Here are the top stories SDxCentral wrangled this week related to SDN, NFV, 5G, IoT, cloud, and more:
Another Chunk of Brocade Goes Away, but Deal with Broadcom Remains in Limbo — Extreme Networks closed on Brocade’s data center switching, routing, and analytics products.
VMware Snaps Up SD-WAN Vendor VeloCloud — VMware’s purchase sets it up to better compete against Cisco, following Cisco’s recent acquisition of SD-WAN firm Viptela.
AT&T Tackles Artificial Intelligence with Open Source Acumos Project — ONAP is viewed as the framework for the open source platform.
Here are the week’s strays and stragglers we roped for you:
Australian IT company, Data#3 partnered with CenturyLink to bring access to CenturyLink’s Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) through Data#3.
Open-NFP will host its inaugural dataplane programming hackathon and developer conference in December.
VMware launched version 2.0 of its Project Photon operating system. Photon OS is an open source Linux operating system optimized for containers, cloud-native applications, public cloud platforms and VMware infrastructure.
ZTE and Telefonica completed a 5G transport test with latency of less than .5 microseconds per node, and switching time of less than 1 millisecond.
Chevron chose Microsoft as its primary cloud provider.
IBM released new offerings to Watson, including data cataloging and refining capabilities.
Cisco expanded its multicloud security portfolio to include four new tools: malware protection, a network visibility tool, cloud security assessment, and an Internet gateway.
HPE will launch version 4.0 of is OneView platform in December. The update adds new automation tools to its infrastructure management for IT operations.
Here are the other stories SDxCentral covered this week:
- Fujitsu and NetApp Partner on Converged Infrastructure
- VMware’s VeloCloud Deal Fills Gap Between the Branch Office and the Edge
- Synopsys Pays $548M to Buy Black Duck, Boost Security Software
- Arista’s Service Provider Vertical Grows During Q3 2017
- Cisco’s Kaushik on Security: AI is Key, but ‘You Always Want a Human in the Loop’
- Broadcom Trumpets Plans to Domicile to the US as Brocade Deal Lingers
- Google Improves Latency 40% Within its Software-Defined Networking
- CORD: The $300 Billion Opportunity at the Network Edge
- AT&T Expands AWS Partnership to Focus on Enterprise Security
- Berlin Become Hotbed for 5G, SDN, NFV, and MEC Events
- IBM Cloud Private Bets on Containers to Bridge Hybrid Clouds
- Tower Firm Crown Castle Eyes Opportunity in MEC
- 5G, SDN, Microservices Among 5 Pillars for AT&T’s Network Evolution
- Nutanix HCI Simplifies, Shrinks University’s Data Center Footprint
- Juniper Optical Networking Platform Separates Hardware from Software
- 10 5G Terms You Should Know
- IBM’s Considine on the Future of Cloud: Solutions are ‘Where It’s At’
- AT&T, Nokia, Qualcomm, and Ford Will Test C-V2X Tech in San Diego
- Google Supports Hybrid Cloud with Cloud Dedicated Interconnect
- Charter Expects to Launch SD-WAN ‘In the Coming Months’
- Telstra Selects VeloCloud SD-WAN with Juniper uCPE
- OCP, White Box Servers Skyrocket as Telcos Deploy NFV
- Dali Wireless Uses SDN to Virtualize the Fronthaul
- Fortinet Q3 Results Strong, But Q4 Forecast Dampens the Mood
- Brooks Brothers Trades MPLS for SD-WAN in 278 Stores
- AT&T Fortifies its OpenStack-Powered AIC with Kubernetes
- Cisco Expands DNA, Software Subscription to Wireless Management