Happy Friday, everyone! Miss the news? Don’t worry, the SDxCentral weekly news roundup is here to deliver the news bits surrounding software-defined networking (SDN), network functions virtualization (NFV), and more. Get ready, ‘cuz it’s coming atcha:
Unsurprisingly, another Cisco exec is on his way out. Frank Calderoni, a former CFO at Cisco, will be taking the financial reins over at Red Hat. Calderoni served as Cisco CFO for seven years, and remained on as an executive advisor after his exit in 2014. In addition to his post as CFO, Calderoni will also hold the title of executive vice president and operations officer at Red Hat.
Oracle introduced four products this week with the goal of helping CSPs create an NFV-ready portfolio. The product additions include a session border controller, converged application server, services gatekeeper, and policy management.
Pluribus, Red Hat, and Super Micro Computer are partnering up to deliver Pluribus Open Netvisor Linux in conjunction with Super Micro’s blade servers and Red Hat OpenStack. Together, the three are looking to offer what they call the industry’s most open and scalable converged infrastructure.
Pica8 said it’s now the one-stop shop for all white box networking needs. As the first to support Edge-Core’s Power-over-Ethernet 48-port white box bare metal switch, Pica8 says it is helping service providers meet the customer edge demand.
And here’s what else SDxCentral covered lately:
- Docker’s Triumphant Stagecraft Backed by Real Wins
- Investors Learn to Love Infinera’s Cloud Xpress
- Arista Networks Ships CloudVision, Strengthening SDN Story
- Talari Banks SD-WAN Customers
- Docker Plugs Containers Into SDN
- Docker, Google & Amazon Help Launch Open Container Project
- Portworx Wants to Run Docker Right on Storage Infrastructure