Industry 4.0 holds out the promise of smarter manufacturing, but with increased connectivity between plants and machinery, the risk of cyber attacks rises. Thatâ€™s a major problem for companies trying to transform their manufacturing operations to take advantage of the new technologies. Germanyâ€™s Deutsche Telekom polled IT and business decision makers about Industry 4.0 and Read More..
Deutsche Telekom, Intel and Cisco have launched a joint program to help startup companies develop internet-of-things projects. The three IT groupsÂ said, in a joint press release, that they will provide advice, make their corporateÂ resources available, and, on some occasions, provide strategic investment. The program, called “Challenge Up!” aims to accelerate startup projects in areas such Read More..
T-Systems expects to generate about 1 billion euros in annual revenue from cloud-based services by 2015, up 2.5 times from last year. The expected sales represent about one-seventh of total revenue at the business services division of Deutsche Telekom.Â T-Systems had 400 million euros in cloud revenue in 2012. “The trend toward cloud solutions can be Read More..
Deutsche Telekom said it is acquiring MetroPCS, a US telecommunications company, and will combine Metro’s activities with those of its US subsidiary, T-Mobile USA. The move comes less than a year after US regulators vetoed a planned 39 billion dlr acquisition of T-Mobile USA by AT&T. Deutsche Telekom, Germany’s biggest telecommunications group, has been looking Read More..
Germany’s T-Systems and VMware are joining forces to provide customers with an easier and faster way to access Cloud-based services. T-Systems, the business services division of German telecommunications group Deutsche Telekom, will offer a new VMware vCloud Datacenter Service that allows customers to expand internal IT resources with T-Systems enabled Cloud capacity without major investments Read More..
Deutsche Telekom CIO Steffen Roehn will be leaving the German telecommunications group as part of a major reorganization, according to several press reports. Deutsche Telekom declined to comment on the reports. According to Bloomberg and several other print and online publications, Roehn will depart as Telekom pursues a major cost-saving reorganization that will, in coming Read More..
Deutsche Telekom is ready for eCall, executives of the German telecommunications group say. ECall, an automatic in-car emergency calling system, is likely to become mandatory on new cars in Europe by 2015. The EU Commission has stepped up pressure on the EU’s 27 member states to take the necessary measures to implement the required technology. Read More..