10. Cisco Sees a Promising Future for 5G Combined With Wi-Fi 6
9. Arista Helps Facebook Reimagine Its Data Centers
The companies contributed two new modular switches, Minipack and the Arista 7368X4, to the Open Compute Project (OCP). Read more.
8. Juniper, Apstra, Big Switch Join Team Sonic
Microsoft contributed the open source Software for the Open Networking in the Cloud (SONiC) to OCP in 2016. It uses the Linux kernel, and it allows cloud operators to share the same software stack across multiple switch vendors’ hardware. Read more.
7. Juniper to Buy Mist Systems for $405 Million
Juniper CEO called the purchase an “offensive move” against its networking competitors, namely Cisco and Aruba. Read more.
6. AT&T CEO Weighs In on Huawei: ‘Our Government Is Asking the Right Questions’
5. Kubernetes Kubectl CLI Tool Stung by ‘High’ Severity Security Flaw
If compromised, the flaw could allow an attacker to write files to any path on the user’s machine. Read more.
4. Oracle Reportedly Axes Hundreds of Jobs, Insists Its Cloud ‘Future Is Bright’
The layoffs follow the recent departures of two top cloud executives who left for Google. Read more.
3. Citrix Internal Network Hacked by International Criminals
Research firm Resecurity said that the attacks are the work of the Iranian-linked hacker group know as Iridium. The firm believes Iridium has hit more than 200 organizations. Read more.