Here are the week’s strays and stragglers we roped for you:
Ericsson, in collaboration with Singtel and Singapore Polytechnic, opened Singapore’s first live 5G facility. It’s aimed at developing the 5G ecosystem in the country and driving 5G for enterprises.
ZTE released a statement that highlighted adjustments made to ensure security across its product lines.
Microsoft was awarded a $1.76 million contract with the Department of Defense, Coast Guard, and intelligence community.
Oracle opened a Toronto data center to support customer demand for its public cloud in the region.
CenturyLink opened a global security operations center in Singapore.
Nvidia’s Tesla T4 data center GPU instances are now available in a number of Google Cloud regions including Brazil, India, Netherlands, Singapore, Tokyo, and the U.S.
Telstra, Ericsson, and Ciena launched a rapid restoration service on its subsea cable routes in Asia.
Telefonica U.K. selected Nokia’s evolved service operation center platform to monitor its customer experiences.
Huawei completed a 5G New Radio (NR) test on the 2.6-Ghz spectrum.
Rackspace released its managed database service for Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Equinix opened an international business exchange data center in Seoul, South Korea.
Softbank selected Keysight Technologies’ 5G emulation to validate its 5G NR mobile devices that will operate on the Japanese operator’s 5G network.
Keysight Technologies signed an agreement initiated by semiconductor company UNISOC with 17 industry partners to drive 5G cooperation through research and commercialization.
Alibaba Cloud released new services and products in its Hong Kong market including a smart airport based on its analytics service and additional cloud products. It also joined the Smart City Consortium.
Pulse Secure launched a free “community version” of its virtual application delivery controller (vADC) software.
Open source process automation provider Alfresco and Tech Mahindra are jointly developing machine learnings frameworks.
Check Point acquired a web application and API protection startup ForceNeck.
Commvault’s data protection technology was validated with Cisco’s hyperconverged systems to protect application workloads, file systems, and virtual machines.
Deutsche Telekom partnered with Axonize to build its Connected Things Hub where companies can develop and implement IoT pilot projects.
Versa Networks and African telecommunications provider BringCom rolled out SD-WAN services in East and West Africa.
NTT Communications is expanding its data centers in Tokyo and Osaka, Japan.
Dynatrace added automatic code level insights into its software intelligence platform.
Megaport added dedicated and private access to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure FastConnect in Toronto.
Kong launched two new tools for its enterprise API platform, both of which help automate API development.
Application performance monitoring (APM) provider Instana launched end user monitoring service on its APM platform.
XebiaLabs launched a chain of custody, security, and compliance risk assessment tracking for software releases.
RedisLabs released its enterprise platform on Intel Optane DC persistent memory across multiple cloud services or as software for supported hardware.
Canadian service provider Xplornet Communications selected Metaswitch and Cisco to build its mobile service network.
Arctic Security added Akamai and Group-IB threat feed integrations in its threat intelligence products.
Ethernity Networks delivered its 100 Gb/sec ACE-NIC100 Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) Smart NIC for a major Korean equipment manufacturer.
Multi-cloud application provider Kemp released a total cost of ownership calculator for costs with cloud migration and application delivery.
Communications provider Marcatel deployed Fujitsu’s transport blades in its long-haul optical transport network for improved performance.
Data center company Stack Infrastructure combined its data center assets to create a platform to support critical technology infrastructures.
Wireless technology company JMA Wireless’ virtualized RAN software in an arena in Italy to offer voice and data connection.
Choice Hotels is migrating all of its infrastructure to AWS. This includes over 1,000 applications and is moving off of legacy systems.
Email security company Zix acquired cloud-based security firm AppRiver for $275 million in cash.
xMatters integrated its automated collaboration platform with Google Cloud’s monitoring platform Stackdriver.
Industrial IoT (IIoT) software provider Bsquare selected AWS as its preferred cloud services provider. It is using AWS to expand its suite of edge-to-cloud IoT services and software.
Here are the other stories SDxCentral covered this week:
- T-Mobile Lures Former Ericsson CTO to Head Its 5G Strategy
- Huawei Takes 5G Supremacy Shot at ZTE
- Microsoft Adds Azure DevOps Bug Bounty, Offers $20K Rewards
- Blockchain for Multi-Cloud Management? WANdisco’s Down to Boogie
- AWS Unveils New Data Backup Service
- New Malware Uninstalls Cloud Security Products, Unit 42 Researchers Say
- Log Management Company Scalyr Hires New CEO From Cisco, Preps For What’s Next
- Will Germany be Next to Block Huawei From 5G Networks?
- Vodafone, IBM Launch $550 Million Multi-Cloud Joint Venture
- Knative Update Shows It’s Serious About Serverless
- IBM, Juniper Ink $324 Million Hybrid-Cloud Deal
- Aryaka Hires Three New C-Suite Executives
- Cybeats Release IoT Security, Monitoring App on Palo Alto Networks Framework
- Veeam Lands $500M to ‘Dominate Multi-Cloud Data Management’
- VMware PKS Update Embraces Azure, Kubernetes Security
- AWS Buys TSO Logic to Help Customers Decide Where to Best Run Workloads
- 5G Spectrum Auctions to Ramp in 2019
- LogicMonitor Steps Up Its Monitoring for Microservices, Containerized Applications
- Rubrik Scores $261M Series E, Tops $3B Valuation
- HPE, Datera Join Forces on Scale-Out, Software-Defined Storage
- A1 Unveils Gmünd as Austria’s ‘First’ 5G City
- DriveScale Says Composable Is the Answer to Data-Instensive Compute
- Nokia Nuage SD-WAN Supports Moneyball-Like Analytics App for Soccer
- Sprint Looks Ahead at 2019 to Broaden Its Managed SD-WAN Service
- Telefónica Validates Wind River’s Cloud Platform for Its Unica Project
- Huawei’s New Data Center Switch Uses Embedded AI Chip
- BT Taps SevOne For Greater Visibility Into Its Managed Services
- Ericsson Hails 5G Test on Another Sub-6 GHz Band
- SD-WAN Is Useless Unless You Monitor It
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