Intelligent CIO North America Issue 25 - Page 31

LATEST REGIONAL PROJECT UPDATE

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LOUISIANA
Inseego , a leader in 5G edge cloud solutions , has announced the release of Inseego 5G SD EDGE for enterprises , a 5G cloud networking solution that delivers networking and security through a 5G network fabric , thereby eliminating the need for complex , expensive , on-premise custom legacy hardware solutions .
The state of Louisiana and AT & T are collaborating on a plan to bring a state-of-the-art fiber network to nearly 9,800 homes , businesses and farms in parts of 13 Louisiana parishes . The US $ 19 million project is contingent upon a final contract between the state of Louisiana and AT & T .
The Inseego 5G SD EDGE enables the industry ’ s first zero trust network access ( ZTNA ) solution with distributed security and granular IT control designed exclusively for 5G networks . This new solution follows a novel approach to create a thin edge that is cloud controlled and makes Digital Transformation simple , fast and affordable for enterprises of all sizes .
AT & T has extensive experience deploying fiber-optics across Louisiana . More than 420,000 locations in the state currently have access to AT & T Fiber .
Sonia Perez , President , AT & T Southeast States , said : “ AT & T ’ s fiber network is fast and reliable , and we look forward to helping build better futures for the businesses and people of Louisiana .”

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FLORIDA
Finastra has unveiled its embedded consumer lending solution , enabling access to traditional regulated lending options for consumers at point-of-sale ( POS ). Financial institutions , distributors and merchants will benefit from a platform that makes it easy for their customers to access lending options .
For end consumers , Finastra Embedded Consumer Lending aims to make the buying process as frictionless as possible , providing more options to consumers and an alternative to the Buy Now Pay Later approach , which is often not applicable to high value purchases .
For merchants , the BaaS platform provides access to numerous lenders and their specific products , and for financial institutions , Finastra Embedded Consumer Lending provides access to a marketplace of distributors and merchants to distribute their banking products .

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PENNSYLVANIA
Lehigh Valley Health Network ( LVHN ) has selected Workday Financial Management , Workday Human Capital Management ( HCM ), Workday Strategic Sourcing , Workday Supply Chain Management ( SCM ) and Workday Prism Analytics to help support its transformation into a digital health network .
Headquartered in Allentown , Penn ., LVHN has more than 19,000 employees across 12 hospital campuses , health centers , physician practices , rehabilitation locations , ExpressCARE sites and other outpatient care locations . As LVHN continues to grow , it needs a flexible and agile system to streamline transactions and help the organization operate at scale .
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