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:
Intel announced the creation of the Automotive Security Review Board this week in an effort to quell threats associated with connected cars. The review board will conduct security tests and audits to establish best practices for drivers.
Iron.io, a startup looking to rival Amazon, received $8 million in Series A funding, led by Baseline Ventures with Bain Capital, Divergent Ventures, Ignition Partners, and Cloud Capital Partners tagging along. Prior to the lump-sum investment, Iron.io had $5.5 million in seed funding.
Here’s what else SDxCentral covered lately:
- Startup Cato Networks Calls SD-WAN ‘Short-Sighted’
- Mirantis Assembles Partners to Meet Demand for ‘NFV Magic’
- Docker Hub Grows Up Fast
- Intel Capital Pumps $67M Into 8 Chinese Companies
- Cloud Boosts an Otherwise Lackluster Q1 for Oracle
- Alcatel-Lucent’s Elastic Networks: Jargon or Something Real?
- Former Cisco President Lloyd Boards Hyperloop as CEO
- vCPE Is a Hot NFV Use Case for Masergy
- HP Enterprise to Slash up to 30,000 More Jobs
- ClearPath Takes a Containerized Approach to Virtual CPE
- Brocade SDN Controller Gets a 2.0 Upgrade
- NFV MANO Mania Has Run its Course
- FireHost, Now Named Armor, Extends Security to Microsoft Azure
- Microsoft’s New President Will Lead Security Policies
- Avi Networks Hires Former NetApp Exec Pandey as CEO
- Plexxi Raises $35M but Won’t Start the IPO Buzz Yet