understanding data gravity and its impact on IT infrastructure is a difference-maker

prnewswire | September 28, 2020

Data gravity, or the propensity for bodies of data to draw an expanding swath of applications and services into closer proximity, has been identified as a key megatrend impacting enterprises and service providers over the next decade, according to recently published research.  Data gravity may affect an enterprise's ability to innovate, secure customer experiences, and even deliver financial results on a global scale.  The Data Gravity Index™ measures the creation, aggregation and private exchange of enterprise data and examines its impact on the Forbes Global 2000.

Spotlight

Join #CiscoChat as we talk to Cisco’s senior Enterprise Networks executives about our recent announcements around SD-WAN and the Catalyst expansion. As always, we’ll answer your questions live.

Spotlight

Join #CiscoChat as we talk to Cisco’s senior Enterprise Networks executives about our recent announcements around SD-WAN and the Catalyst expansion. As always, we’ll answer your questions live.

Related News

APPLICATION INFRASTRUCTURE

Ligado and Mavenir Partner to Develop Base Stations for 5G Mobile Satellite Network

Ligado | August 20, 2021

Mobile communications company Ligado Networks today advanced its plan to deploy the first 5G mobile satellite network for the Internet of Things, announcing it is partnering with Mavenir to develop base stations for advanced connectivity services that enable business-critical operations anywhere in the United States and North America. Ligado's 5G satellite IoT network will support tens of millions of mobile devices powering critical machine-to-machine communications for businesses requiring ubiquitous, continental coverage. The company plans to launch service trials in 2022, providing standalone satellite or multi-layer connections to enterprise customers in the transportation, agriculture, utilities, and energy sectors. The satellite network adds extended coverage and network redundancy to the company's planned 5G mobile private network solution, thereby enabling always-on connectivity and coverage across an enterprise's entire footprint. It will also add to the capabilities of other terrestrial wireless operators by making use of mainstream, low-cost chipsets and devices that can support both mobile satellite and terrestrial connectivity. "We are deeply committed to supporting critical infrastructure enterprises as they modernize their operations for a 21st Century economy," said Ligado Chief Executive Officer Doug Smith. "Ubiquitous network coverage and reliability are especially essential for critical device communications, which makes our 5G satellite IoT network a pivotal tool to ensure always-on connectivity and data management for an enterprise's entire fleet of devices." Ligado plans to adapt 3GPP standards-based technology for mobile satellite use, which will enable the network to support devices using mainstream, low-cost chipsets that can also operate on terrestrial IoT networks. With the 22-meter reflector-based antenna of Ligado's SkyTerra 1 satellite, the network will also support the small, low-cost IoT devices being used for innovative applications like vehicle diagnostics, environmental monitoring, first-responder connectivity, and smart metering. Mavenir's complete portfolio of cloud native solutions provides mobile core, IoT, and Open vRAN for 5G. "We are excited to work with Ligado on ORAN-based 5G base station development. With this engagement, Mavenir and the ORAN ecosystem not only strengthen their place in enterprise deployments but also enter a phase of innovation in cellular service delivery via non-terrestrial networks," said Pardeep Kohli, president and CEO of Mavenir. "We are looking forward to expanding our Open RAN product portfolio to meet the evolving needs of terrestrial and non-terrestrial networks and their co-existence in the future." The partnership highlights Ligado's industry leadership in developing IoT standards for mobile satellite networks. The company has led work within the 3GPP to develop such standards, which will help satellite and terrestrial networks operate in harmony. "We're delighted to apply Mavenir's unmatched 5G network technology prowess to deliver 3GPP-based IoT services via the crucial mobile satellite network layer," said Ligado Chief Technology Officer Maqbool Aliani. "Ligado's uniquely capable North American satellite network unlocks a highly compelling market by bringing mainstream IoT devices to a continental satellite footprint." About Ligado Networks Building on 25 years of experience providing crucial satellite connectivity, our mission is to modernize American businesses by delivering secure and reliable 5G connectivity solutions needed to transform their operations and realize the efficiencies of a digital world. Our plans to deploy licensed mid-band spectrum in public and private 5G networks will help pave the way for future innovations and economic growth across America.

Read More

APPLICATION STORAGE

JSA launches a new podcast series, Data Movers, hosted by Jaymie Scotto Cutaia, Telecom PR Pro, and Evan Kirstel, B2B Social Media Influencer,

