Here are the week’s strays and stragglers we roped for you:
Amazon Web Services (AWS) launched 13 machine learning (ML) capabilities and services including a custom ML chip, services to build ML models, text extraction services, an autonomous model race car, and more. It also released eight new storage services and tools, including new storage classes in S3, bulk storage management features, and more.
AWS released three services for automation: Control Tower, a management service for multi-account environments in AWS; Security Hub, a centralized platform for security and compliance management; and Lake Formation, a service for customers to build data lakes.
CenturyLink provided connectivity for AWS re:Invent event this week.
Alibaba Cloud named the product lines in its new U.K. data centers. They will offer the full range of its data center services and new edge technologies.
Google opened a new cloud region in Hong Kong. This is is sixth Asia Pacific region.
Cohesity released a new AWS-powered platform for cloud-native backups, full lifecycle disaster recovery, and long-term data retention.
Infinera added new optical networking capabilities to its open line system (OLS) on its network disaggregation platform.
Equinix will build an International Business Exchange data center in Helinski, Finland. It will cost $20 million.
Apstra added root cause identification for intent-based networking on its operating system.
Fujitsu deployed the Red Hat OpenShift Container platform at its internal data collection center for system development.
Sysdig released its Secure and Monitor platforms on the AWS container marketplace.
Rubrik released support for a new Amazon S3 Intelligent-Tiering storage class.
Private equity firm Inflexion acquired Assurance cloud company MYCOM OSI.
SD-WAN provider Lavelle Networks partnered with Dell EMC to deliver an SDN architecture to Lavelle’s Asia Pacific network using a joint networking platform.
6Wind released general availability of version 2.0 for its virtual router.
Versa Networks partnered with its APN networking partners to build SD-WAN services for AWS.
Dynatrace added metrics and events from AWS’ log analysis and governance platforms to its intelligence and detection platform.
A new vulnerability was discovered by Counter Hack, an educational security platform, in the update service of Cisco WebEx Meetings desktop app for Windows.
German manufacturer Agfa-Gevaert Group selected Verizon for its managed network and SDN services.
Sumo Logic, a machine data analytics platform, selected AWS as its preferred cloud provider.
Check Point released general availability of its Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) cloud security suite.
Twistlock achieved container competency on AWS.
Digital services company Econocom Italia deployed Pluribus Networks across its network.
Windstream added new network on-ramps in Dallas-Fort Worth and the Southern U.S. markets.
Cloud security firm Fugue launched its SaaS risk manager offering.
Exabeam added two new features — a single user interface and a timeline creation feature for known threats — to its security information and event management (SIEM) platform.
Network security policy orchestration company Tufin released a cloud-native security risk and compliance service.
Security firm Reflare launched a product to reduce security attacks by training non-tech employees.
Cloud services provider RapidScale added VMware NSX SD-WAN to its service offerings.
Automation platform K2 bundled Safe-T’s software-defined access with K2’s cloud offering.
IoT company Soracom integrated its platform with AWS IoT Greengrass Hardware Security Integration for devices using Soracom.
The Center for Internet Security released availability of its hardened container image on the AWS container marketplace.
Hybrid cloud security startup Orkus entered the market and launched its secure access and authorization platform.
France-based optical transport equipment provider Ekinops opened its new North American headquarters in Rockville, Maryland.
Cloud automation stack technology provider Itopia added a feature to monitor resource usage in virtual server environments on Google Cloud.
Data management company Attunity launched a service that automates data pipelines on AWS.
IT services company Atos partnered with enterprise quality management system developer ComplianceQuest to build cloud-based quality and compliance services.
Authentication company Silverfort launched an agentless AI-based risk engine.
Network and endpoint security firm Sophos launched a next-generation firewall that protects against lateral movement attacks.
Network assurance and verification platform Forward Networks added support for AWS in its latest software release.
Here are the other stories SDxCentral covered this week:
- T-Mobile Customer Service Reps use AWS to Predict Why You’re Calling
- VMware, Dell Tech Report Revenue Surge Ahead of Tracking Stock Vote
- Cisco, AT&T, Intel Promote Best Anti-Botnet Practices for Companies
- ZTE Led Q3 Surge in Optical Transport Revenues, Dell’Oro Report Says
- Qualcomm Launches $100M Fund for AI, Invests in First Startup
- StackPath EdgeEngine Uses Serverless to Strip Edge Deployment Complexity
- Juniper Buys Composable Infrastructure Firm HTBASE
- VMware Tech Prevents Cyberattacks Across Texas School Districts
- AWS Sells Hardware to Enterprises to Use in Their Private Data Centers
- AWS Beefs Up Its Database Portfolio to Escape ‘Abusive’ Relationships
- ABI Research: Network Slicing May Create $66B in Business by 2026
- Envoy Joins Kubernetes, Prometheus With a CNCF Diploma
- Nutanix Challenges VMware to PoC Battle, Launches Xi Cloud Services
- Nokia’s Software Biz Is Firmly Rooter in Silicon Valley
- AWS Gets Involved With the Satellite Biz, While Keeping Its Feet on the Ground
- AWS Firecracker Further Blurs Container, Serverless Management
- HPE Buys AI, Big Data Software Vendor BlueData
- AWS Will Use Custom Arm Processors to Power Certain Cloud Instances
- Red Hat Buys Hybrid Cloud Data Management Provider NooBaa
- Cisco Predicts Explosion in IP Data Traffic, Connected Devices
- VMware Wavefront’s AI Genie Automates Anomaly Detection
- Ericsson Predicts There Will Be 1.5 Billion 5G Subscribers in 6 Years
- Google Drives Direct Istio Access Into Google Kubernetes Engine
- Alibaba Restructures Amidst Cloud Computing Push and Growth
- HPE Composable Cloud Invites Third-Party Vendors to Hybrid Cloud Party
- US Government Pressures Allies to Shun Huawei in 5G Contracts, Report Says
- Nokia Merges Mobile, Fixed Network Groups as Another Exec Is Shown the Door
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