Category Archives: Technology
Facebook propelled its endeavor informal community for organizations, Facebook Workplace, in October a year ago, and will dispatch a free form of this item to pull in private companies onto its stage. The free form will be known as Workplace Standard, and will look and feel the same as the Premium adaptation – yet without the managerial and investigative apparatuses. Facebook Workplace contends in a profoundly aggressive undertaking joint effort programming market, with players, for example, Slack, Microsoft’s Teams, Cisco Spark, Salesforce’s Chatter, Flowdock and Jive.
Santander and IBM (NYSE: IBM) recently declared a partnership to design and develop a suite of IBM MobileFirst for iOS apps to support the banking group’s digital transformation and give employees the tools to create deeper engagements with their customers. These custom-built, native apps made for iOS will be rolled out across more than 11,000 iOS devices, changing how Santander’s commercial network employees, counting those supporting Corporate, SME, Private and Retail Banking, approach their day-to-day activities and boost productivity.
Juniper Networks (JNPR), an industry leader in automated, scalable and secure networks, recently declared the availability of a carrier-grade cloud solution that allows the rapid implementation of mobile subscriber service virtual networks functions (VNFs) with the performance, reliability and scale that customers expect. The solution combines Affirmed Networks® Mobile Content Cloud™ virtualized evolved packet core solution (vEPC) with Juniper Networks® Contrail Networking and Netronome® Agilio® SmartNICs to significantly improve performance and efficiency contrast to software-only virtual routing solutions.
BlackBerry Limited (BBRY)(BB.TO) entered the Communications Platform as a Service (CPaaS) market recently with the introduction of its BBM Enterprise SDK (software development kit) that will facilitate developers to integrate secure messaging, voice and video capabilities into applications and services. Available worldwide this month, the BBM Enterprise SDK allows BlackBerry to be competitive with other cloud communications platforms by presenting enterprises and developers APIs to enhance overall business processes.
Apple® recently declared its 28th annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) — hosting the world’s most talented developer community — will be held at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose. The conference, kicking off June 5, will inspire developers from all walks of life to turn their passions into the next great innovations and apps that customers use every day across iPhone®, iPad®, Apple Watch®, Apple TV® and Mac®.
IBM and Visa Turn Automobiles, Appliances and All Other Connected Devices into Potential Points of Sale
– IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) recently declared the industry’s first partnershipthat brings the point of sale everywhere Visa is accepted, by allowing businesses to quickly introduce secure payment experiences for any device connected to the Internet of Things (IoT).
Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT) recently declared a partnershipwith IBM (NYSE: IBM) to accelerate the time to market for IoT solutions. Led by its Technology Solutions team, Avnet will team with IBM to establish a Watson Internet-of-Things (IoT) Joint Lab within IBM’s newly opened global Watson IoT Center in Munich, Germany. Avnet will use this unique environment to showcase, demonstrate, develop and sell innovative IoT solutions.
IBM and The Weather Company Unveil World’s First Mobile Weather Alerting Platform for Underserved Populations in Emerging Markets
IBM (NYSE: IBM) and The Weather Company, an IBM Business, recently introduced new Mesh Network Alerts technology that provides a mobile method of communicating with underserved populations in developing countries to notify of potential severe weather events or disasters — even in areas with limited Internet connection, or cellular networks are disrupted because of an outage.
IBM, Indiegogo and Arrow Electronics Partner to Fuel the Next Generation of Internet of Things Startups
IBM (NYSE: IBM) recently declared a partnership with Indiegogo and Arrow Electronics (ARW) to assist bring new Internet of Things (IoT) ideas to life. This partnershipbrings IBM’s Watson IoT platform and cloud services together with ideation to production services from Arrow Electronics and Indiegogo – the world’s leading crowd sourced funding platform with more than $1.1 billion raised.
KPMG International and Microsoft Corp. have announced the launch of joint Blockchain Nodes, which are designed to create and demonstrate use cases that apply blockchain technology to business propositions and processes. The first joint Blockchain Nodes are in Frankfurt and Singapore, with future plans for a location in New York.