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Interview with Telenor Connexion: Inside the world of M2M

| July 11, 2011 | 0 Comments
Interview with Telenor Connexion: Inside the world of M2M

Telenor Connexion, the unit of the Telenor Group focused on the machine-to-machine market, has been developing and deploying M2M applications for customers for the past decade. Green Telecom Live speaks with Gwenn Larsson, head of marketing at Telenor Connexion, about what makes M2M different from the rest of the mobile industry and the kinds of […]

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SITA and Orange Business Services launch global cloud

| July 5, 2011 | 0 Comments
SITA and Orange Business Services launch global cloud

SITA, the air transport industry IT specialist, and global communications provider, Orange Business Services – the former communications arm of SITA, have agreed to jointly build a global, high performance, managed cloud computing infrastructure and offering. The new platform will see six seamlessly interconnected Tier III+ and Tier IV data centres in five continents, in […]

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Telcos to sell Microsoft Office 365 on cloud

| July 4, 2011 | 0 Comments
Telcos to sell Microsoft Office 365 on cloud

Major telecoms operators around the world will now be selling desktop software, albeit via the cloud. SingTel, Telstra, NTT Communications, Vodafone, Bell Canada, and Telefonica, have all signed up to distribute, or as Microsoft puts it, syndicate, Microsoft’s cloud-based Office 365 offering. Basically, Office 365 will give a user a package of software – Office, […]

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Green ideas from Cisco’s new data centre

| April 19, 2011 | 1 Comment
Green ideas from Cisco’s new data centre

Cisco has opened a new data centre in Allen, Texas that features some innovative ideas on energy efficiency and reliability on top of the conventional green IT methodologies. The tier 3 facility offers 38,000 sq. ft. of hosting area and is powered by redundant 10 MW feeds providing 5.25 MW of capacity for IT. In […]

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Why energy efficiency is critical for growth at Verizon

| March 29, 2011 | 0 Comments
Why energy efficiency is critical for growth at Verizon

Original article via CommsDay International Energy efficiency and network optimising might be one of the hottest topics for improving operational costs of telecoms operators, but the two factors might also be a critical factor for growth. Basically, an upgrade to the latest generation of equipment not only saves power and space, but it is sometimes […]

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Meeting global health challenges with mobile tech – grant from Gates Foundation available

| March 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

US$100,000 grants are now available from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for mobile developers who can come up with a solution that better coordinates the matching of vaccines to millions of infants in developing countries. The Foundation is now accepting grant proposals for Round 7 of Grand Challenges Explorations, an initiative to encourage innovative […]

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