From Germany’s high-tech data center to all over Europe: Deutsche Telekom (Telekom) today announced the introduction of a new public cloud built on the Cisco cloud platform and compliant with German data sovereignty legislation. T-Systems, the business division of Deutsche Telekom, will operate and manage the new infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) offering — DSI Intercloud — from its highly secure data centers in Germany.
Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), a world leader in 3G, 4G and next-generation wireless technologies, has announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Atheros, Inc., is expanding its Internet of Everything (IoE) platform with the addition of six new ecosystem providers whose distinct client software for cloud services are now integrated with the QCA4002 Wi-Fi® solution and its accompanying development platform. The addition of these providers further simplifies the development of devices that use Wi-Fi to connect to the IoE by increasing cloud service flexibility and making these solutions available in a broader global reach.
Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has been a key enabler to drive productivity, improve collaboration and accelerate innovation. Large-scale infrastructure-driven projects have been the key growth drivers for cloud computing, big data and analytics.
Atos, an international leader in digital services, leads a consortium to provide the City of Eindhoven with an innovative solution to increase safety on the streets. By using big data intelligence, authorities are able to make informed decisions on what they need to do to keep the streets safe at night. First results of the CityPulse pilot have been analyzed and are proven to be successful.
The growing digitization and networking process within our society has a large influence on all aspects of everyday life. Large amounts of data are being produced permanently, and when they are analyzed and interlinked they have the potential to create new knowledge and intelligent solutions for both the economy and society as a whole. To facilitate the use of Big Data technologies, the European Union funds an interdisciplinary research and innovation project called “BigDataEurope”.