Crossbeam deploys security platform for NTTCom; Uganda broadband set to challenge mobile dominance

> Crossbeam's X-series security platform was recently deployed in NTT Communications' data center, Connected Planet reports, a project that involved migrating systems from five different data centers into one Tokyo-based data center. Story.

> Uganda's emerging fixed broadband market will challenge the country's strong mobile sector, growing at a CAGR of 11.5 percent to $1.23 billion by 2015, Pyramid Research forecasts. Much of its expected growth is due to undersea cables reaching East Africa's shores and deployment of terrestrial fiber rings into the landlocked country. News release.

> Hamilton Relay has been selected by the Tennessee Regulatory Authority (TRA) to provide captioned telephone (CapTel) services in the state. News release.

> IT infrastructure specialist Contingent Network Services is "insourcing" its sales team, bringing on Cincinnati-based Advanced Technology Consulting to sell voice services to its existing clients. News release.

> Celeno Communications will demonstrate its carrier-grade WiFi streaming technology, OptimizAIR, which enables over-the-top video streaming to third-party WiFi devices, at the IBC trade show in Amsterdam. News release.

And finally... Don't "get enamored with technology for its own sake," says Qwest's (NYSE: Q) CIO Girish Varma in an interview with InformationWeek in which he talks challenges and initiatives for the company. Story.