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Cisco Update: 5G to Support More Than 10% of Global Mobile Connections by 2023

News Summary:By 2023:   5G Speeds will be 13 times higher than the Average Mobile Connection 66% of the global population will have Internet access – that's a WW Internet community of 5.3 billion people There will be nearly 30 billion devices/connections by 2023 – 45% of those will be mobile Average broadband speeds will rise from 46 Mbps to 110 Mbps Wi-Fi6 hotspots will grow 13-fold from 2020-2023 and will make up 11% of all public Wi-Fi hotspots According to the new Cisco Annual Internet Report, 5G will…

Parks Associates: Only 38% of Consumers Feel Appreciated by Their Insurance Company

Consumer research study addresses impact of smart home devices and incentives on insurance choice New consumer research from Parks Associates finds only 38% of insurance customers feel rewarded for their loyalty, while 36% feel their loyalty to their insurance company goes unrewarded. The research firm announced its findings from a new study, Transforming Home Insurance and Creating Consumer Value, showing that loyalty rewards, including new products, can drive some consumers to switch providers. Nearly 40% of consumers…

Whatfix Raises $32 Million in Series C Funding to Empower Enterprises to Drive Digital Adoption and Prepare for the Future of Work

Led by new investor Sequoia Capital India, and with participation from existing investors, Whatfix joins the family of tier-one B2B enterprise SaaS leaders funded by premier VC firms Whatfix, the leader in Digital Adoption Solutions (“DAS”), announced it has secured $32 million in Series C funding. Sequoia Capital India led the round, with participation from existing investors Eight Roads Ventures-a global proprietary investment firm backed by Fidelity, F-Prime Capital, and Cisco Investments. Whatfix plans to use the…

DataRobot Unveils New Snowflake Integration to Streamline and Simplify AI

Data for Breakfast series showcases full circle integration and dynamic partnership DataRobot, the leader in enterprise AI, and Snowflake, the cloud data platform, unveiled a new integration designed to make customers more successful with AI. The new integration dramatically simplifies the movement of data between DataRobot and Snowflake to better serve joint customers, allowing them to go from data to value faster than ever before. The DataRobot enterprise AI platform provides automation across the entire AI…

Dataiku Named a Leader In the Gartner 2020 Magic Quadrant For Data Science And Machine-Learning Platforms

Placement marks Dataiku's fourth consecutive year of inclusion in the report and the first year in the Leaders quadrant Dataiku, one of the world's most advanced Enterprise AI platforms, was named a Leader in the Gartner 2020 Magic Quadrant for Data Science and Machine-Learning Platforms. Dataiku credits its placement to its completeness of vision and ability to execute. This marks the fourth consecutive year of Dataiku's inclusion in the report and the first year in the Leaders quadrant.…

Cisco Announces David Meads as New UK & Ireland leader

Cisco announced the appointment of David Meads to lead its UK & Ireland business. Meads, who recently led the Partner Organisation for Cisco in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Russia (EMEAR) and prior to that, spent a decade in leadership roles for the company in the Middle East and Africa, will take on the role with immediate effect. The UK represents an important market for Cisco and is at a pivotal point in its digital transformation. With the seventh largest economy globally and a strong technology heritage, the…

The Power Pair: How Couples Are Shaping Influencer Marketing

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, love is in the air. And in the influencer community, those who pair off as couple, may just find themselves a top pick for brands. As compatibility, connectivity and creative content become ever more desirable, social media relationships are driving a new wave of Influencer Marketing – influencer couples creating a unified personal brand that maximizes the value of their ‘coupled up’ status. As of January 2020, there were more than 3.8 billion social media users…

Hyperlink InfoSystem Positioned as Leader In App Development, AI Development and Salesforce Development

The world is moving so fast and people have no time to do their routine works manually. Maintaining a business is not as much easier or harder in this modern world. Technology is helping the society to use the time effectively and avoid such manual work to operate as a digital process. Technologies have been getting into the game like mobile applications, artificial intelligence, IoT and so on and the fact is that these are portable to use, no external person is required to look at the work. The reason behind the requirement…

DNA Selects And Deploys Affirmed Networks As Foundation For New 5G NSA And SA Solution

Finnish Mobile Operator Deploys Affirmed's Virtualized Architecture for Fast, Reliable 5G Connectivity Capable of Delivering New Services and Rich Customer Experience to Residential and Enterprise Customers Affirmed Networks, the leader in the virtualization of mobile networks, announced that it has been selected by DNA, one of the leading telecommunications providers in Finland, to replace its legacy network infrastructure. Affirmed's fully virtualized, web-scale, cloud-native solution will serve as the foundation for all…

New Study: AI Helps Organizations Grow Profits 80 Percent Faster

Global research highlights how organizations are capitalizing on emerging technologies to enhance finance and operations for competitive advantage Oracle OpenWorld -- Organizations that are adopting Artificial Intelligence (AI) and other emerging technologies in finance and operations are growing their annual profits 80 percent faster, according to a new study from Enterprise Strategy Group and Oracle. The global study, Emerging Technologies: The competitive edge for finance and operations, surveyed 700 finance and…

