Sparkle has enhanced its software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) solutions by adopting a multi-vendor approach. Sparkle’s managed SD-WAN solutions provide hybrid, secure and low-latency connections globally, thanks to its global IP and fiber-optic backbone and worldwide presence as well as direct and secure access to major cloud providers.
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Toni Eid, the CEO and founder of Telecom Review Group, graced the stage as one of the speakers of the physical-only session that highlighted the switch to a cloud native approach in terms of connectivity.
MEF announced several milestones for its MEF 3.0 certifications, fueled by the need for validated services, technologies, and professionals to help enable enterprise digital transformation. More than sixty service providers and technology vendors around the globe now offer MEF 3.0-certified Carrier Ethernet (CE) and SD-WAN solutions.
Regulating the spectrum is vital to the mobility and connectivity surging within today’s data-heavy and tech-savvy generation. Allocation of spectrum through licenses guarantees flexibility to regulators to secure the best usage of the spectrum in society, and enables operators to offer innovative services with predictable quality service.
From 19 in 2012 to 46 in 2020, the number of African internet exchange points (IXPs) has increased by 58 percent over the past eight years. With more than half of the countries in the region having an IXP, the most developed internet ecosystem is in South Africa with 80 percent of localized traffic, followed by Kenya and Nigeria with 70 percent each.
Telecom Review announces this year’s Excellence Awards categories. As always, the awards aim to recognize the milestones and achievements of leading ICT brands and figures. Nominations are now open for the following categories:
Huawei appoints Terry He as President of Huawei Northern Africa where he will be responsible for coordinating the group's overall operations in the 28 African countries within the region.
In what has become an annual tradition, Telecom Review will honor leading ICT brands at the traditional Telecom Review Excellence Awards ceremony that will be held on the evening of the December 8th. As always, the winners will be chosen by an independent panel of judges.
The Gunnebo Group, a global provider of security solutions for public, commercial, industrial & high-risk sites, is announcing the accession of Jacob Touma to Vice-President Middle East, Africa, Central Asia and Caucasus as of 1 July 2021. Jacob will be part of the leadership team and will be reporting to Stefan Syrén, president and CEO of The Gunnebo Group
The annual Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit will be back in its 15th edition on December 8th at Intercontinental Hotel, Dubai Festival City, UAE. The Summit will be both physical and virtual which will allow panelists to join the panel discussions in Dubai from anywhere in the world and anyone will be able to virtually participate.