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The pandemic has been a turning point for remote working, not just for enterprises providing workspace technology for employees, but for IT systems integrators delivering and managing solutions for enterprise clients entirely remotely.
Service Providers, Enterprise IT, Cybersecurity
Ivanti’s acquisition of MobileIron and Pulse Secure brings together a trio of capabilities in enterprise IT service management, UEM, and zero-trust access that are all vital in supporting and securing a more mobile and remote workforce
Media & Entertainment
Delivery of virtual pay TV and aggregated OTT video via telco-branded streaming devices and big-name tech/CE vendor platforms is on the rise. The shift away from set-top box will reduce costs and expand reach.
Switch vendor Arista Networks has announced its intention to acquire network detection and response (NDR) specialist Awake Security. This acquisition positions Arista to play in the emerging XDR market, where detection and response span multiple areas of corporate infrastructure.
Telefonica Germany announced partnership with AWS and Ericsson to host core network infrastructure on AWS platforms. This marks growing interest from network operators in hosting parts of critical infrastructure on public cloud platforms.
Addresses the recent M&A activity in the US prepaid market. Increased focus on this segment and new low-priced plans are well-timed as Americans look for low-cost options during COVID-19. The long term prospects of these M&A are less clear.
Consumer Electronics, Media & Entertainment, Service Provide...
Considers how consumer dynamics have changed during the COVID-19 pandemic and how consumer's relationship with digital services such as messaging apps and group calling has shifted.
Commentary on the importance of security assurance and its role in organizational resilience. Considers key drivers of security assurance today, including digital transformation, evolving working patterns, and company attitude to security.
Apple announced a new fitness tracking service named Fitness+ which allows users to visualize tracking and workouts on iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV. This in turn, however, limits the potential reach of this new service.
This Straight Talk Weekly opinion analysis key ICT spending prioritization shifts in 2021 for retail banks as result of the COVID19 pandemic using latest data from Omdia’s ICT Enterprise Insights primary research program.
Network providers aim to be enterprises’ partners for complex edge services. They want the business because edge services buyers also buy adjacent services across a range of other managed and professional services engagements.
Omdia’s World Telecoms Financial Benchmarks service tracks quarterly financial and other telco data. While COVID-19 affects most businesses and there are adverse effects, the overall impact on telecoms is less than many other business sectors, and recent guidance offers hope for both recovery and investment.
Service Providers, Internet of Things
A roundup of key events in the smart home market in August 2020, including recent announcements from Amazon and Google.
Straight Talk Weekly overview: COVID-19 has accelerated the need for digital adoption and has necessitated digital transformation. Omdia provides eight recommendations on how to achieve digital readiness in a post-COVID world.