A10 Networks gains five major 5G GI-LAN security design wins

A10 Networks gains five major 5G GI-LAN security design wins

A10’s Thunder Converged Firewall meets critical needs of mobile operators for hyperscale, performance and automation in 5G Networks. A10 Networks, a provider of intelligent and automated cybersecurity solutions, announced it  has secured five major 5G network design wins in the second half of 2018 for its A10 Thunder Convergent Firewall…

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STC announces new appointments of several Saudi senior executives

STC announces new appointments of several Saudi senior executives

Saudi Telecom Company (STC) has announced new appointments of a number of Saudi senior executives, including the appointment of Eng. Haithem Bin Mohammed Al Faraj as Senior VP - Technology and Operations; Eng. Alayan Bin Mohammed Al Wateed as Senior VP - Customer Unit; Eng. Badr Bin Abdullah Al Lahib…

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Insight into the career of Nuage Networks from Nokia's Regional Director

Insight into the career of Nuage Networks from Nokia’s Regional Director

Learn more about Waleed Badr, Head of Sales (MEA): SubSea, WebScale and Large Enterprise at Nokia and Regional Director (MEA) at Nuage Networks from Nokia Describe your current job role and the parts that are somewhat challenging? I head up Nuage Networks, SubSea Segment, WebScale and extra-large enterprise for Nokia in…

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BT announces Kevin Brown as new Head of Security Business

BT announces Kevin Brown as new Head of Security Business

BT has announced the appointment of Kevin Brown as Managing Director of BT Security, where he will be responsible for the company’s physical and cybersecurity activity around the world. Brown, who succeeds Mark Hughes, joined BT in 2012, following a 20-year career in law enforcement. He has specialised in security…

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The trends that are set to shape the African channel market

The trends that are set to shape the African channel market

The channel market is changing. There is a trend emerging where solutions across different categories are combining to create a more holistic, horizontal approach to the channel offering. But companies are also demanding hyper-specialised businesses and application technology skills from vendors. And, according to Westcon and Ruckus Networks, this outlook…

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Pinnacle urges Windows Server 2008 users to upgrade

Pinnacle urges Windows Server 2008 users to upgrade

Pinnacle – South Africa’s leading ICT distributor and authorised distributor of Microsoft, has confirmed that Windows Server 2008 support ends soon. Michelle Losco, Digital Director, Publishared, says security updates and warranty claims for Windows Server 2008/R2 end in January 2020. “Users can upgrade with DellEMC or Hewlett Packard Enterprise now and by doing so…

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Nokia powers optical service on Telecom Egypt’s Delta Backbone Network

Nokia powers optical service on Telecom Egypt’s Delta Backbone Network

Telecom Egypt has adopted Nokia's Photonic Service Engine (PSE) technology to double backbone capacity on its Delta Region DWDM backbone network. Commercial deployment of the new high-speed service started in June and represents the first 200G long distance, single carrier transmission service in Africa. With growth in demand for mobile…

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RCS-Communication launches new Ka-Band service in South Sudan

RCS-Communication launches new Ka-Band service in South Sudan

RCS-Communication, a leading ISP in South Sudan, has established the first site for Avanti’s HYLAS 4 high-speed satellite broadband service in the country. Following successful beam testing in Juba, the new Ka-Band service with high throughput speeds of up to 35Mbps download and 4Mbps upload is now available to RCS-Communication’s…

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Adapt IT consolidates telecommunications solutions

Adapt IT consolidates telecommunications solutions

JSE-listed Adapt IT Holdings Limited has announced the acquisition of the Conor Group in a transaction worth R80 million to strengthen the Adapt IT Telecoms solutions division. Conor, founded in 2007, is a fast-growing and dynamic software business that employs 60 highly-skilled professionals and provides high performance telco and mobile…

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Huawei rolls out its first ‘HUAWEI Developer Day’ series

Huawei rolls out its first ‘HUAWEI Developer Day’ series

For the first time outside of China, Huawei has rolled out its HUAWEI Developer Day workshop series bringing together the best smartphone developers across the Middle East and North Africa to announce the introduction of the HUAWEI developer alliance in the region. The opening session was held in Dubai, gathering…

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ICT company Vox selected as Microsoft Azure Data Centre partner

ICT company Vox selected as Microsoft Azure Data Centre partner

Integrated ICT and telecommunications company Vox has been selected as a Microsoft Azure Data Centre Migration partner, adding to its Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) status. “Becoming a Microsoft partner is a rigorous process and a significant investment in training and certification, means customers can be assured of best of breed…

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Nexign partners with Bubbletone to deliver Blockchain solution for telcos

Nexign partners with Bubbletone to deliver Blockchain solution for telcos

The platform creates a global marketplace where operators can publish and share product information as well as buy and resell as-is, or bundle, offerings from other operators. Nexign and Bubbletone have announced an exclusive partnership to develop an industry-first Blockchain-based Business Support Systems (BSS) solution for the telecom sector. The…

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Huawei and Mediapro team up to provide AR and VR over 5G networks

Huawei and Mediapro team up to provide AR and VR over 5G networks

Huawei, a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices, and Barcelona-based multimedia communications giant, Mediapro, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate in the distribution of Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) over 5G networks. The MoU took place at the…

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Smart Dubai announces UAEPASS as strategic partner during GITEX launch

Smart Dubai announces UAEPASS as strategic partner during GITEX launch

Smart Dubai, in partnership with the Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (TRA), has inaugurated UAEPASS, a National Digital Identity and Signature Solution, in collaboration with Abu Dhabi’s Smart Solutions & Services Authority; and the Dubai Electronic Security Centre (DESC), as a strategic partner. The launch took place at a press conference held…

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