Here are the top stories SDxCentral wrangled this week related to SDN, NFV, 5G, IoT, containers, cloud, and more:
Broadcom’s Jericho2 Programmable Chip Claims 10 Tb/s Switching Capacity — AT&T’s Chris Rice, SVP of Domain 2.0, praises the new chip.
Vodafone Finds Containers Drastically More Efficient Than VMs — Resource savings with containers is pegged at around 40 percent.
VMware SVP, GM Jeff Jennings Jumps Ship for Google — He’ll report to VMware founder and former CEO Diane Greene at Google Cloud.
Here are the week’s strays and stragglers we roped for you:
Telefónica added Microsoft Azure services to its multi-cloud portfolio for its enterprise customers.
The Pentagon slashed its deal with Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) partner Rean Cloud from nearly $1 billion to no more than $65 million, following criticism of showing favoritism.
Red Hat validated its operating system and hypervisor for SAP Hana environments.
McAfee acquired TunnelBear, a consumer VPN company.
Security cloud company OPAQ Networks added micro segmentation for workstations and other endpoints on its cloud platform.
Engineering firm Layer 3 Communications will incorporate cyber defense company IronClad Encryption’s natively secure Docker containers into its products and services.
AlgoSec released AlgoSaaS, a network security management platform.
The Serbian Open Exchange deployed IP Infusion’s OcNOS network operating system and Edgecore Networks’ hardware in its Internet exchange point network.
Mobile edge computing (MEC) company EdgeMicro began verification of its data center technologies with a mobile network operator and unveiled its rollout plan for its first micro data centers.
Here are the other stories SDxCentral covered this week:
- JFK Medical Center Refreshes Dell EMC Storage with NetApp
- Security and Speed Remain Tradeoffs for Containers in HPC Environments
- Tenable’s Lumin Helps CISOs Measure and Quantify Cyber Risk
- Vapor IO and Packet Goose 5G and MEC with On-Demand Pricing
- Dell Technologies Storage Revenue Dropped 11% in Fiscal Q4 2018
- Netsparker Closes $40M Series A for its App Scanning Software
- Mesosphere Tightly Integrates Kubernetes in DC/OS Update
- Dell EMC Overtakes HPE in Data Center Server Revenue
- Cisco Extends Intent-Based Networking From the LAN to the WAN
- ThousandEyes Extends Visibility Coverage of Cloud Agents to Broadband ISPs, New Cities
- Epsagon Snares $4.1M to Tackle Serverless Monitoring Challenge
- Tensions Between U.S. and China Factor Into Qualcomm-Broadcom Fight
- McAfee Adds Azure Cloud Security, Integrates Skyhigh’s CASB Tech
- MapR Ladles Kubernetes Support Onto its Data Fabric Platform
- VMware Cloud on AWS Lands in London, Adds Storage, Migration Capabilities
- Kubernetes Project First to Earn a CNCF Diploma
- There’s a New SD-WAN Kid on the Block: Netsurion
- Nokia Optical Chipset Pushes Limits of Speed, Efficiency
- A ZTE Telco Customer Wants ZTE VNFs With Red Hat OpenStack
- Cisco’s Tetration Extends Security Analytics, Policy to Multi-Cloud Apps
- Treasury Department Throws Fuel on Qualcomm and Broadcom Fire
- Riverbed Gains Revenue Share in SD-WAN
- Nutanix Reports Strong Revenue, Buys Minjar, Plans Hyperconverged Cloud Domination