Retailers look to hybrid cloud as they search for flexibility

Enterprise Times | January 27, 2020

Nutanix, an enterprise cloud provider, has announced the retail industry findings of its second Enterprise Cloud Index Report. The report measures retailers’ plans for adopting private, hybrid and public clouds. It found the vast majority of retailers (87.5%) identified hybrid cloud as the ideal IT operating model. It also showed many retailers (72%) are planning to move some public cloud applications back on-premises. Retailers recognise that seamless customer experience is no longer a “nice-to-have.” It is a critical factor in winning new customers and retaining existing ones. In addition, flexible cloud infrastructure is critical to delivering it.

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This white paper leads in ten steps through the complete range of the physical infrastructure of data centers and offers a guideline how to select the optimal system components. Customer requirements are the basis for all questions for the definition of essential system components and selection criteria. Network and server racks will be described in detail; special attention will be paid to all topics related to power protection and a dedicated climate approach. In addition, security aspects will be discussed including the monitoring and evaluation of all relevant data of the IT infrastructure which will be reported via the Data Center Infrastructure Management software (DCIM) on a central dashboard.

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Sunderland City Council and BAI Communications announce new partnership to create the UK's most advanced smart city

BAI Communications | October 21, 2021

Sunderland, United Kingdom is set to have next generation 5G mobile infrastructure, putting it on track to become one of the UK's most advanced smart cities, it has been announced today. Sunderland City Council has awarded a 20-year strategic partnership to BAI Communications to design, build and operate next generation digital infrastructure including a private 5G small cell network. The project is the next step on Sunderland City Council's journey to achieve its global smart city ambition, having been awarded the UK Smart City of the Year 2020 accolade and Connected Britain Digital Council of the Year 2021. The first phase of the partnership will see a backbone of 5G connectivity, based on a neutral host model, established within the city by Summer 2022. The new high speed 5G coverage will provide a platform for business growth and innovation, supporting the Government's levelling up agenda by bringing substantial social and economic benefits to its residents, businesses and visitors, including the creation of over 100 jobs. Through the partnership, supported by the North East Local Enterprise Partnership and HM Government's Getting Building Fund, Sunderland will be able to scale its advanced smart city plan, allowing the city to be at the forefront of innovation and achieve true global competitiveness. Greater high speed 5G mobile connectivity, which offers much faster response times across the network, will be complemented by other networking technologies to enable Sunderland to deliver transformative digital services for communities and sectors across the City at much greater scale, including: Manufacturing and logistics – The project will unlock further Industry 4.0 benefits, such as increasing supply chain agility through further development of self-driving vehicle trials, which includes the use of autonomous heavy goods vehicles for transfer of goods between the Nissan supply chain and the Sunderland Nissan car manufacturing plant. Education – Better connectivity will support online and remote learning across Sunderland's schools, following on from the success at Hudson Road Primary School, ensuring young people have the digital skills they need to enter the future workforce. Social care – The greater reach and capacity of the new connectivity will enable existing deployment of assistive technologies for vulnerable people to scale significantly. These technologies utilise sensors in the homes of vulnerable people to support independent living. Patrick Melia, Chief Executive, Sunderland City Council, said: "This is an incredibly significant milestone in the development and future of Sunderland Our Smart City. We are very much looking forward to our 20-year strategic partnership with BAI, as its team helps us realise our ambitions and make our goals a reality. We are confident the benefits of this partnership will reach every resident, organisation and business within our city and indeed the wider area." Billy D'Arcy, CEO of BAI Communications UK, said: "Our long-term strategic partnership with Sunderland City Council will completely transform the city, accelerating Sunderland's ambitions to become one of the UK's most advanced smart cities, connecting people, communities and businesses. "We will leverage the power of 5G and the Internet of Things to establish a network of connectivity which will enhance employment opportunities, business efficiency and growth, helping to secure its prosperous future. Our extensive credentials delivering large-scale connected infrastructure and networking solutions position us perfectly to capitalise on the fast-growing commercial appeal of 5G enterprise solutions and smart city applications." BAI is a leading global provider of 4G and 5G connected infrastructure. The agreement follows the recent deal announcement with Transport for London, that saw BAI awarded the concession to deliver high-speed mobile connectivity across the capital, building on BAI's significant experience of deploying connectivity in highly dense urban environments across the world, including New York, Toronto and Hong Kong.

