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MWC 2021: With Pikeo, 5G Networks Switch to the Cloud and Become Autonomous

Previous generations of mobile networks were largely based on more monolithic and confined proprietary solutions, but 5G allows greater openness and flexibility, building on the advantages of cloud architectures and open-source technologies. Preparing the Networks of the Future Established technologies in the world of IT and service platforms are now being applied to networks: automation, […]


Data  /  Article

CNCF: A Co-Innovation Space at the Heart of the Cloud Native Revolution

Cloud Native technologies enable companies to enhance their business agility and innovation, helping them adapt to their market. Cloud Native is an extension of the infrastructure services provided by cloud computing, including access to storage, memory, networks and so on, in an ‘as-a-Service’ model. “Cloud Native promotes agile and modular architectures—all with their own lifecycles—that […]


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The Internet of Things (IoT) meeting the needs of trading ports

  This evaluation is carried out using a replicable solution for data collection and processing. The project is structured around three lines of action: – identifying and defining scientific models and algorithms to evaluate the different components of the environmental impact of port activity; – providing a replicable, open source platform for collecting diverse data, […]


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Shared computing: putting PCs to use in the fight against diseases

In March 2020, distributed computing project Folding@home exceeded the symbolic threshold of the exaflop and reached a computing speed superior to that of IBM’s Summit, the most powerful supercomputer at the time (since superseded by Fujitsu’s Fugaku). This feat was made possible thanks to the mobilisation of thousands of internet users, businesses and public institutions, […]


Research  /  Blog

An end-to-end open source mobile network with traffic prioritization mechanism

During the past few years, Telecommunications industry was characterized by continuous evolution and integration of innovative concepts. Software Defined Networking (SDN), Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), and Cloud technologies are changing the way mobile networks are designed, deployed, and operated [1]. SDN improves network architecture by bringing dynamic scalability, easier management, and reducing the required manual effort. […]


Networks and IT  /  Article

Open source drives the networks of the future

Linux Foundation Networking (LFN), the networking division of the Linux Foundation, is a not-for-profit consortium that brings together thousands of contributors, including some of the largest companies in the industry, with the goal of redefining the way in which the networks and services of tomorrow are created. “The open source world is based on merit, […]


Digital culture  /  Article

Baah Box: find the right muscle!

When a person has the use of only one limb – either from birth or as a result of an accident – it can be difficult to know which muscle to use to operate a prosthetic. Myoelectric prostheses are very pricey – €17,000 to €60,000 – and prior to implant, they require training that puts […]


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Customer files checked by virtual agents in Senegal

The work carried out by the Orange Nomad Back Office team in Senegal seems never-ending and futile. Day after day, the team’s 17 members manually process 15,000 subscription requests submitted by resellers on the ground via the Nomad platform. When AI helps humans Their work involves verifying the authenticity of identity cards sent in the […]


Research  /  Blog

Orange experiments with an open source aerial network at the French Windsurf Championships!

The spectators of the French Windsurf Championships have had the opportunity to experience real-time immersion thanks to a connectivity bubble.


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Extreme 5G coverage

The 5G dynamic is enabling mobilisation of the ecosystem in bridging the gap of internet connectivity in sparsely populated areas.


Networks and IT  /  Article

How IT containerisation is speeding up application development

Containers enable the transport of virtual applications from one operating system to another, and for the various material components and software programs to communicate with one another.


Data  /  Article

Blockchain: improving the efficiency of the maritime trade supply chain

IBM and Maersk, a container shipping company, create a digital platform based on blockchain technology, replacing the paper system with digitalisation so as to gain in efficiency.