News of Note—Inteliquent, C Spire, AI and more

august 8 2017

> Inteliquent named Chandy Ghosh as COO and GM for its 911 business unit, located in Boulder, Colorado. Release

> A global survey of more than 3,000 CIOs reveals that one out of four companies have already deployed AI or are making short-term plans to do so, up 10% from 2015. Bloomberg Professional Services article

> Hattiesburg, long known as Hub City, may soon become a key player in the next phase of C Spire's Tech Movement initiative designed to transform Mississippi by making affordable, ultrafast 1 Gbps broadband Internet access widely available to consumers and businesses across the state. Release

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> Enterprises are less susceptible to phishing attacks, with susceptibility falling to 10.8%, compared with 2015's 14.1%, a PhishMe report states. ZDnet article

> A Cox executive confirmed that the cable MSO’s business unit is trialing an SD-WAN product "as we speak." Light Reading article

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