Weekly Intelligence Digest – December 2, 2015

Top Weekly Updates

1. Limelight Networks Provides Video Platform for OTT Streaming Service CuriosityStream 

Limelight Networks is making it easier for users to view a vast variety of video content by partnering up with CuriosityStream, the first streaming service for nonfiction content that can be viewed on any device globally.  Limelight will be managing and streaming content for CuriosityStream, who selected the Limelight Orchestrate Video Platform, a suite of cloud-based video delivery and management software that provides an instant global footprint, scalability that can handle peak loads and consistent delivery in broadcast quality regardless of device or geography.

2. IPC Signs Cybersecurity Deal with Incapsula 

IPC, the Philippines cloud computing and data center services has signed a deal with Imperva Incapsula in a part of their ongoing effort to enhance its cybersecurity portfolio to provide protection from DDoS attacks for  local enterprises.

3. Fastly Introduces Open Source App Training

Fastly has developed an onboarding tool that makes it faster and easier to try out Fastly first hand without having to test in a live environment.  The application lets customers test out Fastly and familiarizes users with their key features.  The test application is available open source on Github.  

4.  CyberArk Launches New Industry Initiative to Promote CISO Cyber Security Expertise

CyberArk has launched a new industry initiative and report to mine cyber security insight and peer-to-peer guidance from a panel of Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) from Global 1000 enterprises. The goal of this initiative is to provide a platform for CISO’s to share best practices and guidance for building effective cyber security programs.

5. Hexacom Chooses Radware to Protect Customers

Hexatom, France’s leading IAAS (Infrastructure As A Service) Managed Service Provider, selected Radware for an in-house, comprehensive and automated attack mitigation solution. Based on this partnership, Hexatom has launched a successful new business by providing enhanced DDoS with WAF-based services for their customers, allowing them to add a profitable new service while meeting the needs of their customers. 

6. Ericsson Joins Forces with KDDI in 5G Research and Development

Ericsson has announced that they will partner up with KDDI, a leading telecommunications operator based in Tokyo, Japan with the intention to advance technology towards 5G.  Together, the companies will develop a joint understanding of 5g use cases, requirement and deployment scenarios, and  evaluate performance and applicability of potential 5G key technology components.  

7. Nokia Acquires Alcatel-Lucent

Nokia shareholders have approved the company’s acquisition of their  French-American rival Alcatel-Lucent. With the combined revenue of both companies, Nokia hopes that the merger will help it to become the world’s number one network equipment and service provider.

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