By now, most of us are used to the ‘work from home’ concept, thanks to the COVID19 pandemic and the work-life challenges that it has thrown at us. Given the apparent layer of protection working remotely provides, organizations are left with no choice but to ask their staff to work from various locations other than their offices. As a result, the network issues of capacity and load access have begun to surface prominently.

Read more: Can SD-WAN and MPLS networks co-exist? Do they need to?

Known with many names such as ‘edge data centre’, ‘intelligent edge’,’edge node’ or just ‘the edge’, edge computing has come out of the shell and garnering interest from mobile systems and the Internet of Things (IoT) as it fulfills the requirements for low latency and high resilience.

Read more: Opportunities in the edge computing ecosystem

In times when SolarWinds-type cyberattacks are on the rise, there is every reason for organizations to raise red flags on issues related to cybersecurity. In what is dubbed as the biggest cyberspace attack in US history, hackers reportedly gained entry into networks when over 18,000 private and government users downloaded software injected with malicious code. After entering, they were able to monitor the internal emails of some of the important government agencies.

Read more: Cybersecurity predictions to watch out for in 2021

MTN Group reported a very strong set of operational and financial results for 2020, displaying business resilience under COVID-19 pressures and a challenging macroeconomic environment. Africa’s leading mobile operator also announced its re-positioned strategy – Ambition 2025 – to accelerate growth and unlock the value of its infrastructure assets and platforms.

Read more: MTN Group: resilient in 2020, unveils Ambition 2025 strategy

After canceling the 2020 event over the coronavirus pandemic, Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2021 will take place in-person to welcome approximately 50,000 international visitors in Barcelona, Spain from June 28 - July 1.

Read more: Mobile World Congress 2021 is back, attendees must present negative COVID-19 test

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