Here are the week’s strays and stragglers we roped for you:
The Linux Foundation Networking board admitted the Tungsten Fabric, formerly OpenContrail. The Tungsten Fabric released version 5.0.1 of its SDN security platform.
Gremlin, a failure-as-a-service founded by former Amazon and Netflix engineers, raised an $18 million Series B funding round.
AT&T and Samsung are jointly building a testbed for 5G in Austin, Texas. It will be focused on manufacturing use cases and smart factories.
Kubernetes released version 1.12 with general availability of Kubelet TLS Bootstrap and support for Microsoft Azure Virtual Machine Scale Sets.
Verizon Digital Media Services added a managed cloud security offering to its cloud security service for enterprises.
ZephyrTel, a telecommunications software company, acquired Vasona Networks.
Alibaba Cloud launched a regional database as-a-service that is based on its hybrid cloud architecture and EnterpriseDB’s advanced server.
Citrix released general availability of its SD-WAN version 10.1.1 with added support of Microsoft Azure’s virtual WAN cloud connectivity service. It also launched a workspace app to enable users to access Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) apps and websites.
X by Orange, a subsidiary of Orange Spain, selected the Red Hat OpenShift container platform to build a greenfield, cloud-native platform.
RedLock added support for Center for Internet Security (CIS) compliance reporting for Google Cloud Platform. It also released a series of remediation and cloud security capabilities for Microsoft Azure customers.
Barefoot Networks launched a software development environment with new P4 applications, APis, and tools to accelerate programmable forwarding planes.
Ericsson and Qualcomm completed an over-the-air, non-standalone 5G NR lab data call on 28 GHz.
Coriant completed a single wavelength transmission at 600 Gb/s over its open line system.
ZTE launched a compact metro edge device for 5G network construction.
Catchpoint added a site reachability diagnostics capability to its user monitoring platform.
Deutsche Telekom plans to build an additional 530 base stations in Hesse, Germany by the end of 2020.
Cohesity added a new integration with Microsoft Office and added support for Microsoft Azure data box.
Arista released support of its security cloud software platform for the Microsoft Azure stack.
Huawei next-generation WiFi service was deployed at Shanghai, China information booths, creating a 802.11-ax WiFi network.
VMware integrated its VeloCloud-based SD-WAN on Microsoft Azure virtual WAN.
Alibaba Cloud added NeuVector technology to its Container Service for Kubernetes.
Bigleaf Networks joined Microsoft’s startup program.
NetFoundry AppWAN now provides integrated connectivity to Microsoft Azure’s virtual WAN.
Big Switch Networks integrated its monitoring fabric with Microsoft Azure virtual network terminal access point (TAP) APIs.
Hortonworks, an open source data management platform, joined The Cloud Native Computing Foundation.
Lumina Networks demonstrated the updates it made to its software-defined core (SD-Core) with its SDN Controller.
MEF launched new training and professional certification events for MEF-SDN/NFV and MEF network foundations certifications.
Vectra integrated its AI-powered security platform with Microsoft Azure virtual network TAP APIs.
Sysdig released version 3.0 of its monitoring platform with greater monitoring for Kubernetes and Docker.
Hitachi Vantara integrated Aqua Security capabilities into the Hitachi Enterprise Cloud Container platform.
Malaysian communications service provider Time dotCom Berhad used Juniper’s integrated virtual firewall in two of its new managed services.
Attivo Networks added new deception techniques for serverless applications in cloud and data center environments.
Sumo Logic released new applications and native integrations with Microsoft Azure services.
Martello will receive a $2 million contribution from the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program to accelerate its SD-WAN development. It also signed an agreement with European distributor WCS Europe to sell its SD-WAN in the region.
Instana, an application performance monitoring (APM) company, completed a $30 million Series C funding round.
Cloud-based data warehouse Snowflake Computing released general availability of its service on Microsoft Azure.
Computer software company Flexera acquired a multi-cloud management and cost optimization company RightScale.
