Here are the week’s strays and stragglers we roped for you:
Ericsson opened a new headquarters in Hungary and partnered with Budapest University of Technology and Economics. Ericsson also was granted a credit of $291 million to support the research and development of 5G.
Nokia’s Chinese subsidiary, Nokia Shanghai Bell, won an optical transport network project in Beijing and Tianjin, China.
Nokia closed on the sale of its Digital Health business. It sold to Eric Carreel, co-founder and former chairman of Withings.
Apstra, Dell EMC, and cloud service provider Awnix partnered to deploy OpenSwitch on Dell switches in a service provider network.
Hyperconverged software provider Maxta added support for the Red Hat OpenShift container platform on its private cloud infrastructure.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced general availability of its managed graph database service, Neptune. AWS also introduced pay-per-session pricing for Amazon QuickSight, its cloud-powered, business analytics service.
SoftBank and cloud operator CloudMinds developed a authentication system based on blockchain.
CenturyLink’s SD-WAN, security, and network access technology received certifications for all cloud and managed DNA services based on Cisco’s Meraki platform.
The Linux Foundation started a free introductory course on open source networking technologies.
Sprint, KT, KDDI, SK Telecom, Swisscom, and Telecom Italia joined the Linux Foundation Networking Fund.
The Apache Software Foundation received additional support from Verizon subsidiary Oath.
Food and beverage packing company SIG will deploy GE Digital’s Predix industrial IoT applications in over 400 factories.
Alibaba Cloud and ASL are collaborating on the cloud market in Hong Kong and Macau, China.
Kublr released version 1.9.2 of its Kubernetes platform so enterprises can deploy the Kublr platform and Kubernetes clusters in isolated environments without internet access.
GTT Communications closed its acquisition of European fiber operator Interoute.
Chef released version 2.0 of its next-generation automation platform, launched its Workstation for ad-hoc DevOps tasks, and added enhancements to Habitat and InSpec.
Software provider Senet and Laird collaborated on an IoT gateway to deploy low range WAN (LoRaWAN).
Inseego launched a suite of IoT device-to-cloud software for fixed and mobile deployments.
Interset, a security analytics company, released version 5.6 of its AI-enabled security analytics platform.
Security company Jask added new features to its autonomous security operations center platform to help operators visualize network attacks.
Here are the other stories SDxCentral covered this week:
- FBI Blames North Korea for Malware, Kaspersky Lawsuits Dismissed
- Sprint Uses 5G Network Preparations to Overhaul Its IoT Business
- AT&T and Tech Mahindra Sponsor an Artificial Intelligence Contest
- T-Mobile, Sprint Combo to Spike 5G Uptake, Report Predicts
- VMware Unleashes R&D Innovation Revolution at RADIO
- Ciena Acquires Packet Design; Stock Lags on Mixed Q2
- MEF Unleashes SD-WAN Implementation Project
- PCCW Global Launches an International SDN Interconnect Platform
- AT&T’s Mixed Messages on 5G Fixed Wireless
- Kubernetes Driving Broader, Deeper Container Usage, Study Finds
- IBM’s New Cloud Data Service Targets Enterprise AI, Could Capture Microsoft’s Attention
- Cisco’s Cloud Team Contends With Old-School Cisco Sales Team
- French Hosting Provider Fends Off DDoS Attacks With NetScout vAPS
- Mellanox Brings Hyperscaler Capabilities to the Masses With Private Cloud Framework
- Is OpenStack Used by Enterprises, or Is It Mainly for Service Providers?
- ZTE in Limbo as White House Moves Ahead With Trade Restrictions in China
- Containerd Revamped for More Direct Kubernetes CRI Integration
- SK Telecom Surges Forward on Blockchain Platform and Ecosystem
- Honeywell Uses AT&T’s IoT Control Center to Track Freight and Aircraft
- AT&T Wraps Google Cloud Into Its NetBond for Cloud Platform
- TecRacer Saves Customers Big Bucks Using ParkMyCloud’s AWS Automation Tool