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New Research: RPA is Essential to Fulfilling Organization-wide Strategic Business Objectives

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Futurum Research, in partnership with UiPath, completed a global research study of 500+ high-level business and technology executives directly responsible for the planning, management, and use of automation technologies to better comprehend the RPA journeys organizations must undertake to successfully achieve their strategic business objectives. Here’s what we found.

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Cisco Live! — Cisco’s Internet for the Future is Meeting COVID-19 and Digital Divide Challenges Today

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Cisco’s Internet for the Future is developed to address alarming digital divide gaps and playing a pivotal role in scaling Critical Infrastructure during global crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic. However, still Cisco needs to foster partnerships across businesses, governments, and institutions with strong commitments in order to move the needle in making the Internet more universally accessible.

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Netcracker 2020 Galvanizes Service Provider Digital Transformation Renaissance

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Netcracker 2020 is redesigned and upgraded to accelerate the top-priority transformation goals of CSPs including personalization of digital services, customization of B2B commerce, secure multi-cloud flexibility, agile partner management, and broader automation. Through Netcracker 2020 adoption, CSPs become firmly positioned to play a far more strategic and central role across the digital value chain. Netcracker’s rivals must take heed.

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DXC’s Q4 and Fiscal 2020 Results: The Good, The Bad, and the Takeaways

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DXC’s Q4 and fiscal 2020 results indicate the company is making progress righting the ship under new CEO Michael Savino, containing revenue runoff due primarily to dissatisfactory customer delivery and diminishing customer relationships before his arrival. While COVID-19 uncertainties played in a role in DXC’s decision to suspend quarterly dividends, this could also allow the company to showcase how its ITO portfolio is well-suited to enabling clients overcome COVID-19 challenges.

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Ericsson’s USA 5G Smart Factory: 5G Supply Chain Maverick

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Ericsson’s USA 5G Smart Factory is addressing the strategic goal of U.S. policymakers in assuring the long-term manufacturing and supply chain reliability of essential 5G RAN technology. As alternative Open RAN technology gains maturity and valuable deployment credentials in major operator 5G deployments, Ericsson is also well-positioned to drive and support Open RAN as the market conditions become more favorable as well as decisive from its competitive landscape perspective.

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Microsoft Azure Scoops up Metaswitch in Bid to Make Azure the Meta-5G Edge Cloud

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Microsoft Azure is making the solid bet that the dual acquisitions of Metaswitch and Affirmed Networks will strengthen the Azure portfolio in providing virtualized network software and voice/data/unified communications solutions aimed at operator 5G edge hybrid cloud demands, but must show its ongoing portfolio expansion will not scare off many potential CSP customers and supplier partners.