Verizon is doubling down on its Internet of Things ambitions by launching a new development platform, called ThingSpace, and creating a dedicated core network that can scale when those billions of sensors and devices come online.
Cisco released its fifth annual Global Cloud Index, which forecast that global cloud traffic will quadruple by the end of 2019. Global data center traffic is expected to triple over the same time frame.
The Register reported this week that Bill Fathers, executive VP of VMware’s cloud services business unit, won’t be lending his talents to the new cloud services business joint venture, which includes Virtustream, that VMware and EMC announced last week.
In addition to announcing deals to buy ParStream and Lancope, Cisco acquired over-the-top video startup 1 Mainstream and added five companies to its Cisco Entrepreneurs in Residence start-up incubation program.
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- Centina Systems Takes Aim at Operationalizing NFV & SDN
- Oracle States Its Case for Vertical Integration
- F5 Networks’ Shares Drop After Q4 Results
- NFV: The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly
- Pluribus Networks’ New VP of Engineering Hails from Cisco
- Oracle Undercuts Amazon & Puts Security in a Chip
- Midokura Updates MidoNet & Supports OpenStack’s Kuryr
- Mirantis Strikes a China Joint Venture With Former Tencent Execs
- Cato Networks Secures $20M in Funding
- Another Security Deal: Cisco Buys Lancope for $452M
- Where Oracle Cloud Competes With AWS
- Cisco to Acquire IoT Analytics Startup ParStream
- Former NSA Chief’s IronNet Security Startup Raises $32.5M
- Nuage Networks Banks on a Big Customer Win
- Oracle’s Mark Hurd Makes 5 Sunny Predictions for the Cloud