Reflections on our recognition in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant

For the third consecutive year, Arelion is proud to be recognized in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Network Services, Global. To be included is a rigorous process: service providers need to have a global network with coverage across Europe, North America and Asia; sell services to customers in all three regions; and offer a full portfolio […]

CEO blog: Keeping the world connected in times of crisis

At Arelion, we are all profoundly saddened and concerned about the human tragedy that is unfolding in Ukraine. Indeed, the past weeks have been the source of great anxiety and sorrow for us all, as the world faces unprecedented challenges and uncertainty. At times like these, the global Internet ecosystem, with Arelion at its core, […]

Product news: Ethernet Service Performance

At Arelion, customer care and quality of service are at the heart of what we do. We believe that trust starts with transparency, and we take great pride in sharing data and insights into our network performance, being open and honest about the services we provide. As such, we are happy to confirm that we […]

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Securing cloud connectivity for IoT

We first became aware of cellular IoT connectivity by accident. After blocking illegitimate 3G signalling data traffic to our network in 2015, we got a call from a mobile operator (not a customer) complaining that we had taken down their connected car programme. Additional issues arose and soon it was clear that the hype around […]

The changing economics of the Internet of the future

This article was originally published by Light Reading.   For many years, the telecom industry has been touting solutions that promote the new “Internet of the Future.” While no one could have predicted a global pandemic and its impact on the telecom market, a small handful of operators were already quietly building and planning their […]

Dirty data: reducing the Internet carbon footprint

More and more organizations realize the importance of sustainability and integrating sustainability into their business strategy. From a business perspective, sustainability is defined as doing business without negatively impacting the environment, community, or society as a whole. Organizations are making the shift to be more sustainable, in part, due to consumer demand. Consumers are becoming […]

CX, ITIL and farming – Bernd Hesse has got your back

In this, the last of our ‘meet the team’ blogs in 2021, we meet Bernd Hesse, a business service manager from our CX service management team, based in Frankfurt, Germany.  Bernd has been with Telia Carrier for over 20 years and seen a huge amount of innovation and change in terms of what our customers […]

Enhanced DDoS visibility for faster mitigation

DDoS attacks continue to plague the industry, with increased activities reported by all major providers. We are not seeing this trend changing any time soon and continue to witness an increase in threat and sophisticated extortion attacks (read more in our DDoS Threat Landscape Report 2021). With this increased activity, it is natural that customers […]

Stepping back into the Ethernet

Getting the high-speed connectivity your business needs can be a balancing act between different technologies and topologies. Most companies today have a mixture of on-premises and cloud-based solutions that make up their IT infrastructure, along with multiple locations, and possibly multiple owned-data centres. Working out the best way to meet your connectivity needs across such […]

CX Networks 2022: Patience, Trust and Pride

As we come to the end of the year, we want to reflect on what we have accomplished and where we can do better. For Telia Carrier, Customer Experience (CX) is about empowering our people to always do better. The heart of making CX a success is the sense of ownership that everyone in our […]

CX in the USA: Anthony Manocchio

Recently, we decided it was about time we spent some time introducing you to the team at Telia Carrier that makes the customer experience (CX) we deliver the best in the industry.  That isn’t just our opinion, customers tell us time and time again that we are there when they need us, whether it is […]

Cyber security trends in the Financial Sector

Companies in the financial sector see the network as a significant security threat.  It’s easy to see why, with both banking and financial services (FS) businesses suffering a huge number of security incidents in the last 12 months – including multiple DDoS attacks – often accompanied by ransom demands and extortion.