Tag Archives: Nokia

Telecom Vet Rajeev Suri to Join Inmarsat as CEO

Rajeev Suri, former president and CEO of telecommunication firm Nokia, will officially join Inmarsat on March 1 as its new chief executive. He will succeed Rupert Pearce, who has led Inmarsat for more than nine years and will leave the company at the end of this month after a 16-year …

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NIST, Nokia to to Collaborate on 5G Architecture Security Demo

Nokia has been selected to demonstrate the security features of a 5G architecture for the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence. Nokia said Thursday it will collaborate with NCCoE and other vendors in effort to help public and private sector organizations secure the 4G-5G transition …

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Mitre’s Tech Foundation Unveils Consortium to Promote 5G Collaboration, Innovation

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Mitre’s tech foundation Engenuity has launched a consortium to bring together government, industry and academic institutions to advance 5G innovation. Founding members of the Open Generation Consortium are Ericsson, Nokia, Verizon (NYSE: VZ), AltiostarFIRST iZHUSH Aerospace, Kittyhawk, CTIA - The Wireless Association, Northeastern University and Virginia Tech.

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Tech Industry Vet Richard Geruson Joins Lexmark as President, CEO

Richard “Rich” Geruson, formerly president and CEO of software company Phoenix Technologies, has been appointed by the board of directors of Lexmark to serve in the same roles at the Lexington, Kentucky-based imaging systems provider. Geruson succeeds David Reeder, who resigned from the company in June, and will serve as …

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AT&T, IBM, Symantec, Nokia, Palo Alto, Trustonic Form IoT Cybersecurity Alliance

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 10, 2017 — Six technology companies have formed an alliance that aims to promote awareness, drive collaboration and advance technology development on internet of things security, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. AT&T (NYSE: T) said Wednesday it is part of the IoT Cybersecurity Alliance that also includes IBM (NYSE: IBM), …

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Billie Hartless Named Chief HR Officer at Polycom; Mary McDowell Comments

Billie Hartless, formerly human resources vice president at location-based cloud technology company HERE, has been appointed chief human resources officer at Polycom. The collaboration platform provider said Monday Hartless will succeed Laura Owen, who will move on to a new opportunity outside the company. “[Hartless] has a strong track record of …

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Siris Capital Closes $2B Polycom Buy in Unified Comms & Collaboration Market Push

Investment firm Siris Capital has completed its buyout of communications and collaboration tools developer Polycom for nearly $2 billion cash, or $12.50 per share. San Jose, California-based Polycom said Monday it has stopped trading on the Nasdaq stock exchange as a result of the transaction and will continue to operate under its own name. Polycom had to …

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Polycom to Name Siris Capital Exec Partner Mary McDowell as CEO

Mary McDowell, an executive partner at Siris Capital Group, will join gobal communications services provider Polycom (Nasdaq: PLCM) as CEO once the latter company completes its merger with a Siris Capital affiliate. Polycom said Wednesday McDowell will succeed Peter Leav, who will continue to serve as CEO and board member …

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Philippe Vallee to Succeed Olivier Piou as Gemalto CEO; Alex Mandl Comments

Philippe Vallee, chief operating officer at Gemalto, will be endorsed by the board of directors to succeed Olivier Piou as the new CEO of the Amsterdam-based digital security firm, effective Sept. 1. Piou will retire on Aug. 31 but will continue to serve on Gemalto’s board as a non-executive director, …

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Microsoft to Pay $7.2B for Nokia’s Phone Business, Patent Licenses; Steve Ballmer Comments

Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) has agreed to acquire the cellphone business and license the patents of Nokia for $7.2 billion in cash as Microsoft seeks to increase its footprint in the mobile device market. The transaction is subject to approval from Nokia stockholders and regulatory clearances and Microsoft expects the transaction …

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