Dan Pitt Steps Down From the ONF — Longtime SDN champion Dan Pitt has stepped down as executive director of the Open Networking Foundation.
Orange Throws its Hat Into the Ring with AT&T’s ECOMP — Orange will be the first telecom partner to test AT&T’s ECOMP platform, giving it more validity as an open source project.
SoftBank Will Build LoRa IoT Network Followed by NB-IoT & CAT-M — By deploying different types of technologies, the company can offer IoT deals that are geared toward different customer preferences.
Here are the week’s strays and stragglers we roped for you:
Intel expects its third-quarter revenue to outdo the company’s previous outlook. The company now expects third-quarter revenue of $15.6 billion, plus or minus $300 million.
Dell EMC announced ScaleIO Ready Node, a software-defined offering running on PowerEdge x86 servers. It is designed to help customers transform and modernize their data centers by utilizing ScaleIO.
Extreme Networks agreed to acquire Zebra Technologies’ wireless LAN business.
Inocybe’s commercially supported OpenDaylight platform is now available and includes support for Oracle Solaris.
Ted Ranft has joined the ranks of Avi Networks as vice president of worldwide sales.
CA Technologies added new capabilities to its API management portfolio.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) announced updates to some of its security applications — all of which are being sold in the $8.8 billion deal with Micro Focus. The announcements included an on-demand version of Fortify application monitoring and the 2.0 version of ArcSight Data Platform, which connects ArcSight analytics to other platforms such as Hadoop.
Here are the other stories SDxCentral covered this week:
- Google Offers VM ‘Rightsizing’ in its Cloud Platform
- GE Digital Drops $495M on Merifium Industrial IoT Software Firm
- Oracle Weighs In for a Brawl With AWS
- Concept of Shared WiFi Precipitated SD-WAN for Mushroom Networks
- SoftBank Invests $9.4M in Bare Metal Cloud Provider Packet
- Mirantis’ Kubernetes Plan Advances With TCP Cloud
- Nokia Takes a DevOps Approach to the Cloud
- ZeroStack ‘Invites’ VMware Workloads to Its Cloud
- Riverbed Monitors Applications Within Its Own SD-WAN
- Verizon and AT&T Spar Over 5G Standards Process
- Virtualized Security: Finding a Balance Between Opportunity & Threat
- Standards Move at Snail’s Pace for the NFV Community
- Vectra Extends Its Threat Management Into the Data Center
- Google Cloud Eases IoT Development with Prototyping Kit
- Nvidia Claims Its Software Kit Enhances Deep Learning Performance
- Brocade Data Center Router Embeds Network Visibility Software
- Dell Gets Rid of Its Enterprise Content Business for $1.62B
- Aruba Offers On-Demand Network Products
- Verizon Continues Development of Smart Cities with Sensity Acquisition
- Soderbery Departs from Cisco