Samsung has inked a $6.65 billion contract with Verizon to supply the carrier with 5G infrastructure

siliconangle | September 07, 2020

In a big win for its networking business, Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. has inked a $6.65 billion contract with Verizon Communications Inc. to supply the carrier with 5G infrastructure and related technology. Bloomberg reported on the deal Sunday evening, citing a regulatory filing submitted in South Korea. The deal is one of the largest network infrastructure contracts for Samsung to date and shows that its investments in 5G are starting to bear fruit. The company, though historically not a major player in the carrier equipment market, has been heavily investing in 5G technology over the last decade.

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The business landscape is rapidly changing. Many companies find it difficult to make the most of the progressing business landscape due to outdated infrastructure. Leveraging new technology and realizing its benefits can help you lay your hands on modern infrastructure that is highly secure, responsive and easy to retain. A scalable IT infrastructure enables you to unlock hidden business value.

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The business landscape is rapidly changing. Many companies find it difficult to make the most of the progressing business landscape due to outdated infrastructure. Leveraging new technology and realizing its benefits can help you lay your hands on modern infrastructure that is highly secure, responsive and easy to retain. A scalable IT infrastructure enables you to unlock hidden business value.

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oXya, a Hitachi Group company, has earned the SAP on Microsoft Azure Advanced Specialization

oXya | February 11, 2022

oXya, a Hitachi Group company, today announced it has earned the SAP on Microsoft Azure advanced specialization. As a Microsoft Partner, oXya has demonstrated its deep knowledge, extensive experience and proven success at implementing SAP solutions on Azure. As mainstream support for the SAP ECC platform ends in 2027, and as core SAP products are being optimized for the SAP HANA database, many enterprises are looking for a partner with advanced skills to migrate and modernize their existing SAP environment in the cloud. "We are very pleased to have earned the SAP on Microsoft Azure advanced specialization. This advanced specialization is a recognition of our SAP expertise and commitment in managing and migrating customers on Microsoft Azure successfully. It was certified by a third-party external audit firm that confirmed that all our processes meet Microsoft Azure's very high standards. Since its foundation, oXya's mission has been to help organizations increase their efficiency and flexibility by providing SAP customers with a range of technical services, managed services, and cloud solutions. Our customers, who give us a 99% satisfaction rating, consider that oXya gives them more agility to adapt to market changes" said Geert Vandendorpe, CEO, oXya. "Beyond agility and flexibility, Microsoft Azure offers significant value for its SAP customers by integrating enterprise IT systems, including Microsoft Office 365 and Active Directory, For these reasons, more and more companies make the choice of Azure to embrace their vision to the future. At oXya, we have migrated multiple customers, from industries such as manufacturing, retail, water and waste management, services, and more." Matthieu Petitprez, Deputy Chief Technology Officer at oXya Rodney Clark, Corporate Vice President, Global Partner Solutions, Channel Sales and Channel Chief at Microsoft added, "The SAP on Microsoft Azure advanced specialization highlights the partners who can be viewed as most capable when it comes to migrating enterprise SAP applications over to Azure. oXya clearly demonstrated that they have both the skills and the experience to offer clients a comprehensive and professional SAP to cloud managed service."   About oXya oXya, a Hitachi Group Company, is a global leader in technical services, managed services, and cloud solutions for SAP clients. oXya designs, migrates and runs mission-critical SAP infrastructure and support operations for hundreds of global enterprises and midsize organizations. Whether customers' SAP and IT systems run on a private, public, or hybrid cloud, oXya experts manage their SAP systems and orchestrate the different clouds and their capabilities to deliver the best SLA/price ratio for the customer. oXya customers enjoy a unique support model, which includes all-inclusive pricing. Along with the commitment and expertise of oXya's consultants, these features lead to an astounding 99% of oXya customers being fully satisfied with oXya services.

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Renesas Highlights Datacom and Telecom Optical Communications at the 2020 European Conference on Optical Communication

businesswire | December 03, 2020

Renesas Electronics Corporation, a chief provider of cutting edge semiconductor arrangements, will exhibit its arrangement of optical correspondence items at the virtual European Conference on Optical Communication 2020, which happens December 7-9. “Over the last several months, data center, network, and telecom infrastructures have navigated significant increases in the demands and requirements placed on their systems, driven by increasing volumes of high-bandwidth data such as live and on-demand streamed content, the deployment of more AI-based systems, and a worldwide shift to the cloud as more consumers depend on connected systems for their work and daily life,” said Diwakar Vishakhadatta, Vice President of Optical Communication Products at Renesas. “As cloud and networked services become a mission-critical factor in business’ and consumers’ daily lives, we have expanded our optical communications portfolio, adding elements of our leading microcontroller, timing, and power portfolios, to provide customers a one-stop mixed-signal IC solution with all of the elements they need to scale up for today’s systems and beyond.” Clients can consolidate these optical interchanges arrangement with an assortment of Renesas microcontroller, power the executives, and timing gadgets for an answer that provisions all of the parts clients require, from optical interconnect to MCU, making it simpler and snappier to offer their telecom and server farm frameworks applications for sale to the public.

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DataBank Announces Strategic Investment in EdgePresence

prnewswire | October 21, 2020

DataBank, a leading provider of enterprise-class colocation, connectivity, and managed services, today announced that it has made a $30M strategic investment in EdgePresence, an owner and operator of multi-tenant, modular data centers, providing space, power, bandwidth, and interconnection across key U.S. markets. EdgePresence's Edge Data Centers (EDCs) are modular, purpose-built data centers, comprehensively and compactly designed to include critical power, monitoring, physical security and cooling. Located at targeted locations at the base of cell towers, key real estate, and enterprise campus locations, these EDCs will enable DataBank to colocate its customer workloads at the "far edge" to further reduce latency and improve performance for select applications.

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