Here are the top stories SDxCentral wrangled this week related to SDN, NFV, 5G, IoT, containers, cloud, and more:
ZTE Forbidden From Buying U.S. Components for 7 Years — A U.K. government agency is also recommending that telcos not purchase equipment from ZTE.
The Russians Are Targeting Internet Routers for Cyberattacks, Says Joint U.S., U.K. Alert — Cisco routers are one example of network devices that may be vulnerable to attacks.
xRAN, Open vRAN, and OpenRAN: What’s the Difference? — These three initiatives are all focused on virtualizing the RAN, and some of the same companies belong to all three groups. But why are there three?
Here are the week’s strays and stragglers we roped for you:
Huawei added enhanced hybrid cloud capabilities to its storage platform.
Alibaba acquired the Chinese chipmaker C-SKY Microsystems.
NEC Corporation completed field trials of remote medical examinations using an NEC 5G base station.
Deutsche Telekom released a hybrid cloud option of its Open Telekom Cloud.
Orange Business Services and Siemens will partner on industrial IoT solutions and innovation.
McAfee released version 5.1 of its cloud workload security to support and protect containers across environments.
Portworx and Intel built a reference architecture for stateful, containerized applications in production.
Cavium added capabilities to its LiquidSecurity HSM to enable users to synchronize keys between Amazon Web Services (AWS) and private clouds.
Equinix completed its acquisition of Australian data center provider Metronode for $804 million.
Communication service provider Wholesale Carrier Services selected Versa Network’s Cloud IP platform.
Gigamon released general availability of its cloud monitoring platform for Microsoft Azure workloads.
Aryaka’s SD-WAN increased Microsoft Office 365 application response times for one of its customers — City & Guilds Group.
A10 Networks added software enhancements to its appliances to enable DDoS protection.
Kentik received a patent for its real-time core network analytics technology.
CloudHealth Technologies extended its support to Microsoft Azure Reserved Virtual Machine instances.
GTT Communications added new network points of presence in Charlotte, North Carolina; Kansas City, Missouri; St. Louis, Missouri; Reno, Nevada; Calgary, Alberta; and Osaka, Japan.
HashiCorp extended its private install environments to include AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform, and VMware.
ExtraHop released a new appliance that delivers 100 Gb/s real-time analysis and packet capture.
Vista Equity Partners acquired a majority stake in monitoring company LogicMonitor.
Ixia added new capabilities to its cloud security to validate cloud-based DDoS protection services.
SD-WAN provider Mosaic NetworX and telco provider WTG partnered to provide fully managed, turnkey SD-WAN services.
Pulse Secure released its virtual application delivery controller (vADC) on the Microsoft Azure Marketplace.
Fugue announced two new customer case studies for its cloud-based policy enforcement technology.
Network security policy management company FireMon released a global policy controller to enable frictionless security infrastructure for hybrid environments.
The non-profit CIO/CISO Interchange hosted its inaugural event for CIOs, CTOs, and CISOs to build security solutions at the 2018 RSA Conference.
Cylance updated its AI driven endpoint detection and response technology with machine learning threat detection modules.
Applitools, an application visual management company, raised $31 million in Series C funding.
SSH Communications Security and AppViewX built a next-generation key and certificate management product.
OneLogin, a unified access management company, updated its identity service cloud platform with features to meet access management needs for enterprises.
Security company Tripwire debuted the beta version of its container analyzer service.
E8 Storage added support for InfiniBand to its NVMe storage technology.
Recorded Future, a threat intelligence provider, started a technology partner community to help security teams.
Security software company RedLock and Barracuda Networks jointly planned initiatives to help enterprises secure public cloud environments. RedLock also integrated Azure network watcher with its cloud platform as another data source.
Supermicro Computer added new systems based on two new Intel processors to its network edge and security appliance portfolio.
Software vendor DataStax released version 6 of its enterprise distributed cloud database.
AlienVault, a unified security management provider, launched a free threat-scanning service for endpoint devices.
Security analytics company Interset added a capability to its threat detection platform that allows for custom-built use cases.
Fidelis Cybersecurity extended its automated detection and response platform to protect cloud assets.
DriveLock, a data security company, launched its endpoint protection platform as a cloud-based service.
The CMMI Institute released a cybersecurity and risk assessment platform.
Telecom infrastructure provider UTStarcom launched a line routers, based on segment routing over IPv6 data plane technology, that integrate with its software-defined networking (SDN) platform.
Here are the other stories SDxCentral covered this week:
- If 5G Is Coming, Why Are Operators Touting 4G Upgrades?
- Pivotal Raises $555 Million, Makes New York Stock Exchange Debut
- Cloud Foundry Remains Committed, Cautious on Kubernetes
- iconnectiv Brings Device ID Expertise to the Linux Foundation
- T-Mobile Touts 18,000 Containers, Supports 10,000 Transactions Per Second
- Cisco Teases SD-WAN Security Bundle
- U.S. Leads the World in the Origination of DDoS Attacks, Says CenturyLink Report
- McAfee CEO Warns Security Breach Fatigue Could Lead to ‘Digital 9-11″
- Qualcomm Slashes Up to 1,500 Jobs
- Cloud Foundry Scores Alibaba Cloud Deal, Access to China
- 6 Software-Defined Storage Companies to Watch
- Cloud Foundry’s IBM Deal Will Help Resolve Container Challenges
- Cisco’s John Stewart Calls on Security Sector to ‘Stop the Madness’
- Construction Firm Replaces MPLS With CloudGenix App-Centric SD-WAN
- Qualcomm’s Vision Intelligence IoT Platform Features an AI Engine
- No More Meltdowns: Cisco and Microsoft Will Use Intel’s Silicon-Level Security
- Google Kaniko Tool Wrenches on Container Privilege Concern
- Winners and Losers After ZTE Is Banned From Buying U.S. Components
- State of SDN and NFV — Hype or Reality?
- Microsoft’s Smith Calls for Digital Geneva Convention, Launches Cybersecurity Tech Accord
- Mirantis Launches Moonshot Based on Netflix-Developed Spinnaker
- Cisco Extends Its Intent-Based Networking to IoT
- Kubernetes Scores Native Support in Docker EE Alongside Swarm
- End Users Either Accelerate NFV or Drop It, Says Report
- VMware AppDefense Secures Containers, Integrates With Aqua
- Scality Raises $152M, Talks Multi-Cloud Integration With Cisco and HPE
- Microsoft Turns to Former Foe Linux to Secure IoT Devices
- Rogers and Ericsson Kickstart Plan to Spread 5G Across Canada
- BlueData Sees Kubernetes as a Bridge to Big Data
- IBM Injects Double AI Dose Into Security Platform, Managed Services
- Cisco Ramps Up RSA Conference Security Services Roll Out
- Symantec Shares Its Own Internal Threat Detection Tools for Targeted Attacks