AT&T waited more than a month to notify customers that their social security numbers and other sensitive data were stolen by hackers. The company blamed the breach on employees at a third-party vendor who stole codes used to unlock cell phones and associated services.
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Mobility and the cloud are profoundly changing the way businesses do business, F. Thaddeus Arroyo, chief information officer of AT&T Services, observed during a panel discussion at the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium held here Wednesday.
As I take over the helm here at FierceContentManagement from my buddy Ron Miller, I find it somewhat serendipitous that one of the major business stories this week concerns two (and a half) things near and dear to my heart. Mobile devices and what content this way comes.
In a market where Internet value can be tuned up or down and prices can be tuned to match, you don't need to be a monopoly to prosper.
Mobility will be a key aspect of AT&T's $49 billion acquisition of satellite TV provider DirecTV, company executives said during a conference call about the transaction on Monday.
AT&T's strategic business services suite, including cloud and Ethernet, will be the key growth engine for the enterprise services business, but they have yet to surpass legacy service losses.
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While AT&T is often on the provider side of bring-your-own-device, the U.S. carrier has also undertaken a massive BYOD program within its own ranks. Through that process, the company learned a number of valuable lessons for enterprises implementing their own BYOD, Sundhar Annamalai, executive director of AT&T Advanced Mobility, told an audience here at the CITE Conference.
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