prnewswire | November 04, 2020

Jaymie Scotto and Associates (JSA), the superior supplier of advertising, advanced showcasing and function arranging administrations for the telecom, server farm and tech ventures, today dispatches another arrangement on its JSA Podcasts station: Data Movers. The digital broadcast arrangement highlights interviews with the most compelling people of the present driving telcos and server farms. Scenes will feature the foundation stories, the profession highs and lows, and exceptional viewpoints on the eventual fate of the business from those with an immediate heartbeat on computerized framework. The digital broadcast is facilitated by notable industry voices Jaymie Scotto Cutaia and Evan Kirstel. Both Kirstel and Cutaia have been positioned as top telecom influencers for quite a while running. As originator and CEO of JSA, Cutaia has manufactured a few industry media stations, including the Telecom News Now blog, JSA TV and JSA's month to month virtual roundtable arrangement. Kirstel is a prominent idea pioneer in IT and telecom, with an online followership of more than 400,000 over his web-based media stages. "JSA Podcasts are already enjoyed by an audience of thousands from around the world, but we wanted to create a new show with a new angle: taking a deeper dive into the minds of industry leaders," says Cutaia. "The 'movers' part of Data Movers refers to movers and shakers, the shot callers that are on the forefront of what is happening in the world of data center infrastructure and telecommunications. Along with Evan, I'm excited for the opportunity to learn what these leaders are curious about, what inspires them and what insights they can share." The web recording arrangement dispatches November 4 with new scenes delivered every other week. A heavenly steady of visitors is now arranged for the rest of the year: November 4 - Erick Contag, Executive Chairman of GlobeNet and President of SubOptic Association November 11 - Lee Kirby, Chairman and Co-Founder of Salute Mission Critical November 18 - Phillip Marangella, Chief Marketing Office of EdgeConneX December 2 - Dr. Julie Albright, Lecturer at the University of Southern California and Board Member of iMasons December 16 - Raul K. Martynek, CEO of DataBank December 30 - Dave Johnson, President of Comstar Technologies To tune in to the web recording visit JSA Podcasts, or buy in through Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, TuneIn or iHeartRadio. About JSA Celebrating over 15 years of success, Jaymie Scotto & Associates (JSA) is the preeminent provider of Public Relations, Lead Generation and Account Based Marketing (ABM), and Event Planning services to the telecom, data center and tech industries. Awarded 'Most Outstanding Telecoms PR Agency' by LiveWire for two years in a row, our success is attributed to our skilled JSA team, innovative tools, and established media and industry relationships. Combined, these allow us to deliver the finest lead nurturing, media outreach and brand awareness services available, orchestrated in a timely, integrated marketing plan customized for each client, to offer optimal and measurable ROI.

Read More

APPLICATION INFRASTRUCTURE

Omnispace Bolsters Commercial Leadership to Advance its Global 5G Connectivity Partnership Efforts

Omnispace | January 12, 2022

Omnispace, the company that is redefining mobile communications by building a global hybrid network, today announced the expansion of its commercial team. Mahantesh Patil, Carmen Gonzalez, Shahrokh Khanzadeh Amiri, and Ramesh Pattanshetti will play a key role in building strategic partnerships as the company prepares to deliver the world's first global 5G hybrid mobile network. "We are pleased to welcome Mahantesh, Carmen, Shahrokh, and Ramesh to Omnispace,We are adding four seasoned business development and sales professionals ready to grow our footprint across key regional markets. They will be instrumental in executing across industries that are shaping applications requiring global real-time connectivity, such as IoT, connected vehicles, smart infrastructure, agriculture, and more. We are fortunate to have their business and technical expertise as we engage with partners to deliver satellite-based 5G services to compatible devices, everywhere." Ram Viswanathan, president and CEO Omnispace will be the first to enable the transformative power of 5G through a single worldwide network direct-to-devices. The network will empower mobile network operators and value added resellers to fuel innovation, power industries, and connect billions of users. The new team members are: Mahantesh Patil, will lead business development in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) and Africa regions and will focus on partnerships with mobile operators and IoT providers. He brings more than 20 years of experience in accelerating enterprise opportunities for telecom operators, across Asia and India to Omnispace. Having worked in senior leadership roles at leading satellite and mobile telecom companies, such as Skylo , Sandvine and Astellia (now part of Exfo), his expertise includes developing and growing relationships with enterprise, regulatory and government sector satellite, telecom and internet of things (IoT) providers. Carmen Gonzalez-Sanfeliu will lead business development in the Americas and Europe and will focus on partnerships with mobile operators and other distribution channels. She brings more than 30 years of international telecom and satellite industry experience supporting business opportunities and alliances with telecom regulatory entities to Omnispace. Her experience includes building global and regional business relationships and alliances with telecom and public sector organizations, governmental and NGO institutions for companies such as ABS Global, Intelsat and PanAmSat. Shahrokh Khanzadeh Amiri will lead business development in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and will focus on partnerships with distribution channels. He has more than 25 years of expertise successfully leading regional sales, marketing and business development teams with strategic partners. He has worked for some of the world's top media, networks, multinational corporations, including Intelsat, PanAmSat and Telenor. Ramesh Pattanshetti, will focus on customer solutions engineering and technical sales for Omnispace's 5G connectivity solutions. He brings more than two decades of experience in telecommunications, along with satellite based 3GPP network development and deployment to Omnispace. Previously, at Skylo Technologies, Maxis Group and Norconsult Telematics, he garnered extensive hands-on experience in the wireless communications and IoT fields, and has led diverse global teams to execute business telecom market business strategies. "Omnispace continues to build a world-class team with these new commercial hires, along with the recent enhancements to our Regulatory department. We look forward to accelerating our activities as we execute our vision of creating the worlds first space-based 5G network," said Viswanathan. The Omnispace 5G NTN network will utilize the 3GPP standard, backed by the leading global telecommunications and manufacturers, to ensure the security and seamless interoperability with any compatible device. The Omnispace network will utilize the company's existing 2 GHz priority spectrum rights, seamlessly integrating satellite and terrestrial into a single network. About Omnispace, LLC Headquartered in the Washington D.C. area, and founded by veteran telecommunications and satellite industry executives, Omnispace is redefining mobile connectivity for the 21st century. By leveraging 5G technologies, the company is combining the global footprint of a non-geostationary satellite constellation with the mobile networks of the world's leading telecom companies to bring an interoperable "One Global Network" connectivity to users and IoT devices worldwide.

Read More