Kasten Introduces New Kubernetes Data Management Capabilities to Scale Cross-Border Hybrid Cloud Deployments

Cision PR Newswire | August 18, 2020

Kasten, the market leader for Kubernetes Data Management, today unveiled new automation and infrastructure portability capabilities for its flagship solution, the K10 Enterprise Data Management platform at KubeCon and CloudNativeCon Europe 2020. Purpose-built for Kubernetes, K10 provides enterprise operations teams with easy-to-use, scalable, and secure Kubernetes backup and restore, disaster recovery, and application mobility. The new capabilities will help organizations scale their cloud native infrastructure and Kubernetes applications in order to support global business growth and ensure compliance with regional data sovereignty laws, including GDPR.

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There’s an ever-widening gap between what businesses demand and what IT can actually deliver. That gap is the direct result of the Idea Economy—where businesses aim to generate value by rapidly bringing new ideas to life. Technology is the fuel that drives that idea engine, but it’s getting harder and harder to meet demand because of dueling modalities within the IT infrastructure. On one side, there’s the rising demand for new applications and services that leverage mobility, big data, and cloud-native technologies to drive new revenue streams and customer experiences. The agility and flexibility of these new IT services are hindered by the traditional side the established IT infrastructure that has always focused on stability and cost control. While converged and hyper converged solutions have alleviated some of the stress between these sides, filling the Idea Economy Gap requires something more.

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There’s an ever-widening gap between what businesses demand and what IT can actually deliver. That gap is the direct result of the Idea Economy—where businesses aim to generate value by rapidly bringing new ideas to life. Technology is the fuel that drives that idea engine, but it’s getting harder and harder to meet demand because of dueling modalities within the IT infrastructure. On one side, there’s the rising demand for new applications and services that leverage mobility, big data, and cloud-native technologies to drive new revenue streams and customer experiences. The agility and flexibility of these new IT services are hindered by the traditional side the established IT infrastructure that has always focused on stability and cost control. While converged and hyper converged solutions have alleviated some of the stress between these sides, filling the Idea Economy Gap requires something more.

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Athonet Announces Bring Your Own RAN™ Program for Private Networks

Athonet | November 15, 2021

Athonet, a global leader in private network technology, today introduced Bring Your Own RAN™ (BYORAN™) program enabling organizations to choose the combination of radio products that meet the needs of the mix of applications in the enterprise or service provider setting; all managed from a single cloud-based dashboard. Mobile Experts predicts the total private LTE/5G market opportunity over the next six years to exceed $45 billion, including services. Kyung Mun, principal analyst at Mobile Experts, stated, "Providing options in how private networks are deployed and managed will be a key to this growth and adoption. Organizations are looking at best-of-breed but need integrated private LTE and 5G solutions, which makes the concept of 'Bring Your Own RAN' appealing." The Athonet cloud-based private network management system not only allows the organization to choose their own radio, but enables them to run different radios concurrently in their private network. For example, a different radio may be used indoor compared to outdoor to hit the required coverage and performance targets. IT managers can also view all the radios in a single dashboard without logging in/out of different management platforms. Many radio vendors have already been tested for interoperability and their respective management tools integrated into the portal. The program is open to all radio vendors. "Athonet is changing the way private networks are built and managed with this new private network management dashboard which can be located adjacent to the core on premise or hosted in the cloud,All radios are connected to a core. We are taking all the traffic connected to our core and consolidating the data so you have a single pane of glass to get all information from all radios and core elements. Now these radios are not just connected, but easily managed in a centralized place." Martin Jensen, vice president, Solution Architecture, Athonet The advantage of this solution is the management of the entire system can always be accessed from a single point with a single pane of glass regardless if the core is deployed as a single or multiple instance or fully in the cloud, on premise, or as a hybrid architecture. BYORAN by Athonet will be demonstrated in booth #206 at Enterprise 5G Live in Santa Clara, CA on November 16-17, 2021. Some of the RAN vendors that were tested and approved for interoperability in Athonet's lab will be showcased at the conference. At Enterprise 5G Live, Athonet will be presenting on a panel highlighting the benefits of private networks for retail on Tuesday, November 17 at 1:30pm PT. About Athonet Athonet is a leader in private cellular network technology delivering a mobile core to enterprises and communication service providers to connect applications, devices and radios. With more than 10 years of experience in delivering 4G/5G mobile core solutions to customers and partners in every region of the world, Athonet supports key industries where network control, mobility, security, performance, reliability and cost are important for business outcomes.

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Skyworks Fuels 5G Small Cell Carrier Roll Outs, Accelerates Upgrade Cycle for Global 5G Infrastructure

