Myriad Group AG, the company creating and connecting communities across mobile and TV, today announces that it has completed the acquisition of RCS products and intellectual property from Metaswitch. The acquisition enables Myriad to extend and enhance the social messaging portfolio it provides to network operators with support for RCS communities.
Survey findings released today from a study conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of SAP AG highlight that almost 30 percent of IT decision makers (ITDMs) agree that smart cities would be the most beneficial outcome of deployment of M2M technologies. This would include highly intelligent cities capable of collecting and analyzing large amounts of data from smart, connected devices and citizens’ social media activity in real time to vastly improve urban life. Additionally, the clear majority of respondents expect M2M to provide businesses and employees with greater insight, including the ability to respond to real world events, as well as increased efficiency, productivity and collaboration. The ability to increase mobility among the work force was also identified as a big opportunity for M2M in the workplace.
Napatech today announced that it will debut a new, 40 Gbps Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) platform at Interop Las Vegas 2013. The DPI platform demonstration will showcase how the combined technologies of Procera Networks and Napatech can be used by OEM vendors to build flexible, application-aware network traffic capture, inspection and analysis appliances based on standard servers.
Boingo Wireless today announced an expanded network access agreement with GOWEX. Boingo customers now have access to 1,400 additional GOWEX hotspots in more than 50 cities throughout Spain, France, Ireland and Belgium, including the company’s “Wi-Fi Cities” municipal hotzones in Paris, Marseille, Dublin, and major cities in Spain including Barcelona, Seville, Malaga and Bilbao. Boingo users will also have access to GOWEX wireless services on public transportation routes, including on-board Wi-Fi on more than 40 buses in Barcelona, and in more than 50 metro and railway stations in Paris.