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Cloud Computing: Microsoft acquires 5G specialist Affirmed Networks

Cloud Computing: Microsoft acquires 5G specialist Affirmed Networks

Microsoft today announced that it has acquired Affirmed Networks, a company that specializes in fully virtualized, cloud-native networking solutions for telecom operators. With its focus on 5G and edge computing, Affirmed looks like the ideal acquisition target for a large cloud provider looking to get deeper into the telco business. According to Crunchbase, Affirmed raised…

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Cloud Computing: Xunlei Limited (XNET) Q4 2019 Earnings Call Transcript

Cloud Computing: Xunlei Limited (XNET) Q4 2019 Earnings Call Transcript

Image source: The Motley Fool. Xunlei Limited (NASDAQ:XNET)Q4 2019 Earnings CallMar 12, 2020, 8:00 a.m. ETContents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: OperatorGood day, ladies and gentlemen and thank you for your patience. You've joined Xunlei's Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2019 Earnings Results Conference Call. At this time, all participants are in a…

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Cloud Computing: Microsoft acquires 5G specialist Affirmed Networks

Cloud Computing: Microsoft acquires 5G specialist Affirmed Networks

GUANGZHOU, GUANGDONG, CHINA - 2019/10/03: American multinational technology company, Microsoft logo seen in Guangzhou. (Photo by Alex Tai/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)Microsoft today announced that it has acquired Affirmed Networks, a company that specializes in fully virtualized, cloud-native networking solutions for telecom operators.With its focus on 5G and edge computing, Affirmed looks like the ideal…

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Cloud Computing: MyGov’s ill-timed meltdown could have been avoided with ‘elastic computing’

Cloud Computing: MyGov’s ill-timed meltdown could have been avoided with ‘elastic computing’

Credit: CC0 Public Domain These past few weeks have shown the brittleness of Australia's online systems. It's not surprising the federal government's traditionally slow-moving IT systems are buckling under the pressure. On Sunday, the federal government announced it would double unemployment benefits as part of its coronavirus rescue package. But when MyGov's online services crashed,…

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Cloud Computing: Microsoft buys Affirmed Networks to provide cloudy services for 5G network operators

Cloud Computing: Microsoft buys Affirmed Networks to provide cloudy services for 5G network operators

Vodafone, Orange, AT&T, and Softbank are already users, will soon have Azure option Microsoft has become the latest company to have a crack at helping telcos prepare for 5G by acquiring network specialist Affirmed Networks. Affirmed's big product, UnityCloud, provides tools for managing wireless carrier networks, such as increasing and decreasing capacity on demand. The…

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