businesswire | January 13, 2021

Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq: SWKS), a trailblazer of superior simple semiconductors associating individuals, spots and things, today declared a critical achievement with the shipment of more than 1 million of its SKY66318-21 force intensifier (PA), the business' first high proficiency little cell PA with a transfer speed of 200 MHz at +28 dBm. This accomplishment features Skyworks quickening the reception of 5G by empowering upgraded 5G associations and controlling more effective reach expansion for little cells. To show the advantages of this energizing new innovation, Skyworks additionally teamed up with Xilinx, Inc. to grandstand the otherworldly and force productivity feasible utilizing the SKY66318-21 PA in 5G foundation applications during the CES 2021 Show. The exhibit incorporates Skyworks' SKY66318-21 high-productivity PA, Xilinx's Crest Factor Reduction (CFR) and Digital Pre-Distortion IP alongside a RF handset from Texas Instruments. Highlighting an exceptionally proficient, wide momentary transfer speed, completely input/yield coordinated PA with high increase and linearity, the SKY66318-21 empowers recently unloaded activity in both the Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) and the 5G C-band, making it very much situated for "transporter sharing" where various administrators can make the most of the chance to have a similar hardware. The exhibition might be seen by visiting the Skyworks CES virtual corner. As indicated by a Nov. 2020 report distributed by Allied Market Research1, the little cell 5G organization industry is relied upon to reach $8.32 billion by 2027, enrolling a build yearly development pace of 43% from 2020 to 2027. The report additionally takes note of that the ascent in organization densification, increment in portable information traffic, coming of Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) band, and development in interest in 5G foundation by a few economies have driven the development of the worldwide little cell 5G organization market. “For emerging 5G environments, it is critical that the PA can deliver increased efficiency while meeting challenging out-of-band emissions and EVM requirements,” said Dan Mansur, vice president of marketing, Wired and Wireless Group at Xilinx. “We are delighted to collaborate with Skyworks and TI to provide our highly adaptable CFR and DPD IP which offers a scalable digital front-end solution to address future RF PA efficiency needs.” “As 5G is being deployed globally and with the mid-band serving as the sweet spot thanks to its speed, capacity and range, the SKY66318-21 is a robust addition to Skyworks’ broad portfolio of complete connectivity solutions,” said David Stasey, vice president and general manager of diversified analog solutions for Skyworks. “Regardless of band, Skyworks is poised to meet the need for densification in the rapidly expanding small cell market.” The SKY66318-21 PA has a minimal plan, making it ideal for 5G NR and 4G LTE frameworks working from 3300 to 3700 MHz. Dynamic biasing hardware is incorporated to make up for temperature, voltage, and cycle variety. The SKY66318-21 is essential for a high-proficiency, pin-to-stick viable PA family supporting major 3GPP groups. Safe Harbor Statement Any forward-looking statements contained in this press release are intended to qualify for the safe harbor from liability established by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements include without limitation information relating to future events, results and expectations of Skyworks. Forward-looking statements can often be identified by words such as "anticipates," "expects," "forecasts," "intends," "believes," "plans," "may," "will" or "continue," and similar expressions and variations (or negatives) of these words. Actual events and/or results may differ materially and adversely from such forward-looking statements as a result of certain risks and uncertainties including, but not limited to, our ability to timely and accurately predict market requirements and evolving industry standards and to identify opportunities in new markets; our ability to develop, manufacture, and market innovative products and avoid product obsolescence; our ability to compete in the marketplace and achieve market acceptance of our products; delays in the standardization or commercial deployment of 5G technologies; the availability and pricing of third-party semiconductor foundry, assembly and test capacity, raw materials and supplier components; the quality of our products; our products’ ability to perform under stringent operating conditions; and other risks and uncertainties identified in the "Risk Factors" section of Skyworks' most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K (and/or Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q) as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"). Copies of Skyworks' SEC filings can be obtained, free of charge, on Skyworks' website (www.skyworksinc.com) or at the SEC's website (www.sec.gov). Any forward-looking statements contained in this press release are made only as of the date hereof, and we undertake no obligation to update or revise the forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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BT and Oracle to accelerate delivery of new 5G services in the UK

Oracle | September 23, 2021

BT Group—the UK's largest mobile and broadband provider—has selected Oracle Communications Cloud Native Converged Policy Management to optimize its network resources and bring new 5G offerings to market faster. The solution will enable BT to quickly and seamlessly test and implement 5G services—such as live streaming and zero-rated 5G content—across its EE mobile network. Oracle Communications Cloud Native Converged Policy Management makes it easier for network engineers to design, test and deploy new services across both 4G and 5G networks. Oracle's easy-to-use policy design engine will enable BT to test and quickly implement new 5G service plans and experiences, such as live streaming and augmented reality (AR), reducing testing and implementation time to a matter of minutes, instead of months. Oracle's policy management will also give BT the flexibility to optimize network and subscriber resources to launch 5G-enabled Internet of Things (IoT) service offerings to consumer and enterprise customers. Leveraging Oracle's built-in analytics function and support for edge-routing, BT will be able to make intelligent policy decisions using subscriber, class of service, quality of services (QoS) and network resource data in real-time to deliver the best, most reliable experience for customers. BT Group, and EE in particular, have a long-standing, successful track record with Oracle.As we move to this next evolution in networking, Oracle is helping us reduce complexity with solutions that ease the migration to 5G and provide the flexibility needed both to introduce innovative new services, and also ensure we're offering our customers the right levels of service according to their needs. Working with Oracle further supports our ambitions towards delivering a mobile network that continues to exceed customer expectations. Howard Watson, Chief Technology Officer, BT. BT chose Oracle Communications for this initiative based on Oracle's decades of network infrastructure and security expertise in multivendor networks worldwide. Providing a reliable and unified customer experience during the 4G to 5G migration process is essential for ensuring long-term market uptake of 5G services.Oracle provides a best-in-class converged policy solution that leverages the cloud native technologies needed to successfully deploy the next generation mobile network in the UK. Caroline Chappell, Analysis Mason. Oracle Communications Consulting (OCC) will support the policy solution implementation and the eventual migration of BT's 4G voice and data services services to 5G; assisting BT with policy design, optimization and 5G software testing using Oracle's Automated Testing Suite. "Oracle Communications technology is helping forward-thinking operators such as BT, future-proof their 5G vision," said Andrew Morawski, senior vice president and general manager, Oracle Communications, Networks. "With a unified, future-ready policy management platform, BT can optimize network resources appropriately and bring new, innovative services and experiences to customers more quickly." BT also leverages a variety of other Oracle Communications network products, for 3G and 4G SIP and Diameter Signaling solutions.

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