New Database Innovations Deliver a Single Database That Supports all Data

Oracle OpenWorld London, Oracle Executive Vice President Juan Loaiza announced the latest innovations which further strengthen Oracle’s strategy of providing a single converged database engine able to meet all the needs of a business. The new database features enable customers to take advantage of new technology trends—such as employing blockchain for fraud prevention, leveraging the flexibility of JSON documents, or training and evaluating machine learning algorithms inside the database. The future is data driven, and…

Telefónica Deutschland Selects Unisys to Deliver Secure, Next-Generation Voicemail Solutions and Services

Unisys to provide enhanced features, including visual voicemail, to improve user experience Unisys Corporation announced that Telefónica, one of the world's largest telephone operators and mobile network providers, has expanded its successful partnership with Unisys in Europe to provide secure, next generation voicemail services to millions of Telefónica Deutschland customers in Germany. Unisys communications solutions support more than 200 million mobile subscribers around the world. Under the terms of a mid-term…

WISeKey’s Global Cybersecurity to Protect People’s Privacy and Critical Infrastructures

The Recent Hack of Ring Video Doorbells Illustrates How Vulnerable Connected Devices Are in an Internet of Things (IoT) World. People’s Privacy and Critical Equipment Are Exposed to Hackers. Wisekey’s Combined Digital Security Solutions Protect People’s and Objects’ Identity WISeKey International Holding Ltd., a leading global cybersecurity and IoT company, announced today the release of a consistent cybersecurity combined offer to secure access to connected objects. This solution sits on WISeKey’s three fundamental value…

MarTech Interview with Harry Chemko, CEO and Co-Founder at Elastic Path

"Marketing and Sales alignment is important but, I think many organizations confuse transparency with successful alignment in a common, shared goal." Journey into Tech Hi Harry, tell us about your journey in technology. You are a pioneer in the Headless Commerce technology market. What inspired you to start with Elastic Path? When we first started Elastic Path, we were building custom applications for clients but a few years in, we realized there was a huge trend developing for brands to sell online. When we looked at…

Troy Young, President of Hearst Magazines, Named Chairman of IAB Board of Directors

Kirk McDonald of Xandr to Serve as Vice Chairman New Board Members Include Brand Leaders from General Motors and ThirdLove & Top Executives from AccuWeather, Amazon Advertising, Google, IBM Watson Advertising, LiveRamp, Meredith Corporation, Rakuten Marketing, Samsung Ads, and Xandr IAB, the national trade association for the digital media and marketing industries, announced that it has elected Troy Young, President of Hearst Magazines, as Chairman of the trade organization's Board of Directors. Young has served as the…

PRODWARE EXPOSE 2020: A High-tech Event for Mid-market Companies Focused on the Customer and User Experience

Prodware hosted mid-market businesses at EXHIBITION 2020, an event dedicated to innovation. Over the course of this interactive, half-day conference, Prodware’s Innovation & Business Solutions Division presented the most innovative solutions in its industry, developed using disruptive technologies. A deep dive into innovation Innovation, which is at the core of Prodware’s identity, can impact a company’s structure, productivity and cohesion. Marketing Technology News: NAPCO Report Points to Unique Customer…

IPsoft Introduces the World’s First Marketplace for Digital Employees: DigitalWorkforce.ai

Businesses Can Now Hire Cloud-Sourced, AI-Powered Digital Workers to Build a Hybrid Workforce for Better Enterprise Scale, Productivity and Efficiency. First Job Role Available Is It Service Desk Engineer IPsoft, the largest independent leader in enterprise AI, today announced the launch of the first marketplace for Digital Employees that can collaborate with human colleagues and catalyze the creation of the hybrid workplace for businesses. The first-of-its-kind hybrid workforce platform will enable businesses to cloud…

M³AAWG General Meeting Brings Together More than 200 Companies to Fight Online Abuse

Messaging, Malware and Mobile Anti-Abuse Working Group, the largest global industry association working against botnets, malware, spam, viruses, DoS attacks and other online exploitation, will meet in San Francisco February 17-20 The Messaging, Malware and Mobile Anti-Abuse Working Group (M3AAWG), the largest global industry consortium developing collaborative approaches to combat online abuse, will host its 48th General Meeting in San Francisco from February 17-20. M3AAWG members from around the world representing…

Intuiface Unveils BrightSign Support

No-Code Interactive Content Delivery Is Now Available for the Global Market Leader in Digital Signage Media Players Intuiface – the only no-code platform dedicated to the creation, deployment, and analysis of interactive digital experiences for physical spaces – is excited to announce the addition of BrightSign to its list of supported platforms. This integration enables users of the market’s most popular digital signage media player to easily transition from scheduled, playlist-based, non-interactive signage to…

Enea Launches Cloud-Native 4G/5G Unified Data Manager

The Cloud-Native Unified Data Manager Builds on a Software-Defined Approach to Manage and Monetize Data Enea launched the Enea Unified Data Manager, a hardware-agnostic, cloud-native network function for 4G and 5G data management. The software performs the 3GPP functions of Unified Data Management (UDM) in 5G networks and interoperates with any Home Subscriber Server (HSS) in 4G. The solution is a critical component in multi-vendor and multi-generation network architectures. Operators, who initially focused on the…