02.26.2016Enterprise Tech

Enterprise Tech Spotlight: IoT, cloud adoption, SDN and managed security services

This week, we take a look at five key Internet of Things (IoT) announcements made during Mobile World Congress which excited reporters, analysts, enterprises and consumers. Additionally, we showcase an opinion piece discussing how cloud adoption is becoming a central part in public sector IT strategies. We also provide information on a joint security venture between Verizon and Splunk. And finally, we explore the latest in global software-defined networking solutions.

Tech firms unite behind IoT: 5 network and platform deals signed at MWC

IoT took center stage at Mobile World Congress, revealing how the market is quickly evolving in both the consumer and enterprise spaces. This story highlights the five key network and platform deals announced at the show. (CBR)

Getting clear on the cloud

Verizon’s Gavan Egan looks at how Cloud adoption is becoming a central part in public sector IT strategies, with departments at all levels of government developing cloud migration plans and identifying new and legacy applications that can be deployed in the cloud. (Local Government Executive)

Verizon and Splunk partner to ramp up threat detection

The agreement will enhance Verizon’s flagship Managed Security Services (MSS) platform by integrating analytics from Splunk Enterprise Security solutions. (ARN)

Verizon taps Viptela to beef up SD-WANs

The companies will jointly deliver a new software defined networking solution using Viptela’s software defined WAN platform (SD-WAN), which will enable enterprises to tap both private and public IP connections such as MPLS, wireless LTE, broadband, and Ethernet to meet their service needs, in the U.S., Europe, and the Asia Pacific region. (Light Reading)