB Software, a global provider in digital technologies for construction, to enhance AVEVA’s Project Execution portfolio offering for process and plant industries.

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Qualcomm and Capgemini collaborate to boost 5G private network implementations

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a global provider in 5G, wireless communications and compute and Capgemini, have announced their plan to collaborate to unlock the benefits of 5G private networks to support their clients’ digital transformation towards Intelligent Industry.

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Managing third-party risk in a connected world

Recent world events have accelerated digital transformation programmes in organisations of all sizes and sectors. As businesses create more connected products, integrate new technologies or enter new partnerships, they need to ensure they are not exposing their data and systems or their clients’ data to cyber risks, says Paul Kenealy, co-founder & managing director at

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Ridecell promotes Kumar to chief financial officer

Automation and mobility platform provider for digital transformation, Ridecell Inc., has promoted Shiva Kumar to the role of chief financial officer (CFO).

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