Here are the week’s strays and stragglers we roped for you:
Huawei launched 5G test bed in Chonburi, Thailand. This is the Chinese equipment provider’s first in Southeast Asia.
Vodafone Germany replaced certain Huawei components with Nokia equipment in its core network.
Cisco completed its acquisition of semiconductor company Luxtera. The company also released a call-to-action statement for world governments and citizens that calls for privacy to be established as a basic human right.
Sprint filed a lawsuit against AT&T accusing its rival of deceiving customers with “fake 5G” technology in its “5G E” marketing strategy.
VMware announced that it will acquire technology partner AetherPal, which provides remote mobile support software.
Microsoft Azure released availability of its open source Azure IoT Edge that runs on virtual machines (VMs).
The Golden State Warriors NBA team selected Google Cloud to provide its cloud services.
Google selected Equinix for its Los Angeles area cable landing station to support its Curie subsea cable system.
Microsoft joined open source license compliance group OpenChain Project. It joins members Uber, Google, and Facebook.
Red Hat released general availability of version 4.7 of its infrastructure management tool.
SD-WAN provider TELoIP changed its name to Adaptiv Networks.
TPx Communications combined with special purpose acquisition company Pensare Acquisition to become a Nasdaq-listed public company.
Databricks, a unified analytics company, secured $250 million in a Series E funding round led by Andreessen Horowitz.
Rancher Labs added support for multi-cluster applications on its open source Kubernetes management platform.
New Relic acquired event intelligence company SignifAI.
Platform9 released a fully-managed Kubernetes service on VMware vSphere.
TomTom and Microsoft Azure extended their partnership to deliver TomTom’s maps and traffic data into mapping scenarios across Azure’s cloud services.
H2O.ai and Intel jointly started a project to accelerate H2O.ai technologies on Intel’s platforms and processors.
Veritas’ software-defined storage products received storage competency status on Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Spirent and test and validation provider Dualos partnered to build communications test solutions for military and aerospace systems.
The Open Group launched its preliminary standard for a vendor-neutral reference architecture for process automation systems in partnership with the Open Process Automation Forum.
Workspace collaboration tool Slack filed a draft registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for a proposed IPO.
Super Micro Computer added support on its four-socket server for Intel Xeon Scalable processors and Optane DC persistent memory.
Swedish network infrastructure service provider IP-Only launched an SD-WAN service, which it claims is the first SD-WAN in Sweden.
MapR released version 6.1 of its ecosystem pack with expanded Kafka ecosystem, language support for MapR document database, and support for container storage interface.
Martello Technologies’ subsidiary Savision integrated its infrastructure and application monitoring service with Paessler AG’s unified monitoring platform.
Masergy released a secure WiFi feature on its secure hybrid networking platform to extend its network management down to the LAN.
Security firm Unisys launched a Microsoft Azure-based version of its cloud managed service for the federal government.
Romania software company Tremend signed an agreement with Mellanox under which Tremend will provide chip design and verification services for Mellanox.
Talend added support for Microsoft Azure’s SQL Data Warehouse on its data moving system Stitch Data Loader.
Napatech released its edge Link capture software for Intel Programmable Acceleration Card.
DevOps automation company Agile Stacks raised $6 million in a Series A funding round led by Rosecliff Ventures.
Unified communications provider 8×8 launched new capabilities for its cloud-based technology platform including advanced speech analytics and an enhanced integration framework.
Security startup Siemplify started a worldwide channel program.
Open source software-defined storage (SDS) company Nexenta extended its partnership with Veeam by adding support for Veeam Cloud Tier of Nexenta’s cloud-native SDS platform.
Bluetooth low energy infrastructure provider Kontakt.io and Mist Systems partnered to build an IoT design and deployment service. The two companies will combine Kontakt.io’s to-be launched IoT platform and Mist’s wireless LAN.
Security firm CrowdStrike released a cloud-native security service that will open its endpoint security platform to third-party applications.
Network security startup Netography launched with $2.6 million in seed funding from Andreessen Horowitz.
Web application security company Signal Sciences raised $35 million in Series C funding.
ThoughtWire, an operations performance management company, selected Microsoft Azure as the cloud provider for its Smart Hospital application suite.
Monitoring and performance company Velocimetrics and Napatech launched a joint service for a Tier 1 investment bank in Europe to reduce its tick-to-trade latency.
Here are the other stories SDxCentral covered this week:
- T-Mobile Keeps Its Low-Band Spectrum Powder Dry for 5G
- Merchant Silicon Will Dominate Data Center Ethernet Switching by 2022, IHS Markit Says
- Security Unicorn Illumio Raises $65M, Hires Its First CFO
- Cisco and 29 Partners Launch ‘Huge’ Rural 5G Trial in British Isles
- AT&T 5G, Airship Plans Powered by Mirantis
- InvenSense Deploys Aryaka SD-WAN to Meet Growing Business Needs
- Trump Prepares Executive Orders to Supercharge 5G, AI
- Ciena Spins Off Blue Planet Software Into an Independent Division
- Red Hat CodeReady Workspaces Enables Full Kubernetes-Native Development
- Turkcell Launches Largest Virtualized Mobile Network in EMEA Region
- Headcount: The Latest in Firings, Hirings, and Retirings — February 6, 2019
- Huawei and ZTE Face New Bans and Legislation
- 6WIND Snares Another Former Brocade vRouter Customer
- Google Goes All In on Confidential Computing
- Fujitsu SDN and Optical Transport Stitches Into Shaw’s Canadian Fiber Net
- Fortinet Introduces Intent-Based Next-Gen Firewalls
- vArmour Closes $44M Series E, Pushes Multi-Cloud Compliance
- Nvidia Teams Up With Colocation Providers on AI
- AWS Remains Dominant Player in Growing Cloud Market, SRG Reports
- Spectra Taps Versa Networks to Deliver Managed SD-WAN in India
- Extreme Networks Moves Into Edge Device Security With Defender for IoT
- Cisco Snaps Up Singularity Networks to Bolster Network Automation Unit
- Dell EMC Boosts Multi-Cloud Data Protection, Remote Office Management
- Netsurion Upgrades Its SD-WAN With a Unified Network Management, Security Orchestration Platform
- Dell EMC Brings the Tactical Azure Stack to the Edge
- Ericsson Jumps On the O-RAN Alliance Bandwagon
- Symantec CFO to Leave on a High Note
- 5G SA Architecture is Financially Superior to NSA, IHS White Paper Claims
- CenturyLink Discover New Phase of TheMoon IoT Botnet Targeting ISPs
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