Here are the top stories SDxCentral wrangled this week related to SDN, NFV, 5G, IoT, containers, cloud, and more:
ZTE Shutters Operations in Response to U.S. Trade Ban — The Chinese firm has halted all manufacturing in its factory after being banned from using components made in the U.S. for the next seven years.
CA Technologies to Cut 800 Jobs As Company Shifts Business Model — The company said it is consolidating the number of its offices and letting go of employees that don’t have the right skill sets.
Arista Networks Enters Campus Switching Market — Arista is also working with HPE’s Aruba and VMware as part of its foray into the campus. This is an area where Cisco dominates.
Here are the week’s strays and stragglers we roped for you:
Cisco completed its acquisition of the artificial intelligence startup Accompany for $270 million.
Mellanox revealed that its Ethernet NICs are supported for OVS-DPDK on Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
SevOne launched new versions of its SD-WAN monitoring platform and its enterprise WiFi monitoring platform.
London Internet Exchange deployed IP Infusion’s network operating system its interconnect platform.
Aircraft maintenance company Lufthansa Technik moved its infrastructure to the hybrid cloud, based on Red Hat’s open source technologies running on Azure. Also, the airline Cathay Pacific migrated to a hybrid cloud infrastructure with Red Hat technologies.
IBM enhanced its all-flash storage products, Storwize, with a data deduplication capability.
Connectivity provider Pilot is deploying its fiber optic internet on EdgeConneX edge data centers.
Aryaka added capabilities to its SD-WAN offering that improve enterprise quality of service and that share and optimize access resources between applications.
Cavium released general availability of its second generation of ARM v8-A system on a chip (SoC) processors.
Investment firm The Fabric and EVO Venture Partners will jointly build venture-backed startups in Europe.
SD-WAN provider Mosaic NetworX added Top Speed Data’s services to Mosaic’s SD-WAN supply chain.
Monitoring company Spirent and Cohda Wireless will partner to support the testing of WAVE-DSRC vehicle-to-everything (V2X) devices.
Micro Focus released version 9.1 of its Vertica analytics platform with machine learning enhancements and availability on Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Software provider Cenx joined the TM Forum Catalyst Project Blade Runner.
NeuVector added role-based access controls from Red Hat’s OpenShift container platform to its Kubernetes security offerings.
Network automation company NetBrain extended its network mapping and automation to Cisco’s Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI).
RStor raised $45 million in a Series A funding round, and it released its multi-cloud platform for enterprise performance computing.
Serverless security company PureSec released the beta version of a serverless application security technology for Microsoft Azure Functions.
Container security startup Tigera launched version 2.1 of its platform, which monitors connectivity between containers, clouds, orchestrators, and legacy environments.
Monitoring company Savvius released version 2.0 of Spotlight, its network transaction-based monitoring platform.
Security startup SafeBreach secured $15 million in its Series B round and added new risk assessment and prevention capabilities to its technology.
NGINX launched its application platform built on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Red Hat’s OpenShift container platform.
Virtual reality (VR) startup GridRaster and multi-access edge computing (MEC) company Saguna partnered to bring VR on mobile devices using edge computing.
Software provider MuleSoft released a new version of its Anypoint Platform, with enhanced security and monitoring capabilities for cloud environments.
Here are the other stories SDxCentral covered this week:
- Symantec Cops to Internal Investigation, Sends Stock Crashing 35%
- NTT DoCoMo Moves Toward 5G by Updating Existing Base Stations
- Protego Scores $2M in Seed Funds to Target Serverless Security
- ZTE Ban May Spell Trouble for Chinese Operators and 5G
- Istio and Envoy: Hot Topics Among Enterprise IT and Cloud Execs
- Investors Purge Infinera Stock on Price War Concerns, Ignore Q1 Results
- Struggling BT to Axe 13,000 Jobs, Shutter London HQ
- Google Gobbles Up Cloud Migration Startup Velostrata
- Cycle Pedals Bare Metal Container Orchestrator as Kubernetes Alternative
- Headcount: The Latest in Hirings, Firings, and Retirings — May 9, 2018
- New Relic Boasts 34% Revenue Increase in Fiscal Q4 2018
- Nutanix Adds SDN, Multi-Cloud Management to Software Stack
- Facebook Hops on the Blockchain Bandwagon
- Customer Hack Leads IBM, Red Hat to Combine Cloud, Container Support
- NetApp Partners With Google, Ups the Ante in its Cloud-Connected Game
- Off-Premises Cloud Services to Reach $374B in 2022, Says IHS Markit
- ONUG Members Aren’t Very Interested in OpenStack, But They Are Interested in Multi-Cloud
- Intel and Packet Give Open Source, Commercial Software Projects Free Infrastructure Access
- Apcela Launches Network Telemetry and Monitoring Agent
- Barefoot Networks Sees Programmable Switching Potential for 5G
- Microsoft Touts 10x Increase in Kubernetes Usage on Azure Cloud
- Masergy Picks Bitglass Cloud Security Tech for Managed CASB Service
- Aqua Security Sprinkles Support Over CRI-O Kubernetes Runtime Platform
- HPE Says Software Is Nimble Storage’s ‘Secret Sauce’
- Nokia Snaps Up IoT Energy Startup SpaceTime
- Telefónica Extends Its Nokia Nuage SD-WAN Infrastructure to Include SDDC
- Mesosphere Scores $125M in Funding to Target IoT, Geo Expansion
- CenturyLink Plans to Lay Off 2% of Its Workforce
- NetScout Revenue Sinks 27% in Q4 Fiscal 2018