Cisco and HP continue to be the vendors to beat in the cloud infrastructure market, accounting for 27 percent of worldwide revenues, says a new Synergy Research report.
BlackBerry is teaming up with Samsung Electronics and IBM to offer a highly secure tablet for government and enterprise workers, but it will cost around $2,380.
Google is working to make its Android operating system more salient for business users with its new Android for Work program. Initially unveiled last year at its annual I/O developer conference, Google this week took the wraps off the program, promising Android enterprise users more security and flexibility.
Over-the-top service provider Kaltura and IBM are providing platform and infrastructure support to Turner Broadcasting as it launches an authenticated multiscreen service in Latin America and Brazil. The partnership is IBM's first hybrid cloud services foray into the media and entertainment industry.
CenturyLink has established a partnership with IBM and the state of Louisiana to develop a new applications development innovation center in Monroe, La.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) continues to lead the cloud services market with revenues growing 25 percent sequentially, driving the company to achieve what a new Synergy Research Group report said is a "five-year high" of the cloud infrastructure service market.
Last November I had the chance to attend Huawei's Mobile Broadband Symposium in Shanghai, China. As part of the symposium I attended the small cell session and moderated an industry panel on this topic. It was during that panel I realized when it comes to the metro and enterprise space, the small cell was finally showing some real maturity. What triggered this realization for me? Nobody during the session talked about coffee coupons as a small cell application.
The Industrial Internet Consortium is expected to complete its work on a broad reference architecture for the Internet of Things early next year, according to EE Times.
Ericsson is partnering with cloud and enterprise powerhouse IBM to jointly research phased-array antenna designs for "5G" networks, though such networks are still being contemplated and have not yet been defined. The companies said they hoped to provide customers with data speeds that are "orders of magnitude faster" than what is available today.
According to a new Reuters report, Apple is hiring a dedicated sales force and working with application developers in the area, an effort by the company to ratchet up its push into the mobile enterprise market following a deal in July with corporate powerhouse IBM.