Here are the week’s strays and stragglers we roped for you:
Ethernity Networks launched a field-programmable gate array (FPGA)-based virtual private network (VPN) gateway.
Splunk withdrew from Russia. The application management company will no longer sell its software and services to companies in Russia, both directly and through partners.
Kontron completed its acquisition of Incobye. It also unveiled a new direction for the company around building smart infrastructure, the first iteration of which Kontron will announce at MWC Barcelona.
Barclays signed a portfolio license agreement with Broadcom to support its multi-year cross-organizational initiative to streamline its IT operations.
Microsoft expanded its security service, AccountGuard, to 12 new European markets.
Lanner partnered with netElastic to build a virtual broadband network gateway and virtual CPE.
Pivotal joined the O-RAN Alliance.
ZTE launched a 5G fronthaul 200G outdoor optical transport network (OTN) product that can be deployed at the metro edge layer.
Google Cloud updated its artificial intelligence (AI)-powered speech services, Cloud Speech-to-Text and Text-to-Speech, with new features, voices, and languages. It also lowered its prices.
Infinera launched an end-to-end network architecture for building self-optimizing networks.
Cloud Foundry discovered a critical security flaw impacting its Container Runtime products. The flaw leaks IAAS credentials.
TriggerMesh launched a new open source project, deemed Knative Lambda Sources or KLASS, for building multi-cloud, cloud native applications. The project leverages events services on Amazon Web Services (AWS) to trigger Knative and Kubernetes functions.
ADVA released a network operating system for bare metal switches built for telecom operators.
Accedian’s virtualized application and network performance management services achieved certification from VMware. It also partnered with Quali on cloud migration and 5G test automation for network slicing.
Dell Technologies launched ProConsult Advisory services that will help enterprises transform their businesses.
NTT Data launched a 3D digital map package for the planning of 5G networks.
Mycom OSI launched a service assurance software-as-a-service (SaaS) offering built for carriers. The company was also selected by Red Hat to deliver service assurance for Red Hat’s virtual central office service.
Fleet management company Omnitracs tapped Red Hat — including its OpenShift, Ansible Tower, and expertise for its innovation labs — to develop new capabilities on its fleet management platform.
Redis Labs secured $60 million in a Series E funding round led by Francisco Partners.
Nokia upgraded its Anyhaul transport portfolio with a family of ultra-broadband transceivers, new optical and IP products for 5G fronthaul and edge cloud deployments, and a 25G PON proof of concept.
A10 Networks shipped a 100 Gb/s virtual machine for 5G secure application services on its convergent firewall.
Czech Republic-based internet service provider Grape upgraded to 25G 6Wind virtual routers. Grape replaced its Brocade Vyatta virtual routers.
Mobile telecom provider Zain selected Parallel Wireless to upgrade its 2G and 3G infrastructure.
Swim.ai open sourced its application platform, which helps enterprises build stateful, real-time, distributed applications.
DevOps company JFrog acquired Shippable, which provides a continuous integration and DevOps automation platform.
Radware launched a cloud workload protection service.
Infovista upgraded its 5G network testing and planning capabilities.
Ciena released a new version of its autonomous optical networking technology, WaveLogic, to support scale, programmability, and intelligence from network edge to core.
Calix launched an Axos gigabit Ethernet line card to help service providers simplify their operations.
ThousandEyes raised $50 million in a series D funding round led by GV (formerly Google Ventures).
NEC debuted a full-stack of services to support a variety of 5G verticals.
Lacework added support for Google Cloud Platform (GCP) in its most recent update of its cloud security platform. This includes support for Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE), Amazon Web Services (AWS), and Microsoft Azure.
EdgeConneX added new points of presence to network provider Hurricane Elastic’s edge footprint in 10 markets.
Megaport added direct access to the Nutanix Xi Cloud for its SDN customers.
Ixia launched a 5G user equipment emulation service to emulate 5G function and performance.
NetScout added support for the 5G lifecycle on its smart data platform.
India-based unified communication service provider TaraSpan selected Martello to deliver a managed SD-WAN and network performance service.
Netskope added continuous security assessment and monitoring capabilities for GCP to its cloud security platform.
Infocyte and Check Point partnered to build cloud-delivered proactive threat detection and incident response for cloud, data center, and endpoint environments.
Internet intelligence company Expanse launched a cloud module to discover and track an organization’s cloud assets across multiple cloud providers.
Netsurion released a single managed security service that unifies endpoint threat detection and response, and security information and event management (SIEM) capabilities.
Serverless startup Nuweba launched a beta program for designing serverless environments and secured $4.8 million in a seed funding round led by Magma Partners and Target Global.
Software provider Opanga Networks released network densification machine learning software.
Data center service provider 365 Data Centers added security services to its portfolio of managed services.
Security scorecard provider NormShield secured $3.5 million in a seed funding round to build its supply chain risk monitoring platform.
Security company Tortuga Logic launched a hardware-based security product for identify system-level vulnerabilities.
Unified access management provider OneLogin launched a unified access management system for Oracle E-Business Suite, PeopleSoft, and Atlassian Jira/Confluence applications.
NoviFlow and netElastic jointly launched a virtual BNG service for carriers that provides programmable forwarding planes with scalable virtual BNG software.
Data protection firm Baffle released a data protection tool for AWS’ Lambda serverless computing service.
Elysium Analytics, a security firm incubated by System Soft Technologies, launched a cognitive SIEM platform that finds threats in real-time.
Threat management company ObserveIT released version 7.7 of its platform to support data loss prevention.
Here are the other stories SDxCentral covered this week:
- 128 Technology Is Starting a Revolution for Secure SD-WAN, Networking
- Verizon 5G NR Network to Touch 30 Markets by Year-End
- Tenable, Forescout Both Merge Their IT and OT Security Platforms
- Ericsson, VMware Cozy Up With Telcos on NFV
- Broadband Forum Posts New Optical API to Speed 5G Deployments
- 5G Will Connect All of MWC Barcelona
- Will MWC Bring Better Days or More Trouble for Huawei and ZTE?
- Pulse Secure Adds Software-Defined Perimeter, Protects Hybrid IT
- Ericsson and Juniper 5G Transport, Security Tip-Up Touts Progress
- Arm Takes On Intel With Neoverse Cloud-to-Edge Chip Designs
- Google CSP Beta Bolsters On-Prem Fight Against Microsoft, AWS
- Kemp Takes On F5 Networks With Updates to ADC Software
- MobiledgeX Public Mobile Edge Network Goes Live With Deutsche Telekom
- Fortinet Boosts Security Message for Carrier Push to 5G
- Palo Alto Networks Shells Out $560M for SOAR Startup Demisto
- Ericsson, Nokia Strike Back at 5G Readiness Concerns
- Pure Storage’s ObjectEngine, DirectFlash Take Aim at Storage Performance
- Google Gobbles Up Data Migration Startup Alooma
- HPE Partners With Samsung on 5G, Launches Telco Edge System
- DriveNets Pockets $110M to Pave Software Disaggregation Path
- DigitalOcean Kicks Off Managed Database Service With PostgreSQL Support
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