Service Provider Technology
ByIan Redpath 14 Nov 2018
Two overlapping technology-supported agendas are shaping local governments’ strategies in cities. The first is digital government, which also features in national policy, and has cities looking at ways of making online delivery of public service not only possible, but preferable to citizens.
The other is the smart cities agenda; a vague buzzword used to frame a variety of different ambitions for cities, supported by the urban Internet of Things.Both agendas are in their early days, but the overlap between the two raises the prospect of a near future where public services in cities can be built more around the needs of individuals, instead of old bureaucratic distinctions.
This report looks at why citizen-centric services are going to matter, and what governments and businesses must take into account in order to make them work.
Service Provider Technology, Enterprise Decision Maker
ByChantel Cary 21 Sep 2018
Telecoms technology vendor ZTEsoft has rebranded as Whale Cloud following investment from Alibaba Group. Leveraging Alibaba's cloud and AI capabilities, Whale Cloud has launched d-BEP, a cloud-native BSS product.
Enterprise Decision Maker
ByMichael Azoff 11 May 2018
At the recent Red Hat Summit 2018 in San Francisco, IBM announced a partnership with Red Hat to certify IBM Cloud Private on Red Hat OpenShift and provide a catalog of IBM middleware as Certified Red Hat Linux containers on OpenShift.
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