AT&T Outlines 5G Goals, Surpasses 2016 Virtualization Goal — At an annual pre-CES conference, AT&T explains that 5G has implications for all access technologies.
T-Mobile CTO Says Modern Core Makes SDN Less Urgent — However, there will be a key opportunity for SDN when it comes to 5G and network slicing.
Why Machine Learning is Hard to Apply to Networking — Wanted: A ‘theory of everything’ for networks.
Here are the week’s strays and stragglers we roped for you:
Encore Networks’ Class M1 EN-400 router has been certified compliant for use on the Verizon 4G LTE Category M1 (CAT-M) network. Similarly, LTE chipmaker Sequans Communications announced that its Monarch LTE Platform, an LTE Cat M1 chip, has been certified to operate on Verizon’s 4G LTE network.
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, a genome researcher, has standardized its cloud computing systems and services on Red Hat OpenStack Platform and Red Hat CloudForms. Red Hat also announced the availability of CloudForms 4.2.
Here are the other stories SDxCentral covered this week:
- Nvidia & Audi Set a 2020 Timeframe for Level 4 Autonomous Cars
- Ericsson & Cisco Tout ‘Evolved’ WiFi
- VMware Joins Open-O to Pursue its Telco NFV Strategy
- AT&T to Have LTE CAT-M in ‘Majority’ of Network by Mid-Year
- AT&T Reinvents Data Sharing with Indigo Project
- CloudByte Names Former StackStorm CEO as Chairman
- Intel Launches GO to Accelerate Autonomous Driving
- Intel Readying 5G Modem for Millimeter Wave & Sub-6 GHz Spectrum
- AT&T Plans 5G New Radio Testing in Second Half of 2017
- Cisco Exec Departs for IoT & Cloud Job at Microsoft
- Zigbee Writes a Universal Language for IoT
- Allot Communications Brings In a New CEO
- The 5 Biggest Network Stories of 2016 that Will Bleed into 2017
- Cisco Executive Diaspora: Where Are They Now?
- APM Startup AppDynamics Files for IPO
- PLUMgrid Employees Could Help VMware’s Cloud-Native Push
- 6 Noteworthy IoT Acquisitions That Happened in 2016
- Report: Huawei Acquires Security Startup HexaTier for $42M
- 6 Container Themes to Track in 2017
- Top 3 NFV & SDN Open Source Trends in 2016
- Cloud, Containers, IoT & More: 10 Startups to Watch in 2017