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Vodafone and Microsoft signed a new, far-reaching 10-year strategic partnership that leverages their respective strengths in offering scaled digital platforms to more than 300 million businesses...
uncovers risks created by a toxic combination of identity access management permissions, user behavior, and business context. Individually, these elements may appear benign, but together pose extreme organizational risk that can lead to data breaches, financial loss, compliance violations, and brand damage. Zscaler released Zscaler Zero Trust SASE, an industry first, single-vendor SASE solution built utilizing Zscaler Zero Trust AI to help organizations reduce cost and complexity while implementing Zero Trust security across users, devices, and workloads. Additionally, Zscaler announced general availability for its Zero Trust SD-WAN solution and portfolio of plug-and-play appliances.

Cloud News

In Cloud News, global consulting firm AlixPartners has selected DealCloud from Intapp as its new deal and pipeline management solution. WiMi Hologram Cloud has created an image-fused point cloud semantic segmentation method based on fused graph convolutional network, aiming to utilize the different information of image and point cloud to improve the accuracy and efficiency of semantic segmentation. Point cloud data is very effective in representing the geometry and structure of objects, while image data contains rich color and texture information. Samsonite implemented Oracle Cloud's latest mobile Oracle Retail Xstore Point-of-Service systems across its European stores, giving associates the freedom to help customers from anywhere.

Nokia and etisalat by e& today have successfully completed the first trial of Cloud RAN in the MEA region with In-Line acceleration over Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s ProLiant DL110 Gen11. The trial aims to enable an enhanced 5G experience for end users and utilizes etisalat by e&’s existing mid-band carrier in the n78 (3.5GHz) band over its 5G standalone network. Peerless Network is now a Certified Calling Provider for Webex Calling’s Cloud Connect program.

Market News

There's been some interesting partnerships this month from some household names and revealing reports in the telco markets. Nokia has signed a multi-year patent cross-license agreement with OPPO. Under the agreement OPPO will make royalty payments along with catch-up payments to cover the periods of non-payment. The agreement resolves all pending patent litigation in all jurisdictions between the parties. Fact.MR found that the global commercial drone services market is anticipated to achieve a valuation of $5.8 billion by 2033. Palo Alto Networks has completed the acquisition of Talon Cyber Security, a pioneer of enterprise browser technology.

Vodafone and Microsoft signed a new, far-reaching 10-year strategic partnership that leverages their respective strengths in offering scaled digital platforms to more than 300 million businesses, public sector organizations, and consumers across Europe and Africa. Momentum has successfully closed its acquisition of Horizon Telecom, a Netherlands-based global next-gen managed service provider. Juniper Research found that the spend on GenAI by banks will reach $85 billion in 2030, up from $6 billion globally in 2024, and predicts leading banks will adopt generative AI services to enable more personalized and increasingly compelling user experiences at reduced cost.

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