Remote Network Management Challenges, The Need for Automation in 5G, & AWS’ Multi-Cloud Strategy
Week of July 27, 2020
Zoom, Netflix Discuss Remote Network Management Challenges
COVID-19 forces IT teams to manage company networks remotely. Here are common issues IT teams of all sizes — like those at Zoom and Netflix — face and ways to solve them.
5G Networks Require Automation to be Successful
While the world currently runs on 4G networks, everyone is buzzing about 5G and its possibilities. There is a huge market push to get 5G online worldwide resulting in an enormous amount of investment and innovation within the space. What’s all the hype about?
What to Make of AWS’ Multi-Cloud Strategy, or Lack Thereof
Whether AWS accepts it or not, enterprises are increasingly adopting a multi-cloud model.
To its credit, AWS has made inroads with hybrid cloud capabilities that span its public cloud and private infrastructure, but these features don’t support other platforms. Multi-cloud offers AWS an opportunity but also a clear risk. It could cement AWS’ market-leader status, but it might also make it easier to migrate off its most lucrative services.
Three’s Not a Crowd: 5G, IoT, and Edge Computing
IoT devices are on a rapid growth trajectory, revolutionizing homes, cities, and places of work. However, their potential is being held back by a looming network data bottleneck — and 5G is our most promising solution.
Verizon CEO: Expect a Lot of 5G Noise in Second Half of 2020
Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg is excited about the opportunities for 5G in the enterprise even as some businesses need to cut back on their spending due to COVID-19. Verizon’s 5G network is now in parts of 35 cities, while its fixed wireless 5G Home product is currently in six markets. The plan is to be in more than 60 cities with its mobile Ultra Wideband 5G service by the end of 2020, and it expects to be in 10 markets with its 5G Home fixed wireless access (FWA) service this year.