The world we have today is quickly turning to the cloud for various purposes such as hosting applications and services, SD-WAN, big data analytics, storage, and backup recovery, among others. Hence, the global cloud computing market is expected to be valued at over $620 billion by 2023, with global spending on cloud services to reach $1 trillion in 2024.
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Digital transformation is at the core of Etisalat’s strategy and encompasses a broad spectrum of initiatives, including new cloud-based products and services, the enhancement and development of its digital channels and the transformation and automation of internal as well as customer-facing processes through the adoption of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) or AI-driven platforms. Digital channels such as mobile apps, websites or customer portals will continue to play a major role in both distribution channels and the maintenance of our brand relevance.
Japan, Finland, China, Europe, Korea, and the US, are among the global players involved in preparation for the sixth-generation (6G) technology. Even amid an era where 5G adoption is still yet to be mainstream, planning for the next decade has already commenced.
Delivering a keynote speech during the opening ceremony of Huawei’s largest Global Cyber Security and Privacy Protection Transparency Center in Dongguan, China, H.E. Dr. Mohamed Hamad Al Kuwaiti, Head of Cyber Security, congratulated Huawei on the opening of the center.
Over the years, we’ve gained a perspective on just how intensive and complex it is to achieve a complete digital transformation. What it takes to succeed requires a lot of time, money, and effort and not everyone can deal with that.
The annual Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit will be back in its 15th edition on December 8th at Intercontinental Hotel, Dubai Festival City, UAE. The Summit will be both physical and virtual which will allow panelists to join the panel discussions in Dubai from anywhere in the world and anyone will be able to virtually participate.
Atos has renewed its contract with du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), to strengthen their long-standing collaboration dating back to 2012 and accelerate du’s digital objectives in the areas of application modernization and digitalization.
In what has become an annual tradition, Telecom Review will honor leading ICT brands at the traditional Telecom Review Excellence Awards ceremony that will be held on the evening of the December 8th. As always, the winners will be chosen by an independent panel of judges.
By Maria Gabriella Macra, senior consulting manager, Sofrecom
The launching of 5G raises the topic of the digital gap/divide between developed and emerging countries, and between rural and urban areas within developed countries. Although theoretically, technology can fill this gap by eliminating the costs of building “buried” broadband access networks (fiber), the reality of backhauling needs shows that the difference in costs, at least in the short term, is not so significant. Verizon, which has already replaced the deployment of fiber optics in favor of fixed 5G network, has greatly reduced its ambitions, even though the target clientele was wealthy groups in residential areas of American cities.
Telecom Review announces this year’s Excellence Awards categories. As always, the awards aim to recognize the milestones and achievements of leading ICT brands and figures. Nominations are now open for the following categories: