Cloud infrastructure services spend hits a record US$30 billion for Q4 2019

iTWire | February 04, 2020

The worldwide cloud infrastructure services market reached a record high in the fourth quarter of 2019, with spending on services growing 37% to over US$30 billion, according to a new report from analyst firm Canalyst. The growth saw Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Google cloud and Alibaba Cloud battling it out for leadership of the market. Amazon Web Services remained the dominant cloud service provider in Q4 2019, accounting for 32% of total spend, while Microsoft Azure increased its share to 18% from 15% in the same period in 2018. And Google Cloud was the third largest cloud service provider with a 6% share, followed by Alibaba Cloud with 5%.

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Enables MTI's 5G Open RAN Radio Platform MaxLinear Transceiver Chipset

businesswire | December 15, 2020

MaxLinear, Inc, a main supplier of radio recurrence (RF), simple, advanced and blended sign coordinated circuits, declared today that the organization's remote handset chipsets are utilized in Microelectronics Technology Inc. (MTI) Remote Radio Units (RRUs) focusing on explicit greenfield Open RAN arrangements for 4G and 5G applications. Open RAN furnishes administrators with another occasion to fabricate their radio organizations utilizing interoperable organization hardware sourced from various top tier foundation providers. Elite, adaptable, and financially savvy Radio Units (RUs) are key components to each Open RAN network. MaxLinear's answers give a demonstrated programming characterized radio stage that empowers hardware sellers to quickly convey Open RAN RUs that meet these objectives with industry-driving highlights, adaptability, structure factor, and force effectiveness. “Mobile operators are pulling Open RAN into the market rapidly because the cost savings and flexibility of Open RAN enable them to address opportunities that were previously unaffordable,” said Joe Madden, Founder and President of Mobile Experts, a leading wireless technology market research firm. “By 2025, roughly 7 million radios will be sold annually, independent of the baseband processors. As a result, we expect the market share of smaller suppliers to quadruple over the next five years, opening up new opportunities for innovative semiconductor suppliers.” MTI's Open RAN radios uphold new 5G Open RAN network arrangements with the O-RAN 7.2x interface. These new 5G radios use MaxLinear RF handset chipsets to give a superior, powerful, savvy, and adaptable stage permitting MTI to rapidly uphold new 5G Open RAN radio arrangements with numerous clients. Moreover, MTI is conveying their MaxLinear-controlled Evenstar Radio as a feature of the imaginative OpenRAN environment that completely underpins the OpenRAN Reference Architecture including a fronthaul interface consistent with the O-RAN Alliance Split 7.2x. With remarkable RF execution, MaxLinear handset chipsets furnish base station creators with an adaptable stage to disentangle and quicken their advancement of cutting edge radios. These profoundly incorporated base station handsets uphold all air interfaces from 2G to 5G NR, including MC-GSM, making them ideal for building up the adaptable multi-standard Software Defined Radios (SDR) that administrators need for the present 5G organizations. MaxLinear's chipset underpins numerous information, different yield (MIMO) applications in Macro, Massive MIMO, and Small Cell radios. "MaxLinear is delighted to support MTI’s 5G RRU solutions with our high-performance transceivers,” said Brendan Walsh, Vice President of MaxLinear’s Wireless Infrastructure Group. “MTI has been a key customer for many years, and we will continue to collaborate and innovate closely together to bring industry-leading Open RAN radios to the market.” “We selected MaxLinear for this deployment due to the breadth of their current product offering and the level of investment they are undertaking for future products,” said Eugene Wu, General Manager of MTI. “We are planning for future collaborations with MaxLinear’s next generation transceiver solutions and world class DPD algorithms supporting highly linearized wide bandwidth deployments.” About the Evenstar program: Evenstar program will contribute to the OpenRAN ecosystem by focusing on building general-purpose RAN reference designs for 4G and 5G networks that are aligned with 3GPP and O-RAN specifications and will help accelerate the adoption of TIP OpenRAN Project Group Solutions. RRUs, distribution units, and control unit software have traditionally been only available as a packaged unit, limiting opportunities to serve suburban and rural locations. By decoupling these components, the Evenstar program is expected to enable MNOs to choose best-in-class technology and deploy solutions from an increasing number of technology partners.

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Accenture Acquires Arca to Bolster its 5G Network Capabilities

businesswire | November 20, 2020

Accenture has procured Arca, a Spanish designing administrations organization with an attention on network tasks and business administrations. Its 640 workers will join Accenture in Spain. Arca gives multidisciplinary administrations to arrange tasks — including exercises to design, plan, send, and oversee telecom foundation — upheld by an incorporated stage that robotizes network checking, streamlines measures and predicts framework irregularities. The blend of these capacities with Accenture's SynOps stage will propel Accenture's capacity to assist associations with turning working models to new wellsprings of development. The procurement will strengthen Accenture's function as a vital accomplice for the designing, plan, arrangement and activity of organization administrations — voice, information, video, fixed, portable, 5G and IoT — for customers in the broadcast communications, modern, energy and framework ventures, among others. It will likewise improve the's organization abilities in Spain and Portugal, offering customers a thorough arrangement of change benefits across 5G network sending, designing, tasks and industry administrations. “5G, cloud and edge computing will usher in a new wave of change and innovation for businesses,” said Domingo Mirón, who leads Accenture’s business in Iberia. “To realize their full potential, companies must act now to adopt the right strategy and build new business solutions enabled by network investments. By harnessing Arca’s expertise, this acquisition will strengthen our ability to help clients accelerate their 5G Cloud network transformation from design through to deployment and operation.” Manish Sharma, bunch CEO of Accenture Operations, said "The change needed for mechanical areas to modernize frameworks, cycles, items and administrations may be conceivable with profound aptitude of the basic organizations that help these troublesome advances. Arca's tremendous involvement in network benefits completely supplements Accenture's procedure of driving imparted an incentive to customers through the cooperation of human creativity and advanced innovation. Together, we will assist customers with adjusting their working model, extend the abilities of their kin and drive advancement to open the maximum capacity of 5G." Established in 1998, Arca has huge experience working with network administrators, telco framework administrations endeavors and other huge organizations to assist them with changing their business and cycles and actualize new interchanges advancements. Arca likewise offers business administrations, for example, deals uphold, examination, measure evaluation, provisioning and administration confirmation. The organization has 14 workplaces across Spain including Madrid, Valencia, Barcelona, Sevilla, Vigo and Malaga. “Our vision at Arca has always been to be a reliable partner on any type of telecommunications project and differentiate what we do by innovative processes, deep expertise and unparalleled talent,” said César Cid, Arca’s CEO. “Joining Accenture will enable us to advance our successful journey exponentially, especially as we bring capabilities to a global scale and capitalize on the breadth and depth of Accenture’s expertise across nearly every industry and market.” About Accenture Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services — all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 506,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities.

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1NCE raises USD 50 M for global expansion led by investors including SoftBank and Deutsche Telekom

1NCE | September 30, 2021

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