… Cisco launched a cloud-managed IT offering powered by technology from Meraki, the 2013 acquisition associated with management of Wi-Fi networks. Its software is now being blanketed across the entire on-premises infrastructure, including wired and wireless networks. Target customers are enterprises that have embraced the cloud but have to (or want to) keep part of the network in-house. Cloud-managed IT promises to unify provisioning, analytics, troubleshooting, and other operational details for public and private clouds.
… 6WIND released two new software appliances for its Speed Series collection of products. Turbo Router offers throughput of 200 Gb/s or more with 45 percent capacity available. Turbo IPsec, which 6WIND claims is the first software-based IPsec gateway, provides 100 Gb/s or more. Both products can be installed onto standard x86 servers within bare metal and VM environments.
… Cloud security provider Qualys said it has found a vulnerability within the Linux GNU Library. The security gap allows attackers to remotely seize control of an entire system without any prior insight to system credentials. Qualys worked with Linus to provide a patch for affected systems.
… Docker Inc. changed up its operational structure to make room for its quick growth. Splitting founder Solomon Hykes’ role into three, Docker named Michael Crosby chief maintainer and Steve Francia as chief operator. Solomon will maintain his role as chief architect.
… Infoblox introduced Cloud Network Automation with three components. The console acts as the centralized graphical user interface to offer visbility and control of VMs; the platform appliance is deployed locally with each private cloud to enable scalability; and the free adapters are for connecting Cloud Network Automation to the cloud platforms from VMware, OpenStack, and Microsoft.
… F5 Networks unveiled its latest version of F5 BIG IQ. The update features deeper collaboration between the network operations center and DevOps teams by managing application delivery centrally. RESTful APIs will be offered to manage the new release devices. Also, as part of its partnership, BIG-IQ will be available with the Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC), making it a Layer 4-7 option for Cisco’s Application-Centric Infrastructure (ACI).
Here’s what else SDxCentral covered lately:
- AWS Is Growing Too Big To Ignore (in Amazon’s Earnings)
- Monitoring Service Datadog Gets $31M in Funding
- VMware’s vCloud Air Adds Some Google Services
- EMC Cuts Jobs Amid Stormy Outlook
- Citrix Suddenly Restructures, Cutting 900 Jobs
- Big Switch Welcomes Big Cloud Fabric 2.5
- Gigamon Opens Up GigaVUE-OS to White Box
- Juniper Takes $850M Accounting Hit on Security Business
- VMware’s Latest NSX Tally: 400 Customers
- ‘Cisco ONE’ Marks a New Software Era at Cisco
- Overture Networks Adds Analytics to NFV
- Box IPO Helps Build Your Cloud Story
- OpenDaylight Chair Lays Out Top Priorities for 2015
- IBM Laying Off a Lot Fewer Than 110,000