Mitel Partners with Liverpool Football Club
Mitel has signed a multi-year partnership with Liverpool Football Club (LFC) to become the Club’s Official Global Unified Communications Partner.
The new partnership will transform communications at Anfield Stadium, head offices, training grounds and retail facilities into a unified cloud platform focusing on delivering optimal efficiency, security and reliability. As part of the solution, the advanced cloud system capabilities will deliver an improved fan experience by reducing wait times. Omnichannel functionality will link supporter contacts across all voice and digital platforms to provide a more holistic view of interactions.
Mitel's partnership with LFC will enhance the fan experience and create seamless interactions by implementing high-performance cloud communication and collaboration solution. "Mitel is honoured to partner with LFC and deliver cloud services that will help elevate their Club operations, increase staff productivity and support fan engagement,” said Jeremy Butt, Mitel’s Senior Vice President, International.
Huawei Makes Stride in 5G Development
Huawei Executive Director and President of Carrier BG Ryan Ding has announced that Huawei has signed 22 commercial contracts for 5G, at the Global Mobile Broadband Forum (MBBF) in London.
Ding noted that 5G will bring unprecedented opportunities to the mobile industry. 5G will provide high bandwidth for households and make WTTx connections the first choice for broadband.
"We take complexity and deliver simplicity. That means we will provide innovative solutions to address challenges in 5G commercialization. Our close collaboration with carriers will help them find the easy way to 5G."
we are committed to helping carriers deploy 5G networks easily, rapidly, and cost-effectively. And we are ready to work with all stakeholders to drive robust development of the 5G industry.”
Super Micro Launches New Product Line
Super Micro has launched a broad portfolio of new UP servers optimized for the new Intel® Xeon® E-2100 processors.
The upgraded systems boost performance up to 30-50%, including improved energy efficiency, faster I/O bandwidth, increased security and reliability, 50% more processor cores and increased performance-per-watt.
“This latest generation Intel server platform is the first to bring 6 cores into entry-level servers and with enhanced performance advanced security, reliability, and affordability,” said Jennifer Huffsteler, Vice President and General Manager of Intel’s Data Center Product Management Group.
“Supermicro has worked closely with Intel to bring to market a broad selection of general purpose and purpose-built server solutions” added Huffsteler. The new processors are expected to provide more enterprise-class features to customers’ entry-class servers without paying more.
CommScope Acquires ARRIS
CommScope has made a $7.4 billion acquisition of ARRIS International, a global leader in entertainment and communications solutions.
The combination of CommScope and ARRIS would create a joint company with approximately $11.3 billion in revenue. ARRIS’s strong leadership positions in Customer Premises Equipment (CPE), Network & Cloud (N&C) and Enterprise Networks, are expected to drive profitable growth in new markets and position the new company to benefit from key industry trends.
“CommScope and ARRIS will bring together a unique set of complementary assets and capabilities that enable end-to-end wired and wireless communications infrastructure solutions that neither company could otherwise achieve on its own,” said Eddie Edwards, president, and chief executive officer, CommScope.
F5 Appoints new Managing Director for India
F5 Networks has announced the appointment of Edgar Dias as its new Managing Director for India, which came effective November 12, 2018.
With over 22 years of experience, Dias will be responsible for managing and expanding F5’s operations in India. “There is great potential in the region as an increasing number of Indian companies are realizing the importance of securing applications,” commented Edgar Dias on F5’s market potential in India.
“As we move into a more application-centric world, having Edgar's two decades of experience across networking, cloud, and SaaS is invaluable to us,” added Adam Judd, Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific, China & Japan, F5 Networks.