Cisco’s acquisition of Socio Labs points to the future of hybrid event management services. Futurum’s Olivier Blanchard walks through what this will add to the Cisco Webex offering and why it’s attractive.
The Sevis Systems eCallme! Platform continues to evolve with new call security and customer engagement features that are designed for enterprises. These are much-needed, especially in the enterprise space, as it relates to protecting against the spoofed call process and providing identity protection assurance for customers.
Futurum’s Olivier Blanchard covers by Microsoft’s $21 billion IVAS XR contract with the U.S. Army is a much bigger deal than meets the eye.
Futurum’s Olivier Blanchard covers news of general availability of AWS’s Amazon Lookout for Metrics solution, which uses machine learning to automate business KPI monitoring and real-time BI insights — which could translate into an attractive value proposition for AWS customers.
Sevis Systems’ Trusted Caller ID solution aims to restore enterprise control over broken mobile caller ID experiences. Futurum’s Olivier Blanchard walks through Sevis’ Systems new offering and its value proposition of helping enterprises not only achieve significant operating cost savings within their contact centers, but also potentially deliver better customer experiences.
Qualcomm, AMD, and Gigabyte break the PetaOperations per second barrier for AI inference — which is a lot of AI muscle. With AI increasingly becoming the driving force behind the next generation of consumer experiences, this is exciting news.
Futurum’s Olivier Blanchard discusses Gogo’s plan to bring 5G connectivity to air travel, scheduled for 2022. The promise of faster internet and more bandwidth in flight opens up a solid opportunity for Gogo to reframe the value of in-flight connectivity.
The Biden administration’s tightening of restrictions on 5G related technology sales to Huawei could be seen as a move toward a more uniform application of prohibitions, rather than the prior administration’s more inconsistent application and management of restrictions against Huawei. For technology companies, there are pros and cons to this, which are covered here by Futurum’s Olivier Blanchard, along with what is likely ahead.
The $100 billion high speed broadband bill reintroduced by Rep James Clyburn is aimed at closing the digital divide. This is both timely and significant, as the FCC estimates at least 21 million Americans currently may not have access to high speed internet, including as many as 1 in 4 rural households and 1 in 3 households on tribal lands. This puts students and workers in those areas at a severe disadvantage through no fault of their own. That is the digital divide that H.R.1783 aims to correct over the next five years.
With the launch of T-Mobile WFX unlimited 5G plans, it’s clear that T-Mobile is taking on Verizon and AT&T in the enterprise. Futurum’s Olivier Blanchard walks through the T-Mobile offering and T-Mobile’s clear move to take this opportunity to reduce friction and provide businesses with a relatively pain-free alternative and an enterprise-grade unlimited data plan.