News of Note—Orange Business Services buys cloud vendor Basefarm, ZTE's shares surge, Aryaka POPs into Toronto

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Huawei is reportedly giving Samsung a run for its money in the build-out of 5G networks in South Korea. (Pixabay)

Here are the other stories we're following today:

> Orange Business Services announced today that it has bought cloud and analytics vendor Basefarm Holding for $410 million. Release

> ZTE saw its shares surge today following Friday's move by the U.S. Commerce Department to lift the ban that had prohibited the Chinese telecom vendor from doing business in the U.S. Reuters article

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> SD-WAN vendor Aryaka announced today that it has added a point of presence in Toronto. Release

> Huawei is reportedly giving Samsung a run for its money in the build-out of 5G networks in South Korea. Bloomberg article

> Cisco scored a customer win with Bechtle, which is Germany’s largest IT provider. Cisco blog

> Ericsson, Telstra and Intel said they had completed the first end-to-end 5G nonstandalone 3GPP data call on a commercial mobile network. Release

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