Here are the week’s strays and stragglers we roped for you:
A French regulator CNIL fined Google $57 million for failing to meet the requirements of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The fine is for lack of transparency, inadequate information, and lack of valid consent in the personalization of ads.
The Department of Labor accused Oracle of wage discrimination practices that cost female and minority employees $400 million.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) launched a program for cybersecurity curriculum for educating young girls on security skills.
Digital Realty opened two new data centers in Ashburn, Virginia and Chicago, Illinois that offer its Internet Exchange Platform.
Connected2Fiber launched a cloud-based catalog and quoting tool that generates price quotes.
Edge data center company EdgeConneX bought a data center in Munich, Germany. This is the company’s ninth data center in Europe.
Mellanox was selected by the Finnish IT Center for Science to deploy its 200 Gb HDR InfiniBand products to accelerate the center’s supercomputer system.
SAP subsidiary SAP National Security Services partnered with Google Cloud to deliver its in-memory database on Google Cloud Platform.
QCT launched a next-generation central office service that will help telco operators plan, deploy, and manage 5G infrastructure.
Windstream added new access points to connect its core network to a cable landing station in Virginia Beach through Telxius, the telecommunications infrastructure company of Telefonica.
Virtustream helped global food company Smithfield Foods migrate all of its SAP systems onto a unified platform on the Virtustream Enterprise Cloud.
NTT Data Corporation selected Exabeam‘s security management platform to secure its global operations.
Cloudian and Veeam announced a new integration between the newest version of Veeam’s data protection software and Cloudian’s object storage platform.
HID Global released a cloud platform that helps create a connected workplace.
WhiteHat Security released general availability of its product line for high-speed, automated security testing.
Veeam Software released general availability of its cloud data management capabilities for a number of public cloud providers, including Microsoft Azure, AWS, and IBM Cloud.
Management holding firm Zeppelin Group deployed Splunk’s enterprise platform in its manufacturing centers to predict machinery and equipment maintenance as well as reduce the likelihood of factory shutdowns.
Cavirin Systems added new capabilities to its security platform including closed-loop security for Google Cloud and AWS as well as machine learning features, and auto-remediation for Linux workloads.
DataCore Software released two plugins for containerized applications and databases for its software-defined storage services.
JFrog integrated its security and compliance scanning platform with security firm Risk Based Security to add vulnerability intelligence.
The state of Indiana’s Integrated Public Safety Commission selected Cradlepoint’s mobile routers for the state’s first responders.
Security firm Ping Identity updated its API security platform with a free trial, new detection capabilities, support for Splunk, and additional API gateway integrations.
Keysight Technologies and Samsung achieved 5G New Radio (NR) data throughput performance using Keysight’s 5G NR network emulation solution.
European energy provider Enel deployed C3’s, a artificial intelligence (AI) software provider, product suite of AI and smart grid analytics applications.
Credit report company Credit Bureau launched a set of identity fraud detection tools to protect against synthetic identity fraud.
Chinese automobile maker GAC Group deployed Spirent’s automotive Ethernet test services to verify the in-vehicle networking systems in its vehicles.
New Zealand submarine cable operator Hawaiki and PacketFabric signed an agreement to provision Hawaiki’s cable system with PacketFabric’s SDN platform.
IoT security company VDOO released an embedded runtime agent for continuous connected device security.
Unikernel technology developer NanoVMs launched a unikernel tool for developers. The tool loads any Linux application as a unikernel, which is faster, more secure, smaller, and denser than containers.
Tel Aviv-based serverless startup Lumigo secured $8 million in a seed funding round for its serverless intelligence platform.
Hosting and cloud services company Leaseweb opened a data center in Miami to create a future path toward South America.
Kentik released a report on AWS user adoption rates, multi-cloud trends, and cloud cost and visibility challenges.
Storage and data management company FalconStor Software renamed its flagship offering and made a few updates to the data platform. It now includes cloud native functionality and is validated for AWS.
Network security operator Plixer launched new products and features including network probes and distributed denial of service (DDoS) detection.
Canadian data center and network provider eStruxture will add its second data center in Vancouver.
Israeli microprocessor startup Hailo closed a $21 million Series A funding round led by Chinese venture capital firm Glory Ventures.
Background screening company Securitec launched an integrated suite of continuous monitoring services for CRAs and risk alerting firms.
Data management and analytics company Qlik acquired CrunchBot and its AI-powered analytics bot.
ipoque, part of the Rohde & Schwarz technology group, added the WireGuard VPN protocol to its deep packet inspection library.
Here are the other stories SDxCentral covered this week:
- Vodafone Suspends Huawei Networking Equipment Purchases
- Microsoft Snaps Up Another Open Source Startup: Citus Data
- McAfee Cuts 200 Employees as Buyout Rumors Persist
- Carbon Black Reports 1 Million-Plus Security Attacks Daily
- Confluent Raises $125M Atop Popularity of Its Data Streaming Platform
- Ericsson Returns to Top-Line Growth in 2018, Hones In on 5G
- Intel Still Doesn’t Have a CEO, Reports Q4 Revenue Miss
- Baidu’s Cloud Playbook Goes ‘All Out’ for AI
- Netskope IDs New Google Cloud Attack, McAfee Finds Ransomware
- Linux Foundation Launches LF Edge Group With 5 Projects
- Vodafone Loses Its Head of Cloud, Automation Fran Heeran to Nokia
- IBM’s Multi-Million Dollar Cloud Wins Keep on Coming
- CoreDNS Becomes First CNCF Graduate of 2019
- EU Trumpets 5G Progress as Number of Trials Hits 138
- Arrcus Joins the 400G Ethernet Switch Party
- IBM Boasts Another Big Win, Touts Hybrid Cloud Prowess
- StackRox Extends Its Container Security Platform
- Telefónica and Vodafone Add 5G to UK Network Sharing Accord
- Cohesity Fights Ransomware, Dips Its Toes Into Security
- AppDynamics Unveils Central Nervous System Platform For AIOps Era
- Silver Peak SD-WAN Supports Multi-Cloud With Google Cloud Certification
- Nutanix CEO to VMware: ‘Stop Being a Bully’
- Canonical Brings IoT Security to Ubuntu Core
- Deutsche Telekom Flags Further 5G Tests in 2019
- AT&T Outlines 3 Pillars of Its 5G Strategy
- Accenture Upgrades Linux Foundation Membership, Expands ONAP Work
- Security VC Funding Hit Record $5.3 Billion in 2018
- Cisco, Akamai Participate In EdgeMicro Live Testing
- Dell’Oro: 5G NR to Boost RAN Investments to $160B in 5 Years
- Google Dominates CNCF Code Commits, Stackalytics Says
Check out SDxCentral’s Weekly Wrap Podcast: