Google Cloud De-Scripts Deployment of Linux Containers — At Google‘s GCP NEXT conference this week, it introduced a new tool for deploying clusters of Linux containers.
Cumulus Names New CEO — Cumulus Networks founder JR Rivers announced Josh Leslie to succeed him as CEO. Rivers, himself, is taking on the role of chief technology officer.
Kelly Ahuja Will Be the Latest to Leave the Cisco Management Team — Cisco announced a reorganization of its engineering team, leaving Kelly Ahuja, senior vice president of the service provider business, out.
Here are the other strays and stragglers SDxCentral roped this week:
AT&T is creating a software-controlled optical switching element — or reconfigurable optical add/drop multiplexer (ROADM) — to route data traffic that comes in over high-capacity fiber optic lines. The operator says it’s already built a nationwide, software-controlled optical network.
ADVA Optical Networking is leading the Silicon Photonics Enabling Exascale Data Networks (SPEED) project to create a platform for manufacturing silicon photonics. Electro-photonic integrated circuits (ePICs) combine electronic and optical functions on a single semiconductor chip and are targeted for ultra-high-speed data center interconnects.
Astellia unveiled a software-based load balancer for user plane monitoring, called Flex.
Patton Electronics is working on creating SIP-to-SIP call-control and media-gateway capabilities of a session border controller implemented as virtualized network functions (VNFs).
And here are the other stories SDxCentral covered this week:
- Dell Betting Big on the Economics of Software-Defined Infrastructure
- Oracle Cloud Reaches Into the Enterprise
- The Future of Merchant Silicon and Network Virtualization
- Microsoft & HPE Help Mesosphere Raise $73.5M
- Huawei Touts Its SDN for Data Center Interconnection
- Tele2 Preps for 5G With Huawei & Cisco NFV Tools
- Google Brings Machine Learning to the Public Cloud
- Juniper Targets Tier 2s With IP & Optical Integration
- CenturyLink Sends Mixed Messages on Its Data Center Plans