Here are the week’s strays and stragglers we roped for you:
Amazon Web Services (AWS) bought Tel Aviv-based disaster recovery startup CloudEndure.
Synchronoss and blockchain platform company TBSCASoft are working on a blockchain platform for telecom operators.
Red Hat released general availability of version 3.4 of its enterprise workflow framework Ansible Tower.
AWS launched a cloud-based database software that caused MongoDB’s shares to drop 15 percent.
Huawei released an artificial intelligence (AI)-based data center switch, deemed CloudEngine 16800.
Oracle signed a 20-year naming rights agreement for the San Francisco Giants ballpark, formerly named AT&T Park.
Deutsche Telekom released availability of its narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) network for trials testing the technology in buildings.
NCTA – The Internet & Television Association, CableLabs, and Cable Europe revealed plans for the cable industry for delivering 10 gigabit networks.
ZTE completed an IMT-2020 third-phase 5G test for its core network performance stability and security function.
AT&T, Arrow Electronics, and Indiegogo started a project that will award $250,000 in flash funding for entrepreneurs to develop their tech ideas using AT&T networks.
According to reports, Norway is considering excluding Huawei from building the country’s 5G network.
The University of Stuttgart in Germany selected Mellanox 200 Gb HDR InfiniBand to accelerate a supercomputer in its high-performance computer center.
Alibaba Cloud will open a second data center in Indonesia.
Cradlepoint released a new portfolio of routers. The Gigabit-class LTE routers are built for 5G and private LTE support.
Equinix revealed plans for the $85 million construction of its fourth International Business Exchange (IBX) data center in Singapore. The company also purchased a building in Hamburg, Germany to build an IBX data center for $11 million.
NXP Semiconductor’s newest line of applications processors will have access to VeriSilicon’s intelligent pixel processing IP service and its neural network processor unit.
Intel and Alibaba are partnered to provide 3D-tracking of athletes for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. The artificial intelligence (AI) technology is based on Alibaba’s cloud and Intel’s hardware.
Sprint is building a smart city infrastructure and ecosystem in the city of Greenville, South Carolina.
Accenture and KPN, a Dutch telecommunications company, are working on 5G applications.
Satellite communications provider Intelsat joined GSMA.
Security startup Illumio released full availability of PCE Supercluster, which is its tool for application dependency mapping and microsegmentation deployments.
Continuum acquired business intelligence platform for managed service providers BrightGauge.
Thoma Bravo completed its acquisition of Imperva.
High-speed transceiver manufacturer Aquantia is partnering with Qualcomm to design and implement a next generation of WiFI 6 routers, access points, and gateways.
Engineer.ai partnered with DigitalOcean to create a product that helps small and medium businesses to create made-to-order software products in a scalable way.
Catalonian-based service provider Parlem selected MDS Global’s analytics service.
Keysight Technologies signed a new purchasing framework agreement with the China Information and Communication Technology Group to collaborate on 5G.
Test and measurement company Rohde & Schwarz released new capabilities for its deep packet inspection technology for the virtual EPC (vEPC) market.
Rohde & Schwarz, China Mobile, and MediaTek completed a joint technical trial for a 5G millimeter wave (mmWave) prototype terminal.
IT infrastructure provider New Continuum Data Centers acquired a multi-tenant colocation and interconnection data center in Chicago.
Hostway and Hosting merged to create a cloud services platform.
IT consulting and business process services company Wipro joined the Linux Foundation to work on ONAP technology and use cases.
IoT engineering and design company Firmwave released an IoT end-to-end security testing framework.
Wireless communication technology provider CoreNetiX launched a line of high-speed IoT wireless network products.
Deep learning startup Wave Computing will open sourced its MIPS instruction set architecture which provides deep learning in data centers.
Software company Allegro Packets expanded its reseller network with German distributor Telonic to distribute Allegro’s network testing and monitoring tools.
Open source management software provider Tidelift closed a $25 million Series B funding round co-led by General Catalyst, Foundry Group, and former Red Hat CEO Matthew Szulik.
Security firm New Net Technologies updated its portfolio of security software with a vulnerability assessment tool.
Here are the other stories SDxCentral covered this week:
- DT, Ericsson MmWave Backhaul Test Hits 5G Latency Targets
- Huawei’s Got 99 Problems and Futurewei’s One
- Sprint Trumpets 5G Data Call on 2.5 GHz Spectrum
- Bloomberg Chose Apstra’s Network Monitoring for Its London Broadcast Facility
- Cloud Security Acquisitions, OneLogin $100M Funding Round Preview What’s In Store
- Martello Technologies Uses SD-WAN to Optimize IoT Systems
- AMD President Says Its Next Epyc Server Processor Is the ‘Best the World Has Ever Seen’
- TriggerMesh Clears Serverless Bridge Between AWS Lambda, Knative
- Ericsson Takes $687M Charge to Overhaul BSS Unit
- Equinix CEO: Interconnection Biz Booming, Edge Remains ‘Real, Strategic Question’
- Enterprises Spent $125B on IT Infrastructure in 2018, Says Synergy Research
- AT&T Touts 5G, SDN Progress as Job Cuts Loom
- Verizon 5G Home’s Relationship Status With Cable? It’s Complicated
- ZTE Rises Above Political Woes With Core 5G Network Claim
- Verizon Gets Frisky in 5G Feud With AT&T
- Is Intent-Based Networking Real or Just ‘Intent Washing’?
- Chiplets: The Way to Beat Moore’s Law?
- AT&T, Nokia Tighten 5G Focus on O-RAN, Akraino
- Alibaba Buys Open Source Big Data Firm Data Artisans for $130M
- GitHub Rolls Out First Major Update Post-Microsoft Acquisition
- Intel, Facebook Develop New AI Chips
- GSMAi Consumer Survey Ratchets Down the 5G Hype
- Headcount: The Latest in Firings, Hirings, and Retirings
- Consensys and AMD Build Blockchain-Based Cloud Infrastructure
- Huawei Works With Arm, Not Intel, on New CPU
- Radware Snaps Up ShieldSquare for New Bot Management Product Line
- Sprint and T-Mobile Throw More 5G Pieces on the Table
- Former Red Hat CEO Backs Tidelift’s $25M Series B
- Bouygues Telecom Signals 5G Progress as France Gets Its Ducks in Line
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