Here are the week’s strays and stragglers we roped for you:
The U.S. Justice Department appealed the AT&T and Time Warner merger.
AT&T invested in augmented reality headset startup Magic Leap.
Ericsson divested its field services operation in Sweden.
Siemens and Alibaba Cloud partnered to build industrial IoT resources and technology in China.
China Mobile, Intel, and Huawei completed 5G interoperability testing, in compliance with 3GPP Release 15.
The Linux Foundation Xen Project released a new version of its Hypervisor.
Samsung opened a connected customer care center in South Caroline. The center will work on integrated connectivity between Samsung products and services and will test products.
Telit’s deviceWISE IoT platform passed an interoperability test with the IBM IoT platform.
NTT Communications opened a new point-of-presence in Dublin, Ireland at an Equinix data center.
The Open Compute Project (OCP) formed an advanced cooling solutions sub-project for servers, storage, and networking gear.
ETSI open source MANO reached 100 organizations.
IoT chipmaker Sequans’ LTE-M chip passed an Orange interoperability test.
Lavelle Networks launched a global partner program for SD-WAN. Organizations can join as a reseller, cloud partner, and a “premiere solutions partner.”
ForeScout and Carbon Black built a joint product that integrates ForeScout’s visibility, remediation, and threat response with Carbon Black’s endpoint protection.
A report from Juniper Research found that IoT spending will reach over $6 billion by 2023.
The Bay to Bay Express Cable System consortium — which includes China Mobile, Facebook, Amazon Web Services (AWS), and NEC Corporation will build a submarine cable connecting Singapore, Hong Kong, and the U.S.
Deutsche Telekom released the newest version of its Open Telekom Cloud, its cloud offering based on OpenStack.
Canonical launched a miniature version of Ubuntu, optimized for automated use at scale.
Palo Alto Networks will offer $1.5 billion aggregate principal amount of convertible senior notes due in 2023.
IBM sponsored a report that found that the global average cost of a data breach is up to $3.86 million, a 6.4 percent increase from the previous year.
Splice Machine launched its intelligent application platform on Microsoft Azure.
Data center operator Datacenter One deployed Adva’s encryption technology in a data center interconnect network.
Ixia added a software-as-a-service (SaaS) extension to its network assessment and monitoring platform.
Cleaning solutions supplier Nilfisk selected GTT Communications for its SD-WAN service.
Luminate Security integrated its agentless Secure Access Cloud platform with Microsoft Azure.
Edge data center provider DC Blox will build a data center facility in Birmingham, Alabama, intended to be a $785 million investment over 10 years.
Qualys released a free version its cloud platform.
Mosaic Networx partnered with wireless networking company Mojo Networks on cloud-managed WiFi technologies that use machine learning (ML).
Coriant launched a disaggregated IP/MPLS software operating system for networks.
Software-defined storage provider DataCore received a patent for a stream architecture for data representation.
Monitoring and performance provider Apica released a new version of its Scripting Tools.
Caesars Entertainment EMEA deployed Pivot3 hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) to protect video surveillance data.
Software-defined access company Safe-T completed its acquisition of security company CyKick Labs.
StackRox, a containerized and cloud-native application company, released a new version of its Container Security Platform.
Email and data security company Mimecast acquired security provider Ataata.
Veeam Software hosted its data availability technology for applications and data for Nutanix AHV Hypervisor.
Artificial intelligence (AI) security company Cylance released an antivirus software for consumers.
Here are the other stories SDxCentral covered this week:
- Security Vendor Fortinet Sells SD-WAN Directly to Customers
- Datadog Deepens Algorithmic and Machine Learning With Watchdog Capability
- Bug Bounties Jump 33% With $11.7M Paid to Hackers Last Year
- Intel Buys Programmable Chip Company to Prepare for 5G
- Stordis and Barefoot Lead Open Source Networking in Europe
- Check Point: Cryptominers Oust Ransomware as Most Prominent Malware
- Investors Question Broadcom’s Sanity Following CA Technologies Purchase
- Netskope Scoops Up Sift Security for More Cloud Threat Protection
- Huawei Faces Scrutiny Over Claims It Infiltrated a Closed Facebook TIP Meeting
- Dell EMC Comes Out Swinging Against Cohesity, Rubrik
- Broadcom Buys CA Technologies for $18.9 Billion
- Radisys Launches Accelerator to Make ORAN and 5G Faster to Deploy
- Telco Systems, FatPipe Networks Build SD-WAN to Run on x86, ARM Architectures
- What Do VCs Want in Security Startups? Dell Tech Capital Dishes
- IT Guys Created the SD-WAN Vendor SimpleWAN Out of Necessity in 2014
- Dark Web Sells Airport Network Access For Cheap, McAfee Says
- Nokia Scores $1.17B Deal With China Mobile
- Security Is the Top Concern for Enterprises as They Select a Data Center Switch Vendor, Says IHS Markit
- Hong Kong-Based Citic Telecom Rolls SD-WAN Product Across Europe
- AT&T Beefs Up Security With AlienVault Acquisition
- IBM’s Latest All-Flash Storage Array ‘Is All About Software’
- Security Unicorn Illumio Snags Former Pentagon Exec
- Foxconn Makes Grand U.S. Entrance, Forms a New AI Company, and Builds a Factory
- Networking Startup Snares Another Former Cisco Executive
- Putting the Youth First: What 6 Companies Are Doing for STEM
- Small Wireless Providers Defend Huawei’s Business in the U.S.
- 5 Serverless Ecosystem Players You Need to Know
- Security Remains Top Public Cloud Concern, SDxCentral Report Says