Dawn of a new internet era: More speed, more devices, but infrastructure is lagging behind

Increased use of internet services, broader application of IoT devices, and a Covid-related shift to remote work are just a few factors, accelerating the transition to a new internet era.

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5G and Industry 4.0 are the keys to unlocking Europe’s economy

Economic forecasts across the globe make for grim reading. The coronavirus pandemic when it first hit brought countries to a standstill. In June, the World Bank projected that the global economy was on course to shrink 5.2% over the course of 2020.

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Inaugural IoT online conference launches backed by Percepio

Embedded software tool provider Percepio is helping engineers navigate challenges on the Internet of Things (IoT) by sponsoring a new conference and virtual exhibition. Organised by embedded industry experts Stephane Boucher of Embedded Related and Jacob Beningo of the Beningo Embedded Group, the IoT Online Conference brings together experts from industry and academia December 8-9th in an all-digital event.

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Eurotech simplifies IoT adoption combining its IoT edge technology with Orange IoT platform

Eurotech, a company that designs, develops, and deploys hardware, software, services and solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), announces its collaboration with Orange to enable and simplify IoT adoption from edge to cloud. The collaboration aims to combine Eurotech’s IoT Edge capabilities with Orange’s IoT platform Live Objects.

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Accenture enhances cloud-first capabilities in Australia and NZ with two acquisitions

Accenture has acquired Olikka, a Melbourne-based provider of cloud migration and related services, enhancing Accenture’s Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure capabilities, as well as its broader cloud capabilities across Australia and New Zealand.

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Chengdu making strong push to foster next-gen AI technology

Chengdu, capital city of Southwest China’s Sichuan province, is working to develop a national pilot zone for advancing next-generation artificial intelligence.

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Facilio and Belimo join forces to advance IoT-driven connected building environments

Facilio, an AI-driven property operations & maintenance (O&M) platform, and Belimo, a global market provider in HVAC field devices, announced a strategic collaboration to enhance the buildings industry by delivering connected and sustainable environments.

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HubStor adds support for Google drive to its backup-as-a-service platform

HubStor, a cloud data management provider, announced the availability of its Backup-as-a-Service (BaaS) and Archive-as-a-Service (AaaS) offering for Google Workspaces with support of backup, recovery, replication, and archiving of Google Drive. The announcement continues HubStor’s expansion of its BaaS unified backup and archive platform.

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Autostrade Tech, IBM and Fincantieri NexTech deploy a new AI and IoT-based system

A new phase in the field of road network security and infrastructure monitoring is starting. ASPI Tech, IBM and Fincantieri NexTech announce that the new digital system for civil infrastructure monitoring, based on IBM Maximo, is now in operation.

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Microblink is bringing AI-driven ID scanning to web browsers

Microblink’s software for identity document scanning, BlinkID, works on all major web browsers.

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Orange Business Services in global collaboration agreement with Amazon Web Services

Orange Business Services has announced a global strategic collaboration agreement with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to help enterprises accelerate their digital transformation and leverage the benefits of the cloud to adapt quicker to market changes and user needs.

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ABB information systems selects Google Cloud to expand its cloud footprint

Google Cloud announced it has been selected by ABB to further expand the cloud footprint of its Information System (IS) services. The Swiss headquartered global technology provider has chosen Google Cloud as part of the organisation’s ‘Rationalising IT Operations’ (code named: Program RIO) initiative, which seeks to further increase the scalability and resilience of its

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Cross-Industry survey reveals 79% plan to adopt WBA OpenRoaming

According to a Wireless Broadband Alliance cross-industry survey of service providers, equipment manufacturers and enterprises, almost four out of five (79%) have adopted or plan to adopt the WBA OpenRoaming standard.

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Stradigi AI launches the Kepler AI platform powered by Microsoft Azure

Stradigi AI, a North American Artificial Intelligence software company, is pleased to announce that its cloud-based Kepler Platform is now offered on the Microsoft Azure Marketplace and optimised to run within Azure.

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Connected home services brought closer to reality by new open broadband USP agent

The potential of the Connected Home has been brought a step closer following the latest update from Broadband Forum’s Open Broadband – USP Agent (OB-USP-Agent) project, which has been released.

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IT leaders now look to data management for competitive advantage, says survey

Druva Inc., a specialist in cloud data protection (CDP) and management, announced the results of the 2020 Value of Data Report. The report offers insights from 700 IT decision makers in the US and UK and underpins the importance of maximising the value of data as businesses navigate an unprecedented global event.

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