Here are the week’s strays and stragglers we roped for you:
CenturyLink was named a certified Microsoft Azure expert managed services provider (MSP).
Google released general availability of its G Suite alert center for security threats.
Microsoft joined the Open Invention Network (OIN), which is a community to protect the Linux Foundation and other open source software programs.
Cloudify and Lumina Networks partnered to productize an open source plug-in to enable service orchestration for brownfield networks looking to deploy NFV.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) signed new deals with SAP and Symantec. The deals are worth a combined $1 billion.
Nokia launched a portfolio of fixed wireless access products, including a network slicing feature; and it released a multi-vendor optical network unit (ONU) to guarantee passive optical networks (PON) interoperability.
The Cloud Foundry Foundation accepted two new projects to further integrate Kubernetes with Cloud Foundry technologies.
Blue Medora’s monitoring integration as-a-service was certified for Google Stackdriver, Google’s cloud computing systems management service.
Aqua Security released general availability of its integrated Pivotal Cloud Foundry service.
Intel released a portfolio of vision accelerator design products for deep learning and AI on edge devices.
IBM updated its private cloud platform to work with other cloud-based services, including AI, Blockchain, and IoT.
New Relic acquired the technology and hired members of Belgian monitoring company CoScale. CoScale monitors containers and microservices environments.
Vonage launched two APIs for next-generation messaging on its Nexmo API platform.
Sysdig’s open source runtime container security project joined the Cloud Native Computing Foundation as a sandbox project.
C3 IoT and Amazon Web Services (AWS) extended their partnership to invest in existing deployments, participate in joint sales and go-to-market initiatives, and an event series.
Wind River partnered with BT to perform research on edge cloud computing for 5G.
FogHorn released version 2.0 of its industrial IoT (IIoT) software.
NetScout made its Arbor Cloud DDoS protection service free for federal and state government groups during election season.
Veritas and Pure Storage integrated Veritas’ data protection technology and Pure Storage’s all-flash storage platform for data protection.
RingCentral acquired cloud-based customer engagement platform Dimelo.
Amdocs, Fortinet, and Versa Networks jointly released a pre-integrated platform for service providers. It includes SD-WAN, SDN, NFV, and security services.
Puppet expanded and updated its product portfolio.
Windstream upgraded its xCaaS service with cloud technology to unify communications channels.
Menlo Security joined the Palo Alto Networks partner ecosystem.
Hitachi Sunway bundled the ZeroStack cloud platform with x86 servers for a secure private cloud service.
Mavenir and Baicells will jointly test interoperability of Baicells’ high power outdoor small cell for LTE with Mavenir’s Cloud RAN.
Security company Randori secured $9.75 million in a funding round.
InfluxData released a Telegraf agent, which collects IoT metrics and data, for the Google Cloud IoT core.
Data protection provider Arcserve launched an integrated cloud protection service for IT infrastructures.
WhiteHat Security added a dynamic single-page application scanning feature to its security platform.
Aerohive Networks released cloud management for its secure access management platform.
Fidelis Cybersecurity added support for Microsoft Azure’s virtual network terminal access point (vTAP).
Carbon Black and Secureworks extended their partnership to add Secureworks’ behavioral analytics to Carbon Black’s security cloud.
SD-WAN provider Bigleaf joined the WatchGuardOne Technology partner program.
Commvault added a scale-out infrastructure and a turnkey appliance to its portfolio. It also launched a capability that allows its users to merge their data analysis with use cases on Commvault’s portfolio of applications. And it signed a re-sell agreement with NetApp to sell its backup and recovery software.
Private equity firm Thoma Bravo acquired security firm Imperva.
SD-WAN and security provider Netsurion launched an SD-WAN package for managed service providers.
Alert Logic upgraded its network intrusion detection system to secure containers and expand its coverage to Azure, on-premises, and hosted environments.
Juniper Networks will resell security provider Corero Network Security’s DDoS protection software product integrated with Juniper’s 5G Universal Routing platform.
Cloud infrastructure data center provider Wiwynn launched an NFV infrastructure (NFVI) service for Red Hat. It is a verified Intel solution.
Cohesity partnered with Japanese distributor Networld to expand into Japan.
Hyperconverged infrastructure provider Scale Computing partnered with distributor Kokusai Sangyo Gijutsu (KSG) to expand into Japan.
MapR added support for Rapids open source data science software on its data platform.
Software provider Magic achieved a SAP-certified integration with SAP’s business suite for its xpi integration platform.
Design and engineering company Aricent launched a portfolio of software frameworks for broadband access networks, which come pre-integrated with open OLT platforms from Edgecore Networks.
Distributed SQL database company NuoDB released a new version of its database to support the Red Hat OpenShift container platform.
Security firm Donnelley Financial Solutions selected cloud software provider Teridion’s Cloud WAN service.
Here are the other stories SDxCentral covered this week:
- Verizon Changes Its Tune on Severance Package for IT Team Members
- Volta Charging Deploys Netsurion SD-WAN Across Its Electric Car Station Network
- TidalScale Raises $24M for Software-Defined Servers
- Telco Systems’ Arm-Based uCPE Costs Less Than Its x86 uCPE
- IBM Protests Pentagon’s JEDI, Still Plans to Bid for the $10B Deal
- Snowflake Snags $450M VC Round, Targets Data Warehouse Expansion
- Google Bumps Up Enterprise Cloud Networking
- Juniper Partners With Nutanix for Contrail Multi-Cloud Integration
- 5G Will Grow Self-Organizing Networks Into a $5.5B Market by 2022, Says SNS Research
- Riverbed SteelCentral Peers Deeper Into Containers
- What’s More Beneficial to CIOs: Containers or the Container Management System?
- 6WIND Snags vRouter Contact With Publishing Platform Sovrn
- SevOne SD-WAN Monitoring Tool Adds Support for Versa Networks
- Carbon Black Adds Threat Hunting to Its Security Cloud
- Cloud Foundry Adopts a Pair of Kubernetes-Based Projects
- Dell, Microsoft Back CNEX Labs’ $23M Series D Round
- Red Hat OpenShift Update Is Heavy on Integration of CoreOS Features
- Juniper Jumps On the Automation Bandwagon With EngNet
- Will Cloud Security Expansion Lift Symantec Back Into the Black?
- Radcom Lowers Guidance for 2018 Following Exec Departures, Rough Quarter
- How Verizon’s $700M Outsourcing Deal May Impact Its Competitiveness
- Microsoft Boosts Government Cloud Support as JEDI Looms
- Google Won’t Compete for Pentagon’s $10B JEDI Cloud Deal
- CenturyLink Provides On-Demands Ethernet Connections to AWS
- Cisco Extends AI-Powered Predictive Services to Third-Party Tech
- Deutsche Telekom, Telefónica Strike German Fiber Backhaul Deal
- Enterprise Networks Get Friendly With Nyansa Social Networking Service
- Mavenir Says Its Open RAN Group Isn’t at Odd With Cisco’s vRAN Alliance
- Netcracker Provides a Full-Stack NFV Service for Operators
- Headcount: The Latest in Firings, Hirings, and Retirings — October 8, 2018
- GlobalData: Alibaba Cloud Closes the Gap on Competitors in Asia-Pacific Region
- CloudHealth Founder Talks VMware Acquisition, Cloud’s Next Phase
- Broadcom Banks on WiFi to Storm 5G and IoT Markets
- Innovium Downplays Chip Programmability Stresses PAM4
- Zabbix Debuts Latest Version of Its Open Source Monitoring Software