CA Technologies completes Automic acquisition

CA Technologies has completed the acquisition of Automic Holding GmbH, a leader in business process and IT automation software.  The close of this acquisition represents a significant milestone in CA’s strategy. The acquisition broadens CA’s solution set to better enable customers to drive digital transformation across their organizations to compete in today’s application economy.

Mobile apps and IoT are major security concerns

Despite widespread concern about the security of mobile and Internet of Things (IoT) applications, organisations are ill-prepared for the risks they pose, according to a research report issued from Ponemon Institute, IBM Security, and Arxan Technologies, the trusted provider of application attack prevention and self-protection solutions. The “2017 Study on Mobile and Internet of Things Application Security” aims to illustrate practices and opinions among IT and IT security practitioners.

Capriza partners with Schroders

Schroders, the global asset management company with £375 billion (€433.5 billion/USD $487.1 billion) assets under management as at 30 September 2016, has selected Capriza to power its drive to digitisation. Capriza’s Zapp capabilities will be deployed across the organisation as it responds to the waves of change in the financial services sector.

Huisman selects Masergy for global networks

Netherlands-based Huisman has selected Masergy Communications to connect its global locations via its hybrid WAN solution and award-winning Software Defined Platform. The decision to deploy Masergy was based on its seamless global network that provides all of Huisman’s offices with a consistent user experience across all locations.

China Mobile selects Brocade

China Mobile has selected an advanced network functions virtualization (NFV) solution from Brocade to support its most strategic corporate development initiative. Deployment of the Brocade(R) Virtual Traffic Manager (vTM) within key China Mobile data centers will help the company deliver highly available and agile cloud services, while keeping operating costs under control.

Quintillion selects Ciena

Anchorage-based Quintillion is deploying Ciena’s  8700 Packetwave Platform to support the first phase of its 15,000-kilometer intercontinental subsea fiber system that is planned to connect Europe and Asia by way of the Alaskan and Canadian Arctic. With power and space limitations in the North American Arctic, the compact size and low power consumption benefits of the 8700 efficiently provides a scalable, secure and reliable solution.

SSE makes strategic appointments

SSE Enterprise Telecoms – a leading provider of network infrastructure services, and part of the SSE Group – has announced three strategic hires with the appointment of Conrad Mallon as Chief Network Architect, Paul Clark as Director of Service Delivery and Mike Magee as Director of Service Solutions.  The appointments strengthen SSE Enterprise Telecoms’ strategy to deliver industry-leading products on a world-class network while providing the best customer service in the telecoms sector.

Teleena and Cumulocity form partnership to accelerate IoT adoption

Teleena, a global IoT and MVNO enabler, has formeda strategic partnership with Cumulocity, the leading IoT device management and application enablement platform provider. With this strategic partnership Teleena will roll-out its IoT Suite with all functionalities for enterprises to build transformational IoT solutions and monetize new business models.

Making networking a 'Doddle'

Cradlepoint has re-engineered the enterprise network model for click & collect company Doddle, as it prepares for expansion.  The re-engineered network model has reduced Doddle’s business CapEx and technology OpEx by nearly 50 per cent, by enabling greater flexibility for deployment and maintenance.

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