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Retail-as-a-Service: Experiential Retailer b8ta Opens First International Store

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As experiential retailer b8ta opens its first international store, the retail-as-a-service provider continues to blaze new trails in the retail industry, at a time when that is some much-needed change. Describing themselves as “the next generation of retail” and focusing not only on discovery, but also on the building of infrastructure and tools to power that next generation of retail, I continue to watch what the b8ta team is doing with interest.

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Nokia Network Operations Master Launches — Designed to Spur Automation of 5G Network Ops

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Nokia announced the launch of its Network Operations Master to provide CSPs with highly automated and scalable software for managing their 5G networks. This is key, as CSPs will require an intelligent management system as 5G adds new layers of technical complexity. Here is a closer look at Nokia’s Network Operations Master, along with my thoughts on why this is not only important, but also what Nokia should do moving forward to further differentiate its Network Operations Master offering.

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Ribbon’s EdgeMarc 6000 Smartens the Operator and Enterprise Edge

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Ribbon’s EdgeMarc 6000 smartens the operator and enterprise edge and boosts Ribbon’s overall competitiveness. Ribbons’ edge portfolio puts increased pressure on SBC platform rivals such as Cisco, Oracle, Metaswitch, Huawei, and Ericsson to show their ability to diversify their portfolios to meet the intelligent edge demands of customers in both the operator and enterprise spaces.