Here are the top stories SDxCentral wrangled this week related to SDN, NFV, 5G, IoT, cloud, and more:
Barefoot’s Tofino Chip and P4 Could Replace Load Balancers — The programmable chip costs the same as fixed-function chips, and advances SDN.
It’s the ‘Telecom’ Infra Project, Not the ‘Facebook’ Infra Project — The open optical group has been the most prominent work within TIP, so far.
MEC May Be As Disruptive as 5G, SDN, or NFV, iGR Research Says — MEC marries the data center and the radio.
Here are the week’s strays and stragglers we roped for you:
The US Computer Emergency Readiness Team issued a warning on a WiFi security flaw found by researchers who say it could leave “the majority” of connections at risk until they are patched.
Bosch and Nokia partnered to deploy industrial IoT solutions from sensors through to applications. The partnership will combine Nokia’s IoT connectivity and platforms with Bosch’s Connected Devices and Solutions.
AirTies unveiled an in-home WiFi performance management system for service providers.
ThingPark China will build an IoT Ecosystem Lab in Beijing. The lab will help advance LoRaWAN-based IoT in local markets.
FileCloud released Breach Intercept, which offers ransomware protection.
Intel invested $60 million in 15 technology startups focused on data. The new additions bring the company’s year-to-date investing to more than $566 million.
MEGA International released a new version of its HOPEX IT Architecture to align IT with business roadmaps.
DataCore added new features to its software-defined infrastructure product family intended to drive multi-core parallel I/O processing.
Nokia launched its Wireless PON solution, allowing operators to bring gigabit services to customers using wireless technology.
Interoute added its Edge SD-WAN service meshed into its global Cloud Fabric.
du underwent a successful trial of Nokia’s SDN technology.
IBM introduced a blockchain banking solution.
Lenovo launched a pre-integrated hybrid cloud solution for Microsoft Azure. The solution extends Azure services on premises.
Alibaba partnered with RedHat to bring Red Hat’s open source solutions to Alibaba’s global Cloud customers.
Digital Asset reported a Series B funding round led by Jefferson River Capital, bringing its total funding to over $110 million. The company appointed Clyde Rodriguez as CIO and CTO of engineering.
Verizon and Novatel Wireless will collaborate on a 5G New Radio millimeter wave technology development.
Ericsson and Magyar Telecom demonstrated Hungary’s first 5G link.
Cisco launched a new portfolio, Business Critical Services, that delivers advanced predictive and preemptive services to clients.
Symantec will migrate all of its data and applications to Microsoft Azure’s public cloud by March 2018. The company will continue to run some financial applications on its own servers and use AWS for development work.
Here are the other stories SDxCentral covered this week:
- Are Containers and Serverless Computing Just Misunderstood?
- Ericsson’s Struggles Continue in Q3, But Networks Biz Hints at Recovery
- ‘Treacherous 12’ Cloud Security Threats: Is You Company Exposed?
- Latest Canonical Ubuntu Release Taps Kubernetes 1.8, Hints at More
- AWS, Nokia Form Bond to Boost Cloud, 5G, and IoT Positions
- Verizon Says Fixed 5G Trials Are Performing Better Than Expected
- CableLabs Hints That It’s Planning an Open Source Group
- AI Startup Perspica Marks Cisco’s 200th Acquisition
- Pluribus Sees Validation in Ericsson Cloud Deployments
- McAfee, Cisco Share Threat Intelligence Across Security Fabrics
- Nokia Touts its Virtualized Cable Architecture, WOW Deploys It
- Cloud Revenue Makes Up 20% of IBM’s revenue in Q3
- Post Cisco Acquisition, AppDynamics Targets IoT and Analytics
- FogHorn Build Closer to the Edge With a $300 Million Funding Push
- IBM Joins Docker in Migrating Legacy Apps to the Cloud
- ForeScout Plans for $101 Million IPO
- Security Companies’ Growth Outpaces NASDAQ, S&P 500
- HCI Provider Virtuozzo Adopts Kubernetes SDS Support
- Docker Capitulates to Customer Demand, Adds Kubernetes Support
- Qualcomm Says Mobile 5G Will Be Real in First Half of 2019
- Hyperledger Stitches in Another Blockchain Project
- Capgemini Cites Biz Model, Pricing as Hurdles to Serverless Adoption
- Marz Systems: Moving to the Oracle Cloud Doubled ERP Performance, Cut Costs
- CRI-O Released as a Slim Runtime Focused on Kubernetes
- Aruba Wireless Network Quadruples Lorien Health Services’ WiFi Speed