Quantum basics

Today marks the restart of publishing at Digiecon Digest Services. We are resuming activities on a low-key mode, focusing on building conceptual background knowledge. This knowledge will later be referenced in mainstream articles that provide more detailed information, without becoming too technical for non-technical readers. In this new[…]

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SD-WAN – A new wave of deals

On 18 September 2020, Ericsson announced the acquisition of US Idaho based Cradlepoint, a supplier of SD-WAN technology. The news comes hot in the trail of a similar transaction, HPE’s acquisition of Silver Peak on 13 July 2020. In this short article, Digiecon looks at the M&A momentum that has been gathering in the SD-WAN sector in recent years.

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The Real Project Moonshot

This article looks at an ambitious goal: a world that attempts to be net carbon negative and the role the UK could play in this. It would entail reaching pre 1950s levels of atmospheric CO2, by the end of this century. This is a hopeful aim; most would even say impossible. However, if it took man less than 10 years to land on the moon, I know we can do a whole lot more in 80…

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JEDI – a saga full of plots

On 04/09/2020 the United States Department of Defense confirmed the granting of the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) cloud services contract to Microsoft. Amazon Web Services immediately repudiated the award through a strongly worded blog post entitled – JEDI: Why we will continue to protest this politically corrupted contract award. In this short article Digiecon review the facts leading to this final confirmation of Microsoft as the contract winner.

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September 10, 2020

There is concern that renewable energy technology is not the silver bullet we are hoping for, with intermittent supply, low generation and poor storage some of the biggest challenges. This short read looks at why renewables are seen as the answer, as well as why they may not be and what might be.

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