Keysight Technologies launched a 5G base station test for 5G New Radio (NR) infrastructure equipment.
Arbor Networks replaced its VyOS vRouters with 6Wind Turbo Routers.
Security provider Entrust Datacard and Adlink formed a partnership for IoT security.
InfluxData, an open source platform, integrated its server agent with Microsoft Azure Monitor, a monitoring platform for Azure resources.
Cloud-based security firm Qualys integrated its security infrastructure with Microsoft Azure.
Monitoring company ExtraHop released its security and analytics platform for Microsoft Azure.
Barracuda added support for Microsoft Azure’s virtual WAN service on its cloud-based firewall.
Tata Communications and security provider Clavister signed an agreement to package and market joint products for security.
Security developer empow added native user and entity behavior analytics capabilities to its Security information and event management (SIEM) platform.
Assurance analytics provider Sonar4 released its assurance analytics and automation platform in Europe.
Security company Nozomi Networks raised $30 million in a Series C round.
Edge Intelligence, an analytics platform for edge computing and hybrid cloud, raised a $3 million seed funding round led by Talis Capital.
Data infrastructure startup Mode closed a $3 million Series A funding round.
DevOps company JFrog acquired DevOps technology consulting company Trainologic.
Security startup Snyk raised $22 million in a Series B funding round.
Communications service provider Frontier launched an SD-WAN platform.
Here are the other stories SDxCentral covered this week:
- Will Verizon’s Fixed 5G Wireless Suffer the Same Fate as WiMAX?
- Perhaps MANO Is Irrelevant for Virtualized Carrier Networks
- Sprint Says Packet, Open19 Give It 5G Flexibility
- LinkedIn: Open19 Data Center Tech Ready for Prime Time and Edge
- Barefoot Preps for 5G and IoT With Its Tofino Chip and the P4 Language
- Bandwidth Alliance Works to Slash Cloud Interconnect Fees
- NB-IoT Bounds Toward Reality With Network Deployments and Trials
- 5G Rollouts Get a Boost From FCC Small Cell Rules
- Riverbed Strikes SD-WAN and IT Edge Partnerships With Microsoft
- Alphabet’s Chronicle Launches VirusTotal Enterprise With 100x Faster Malware Search
- Chef Adds More Microsoft Ingredients to Its Cookbook
- RingCentral Calls on ThousandEyes to Monitor Data Center Migration During Hurricane
- SD-WAN’s Future Will Rest on the Universal CPE
- Nutanix Bumps VMware Off Top HCI Software Ranking
- Vodafone Picks Juniper’s SD-WAN for Its Enterprise Services
- NFV’s Return on Investment Disappoints Some NFV Players
- CNCF, Eclipse Foundation Push Kubernetes to the Edge
- HPE Selects Intel Programmable Card for Data Center Servers
- Vodafone, China Mobile Tap ONAP for Broader Network Orchestration
- VMware, Pivotal Execs Say Google’s On-Prem Kubernetes Validates PKS
- Mode Validates Versa’s SD-WAN for Mode’s Overlay Service on Ericsson’s Global Network
- T-Mobile Preps for Sprint Merger by Hiring CenturyLink’s Sunit Patel
- Digital Realty Buys Ascenty for $1.8B, Battles Equinix for Cloud, Interconnection Deals
- Microsoft Azure IoT Plans Now Support Digital Twins
- Microsoft Lures SAP, Adobe Into Open Data Initiative
- IDC Predicts Telecom VNF Market to Grow at a Compound Annual Rate of 45.4%
- Intel Says Silicon Photonics Transceivers Will Be a 5G Fronthaul Savior
- SolarWinds Seeks $500 Million IPO
- Dell IPO Back on the Table
- CenturyLink Builds a Global SD-WAN Footprint
- Portworx Stuffs Stateful Container Storage Updates Into Enterprise Platform
- Exfo Service Assurance VNFs Give ‘Eyes’ to ONAP With Amdocs NFV Integration