Mirantis & Openwave Mobility Collaborate on Subscriber Data Management for NFV

The industry’s first NFV-enabled UDR now validated on Mirantis OpenStack 

REDWOOD CITY, Calif – October 25 2016 Openwave Mobility, a software innovator enabling operators to manage and monetize encrypted mobile data, today announced a collaboration with Mirantis, the pure play OpenStack company. Openwave Mobility’s Subscriber Data Management (SDM) solution, vUDR, has been validated within the Mirantis OpenStack environment.

Openwave Mobility vUDR is the industry’s first NFV-enabled User Data Repository (UDR) and has been deployed by several tier one operators globally to manage subscriber profile data across voice and data networks. UDR solutions are critical for virtualized networks as they help decouple applications that have awareness of subscribers from IT provisioning systems. This increases the speed and flexibility of virtualized applications and dramatically cuts provisioning time for new subscriber services. 

Greenwave Systems: The Internet of Things is not new or revolutionary

Learning from the past, taking security seriously and protecting the consumer must be at the heart of developing propositions for the Internet of Things (IoT) because it’s all about personal data, Greenwave Systems’ Chief Scientist advised today.

Speaking at the Broadband World Forum, Jim Hunter told the packed show floor that the real opportunity in the Internet is in connecting it with people; being able to put individual pieces of data about people’s lives into context to make it meaningful.

In his presentation titled “The Internet of Things about you: Evolving from data to content and what you can do”, Hunter went on to warn the audience that while pieces of data in isolation might be harmless, once they’re put together and a picture is formed, the information gained could be dangerous if it fell into the wrong hands.

Spotify Composes Application Network with MuleSoft’s Anypoint Platform

World’s top streaming music service embraces APIs and microservices to improve business agility and enhance operational efficiency

London – October 13, 2016 – MuleSoft, provider of the leading platform for building application networks, today announced that Spotify, the world’s most popular and powerful music streaming service, has implemented MuleSoft’s Anypoint Platform™ to improve business agility and operational efficiency through better connectivity across its back-office systems.

Spotify continues to raise the bar for digital music services. The company has experienced rapid business growth, with a presence in 60 countries and recently announcing 100 million monthly users. To support this growth, Spotify recognized that improving internal connectivity would streamline business processes and ultimately create a more agile and responsive organization.

Avere Systems Unlocks Simplest Path to the Cloud with New Cloud-Core NAS (C2N) Offering for Enterprises

Combines Efficiency of Object Storage with Familiarity of NAS to Bring Scalable, Cloud-Aware Infrastructure to Existing IT Environments

PITTSBURGH, PA – September 20, 2016 – Avere Systems, a leading provider of hybrid cloud enablement solutions, today unveiled the Avere Cloud-Core NAS (C2N) system, the only storage solution to combine the simplicity of NAS and the efficiency of object storage to deliver cloud-enabled infrastructure to the enterprise. The Avere C2N system transforms traditional storage environments into cloud infrastructure that scales from 120 terabytes to more than five petabytes to provide an easy and economical path to the cloud. Unlike other object storage solutions that start at a petabyte or more, Avere offers an entry-point solution built for starting small and scaling to large capacities for demanding applications in media and entertainment, life sciences, financial services, technology and other high data-growth industries.

Entrants and New Market Entrants Feature at Datacloud Nordic

London/Stockholm 5th September 2016 - The 2nd Datacloud Nordic ( meets in Stockholm October 20th bringing together IT infrastructure leaders and deal makers to capitalize on growing data centre and cloud opportunities across the region. As the event has grown, enterprises and new market entrants now feature among the expanding international audience.

International firms expanding their footprint in northern European markets will be assessing colocation, back-up and locations for new build data centres now highly available across the region, as well as the significant advantages ranging from tax relief on certain services through to an abundance of green energy, often with long term fixed priced contracts.

