Quick rundown on the latest mobile IT news for Friday, 2/21 including: the rapid increase in global digital content spending, Alcatel-Lucent and Red Hat's new alliance, the future of streaming music-enabled car infotainment systems, mobile news sites in the U.K. have success and why it is thought that network infrastructure is so important to the workforce management software market.
Alcatel-Lucent is trying to sell off its business in enterprise communications gear, according to a Reuters article that cites this information coming from "people familiar with" the issue.
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Huawei, Ericsson, Alcatel-Lucent and NEC controlled 70 percent of the point-to-point microwave transmission equipment market in the second quarter, according to the latest stats from Dell'Oro.
The wireless packet core market grew 20 percent year-over-year in the second quarter of 2013, according to the latest stats from the Dell'Oro Group.
LAS VEGAS--Building an Android spyphone that can eavesdrop on conversations and steal data is a "fairly easy" process, Kevin McNamee, director of Alcatel-Lucent's Kindsight Security Labs, told a press conference here at the BlackHat conference.
The Unified Communications market is projected to grow at a rate of just over 4 percent through 2016, according to a new report from TechNavio.
Struggling telecom gear maker Alcatel-Lucent, which lost €1.4 billion ($1.8 billion) last year, plans to cut more staff and sell additional assets as part a restructuring package unveiled this week, the New York Times is reporting.
Cisco took a commanding 42 percent share of the worldwide mobile IP infrastructure market, which increased to $1.2 billion in the first quarter of 2013, according to an ACG Research blog.
Cisco's lead in the Ethernet switch market slipped slightly, declining to 62.7 percent in the first quarter of 2013 from 64.1 percent in the same quarter last year, according to the latest stats from IDC.