Chadwell will be responsible for managing SoftIron's flagship HyperDrive and HyperSwitch product families

prnewswire | September 29, 2020

SoftIron Ltd., the leader in purpose-built and performance-optimized data center solutions, today announced the appointment of Craig Chadwell to the role of Vice President of Product to lead the company's product strategy. Chadwell, who joins SoftIron from Lenovo, will be responsible for managing SoftIron's flagship HyperDrive® storage, HyperSwitch networking, and HyperCast transcoding product families, and identifying and developing new product opportunities for SoftIron.

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Make Sure You’re Prepared for the Next Big Cyberattack The SolarWinds and Microsoft Exchange Server attacks used sophisticated techniques to exploit the technology supply chain and compromise thousands of high-profile organizations. The attackers also took advantage of well-known challenges in security operations to slip by SOC

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Make Sure You’re Prepared for the Next Big Cyberattack The SolarWinds and Microsoft Exchange Server attacks used sophisticated techniques to exploit the technology supply chain and compromise thousands of high-profile organizations. The attackers also took advantage of well-known challenges in security operations to slip by SOC

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Kyndryl and AWS Establish Strategic Partnership to Accelerate Cloud Adoption and Innovation for Customers

Kyndryl | February 25, 2022

Kyndryl the world's largest IT infrastructure services provider announced a strategic partnership with Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS) that brings together their respective expertise, skills, and global resources to help customers transform their businesses through Industry-focused enterprise cloud services and solutions. In addition to collaborating with AWS to provide solutions for Kyndryl's top enterprise customers around the world, Kyndryl plans to build out their own internal infrastructure in the cloud, leveraging AWS as a preferred cloud provider. As part of this announcement, AWS will become a Kyndryl Premier Global Alliance Partner. Kyndryl and AWS will invest in building a global AWS practice with the skills, services, and expertise to deliver a best-in-class customer experience. As part of the global partnership, Kyndryl will establish an AWS Cloud Center of Excellence (CCOE) to offer state-of-the-art customer solutions and services for supporting mission critical infrastructure, next generation technologies and modernizing applications and workflows across industries. The global AWS CCOE will enable Kyndryl services professionals across the globe to optimize their customers' migration journeys with AWS, tapping into the availability, reliability, and security of the world's leading cloud. To offer differentiated value to customers, Kyndryl and AWS today announced they are developing an accelerator for VMware Cloud on AWS leveraging their deep partnerships with VMware. Through the accelerator, skilled practitioners from AWS, VMware, and Kyndryl will deliver deep expertise and custom solutions to help the world's largest enterprises combine their existing VMware investments with AWS services. Given Kyndryl's high concentration of customers running VMware on premises, this provides an expedited path to VMware Cloud on AWS and helps organizations to run their mission-critical workloads in the cloud. As a Premier Global Alliance Partner and MSP-certified member of the AWS Partner Network (APN), Kyndryl has invested heavily in developing AWS competencies and has built an experienced team of AWS-certified services professionals through the Kyndryl Academy for AWS. Kyndryl and AWS will further invest in the education of more than 10,000 Kyndryl professionals by the end of 2022, upskilling them in a wide range of AWS skills to support its customers' rapid adoption of cloud services and solutions around the globe. "Our ability to freely explore and unleash the combined benefits of AWS cloud services with Kyndryl's deep industry-specific managed services and expertise will provide an unprecedented level of knowledge and innovation," said Martin Schroeter, Chairman and CEO of Kyndryl. "Together, we will invest in enhancing Kyndryl's expertise in AWS to help companies modernize, innovate, and compete." "Organizations everywhere are choosing AWS to transform their businesses and tackle some of the world's most difficult challenges – from putting automated vehicles on our streets, to improving healthcare outcomes, to addressing climate change. By combining forces with Kyndryl, we are helping customers of all sizes to modernize faster than ever before, grow their businesses, and transform what's possible," said Adam Selipsky, Chief Executive Officer at AWS. "Together, we are committed to educating, empowering, and enabling thousands of AWS certified practitioners and developing joint solutions that will accelerate customers' journeys and help them innovate on the world's leading cloud." "VMware, AWS, and Kyndryl bring together a unique combination of customer focus, technology innovation, and industry leadership that, together, will accelerate customers' application modernization and cloud initiatives, AWS is VMware's preferred public cloud partner for vSphere workloads, and Kyndryl and VMware have a partnership built on more than two decades of collaboration. Together, our companies will help customers successfully navigate complex cloud journeys that lead to greater digital innovation while retaining enterprise control." Raghu Raghuram, Chief Executive Officer at VMware About Kyndryl Kyndryl is the world's largest IT infrastructure services provider. The company designs, builds, manages, and modernizes the complex, mission-critical information systems that the world depends on every day. Kyndryl's nearly 90,000 employees serve over 4,000 customers in more than 60 countries around the world, including 75 percent of the Fortune 100.

