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Accenture, Huawei target telcos, enterprises with private cloud services

Accenture and Huawei are working together to develop cloud services for Asian markets

Huawei and Accenture have announced a strategic alliance that will see the two firms jointly develop cloud services for telcos and enterprise customers.

Cisco, TCL joint venture to focus on cloud in China

TCL and Cisco are setting up a joint venture to focus on datacentres and cloud services in China

Networking incumbent Cisco is to set up a joint venture company with Chinese hardware manufacturer TCL, the latest in a series of cloud-focused partnerships leveraging China’s vast technology manufacturing capacity and cloud market potential.

Huawei acquires Neul in Internet of Things play

Huawei is positioning itself to capitalise on IoT

Chinese networking giant Huawei has deepened its commitment to IoT (Internet of Things) with the acquisition of UK startup Neul. The Cambridge-based company is focused on developing technology to embed processing and connectivity as efficiently as possible.

Infosys targets cloud, big data with slew of partnerships

Infosys is doubling down on cloud and big data with the recently announced partnerships with Microsoft, Huawei and HDS

Infosys announced a series of partnerships – with Microsoft, Huawei and Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) – that will see the Indian outsourcing giant redouble its efforts to capture a growing share of demand for cloud and big data technologies and services.

Huawei, 21Vianet build largest commercial SDN network

21Vianet and Huawei have built what the companies claim to be the largest SDN deployment to date

A large carrier-neutral datacentre services provider in China, 21Vianet, has teamed up with Huawei to build what the company’s claim to be the largest commercially deployed software-defined networking (SDN). The technology is likely to boost the services of other cloud providers like AWS and IBM, which have both partnered with 21Vianet in China.

China Unicom, Huawei to work on cloud tech

Huawei is working on cloud tech with Unicom

The cloud platform division of China Unicom signed a strategic cooperation agreement on Software Defined Networking (SDN) innovation with local kit vendor Huawei this week.

Ericsson, NTT and Verizon among eight new Cloud Foundry members

Cloud Foundry added eight members to the fledging group including IT heavyweights Accenture and Capgemini, BNY Mellon, Ericsson, GE, Intel, NTT and Verizon. The news further cements its position as a leading open source PaaS project

The Cloud Foundry Foundation announced the addition of eight new members this week. Ericsson, NTT and Verizon are among those looking to contribute to and benefit from the open source platform as a service initiative, which is telling of how seriously telcos are looking at digging deeper into the cloud stack.

China Telecom deploys SDN in datacentre

China Telecom has deployed what it claims is the world’s first wholesale software defined network

The solution, deployed by Huawei, comprises components including the smart network controller (SNC), which is powered by a carrier-grade SDN control algorithm, and the NetMatrix orchestrator, which optimises traffic for datacentre nodes.

Carta Blanco: NFV at Telefónica

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One of the most vigorous operators within the NFV ISG is Spanish incumbent Telefónica and, true to the message of accelerated change that the paper sought to communicate, it has not been sitting idly by. The firm marked the opening of MWC 2014 by setting out aggressive plans for the virtualization of its network functions, including detailed timelines relating to different network elements. The project has been dubbed ‘Unica’ and has as its headline aim the virtualization of 30 per cent of all new infrastructure by 2016.

Huawei and Imperial College announce big data research venture

The partnership between Imperial and Huawei will focus on developing new big data technologies

Imperial College London is partnering with Chinese telecoms equipment manufacturer Huawei to research and develop new big data technologies

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