Category: PR Vibes

IIC and OpenFog Combine

The Industrial Internet Consortium™ and the OpenFog Consortium® have agreed to combine. The move will bring OpenFog members into the IIC organization at a time when their complementary areas of technology are emerging in the mainstream. The combined memberships will continue to drive the momentum of the Industrial Internet including the development and promotion of […]

Michael O’Hara Leaves GSMA

Chief Marketing Officer Michael O’Hara has suddenly left the organization that runs Mobile World Congress in the run-up to the February event in Barcelona. O’Hara joined the GSMA in 2008 and helped the Barcelona event to double in size to more than 100,000 attendees, while also growing the organization’s now annual Shanghai event and creating […]

Sue Marek Leaves SDxCentral

SDxCentral – Sue Marek has left her position as editor-in-chief at SDxCentral. She joined the publication in March 2016 and was tasked with building its IoT and 5G coverage. Prior to joining SDxCentral, Sue was editor-in-chief of FierceMarkets Telecom Group where she oversaw the editorial content of several FierceMarkets’ newsletters including FierceWireless. Sue is taking […]

CeBIT Canceled

CeBIT, held every year in Hanover, Germany, has been canceled amid declining visitor numbers and decreases in exhibition space rentals. “There will be no more CeBIT in Germany in the future,” said Onuora Ogbukagu of Deutsche Messe AG, which ran the trade fair. CeBIT was once considered one of the top IT and telecom conferences in […]

Jeff Heynen Joins Dell’Oro Group

Dell’Oro Group – Jeff Heynen recently accepted the role of Research Director, Broadband Access at Dell’Oro Group, a source for market information about the telecommunications, networks, and data center IT industries. Jeff will lead the broadband access market research program, which encompasses cable, fiber, copper, and emerging wireless broadband technologies and trends. Additionally, he’ll help […]

IoT Tech Expo North America 2018

Santa Clara Convention Center Silicon Valley November 28-29, 2018 Attendees: 13,000 Exhibitors/Sponsors: 350+ Calysto Overview IoT Tech Expo North America 2018 brought together 13,000 attendees to participate in 24 conference tracks, with 500+ speakers sharing their use-cases and experiences. The show was co-located with the Cyber Security & Cloud Expo, Blockchain Expo, and AI & […]

Forrester Research Acquires SiriusDecisions

Forrester Research will acquire SiriusDecisions — a business-to-business research firm that has a platform for marketing, sales and product management methodologies — for $245 million. This move will enable Forrester to better target chief marketing officers. The two firms will combine strategy research and consulting with operations. The purchase is expected to close in January and the […]

Scott Wilkinson Joins Cignal AI

Scott Wilkinson has joined the network component and equipment market research firm, Cignal AI as lead analyst, Optical Hardware covering carriers, equipment manufacturers, and components. Before joining Cignal AI, Scott held senior positions in product management and systems engineering for Hitachi Telecommunications, in technical marketing for MRV, and was a marketing director at ECI Telecom.

SDxCentral Divests its Research Business

SDxCentral recently divested its research business SDxCentral Research into a separate entity called AvidThink. The new venture is led by SDxCentral’s Co-Founder and Head of Research Roy Chua. SDxCentral will syndicate AvidThink content on SDxCentral will also resell some of AvidThink’s sponsored research products. This de-emphasis on industry reports has allowed SDxCentral to revamp […]

Recode Folds into Vox

Tech news site Recode, which launched in 2013 is folding much of its content into The Code conferences, podcasts, and television specials with MSNBC will remain under the Recode brand. However, the site will now operate as a section underneath As part of the move, the site’s editor-in-chief Dan Frommer is leaving to […]