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Comptek Technologies Joins Qualcomm Smart Cities Accelerator Program, Providing Smart Infrastructure for 5G and Emerging Technologies

Comptek Technologies | May 05, 2021

Comptek Technologies (Comptek), LLC confirmed recently that it has joined the Qualcomm® Smart Cities Accelerator Program. Comptek is a member of the Aero Wireless Group and a provider of smart city infrastructure. Comptek has joined an ecosystem of providers that offers end-to-end applications for the rapid deployment of IoT and smart city technology. Comptek creates concealment poles, street light structures and support poles, and concealment shrouds to convert or replace existing vertical structures into smart infrastructure. The company's thoughtful approach to design and innovation considers the need for accelerated deployment of wireless networks while emphasizing municipalities' responsibility to protect rights-of-way and retain the architectural character of the community. Comptek's modular design provides a compact and versatile platform for deploying 5G, CBRS, LAA, WiFi, and new technologies such as vehicle-to-everything (V2X), electric vehicle and drone charging, and IoT technologies (e.g., public safety, lighting controls, environmental sensors). The Qualcomm Smart Cities Accelerator Program, launched in 2019 as part of the Qualcomm® Advantage Network, connects cities, municipalities, government departments, and enterprises with an ecosystem of providers to help achieve greater efficiencies, cost savings, safety, and sustainability. Qualcomm Technologies and Comptek collaborate closely with IGNITE CITIES to assist mayors around the country in reimagining and rebuilding their cities. Program members with proven experience in commercially deployed solutions include hardware and software vendors, Cloud solution providers, system integrators, design and manufacturing firms, and others providing end-to-end smart city solutions. By bringing together members interested in smart city solutions, the program aims to improve people's lives by accelerating the transformation of city infrastructure and facilities. Comptek guides wireless operators, cities, and smart technology providers on technical and aesthetic service requirements for smart city implementations, in addition to connecting people and communities with advanced, well-designed infrastructure to enhance public safety and quality of life. The ability of the company to transform existing street infrastructure by incorporating smart technology opens the possibilities for smart spaces. About Comptek Technologies, LLC Comptek Technologies is a leader in the development and installation of smart poles and concealment shroud solutions that fulfill the needs of technology providers while preserving the aesthetic qualities and character of a community. Comptek smart concealment poles are designed to accommodate a variety of technologies and tenants. The corporation is based in Boulder, Colorado, and has branches all over the country. Comptek is a member of the CTIA, the US Mayor's Council, the WIA, and other smart city and wireless associations. Comptek Technologies, LLC is a subsidiary of Aero Wireless Group, which also includes Aero Smart Communities, LLC and Aero Solutions, LLC. For over 20 years, the Aero Wireless Group has been an established leader in driving innovation to meet the ever-changing demands of the telecom industry and the needs of urban and rural populations. Qualcomm Incorporated's trademark or a registered trademark is Qualcomm. Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and/or its companies operate the Qualcomm Smart Cities Accelerator Program and the Qualcomm Advantage Network.

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Mobileum extends the portfolio of roaming and core network products to address the growing 5G ecosystem needs

prnewswire | November 17, 2020

Mobileum Inc. ("Mobileum"), a main worldwide supplier of examination based wandering and organization administrations, telco security, hazard the executives, and testing and observing arrangements, is satisfied to report that it is growing its corporate concentration and improving its item portfolio for meandering and organization administrations to all the more likely location the requirement for consistent 5G interoperability. With a developing worldwide environment of 5G organizations and IoT administrations making strides and private organizations set to turn out to be progressively important, effective interconnection and administration quality must be guaranteed independent of geology or administration play. Mobileum will be hoping to use its profound meandering and designing aptitude, along with its improved danger, security, and testing and observing capacities coming from its ongoing acquisitions, to help Telecom administrators as they change themselves and progress to another computerized society upheld on 5G, instructing new guidelines of network and experience. Mobileum's coordinated and extended Roaming and Network Services portfolio will empower specialist co-ops to accomplish more noteworthy computerization, interoperability, and QoS over an assorted arrangement of public, private, and shared organizations - assisting with conveying a superior client experience while ensuring the reality. Kishore Vangipuram, Mobileum Chief of Roaming and Network Services, remarked: "Mobileum remains focused on providing solutions that enable mobile network operators to accelerate digitalization and innovation while improving network security and service quality. As service providers' business models and partner relationships become more complex, we are expanding our product portfolio to bring a new degree of resilience and automation to our customers' business and network operations – helping to tackle some of the industry's biggest challenges brought by the evolution to 5G." One of the key establishing standards driving Mobileum has been to associate individuals, spots, and things effectively and consistently while expanding the return for administrators. To accomplish this vision and backing the progress to 5G, Mobileum is dispatching a set-up of new programming arrangements as a component of its Active Intelligence Platform: Central Routing Director: enabling a more efficient call routing logic to meet technical and business needs, improving customer experience while maximizing revenue Voice Firewall: enhancing security, fraud detection, and policy controls combined with real-time call blocking treatment capabilities Enhanced Caller ID: providing a monetization platform for operators to leverage network information and call display, to empower identity, promote trust, and create a new channel for brand promotion Wholesale Business Advisor: reducing barriers between international and domestic roaming, automating business processes across international, domestic, and enterprise roaming partners while providing recommendations to optimize the roaming experience and costs eSIM Channel Platform: providing a platform for subscriber and enterprise roaming management Supporting more than 900 global telecom operators, in 180 countries, the Mobileum Active Intelligence platform is an end-to-end analytics platform that empowers mobile network operators to: Increase revenues – by delivering innovative and compelling offers in new market segments Reduce revenue loss - with a layer of security to protect against attacks on voice networks Optimize network and wholesale costs – by enabling process automation that improves time to market, reliability, and visibility into wholesale and retail costs Mobileum's AI-driven platform is available both on-premises and on the cloud, delivering advanced solutions that successfully support and assure traditional and next-generation services as telecom networks evolve towards virtualization, cloud and 5G. To learn more, visit www.mobileum.com. About Mobileum Inc. Mobileum is a leading provider of telecom analytics for roaming, security and risk management and end-to-end domestic and roaming testing solutions. More than 900 operators rely on its Active Intelligence platform to increase roaming revenues, improve network security, minimize risk, and ensure active testing and monitoring. With a strong record of innovation, Mobileum is recognized for its ability to extract network and customer insights and convert them into real-time actions that increase revenue, improve customer experience, and reduce costs. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Mobileum has global offices in Belgium, Dubai, Germany, India, Portugal, Singapore and UK.

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