• Ericsson bullish on 5G despite Covid-19

    Ericsson president and CEO Börje Ekholm has highlighted the importance of connectivity during times of crisis and what he says is the “opportunity” to rethink the role of networks in the future.

    Kicking off the Ericsson UnBoxed Office, the first in a series of online events that will replace, for the time being, the company’s traditional presence at now-cancelled global trade shows, Ekholm stressed the importance of strong and reliable communications networks in the current environment, and staying close to customers and providing them with the best possible connectivity and network quality.

    Ekholm’s address was based on research by Ericsson

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  • Dell EMC launches PowerStore NVMe container-based storage array

    Dell has launched a new range of mid-range arrays that is all-NVMe flash storage with a containerised operating environment for ease of deployment. PowerStore supersedes existing Dell EMC Unity and SC arrays, in terms of technology, although these two products will still be available.

    “Unity and SC represent 30% of the global mid-range storage market – there is no question of us abandoning our clients overnight,” said Sébastien Verger, technical director of Dell EMC in EMEA. “PowerStore is aimed at new projects that need more speed, more density and easier administration.”

    The PowerStore project dates back to 2018 and, at

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  • Pitney Bowes hit by Maze in second ransomware attack in a year

    The cyber criminal group behind the increasingly dangerous Maze ransomware strain claims it has successfully encrypted systems at mailing and shipping services firm Pitney Bowes, less than a year after it was hit by a similar attack.

    The group behind Maze, which specialises in double extortion, a type of attack that increases pressure on its victims to pay by threatening to release important data in addition to encrypting systems, confirmed the attack on Pitney Bowes in a release posted to its website.

    A Pitney Bowes spokesperson said: “Recently, we detected a security incident related to Maze ransomware. We are

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