Here are the week’s strays and stragglers we roped for you:
ZTE shares dropped 23 percent after the U.S. Senate passed a $716 billion military funding bill that included negative implications for the company.
T-Mobile filed its Public Interest Statement with the Federal Communications Commission ahead of its proposed merger with Sprint.
VMware extended its commitment to the U.S. public sector with a forthcoming hybrid cloud service: VMware Cloud on Amazon Web Services (AWS) GovCloud.
The U.S. Department of Defense completed its integration of a Verizon-led unified communications platform to one of its agencies.
Google opened a Google Cloud Platform (GCP) region at its existing data center in Hamina, Finland.
AT&T was named Equinix partner of the year following its delivery, execution, and expansion of Equinix interconnection services.
Huawei tested and verified some of the new 5G technologies and functions from the 3GPP release 16.
Nokia and Orange conducted a live network trial to validate cloud-optimized radio access networks for 5G technologies.
Rackspace partnered with HPE to launch a Kubernetes-as-a-service pay-per-use infrastructure in a private cloud.
Broadband Forum and NTT demonstrated the disaggregation of time-critical PON functions.
Vonage added support of its omnichannel contact center product suite to businesses using its cloud-native unified communications platform.
Nokia reached a five-year deal with HCL Technologies. HCL will outsource Nokia’s IT management services.
Fortanix added security capabilities to its encryption platform for Python- and R-based applications.
Open networking company Adtran joined the Open Networking Foundation as a supply chain partner and advisory board member.
A report from Accenture said that 5G wireless networks will contribute $40 billion to Canada’s economy by 2026.
Gigamon and FireEye will partner to improve security offerings to joint customers.
Software testing providers Tricentis and QASymphony merged under the name Tricentis.
Indonesian insurance company PT Jasa Raharja selected Riverbed SD-WAN for network management at 860 of its locations.
SD-WAN provider Lavelle Networks debuted its cloud-controlled SD-WAN technology.
Red Hat launched version 7 of its cloud-native platform for business automation across hybrid cloud environments.
ExtraHop released a new version of Reveal(x) with critical asset behavior analysis to find threats.
F-Secure acquired security company MWR InfoSecurity.
Technology provider Syniverse launched a private network to secure IoT.
Pica8 ported its network operating system to the Dell 1G PoE Ethernet switch.
IoT provider Rigado raised $15 million in a Series A funding round.
Data migration and management vendor Archive360 added enhancements to its intelligent management and archiving platform to manage structured and unstructured data.
Oscilloquartz, a provider of synchronization systems, launched a reference time clock system for when the GNSS signal is lost.
Riverbed released its annual Digital Performance Global Survey.
Cloud-native technology provider Agari raised $40 million in a round led by Goldman Sachs Growth Equity.
Hybrid cloud platform startup CloudBolt closed a $23 million Series A funding round.
Here are the other stories SDxCentral covered this week:
- Nutanix Gives International Speedway Corporation Instant Octane Boost
- Sprint Spent $1B on Massive MIMO for Its 5G Network in Q2
- Red Hat Stock Stung by Foreign Currency Exchange, Billing Concerns
- HPE Says Composable Infrastructure Is the Future of Data Center Tech
- The Latest DPDK Release Provides Better Memory Management
- IBM Drops Cloud Management Platform Onto Kubernetes
- Cisco’s Plan to Pull In Cloud Provider Data Center Customers
- AT&T Data Centers Fetch $1.1B in Sale to Brookfield Infrastructure
- U.S. Lawmakers Attack Google for Its Huawei Relationship
- Forcepoint, McAfee, and Symantec Join Silver Peak SD-WAN Security Alliance
- ThousandEyes Enriches the Visibility of Multi-Cloud Environments
- Intel CEO Krzanich Resigns Over Past Relationship With Employee
- HPE CEO: Software-Defined Is a Gimmick. We Have Edge to Cloud
- NGINX Series C Gathers $43M From Goldman Sachs
- HPE Edge Systems Run Enterprise Software From Microsoft, VMware, and Others
- Spanish ISP Replaces Cisco Hardware Routers With 6WIND vRouter
- London to be Center of EE, Vodafone 5G Deployment Battle
- Lacework Finds Thousands of Vulnerable Kubernetes Deployments
- HPE CEO Antonio Neri Commits $4 Billion to Edge Products, Services
- AT&T Will Launch Nationwide NB-IoT Network in 2019
- Endpoint Security Firm Cylance Raises $120M in Series E
- Aruba Integrates Cloud-Managed SD-WAN Into Its Software-Defined Branch
- HPE Doubles Down on Hybrid Cloud With Service Built on OneSphere
- Colt Launches Enterprise Connectivity Services in the U.S.
- Twistlock Adds Serverless Runtime Defense for Cloud Platforms
- Cisco Buys July Systems, Adding Indoor Location Services Capabilities to Its Mix
- 4 Vendors Pay $500,000 Each to Join ONF’s Partner Supply Chain
- Tintri Collapse Imminent as Funds Wither, Stock Plunges
- Uptycs Raises $13M, Launches Osquery-Based Security Platform
- Docker’s Name and Operations Could Appeal to Microsoft, Red Hat, VMware
- Sprint Is Building a Dedicated IoT Core Network
- Public Cloud Providers Spent 32% More on Infrastructure Year Over Year, Says Synergy Research
- Pivot3 CEO: Our HCI Tops the Acquisition Target List