Here are the week’s strays and stragglers we roped for you:
Sprint named its first nine 5G markets for the first half of 2019.
HCL Technologies acquired select IBM software products for $1.8 billion. This includes, but is not limited to Intel’s secure application development, device management, marketing automation, and workstream collaboration assets.
Intel open-sourced a homomorphic encryption (HE) backend to its neural network compiler. The capability allows computation on encrypted data.
Telco Systems and Arm partnered to build a joint universal CPE based on Arm’s cloud to edge infrastructure.
Qualcomm and Nokia completed an over-the air 5G NR data call in the millimeter wave (mmWave) and sub-6 GHz spectrum bands.
Samsung, Qualcomm, and Verizon completed a 5G New Radio (NR) data connection using 400MHz of bandwidth in the 28GHz spectrum.
Broadcom launched a family of seventh-generation fibre channel host bus adapters for emerging use cases including artificial intelligence (AI).
China Mobile and Nokia jointly launched a 5G hybrid, distributed indoor radio system with location services.
Under a new agreement, HCL Technologies became preferred services partner for Broadcom’s enterprise software products, which were previously a part of CA Technologies.
Tech Mahindra created a video integration and engineering business unit for 5G video services.
The Industrial Internet Consortium released the results of its Deep Learning Facility Testbed, which was led by Dell EMC and Toshiba.
NTT DoCoMo and wireless communications company Metawave demonstrated a 5G mobile communication system using 28GHz-band 5G using a meta-structure technology.
NetApp expanded availability of its Microsoft Azure-native service for ONTAP technology, its cloud volumes service for Google Cloud, and software-as-a-service (SaaS) backup for Salesforce.
Adtran acquired SmartRG, a provider of an in-home WiFi service delivery platform.
Alibaba deployed Mellanox’s remote direct memory access (RDMA) over Ethernet 25 Gb/s network adapters in its Infrastructure Services’ production network.
Colt will expand its infrastructure network in Central and Eastern Europe with over 7,000 km of additional fiber infrastructure.
ZeroStack launched single-click access to a number of deep learning frameworks and GPU resources.
SolarWinds spread SDN monitoring across its network management portfolio and updated its performance management platform.
Mobile wireless services provider JMA Wireless acquired 5G radio R&D company Phazr.
Big Switch Networks achieved two new certifications for the U.S. Government for its data center network modernization initiatives.
128 Technology partnered with Cisco cloud and managed service provider Network Data Systems to distribute an SD-WAN offering.
Symantec launched a neural network-integrated USB scanning station that protects infrastructure from threats.
Cloud security firm Zscaler joined FedRAMP, a project management office program that reviews business cases and cloud service providers for government use.
Application performance monitoring (APM) company Instana released a feature that can ingest tracing data from open source material and automatic traces.
Cavirin Systems added support for the Google Cloud Security Command Center.
Kentik partnered with independent software and consultant company DICOS to distribute Kentik’s network analytics software across Europe.
ONAP product and service provider Aarna Networks launched a free trial of its distribution platform for the Linux Foundation Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP).
Software provider Comarch opened an office in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
Microservices and serverless APM provider LightStep raised $41 million in a Series C funding round.
Middle Eastern and North African distributor Mindware launched a Microsoft Azure cloud adoption platform, built with integrations from Riverbed.
Oculeus launched a cloud-based telecommunications fraud protection service for enterprises.
Data center security company CoreSite Realty added private connectivity to Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute cloud services at its Silicon Valley and Northern Virginia data centers.
The Optical Internetworking Forum (OIF) released version 2.1 of its Flex Ethernet project and named new board members and group chairs.
Hardware security company Yubico’s hardware security module was qualified for Amazon Web Services (AWS) IoT Greengrass Hardware Security Integration.
Data software provider Looker closed on a Series E funding round of $103 million.
Technology expense management (TEM) company Tangoe acquired managed mobility services company MOBI.
Security company Ping Identity released a preview of its cloud-based identity as-a-service offering.
Cognitive automation platform FortressIQ raised $12 million in a Series A funding round.
Multi-tenant data center company DC Blox launched a secure enterprise cloud storage service.
Security firm HID Global launched a subscription-based delivery model of its identity and access management software.
Hybrid cloud database DataStax released version 6.7 of its Enterprise platform based on database management system Apache Cassandra.
Global manufacturer Kyocera launched an endpoint management and security platform through its group company Interfocus.
Analytics and data company Fivetran raised $15 million in a Series A funding round.
Security provider Respond Software partnered with ForeScout to launch a technical integration for industrial control system (ICS) asset owners.
Managed detection and response (MDR) provider eSentire released a set of services that supplement its core MDR offering.
Here are the other stories SDxCentral covered this week:
- Ampere Targets Hyperscalers, Challenges Intel With Arm-Based Chips
- AT&T Taps Synergies Between Its 5G and FirstNet Build-Outs
- Packet and Wasabi Take on Amazon, Provide Cloud Compute and Storage
- Comcast Leads Trellis, an Open Source Data Center Switching Fabric
- Facebook, Google, and Uber Join Open Source Compliance Project OpenChain
- Big Switch Brings Big Monitoring Fabric to AWS
- BT Excludes Huawei From Its 5G Core, Huawei’s CFO Is Arrested in Canada
- Vendors Ramp Up 5G Momentum With NSA 5G NR in mmWave Spectrum
- VMware CEO Lists Top 3 Priorities for 2019: NSX, Cloud, and Containers
- ETSI Open Source MANO’s Latest Release Equips for 5G
- Ericsson and Telia Switch On Live 5G Network as Key Testbed in Sweden
- Google Relies on SDN, But Worries About the End of Moore’s Law
- Kubernetes Discloses Major Security Flaw
- AT&T’s White Box Cell-Site Routers Go Into Production Carrying Live Traffic
- Container Adoption Has Nearly Doubled in Last Year, Says Portworx Survey
- Microsoft Resellers Including Dell Win $3.2B Deal With US Navy
- VodafoneZiggo Deploys Cisco SON With RAN Automation for 5G
- Barefoot Networks Debuts Tofino 2, Using 7nm Technology
- ONAP Casablanca Shows Up in ‘All the Gin Joints’
- South Korea Launches 5G, But Only for Enterprise Users Initially
- Nokia Threat Report: IoT Botnets Skyrocketed in 2018 and 5G Will Make it Worse
- Juniper’s ATP Appliance Works With Any Third-Party Firewall or Security Data Source
- CenturyLink Dove Into NFV Early Because of a Profitable Business Case
- Nutanix and Intel Form Hyperconverged Infrastructure Partnership
- Pluribus Broadens Support for Edgecore White Box Switches
- Symantec Shakeup Continues With President, Other Senior Execs Leaving
- Nokia Bolsters 5G R&D Coffers With $283 Million Loan
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