Huawei, a global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, today announced that Dr. Anthony C.K. Soong, Chief Scientist, Wireless Research and Standards at Huawei Technologies USA, has been appointed as Platinum Board Director of the Open Platform for NFV (OPNFV) project. Established by the Linux Foundation and announced on September 30, the carrier-grade, integrated open source platform is intended to accelerate the introduction of new products and services.
Verizon Communications has named Diego Scotti its chief marketing officer, effective Oct. 6. Scotti will lead marketing efforts for all of Verizon’s wireless and wireline business units. Diego most recently served as the CMO at J.Crew.
Tesla Motors has chosen Orange Business Services, the enterprise division of global telecom operator Orange, to provide wireless connectivity to its fleet of Tesla Model S vehicles in France.
Anite, a global provider of wireless network testing technology, today announced the acquisition of Xceed Technologies Inc, to meet the growing market requirements for data analysis and post-processing and to further expand its network testing product portfolio. Xceed Technologies Inc. will be integrated into Anite’s Network Testing business unit.
European M2M platform solutions provider Wireless Logic has teamed up with Sierra Wireless to deliver a full white label managed services and connectivity solution. Sierra Wireless says the collaboration with Wireless Logic will enable it to roll out ‘end to end’ hardware, software and connectivity solutions marketed through their distributor channels in the UK, France, and Germany. Launched as AirLink Enterprise Connect, the bundled solution will deliver critical network connectivity for distributed enterprises, with device management and wireless service included and pre-configured.