Here are the week’s strays and stragglers we roped for you:
DevOps Research and Assessment (DORA) has been acquired by Google as part of Google Cloud.
Telecom Italia (TIM), Qualcomm Technologies, and Ericsson successfully completed the first, live video call in Europe using 5G millimeter wave (mmWave) spectrum.
Qualcomm released a new modem purpose-built for IoT applications.
NTT Communications announced it was buying a majority stake in Transatel, a global internet of things cellular connectivity management provider.
ETSI formed an Industry Specification Group for blockchain and other distributed ledgers.
AT&T launched a new security service. The service offers cloud recovery with Sungard availability services and is supported by Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Keysight Technologies submitted a 5G NR non-standalone (NSA) test case submission using Keysight’s 5G Protocol Conformance Toolset. It is the first 3GPP conformance test case at mmWave frequencies using an over-the-air (OTA) test methodology.
Red Hat announced the availability of long-term commercial support for OpenJDK on Microsoft Windows.
Evolved packet core revenues grew 145 percent in the third quarter of 18 compared to the same quarter in 2017 according to a new report from Dell’Oro.
SAP and Software AG jointly launched an open IoT platform designed specifically for smart cities.
A10 Networks released a version of its cloud-native application delivery product with its centralized management controller.
Red Hat announced long-term support for programming language OpenJDK on Microsoft Windows.
Big Switch Networks‘ Big Cloud Fabric was certified by Nutanix.
Cloud storage vendor Tintri by DDN released version 4.0 of its virtual machine (VM) monitoring platform. This is the first major release since Tintri was purchased by storage company DDN in September.
Telecommunications software provider IP Infusion launched a commercial network operating system built for 5G services such as cell site routing.
Texas-based Frost Bank renewed its contract for Martello Technologies‘ Savision IT operations management software products for three more years.
Canada-based IoT security startup Cybeats raised $3 million to grow its business in Toronto and abroad.
Security software startup Egress closed a $40 million Series C funding round.
Here are the other stories SDxCentral covered this week:
- IBM Will Use Samsung’s 7nm Tech for Data Center and Cloud Servers
- Composable Infrastructure Players to Watch in 2019
- US Indicts Chinese Hackers in MSP Network Scheme
- The Kubernetes Top 5 Hits of 2018
- Intel, Dell Study Finds Data Center Expansion Eats Up the Bulk of IT Teams’ Work
- Oracle’s Purchase of Talari Makes It the First Major Public Cloud Provider to Offer SD-WAN
- Ericsson Turnaround Could Limit Growth Potential, Says TBR
- IoT Security Startup Phosphorus Builds Agentless ‘Update-All’ Button
- Kubernetes Security Flaw Expected, Won’t Be the Last
- InterDigital Solves Mobile 5G Problems Far in Advance of Standards
- Huawei Is the No. 1 IoT Platform Vendor, Says IHS Markit
- Telefónica Germany and Nokia Enter 5G Testing Stage in Berlin
- T-Mobile and Sprint Get Nod of Approval From US Gov Agencies
- Red Hat Flat as IBM’s $34B Purchase Nears
- CenturyLink Combines Managed Palo Alto Networks Firewalls, Threat Detection, and Visibility
- AT&T Launches Mobile 5G in 12 Markets
- Packet and Netronome Team Up on Microservers Built for Edge Workloads
- Industrial Internet and OpenFog Consortiums Merge to Create Industrial IoT Powerhouse
- Cisco Buys Silicon Photonics Company Luxtera for $660 Million
- Ericsson Bangs Microwave Drum for 5G Backhaul
- GE Spins Off Its Digital Business, Including Predix, Into a Separate Company
- AT&T’s Extensive SDN Plans Pave Way for 5G
- VMware Helps Make-a-Wish Foundation Save Millions on IT
- 3GPP Delays ‘Second Wave’ of 5G Specs