Ericsson wins 5-year contract with VimpelCom; Cisco doubles Wi-Fi revenue

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@FierceTelecom RT @USTelecom: John Mayo of Georgetown: Consumers are enjoying more choice in telecom than ever before. | Follow @FierceTelecom

> A new Network World article looks at the best security practices that IT professionals can use to automate security orchestration across platforms and environments. Article

> Telehouse, a global data center company, has acquired a two-acre site in East London as part of its plans to expand its data center capacity. Article

> Russia's VimpelCom has awarded Ericsson a five-year managed services contract to manage its network operations at more than 10,000 wireline and wireless network sites. Release

> Network-1 Security Solutions has agreed to settle its patent suit against Allied Telesis, one of 16 defendants, for infringement of its Remote Power Patent. Release

Cable News 

> Cisco more than doubled its Wi-Fi revenue in its fiscal second quarter thanks to key deals with major operators such as Cablevision. Article

> TV stations and cable operators have been advised by the FCC to change passwords on their Emergency Alert Systems following three incidents of TV stations being hacked and broadcasting fake warnings about zombie attacks. Article

> Comcast's stock rose 8 percent in after-market trading Tuesday following its announcement to acquire the remaining stake in NBCUniversal for $16.7 billion. Article

Online Video News 

> Delivering a poor viewer experience in online video cost global content brands about $2.16 billion in revenue in 2012, says Conviva. Article

And finally… Ofcom says 53 percent of UK businesses are either "very likely" or "quite likely" to consider switching to superfast broadband. Post

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