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$86,669 million worth of 5G Fixed Wireless Access Market by 2026-MarketsandMarkets Exclusive Report

prnewswire | November 05, 2020

As per the new statistical surveying report "5G Fixed Wireless Access Market with COVID-19 Impact Analysis by Offering (Hardware, Services), Operating Frequency (Sub–6 GHz, 24 GHz–39 GHz, Above 39 GHz ), Demography (Urban, Semi-Urban, Rural), Application, and Region - Global Forecast to 2026", distributed by MarketsandMarkets™, the market size is extended to develop from USD 503 million of every 2020 to USD 86,669 million by 2026 it is required to develop at a CAGR 135.9% from 2020 to 2026. The previous decade has seen a few upgrades in network availability and related administrations. Various SMEs that plan to have full command over their availability and give multi-transporter backing to their clients at the same time require quick organizations equipped for completing rapid information transmissions. 5G network innovation is equipped for offering adequate transmission capacity to help expanding information traffic. It offers 10 to multiple times more limit and fast information administrations than that gave by 3G and 4G organizations. Consequently, the expanding interest for fast broadband administrations is required to drive the development of the 5G fixed remote access market sooner rather than later. The development of 5G is extended to take fixed remote admittance to another level utilizing a wide scope of radio range. This is required to empower purchasers to accomplish significant limit gains and low-inactivity availability. Along these lines, 5G fixed remote access is foreseen to upgrade the exhibition abilities of organizations and offer rapid organization inclusion than existing availability organizations. The expanding appropriation of associated gadgets, for example, cell phones, workstations, and shrewd gadgets, in a few business and private applications, for example, separation learning, self-governing driving, multiuser gaming, videoconferencing, and live real time, just as in telemedicine and increased the truth, is relied upon to create the interest for 5G fixed remote access answers for accomplish broadened inclusion. Administrations portion catches the biggest piece of the overall industry The administrations portion is extended to account significant piece of the overall industry of the 5G fixed remote access market as far as worth. Expanded range productivity and ease per bit are relied upon to fortify the business instances of fixed remote access and backing its advancement toward 5G administrations. Alongside network sellers bringing fixed remote access innovation, Ericsson (Sweden), Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. (China), and Nokia (Finland) are offering fixed remote as a last-mile broadband access arrangement. 5G fixed remote access administrations are relied upon to observe an expanded interest in coming years. Such administrations incorporate 5G B2B private lines, which create high normal income per client (ARPU) and face little rivalry in the market as of now. In spite of their high assistance level arrangement (SLA) necessities, 5G fixed remote access administrations are an appealing new market with great potential. They additionally wipe out the necessity of complex arrangement mixes and are as of now monetarily accessible. North America to hold the biggest piece of the pie in 2020 North America is assessed to represent the biggest piece of the pie, as far as worth, in 2020. North America is one of the main business sectors for 5G on the planet as far as innovative work, network plan/arrangement, and the presence of the central participants. 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Our 850 fulltime analyst and SMEs at MarketsandMarkets™ are tracking global high growth markets following the "Growth Engagement Model – GEM". The GEM aims at proactive collaboration with the clients to identify new opportunities, identify most important customers, write "Attack, avoid and defend" strategies, identify sources of incremental revenues for both the company and its competitors. MarketsandMarkets™ now coming up with 1,500 MicroQuadrants (Positioning top players across leaders, emerging companies, innovators, strategic players) annually in high growth emerging segments. MarketsandMarkets™ is determined to benefit more than 10,000 companies this year for their revenue planning and help them take their innovations/disruptions early to the market by providing them research ahead of the curve. 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COMsolve Inc. Joins Public Safety Broadband Network Innovation Alliance