Connectivity is a key issue for enterprises assessing the Nordics, and will form an important topic in the programme. The regional status of subsea and terrestrial fibre is under review with further investment planned in connectivity to bolster international competitiveness.

Medelinked Now Integrated with Microsoft Health and Band

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Fitness and wellness device users can now track their health, locate healthcare specialists and store securely, safely access and share medical history from their mobile device

Oxfordshire, 17th August 2016 – Medelinked is now integrated with Microsoft Health and Band. The integration ensures that wellness summary data from Microsoft Health app and Band wearable is available in Medelinked to help users manage their own and their family’s health.

Microsoft Health and Band enable users to collect and view their data about step counts, workouts, and even sleep quality in the mobile app and web dashboard. Vivid, easily-understandable charts help users get to know their current fitness level, and discover changes at a glance.

Integration with Medelinked also provides peace of mind that if they need urgent medical treatment at home or abroad, their secure medical history can be quickly and safely accessed and shared from their iOS or Android mobile device.

Record, connect and share

Is Keeping Your Health Records in the Cloud a Good Idea?

Medical Records via Pixabay - Public Domain - medical-record-health-patient-form-781422

The health record is an essential communication tool that supports clinical decision-making. Concern about patient privacy and confidentiality is as old as medicine itself. When it comes to our medical records, nothing is more important than our privacy.

Digital technology has radically transformed our world. Tablets, smartphones, and web-enabled devices have radically changed our daily lives and the way we communicate. The healthcare industry is sensibly trying to balance between innovation and patients’ privacy.

When considering cloud-based solution especially in the healthcare industry, it is crucial to separate fact from fiction. Here are few myths that continue to misdirect and misguide the cloud discussion in keeping health records on cloud-based storage systems.

Arkansas joins 15 US State Archives using Preservica to Safeguard its long term digital records

Arkansas State Archives leads the way in digital preservation to protect state records and historic materials

Arkansas has just become the latest US State Archives to select Preservica to ensure the long-term protection and accessibility of important state records. Arkansas State Archives has chosen Preservica Cloud Edition for long term preservation and safe-keeping of its state’s significant electronic records of lasting value.

Arkansas joins 15 other states using Preservica’s digital preservation solution, including Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, North Dakota, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Tennessee, Texas, South Carolina, Vermont, and Wisconsin.

Eduserv Adds Microsoft Azure To Cloud Proposition

  • Partnership enhances services for digital transformation in the public sector

Eduserv, the not-for-profit provider of IT services for the public sector, has enhanced its services for digital transformation by partnering with Microsoft as a Cloud Solutions Provider.

The new partnership sees Microsoft Azure and Office 365 added to Eduserv’s services, giving customers more options to move to the cloud and build the foundations for digital transformation.

Microsoft Azure adds to the existing managed cloud services covered by Eduserv’s Assured Hybrid Cloud. By connecting to Eduserv’s accredited cloud platform or to public clouds including Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure, customers can take a secure and progressive approach to cloud migration and digital transformation.

CPI’s new customer platform makes the move to Interoute’s networked cloud

CPI chooses European cloud services platform to unify its Information Systems across 20 sites in seven countries

Paris & London - July 19, 2016 - Interoute, owner operator of one of Europe’s largest cloud services platforms, has announced that CPI, a major European book printing specialist, has chosen to host its customer platform, (called Highway) in Interoute’s cloud. It will also switch the wide area network that supports the Highway platform to Interoute’s pan-European network. CPI Books has 20 locations across Europe, with 17 factories across seven European countries, five of which are located in the UK.

Following successive acquisitions, CPI wanted to unify its information systems and enable seamless communication between its 17 plants, to enable better management of print demand and production capacity. Highway’s interface was created to connect the production system (ERP) for each plant. To host this portal and link the sites together, CPI needed a European operator that could to take care of all its requirements through one integrated infrastructure, giving enhanced service and lowering the burden of supplier management.


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