Cisco Ericsson Partnership Will Miss $1B Revenue Target for 2018 — Earlier this year, Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins said Cisco was giving Ericsson “space” to work on some of the company’s issues.
Ericsson Executive Suite Spits Out Two, Welcomes One — The announcements come amidst struggling operations, another quarter of losses, and fierce market competition.
Marvell in Talks to Buy Cavium, Creating $14B Chipmaker, Report Says — Marvell ships more than 1 billion chips a year for a variety of markets.
Here are the week’s strays and stragglers we roped for you:
Ericsson and Telstra completed a 5G data call on 26GHz millimeter wave (mmWave) spectrum.
SoftBank intends to increase its stake in Sprint, though it does not expect to gain more than 85 percent ownership of the telco.
Edgecore Networks contributed the hardware design for a modular, open-source, white box packet transponder to the Telecom Infra Project (TIP).
Juniper Networks updated its Contrail Cloud to integrate with the OpenStack Platform, and to integrate AppFormix automation and visibility.
Red Hat released an update of its OpenStack Platform, which introduces containerized services and improves security.
Mesosphere’s DC/OS is now available on the Microsoft Azure marketplace.
Sprint and Altice USA reached a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) agreement.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) released its C5 instances for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2).
Druva, a company that protects cloud data, launched Apollo, a data management service for data in AWS.
ForeScout, an IoT security company, released survey results that find IoT security is creating anxiety in the minds IT decision-makers.
BT partnered with AWS to focus on new opportunities for networking, security, and managed cloud services.
Tencent joined the OpenStack Foundation as a gold member.
Infostretch, a professional services firm, launched a new suite of data engineering services.
NeuVector, a container firewall startup, raised $7 million in Series A funding.
The software vendor Atrinet partnered with Veryx to create a joint solution that automates provisioning, testing, and monitoring for a number of on-demand services such as carrier Ethernet and SD-WAN.
In 2018, Mitsubishi Electric will release edge computing software for manufacturing processes.
Qualcomm Ventures invested in Excelero, a provider of software-defined block storage, bringing Excelero’s total VC funds to $30 million.
ZTE released version 6.0 of its cloud platform on OpenStack Pike.
SK Telecom says its new packet switching technology will help 5G network equipment process data traffic 10 times faster than LTE.
Dell EMC expanded its midrange storage portfolio.
IBM will roll-out new capabilities and support for its Cloud in Frankfurt, Germany to supply enterprises with more data control, data encryption, and increased support.
Google partnered with Commvault to enable Google cloud data protection in on-premises sites and to make it easier to “lift-and-shift” workloads to Google Cloud Platform (GCP).
Kontron and Pica8 partnered on a 100GbE converged infrastructure platform.
Cavium partnered with Microsoft to contribute to the ThunderX2 motherboard specification to the Open Compute Project (OCP).
Mellanox’s Ethernet and InfiniBand network adapters are being used to accelerate throughput speeds on Qualcomm Datacenter Technologies’ new Arm-based Qualcomm Centriq 2400 platforms.
The Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality Association (VRARA) signed a letter of intent with ETSI to collaborate on VR and AR technologies over 5G networks hosted on Multi-Access Edge Computing (MEC) sites.
A10 Networks launched a software subscription model for its app services.
PrismTech integrated into Adlink’s IoT solutions and technology group, Adlink 1st.
According to Capacity Media, PCCW Global and IX Reach split the assets of Console Connect. PCCW attained Console’s brand, platform, and technology team, and IX Reach attained its network assets and customer contracts.
Volkswagen Group and Google partnered to do research work on the quantum computers.
Here are the other stories SDxCentral covered this week:
- Lumina’s SDN Controller Manages Third Party Switches, Containers
- Verizon Makes SD-WAN Platform Available to its Wholesale Customers
- What’s the Dollar Amount of Your Cyber Risk? There’s Software for That
- Telco Systems Provides Open NFV Platform with x86 and ARM Support
- Ciena Launches Switch to Deploy VNFs at the Edge
- TIP Tackles Network Slicing, Artificial Intelligence, and Open RAN
- CenturyLink Says SD-WAN Isn’t Cannibalizing its MPLS Business
- Infinera’s Stock Implodes Under Mixed Q3, Restructuring Plans
- Headcount: The Latest in Hirings, Firings, and Retirings — November 9, 2017
- AT&T Wields Disproportionate Influence in ONAP, But Everyone’s OK With It
- Cumulus Makes Open Networking OS Available on Facebook’s Voyager
- BT Caters to Enterprises that Want Cisco in Their VNF Plans
- Exploding Container Usage Behind Prometheus 2.0 Monitoring Update
- Nutanix Claims Object Storage, Compute Coming to Cloud Stack, But Timeline Is Unclear
- Ixia Adds New Visibility for Open Switches With a Software Solution
- Telcos Eye Multi-Billion Dollar IoT Opportunity, Panel Says
- Riverbed SD-WAN Incorporates Zscaler Cloud Security
- AT&T Preps for 5G With Edge Computing Test Facility in Palo Alto
- Why IBM’s a Fan of Mellanox’s Innova-2 Network Adapter
- AT&T’s Fuetsch Hints at Upcoming White Box and ONAP Plans
- AT&T’s Software, Hardware Provide a Unique 5G Position
- Cisco Wants to Blanket Enterprises in Multi-Cloud Security
- OpenStack Focuses on Integration with Other Software
- Is There a Place in the Cloud for Both VMs and Containers?
- Broadcomm Makes Unsolicited $100B-Plus Bid For Qualcomm
- HPE Superdome Flex Tackles Real-Time Data Analytics