Here are the week’s strays and stragglers we roped for you:
Dell EMC terminated a contract with electronics manufacturer Celestica to take production of server builds and hard drives in-house at its Cork-based facility.
Microsoft acquired Lob, a visual artificial intelligence (AI) tool that builds deep learning models.
Deutsche Telekom will make updates to its mobile network in Bavaria. This includes building 1,000 mobile base stations and upgrading 1,200 existing sites.
IBM debuted a AI software service, run on the IBM Cloud, to manage AI systems.
Telefónica Deutschland and Samsung will jointly conduct 20 fixed wireless access trials in Germany.
BT launched a managed big data and machine learning managed service to aggregate management data from devices and locations.
The Linux Foundation Networking project Tungsten Fabric launched a quick-start environment hosted on AWS for Kubernetes developers with little to no experience.
ZTE debuted a cloud unified data repository service to meet 5G service and network requirements.
Marvell released its next-generation ethernet and fibre channel technologies to the Dell EMC modular infrastructure architecture, PowerEdge MX.
Orange Business Services expanded its cloud partnerships to not only include Microsoft Azure, but to now also include Amazon Web Services (AWS). It will also open a data center in Amsterdam this October.
Netscout divested its handheld network test tools business. The business was acquired by investment firm StoneCalibre.
Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort deployed Mist’s WLAN service on site.
Ericsson signed a two year agreement with workforce software provider Beeline to develop 5G and IoT technologies.
Arrow Electronics opened an IoT engineering lab, the Colorado Open Lab, with the Colorado Smart Cities Alliance. Arrow Electronics and Intel have partnered to test the IEEE edge computing standard at the lab.
ETSI released its third NFV Plugtests report, which runs multi-vendor interoperability test sessions.
Talari launched a multi-tenant platform for managing cloud infrastructure and cost savings.
CA Technologies and Swisscom jointly launched an open banking hub to connect financial institutions with third-parties.
Micro Focus released the latest editions of its backup and disaster recovery services.
Accenture launches a set of 5G acceleration services to focus on device innovation, 5G strategy, network deployment, and more.
Openet’s Data Fabric has processed over a trillion events per day on the Microsoft Azure cloud.
Infrastructure provider Tata Communications selected Kentik’s network analytics platform to optimize the network.
Masergy integrated advanced security capabilities into its managed hybrid WAN portfolio and standardized a new secure architecture.
Rubrik launched a global program for resellers.
MapR and Deloitte formed a partnership to work on AI, IoT, edge, and multi-cloud technologies.
Cloud compute company Rescale launched a partner program. IBM is its first partner.
Software-defined perimeter Meta Networks launched a Network-as-a-Service (NaaS) channel partner program.
White Hat Security partnered with crowdsourced security platform Bugcrowd to add continuous vulnerability testing to its portfolio.
Cavirin Systems released general availability of its Summer 2018 consolidated risk score.
Philippines fiber internet service provider Converge ICT completed MEF CE 2.0 certification.
Pulumi, a cloud native development platform, joined the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) and launched a cloud native software developer’s kit (SDK) for Kubernetes.
Software company Enea added a traffic detection module to its deep packet inspection engine.
IT-services company DXC Technology launched a factory model with AI and machine learning (ML) for Microsoft Azure.
Ethernity Networks and Advantech partnered to build a virtual broadband remote access server (vBRAS).
Security company Fidelis Cybersecurity secured $25 million in a funding round.
Nfocus launched a cyber risk exposure capability.
Finland security company Arctic Security and Rugged Tooling partnered to build an internet security offering.
Sendate, a European data center security company, completed a multi-vendor SDN field trial.
Digicert, Gemalto, and Isara partnered to launch quantum-safe digital certificates and secure key management for IoT devices.
Here are the other stories SDxCentral covered this week:
- There’s a Group Working on an Open Source Silicon Instruction Set
- Cyber Threat Alliance Reports 459% Spike in Cryptomining Malware
- GitLab Gets $100M Series D, Hits $1 B Valuation
- T-Mobile’s Post-Merger 5G Plans Include Home Broadband
- Marvell’s Purchase of Cavium Greatly Expands Its Infrastructure Products
- Alibaba Cloud Taps VMware for Hybrid Cloud Software
- S&P Overhaul Will Impact Facebook, Twitter, and Google
- Deutsche Telekom, Aricent Bridge Cloud Native, Telco MEC Gap
- Verizon Provides SAP With Software-Defined Networking
- Intel and Alibaba Launch Edge, Hybrid Cloud Partnerships
- Broadcom’s Chip Portfolio Is Top Heavy, as Are Its Headlines
- Qualcomm Sets Its Sights on Edge Computing, IoT, and 5G
- Kong Crushes API Orchestration Challenges
- Scality Rolls Out Multi-Cloud Management Tool Zenko in Open Source and Enterprise Editions
- NFV Equipment and Software to Top $48B by 2023, Ovum Says
- Nuage Networks SD-WAN 2.0 Brings Connectivity Beyond Branches
- Trump and Peekaboo: Hackers Target Political Malware, Surveillance Software
- Intel’s Growing Chip Portfolio Stretches From Cloud to Edge
- ARM Supports Chip Makers in Servers, IoT, and 5G
- Linkerd 2.0 Update Moves Closer to Kubernetes
- NetApp Buys StackPointCloud, Launches Kubernetes Service
- Cisco Enterprise Networking GM Talks About Arista’s Entrance in Campus and Branch
- Interconnection Bandwidth Skyrockets With 5G as an ‘Amplifier,’ Equinix Says
- AppNeta Extends Scale of Its NPM With Support for SD-WAN, Azure, DNS
- Nokia Will Slash 500 Jobs in Illinois by Year-End
- Oracle Cloud Disappoints, Execs Stick to Script on Kurian’s Departure
- Juniper Brings Contrail to the Edge, Works Closely With Red Hat
- Nokia, Ericsson Maintain Heated 5G Rivalry
- Ericsson, Nokia, and Samsung Score Again With 5G
- Scale Computing, APC Build Micro Data Center in a Box
- Lumina Networks Snags Cisco, Ericsson Executives to Lead Its Engineering