News of Note—CenturyLink, QTS Realty, data breaches and more

news of note
Check out some of the other stories FierceTelecom is following around the wireline segment of the telecom industry. (Pixabay)

> Transition Networks introduced its new 4+1 port Managed Hardened Gigabit Ethernet Power-over-Ethernet ++ (PoE++) IEEE 802.3bt (Draft) compliant Switch (SESPM1040-541LT-xx Series) with wireless capabilities for network extension and simplified network installations. Release

> A group of Canadian senior facilities is turning to IoT technology to help monitor residents who might wander by outfitting them with sensor bracelets or belt clips. Network World article

> QTS Realty Trust has named data center industry veteran Clint Heiden as the company’s new chief revenue officer (CRO). Release

Mobile World Congress 2019

Attend the 2-Day Executive 5G Panel Series

FierceWireless is returning to Barcelona, Spain, during Mobile World Congress 2019 with a two-day Executive 5G Panel Series at the Fira Congress Hotel, conveniently located across the street from the MWC Convention Center. The panel events will take place on Feb. 25-26 and will cover 5G and The Fixed Wireless Access Opportunity, Taking 5G Indoors, and Making 5G Ubiquitous. Attendees will have the opportunity to network and hear from 5G leaders including Verizon, Vodafone, Orange, Sprint, NTT Docomo, Boingo Wireless, Qualcomm, and more over the course of two days.

Secure your spot at the event today! Now is your chance to join fellow industry professionals for networking and education. Registration information and the schedule can be found on the website here.

> Data breaches continue to be a problem for four major reasons, says James Stickland, CEO of Veridium. IT Business Edge article

> CenturyLink is trialing NetElastic's network functions virtualization software. SDxCentral article

> Cloudflare has deployed its Domain Name System resolver service, which it says provides increased speeds online and also improves online safety and privacy. VentureBeat article