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.
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.
The Open Networking User Group (ONUG) teamed up with New York University to create the NYU Open Networking Lab.
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