Here are the top stories SDxCentral wrangled this week related to SDN, NFV, 5G, IoT, containers, cloud, and more:
Disappointment for Huawei at CES 2018? — The Chinese company experiences yet another setback in the U.S. as AT&T backs out of a possible smartphone agreement.
VMware Cuts ‘Small’ Number of Jobs as Part of Business Realignment — VMware didn’t specify how many jobs were impacted.
NetScout Stock Sinks, Future Blurred on Slashed Guidance — The company’s rival Viavi is viewed as a potential merger partner.
Here are the week’s strays and stragglers we roped for you:
T-Mobile launched a plan for Narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT) in the U.S.
Verizon acquired machine-learning threat-hunting company Niddel.
Cisco released its DOCSIS licensing plan for cable operators using its Converged Broadband Router platform.
IoT company ForeScout joined the Department of Defense’s Enterprise Software Initiative (ESI) program
Autonomous driving company Cognata built a cloud-based simulation engine for autonomous vehicles using its platform along with Nvidia and Microsoft technologies.
Toshiba launched its mobile edge computing device, dynaEdge, that is certified for Microsoft Azure IoT services.
Palo Alto Networks opened an office and research and development site in Tel Aviv, Israel.
HPE, PTC, and Wind River (part of Intel) joined the IoT M2M Council’s program for IoT software platforms. Each company will have its platform assessed by the council.
Cloud networking provider GTT acquired Custom Connect, a telecommunications and network provider.
SoftNAS, an SD-storage startup, released version 3.7 of its object storage software Cloud Essentials, which is now optimized for Veeam Availability Suite.
The Groupe Spéciale Mobile Association (GSMA) opened an office in Atlanta.
Here are the other stories SDxCentral covered this week:
- How Meltdown and Spectre Might Affect x86 Server Usage in SDN
- BT Network Adds Direct Connection to IBM Cloud
- ThousandEyes, Juniper Enhance Hybrid WAN Visibility
- GI Partners Buy Failed Ericsson Data Center
- Headcount: The Latest in Hirings, Firings, and Retirings — January 11, 2018
- Telenor Knocks on Nokia’s Door for SDN-Ready Optical Core Network
- 5G Makes Networking Cool Again at CES 2018
- Nvidia Chips are Vulnerable to Spectre, Too
- ZTE 5G Core Platform Further Bolsters Software Control over Hardware
- Equinix CEO: We’re Going After Security, Storage Services
- Cisco Encrypted Traffic Analytics Pushes Threat Detection to Branch Offices
- Software Licensing for NFV Could Get Ugly
- Dell EMC, VMware Fix Critical Security Flaws
- Survey Crowns Nokia, Huawei, Ciena as Top Optical Networking Vendors
- SolarWinds Acquires Loggly for Cloud-Based Log Monitoring, Analytics
- Service Provider SDN, NFV to Reach $22B in Revenue by 2020, Says SNS
- Verizon Software-Defined Perimeter Adds Phoosh Security Technology
- Versa Networks Powers Zayo Group’s SD-WAN Offering
- MEC for Beginners: Saguna Looks to Ease Adoption with Starter Kit
- Ways that Network Performance Management Has Evolved
- The Meltdown and Spectre CPU Flaws Reverberate
- Broadband Forum’s PON Project Targets 5G Fronthaul
- CableLabs Creates Remote MACPHY Working Group
- Hyperledger Offers Free Blockchain Course. Sign Me Up!