China's Huawei to add 5,500 jobs in Europe in five years: paper

Reuters

Chinese telecommunications equipment maker Huawei plans to create 5,500 jobs in Europe within five years as the company expands its services in the region, state-owned newspaper China Daily said on Saturday.

Huawei (Shenzhen, China), the world's second largest maker of telecoms communication equipment, is to offer information technology solutions to European businesses, Patrick Zhang, president of marketing and solutions at Huawei Enterprise Business Group, told the newspaper.

AT&T explores potential sale of wireless towers

Reuters

AT&T Inc said on Friday it is exploring options such as a sale of its wireless broadcast towers but noted that its ability to reach a deal would depend on the terms it is able to reach with the buyer for its ongoing use of the towers.

When wireless service providers sell broadcast towers they typically lease back space from tower operators so they can continue to offer their services without interruption.

Bloomberg reported earlier this week that AT&T (Dallas, TX, USA) had hired bankers for a sale of its towers that could fetch about $5 billion.

20th Group Exhibit Hydrogen + Fuel Cells + Batteries

Date
Start Date: 
Friday, April 4, 2014
End Date: 
Monday, April 7, 2014

Germany:

Europe's largest trade fair for hydrogen, fuel cells and batteries. 

150 companies from 25 countries will present their products at the 5.000 m² large exhibition area in Hall 27 of HANNOVER MESSE 2014. 

International Conference Automotive BUS Systems and Ethernet

Date
Start Date: 
Monday, December 9, 2013
End Date: 
Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Germany:

First international conference providing a balanced look at Low, Mid, and High Speed (Ethernet) BUS systems 

China's Huawei expects $2 billion in 4G revenue this year

Reuters

Huawei Technologies Co Ltd expects to take in more than $2 billion in revenues selling 4G gear this year as global carriers from China to Europe expand their networks, senior company executives said on Wednesday.

Even though 4G LTE (long-term evolution) promises faster video streaming and Internet downloads, the cost of smartphones would need to come down before the technology can enter the global mainstream, they told reporters in a briefing.

DesignCon 2014

Date
Start Date: 
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
End Date: 
Friday, January 31, 2014

California:

 DesignCon is the premier technical conference and exhibition for chip, board and systems design engineers involved in signal integrity in the high-speed communications and semiconductor communities. 

Cloud Connect Chicago

Date
Start Date: 
Monday, October 21, 2013
End Date: 
Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Chicago:

Navigating the Cloud for Enterprise Transformation

Cloud Connect Chicago is the only venue where you will learn how to leverage the cloud ecosystem to develop new services, new revenue streams and new business models. Cloud Connect offers three days of in-depth boot camps, panel discussions and access to a host of industry experts, all designed to help you weigh your cloud options and drive transformation. 

Interop New York

Date
Start Date: 
Monday, September 30, 2013
End Date: 
Friday, October 4, 2013

New York:

Attend Interop to experience the latest technologies, learn the most valuable strategies and meet the top minds in IT. 

Cisco enters data storage market with purchase of Whiptail

Reuters

Cisco Systems Inc on Tuesday announced its first foray into the data storage market, saying it would pay $415 million to acquire privately held storage system maker Whiptail.

Cisco (San Jose, CA, USA) said it will pay cash and incentives for the acquisition, expected to close in the first quarter of 2014.

Whiptail, founded in 2008 and based in Whippany, New Jersey, makes storage systems based on flash memory chips, which allow data to move through servers with greater speed and efficiency as well as higher volume.

SC Congress

Date
Start Date: 
Thursday, October 24, 2013
End Date: 
Thursday, October 24, 2013

New York:

SC Congress New York is a unique conference and expo experience for private and public sector Information Security Professionals. 

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