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Joint Network Systems provides teleworking solutions amid COVID-19

Joint Network Systems provides teleworking solutions amid COVID-19

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Managed IT services provider, Joint Network Systems, has reportedly announced that it has developed a secure teleworking solution to help businesses operate efficiently and formulate a robust Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery Plan amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

According to sources, the COVID-19 pandemic has left businesses scrambling for the implementation of remote worker plans and the addition of safeguards to their sensitive data. The outbreak depicts some similarities in comparison to several weather-related phenomena that have occurred in the past including the temporary closure of many businesses and the cancellation of major events at the global level.

For the uninitiated, Joint Network Systems is a Managed IT Se

Coca-Cola European Partners inks a multiyear agreement with IBM

Coca-Cola European Partners inks a multiyear agreement with IBM

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Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) Plc, a multinational bottling firm dedicated to production, distribution, and marketing of Coca-Cola products, has reportedly inked a multi-year agreement with IBM. The deal would help the company to accelerate its transformation to an open hybrid cloud infrastructure using Red Hat Enterprise and Red hat OpenShift.

Sources cite that the company has partnered with IBM to decrease its operational expenses, enhance IT resiliency, and improve analytics and AI in its daily operations to bring in-depth business insights and offer greater service to its millions of customers.

With this partnership, CCEP is aiming to streamline its current IT infrastructure to develop a platform for business pro

Nokia officially sells DOCSIS, EPON/DPoE portfolios to Vecima Networks

Nokia officially sells DOCSIS, EPON/DPoE portfolios to Vecima Networks

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Finnish telecom operator and consumer electronics major, Nokia, has reportedly announced that it has officially completed the sale of its EPON/DPoE and DOCSIS Distributed Access Architecture portfolios to Vecima Networks Inc.

The deal follows the originally announced planned acquisition when Sumit Kumar, the President and CEO of Vecima Networks, had stated that Nokia’s portfolio is in perfect alignment with Vecima’s strategy to deliver independent, open and future-proof cable access solutions that promote a multi-vendor ecosystem. He had also stated that the addition of these products would widen the company’s DAA platform, thereby adding 10G-EPON products to its portfolio.

For the uninitiated, Nokia is

Roper Technologies in talks to acquire Vertafore $5.5 billion

Roper Technologies in talks to acquire Vertafore $5.5 billion

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Roper Technologies Inc., an American software company, is reportedly in talks to purchase insurance software vendor Vertafore Inc. for around USD 5.5 billion.

Sources cite that deal would be the biggest acquisition to date for Roper. The deal highlights the company’s ambition to expand its business even during the COVID-19 pandemic, which has seriously impacted its few customers and prompted them to review their spending plans.

Sources confirm that several private equity firms are also in talks to acquire Vertafore, which is owned by Bain Capital and Vista Equity Partners. If the negotiations are successful, the purchase could be announced this month.

The reliable sources requested anonymity as the negotiati

CommsChoice expands Microsoft Teams calling coverage in Asia Pacific

CommsChoice expands Microsoft Teams calling coverage in Asia Pacific

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CommsChoice Group Ltd. has recently announced the expansion of its Microsoft Teams calling platform in the Philippines, Japan, and China. The platform is currently live in Tokyo, Manila, Shanghai, and Beijing, providing the extensive Teams calling coverage in the Asia Pacific region.

The recent expansion marks the ASX-listed cloud communications provider as the 1st company to deliver the Microsoft Teams calling services in China, as well as the 1st company to provide the International Teams calling from a provider in major Asian markets.

According to Peter McGrath, chief executive officer of CommsChoice, the company has been continuously expanding its network to aid multi-national companies in gaining access to a platform p