News of Note—Lattice, Equifax, Ericsson and more

august 8 2017

> The Trump administration has stopped Canyon Bridge Capital Partners, a Chinese-backed private equity firm, from buying U.S.-based chipmaker Lattice. Reuters article

> The internet of things platform market could reach $1.6 billion by 2020, growing 35% every year, a Verizon market report found. The Economic Times article

> With credit-reporting firm Equifax in the spotlight following its recent data breach, security experts warn that firms must now assume cyberattacks are inevitable and that companies need to establish response strategies. ThinkAdvisor article

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> Ericsson will deploy its Unified Delivery Network (UDN) solution in Equinix’s extensive business ecosystem of more than 9,500 companies. Release

> Smart City Networks has embarked on a process to convert phone lines at 39 convention centers and venues into SIP trunking in the next year. Release

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