Virtualization: Enabling Mobile Operators to Outsource Networks

Tim Kridel
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With some mobile operators and vendors promising to launch 5G cellular as early as next year, it's easy to assume that 4G now has one foot in the grave. Wrong, for several reasons.
Although standards are not yet finalized, service providers use unofficial versions of the technology and broad goals to begin 5G tests.
BT plans to add 900 cyber security pros to its global workforce this year -- and the service provider is not alone, as many others seek out these elusive experts.
As the New IP connects organizations' intellectual property and customer data, enterprises must scrutinize their weakest links, which they may find as nearby as their third-party developers' doors.
Quantum computers are limited today in their ability to break encryption, but their capabilities are advancing -- and organizations like the NSA are interested.
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