COMsolve Inc | November 20, 2021

COMsolve is pleased to announce that we joined the PSBN Innovation Alliance (PIA) in an advisory role. The PSBN Innovation Alliance (PIA) is a not-for-profit association dedicated to expanding the current PSBN infrastructure in Canada. COMsolve shares PIA’s vision to provide first responders and municipal agencies with faster and reliable cellular communications. Our goal with the PIA is to ensure that we are helping lay the foundation to build PSBN Innovation Alliance for the long term. “The PIA is a crucial step in securing the public safety telecommunication infrastructure for Canada, and with our extended knowledge in wireless technologies – COMsolve is eager to help contribute to PIA’s success,” Ofir Smadja, CEO of COMsolve Inc In our advisory role to PIA, we work on public safety innovation through COMsolve’s services critical for the reliability of broadband communications networks and bridging 9-1-1 gaps. Currently, COMsolve is excited to be working with Halton Regional Police to help secure locations for future LTE sites. "We are excited to have COMsolve join the PIA as leaders and experts in Canada’s telecom space, and as our Association continues to grow, we are very fortunate to have COMsolve on board as both advocates and indeed stakeholders in Canada’s 9-1-1 emergency telecommunications posture, given their role as Canada’s Numbering Administrator, providing telephone numbering functions for Canada’s telecommunications industry,” said Peel Regional Police Deputy Chief Anthony Odoardi. "The PIA looks forward to both innovation and collaboration with COMsolve on all areas of telecom policy in Canada, as we together aim to improve the quality of wireless broadband services for Canada’s First Responders from coast to coast, in light of the many generational technology changes underway in telecom infrastructure for lifesaving 9-1-1 services." "We welcome COMsolve Inc. to the PSBN Innovation Alliance. As active drivers of the telecommunications industry, they are uniquely positioned to reduce barriers to infrastructure deployment and to accelerate the Alliance’s pursuit of mission-critical communications," said Chief Stephen Tanner of the Halton Regional Police Service. “COMsolve brings valuable regulatory and governance experience to the table; we are fortunate to have the opportunity to collaborate with them and look forward to bolstering public safety for all.” About COMsolve Inc. COMsolve is a proud Canadian company founded in 2006 that provides solutions for leading-edge Information and Communications Technology (ICT). We provide deployment and professional services to carriers, data centers, service providers, municipalities, and enterprises. COMsolve specializes in turnkey infrastructure deployment solutions such as macro site, small cell, in-building and structured cabling services. Our wealth of experience in regulatory affairs, design, installation, testing and maintaining infrastructure enables our team to ensure the success of your business implementation. COMsolve has built long-term partnerships with the Canadian Government and Canadian telecommunication service providers. We are founding members of the Structure, Tower, and Antenna Council (STAC) and active members of the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS). Amongst the agencies fore-fronting PIA’s initiative, our years of management experience within the ICT industry can work through regulatory and technical challenges. COMsolve is the Canadian Numbering Administrator (CNA) under contract with the Canadian Numbering Administration Consortium (CNAC), authorized by the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC). All parties work together with the North American Numbering Plan Administrator (NANPA) to ensure efficient and effective use of the North American Numbering Plan (NANP) resources. Our team of experts provides technical resources that help Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) with Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) testing to the Incumbent Local Exchange Carriers (ILEC) Emergency Service IP Network (ESInet) and Next Generation Core Services (NGCS). We have been directly involved in testing PSAP-ILEC and Originating Service Provider (OSP)-ILEC interfaces as part of the ongoing Canadian ILEC trials. About PSBN Innovation Alliance Formed in 2019, the PSBN Innovation Alliance (“PIA”) is a not-for-profit association driving the development of secure, reliable data communications for First Responders. Through the leadership of the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police, founding members of the PSBN Innovation Alliance (the Halton Regional Police Service, Peel Regional Police, City of Mississauga, the Greater Toronto Airports Authority, and many others) work together as a not-for-profit entity advocating for public safety agency oversight of the Public Safety Broadband Network.

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