Check out our top articles of April 2018, covering the SDxCentral universe of SDN, NFV, and related topics. Rankings are based on unique visitors aggregated during the month.
10. T-Mobile Touts 18,000 Containers, Supports 10,000 Transactions Per Second
The effort is supported by approximately 1,700 developers with the carrier pushing around 30 Cloud Foundry updates per day. Read more.
9. Huawei Shoots Back at FCC Proposal That Threatens Its Rural Biz
The FCC wants to ban any spending from the Universal Service Fund on networking equipment that could pose a security threat. Read more.
8. Cisco Teases SD-WAN Security Bundle
An integrated SD-WAN security product would likely involve at least three Cisco technologies: Viptela SD-WAN, Meraki network automation, and Umbrella cloud security. Read more.
7. Verizon Grabs Software Control From Cisco, Juniper Routers
The company is using SDN technology to combine service edge routers for Ethernet and IP-based services. Software control will come from a single common compute platform based on x86 architecture. Read more.
6. Ericsson Hired 500 Engineers for 5G
CEO Borje Ekholm’s cost-cutting measures seem to be working. In the first quarter, the company reined in its losses and improved its gross margin. Read more.
5. T-Mobile to Swallow Sprint and Form 5G Powerhouse
The combined company will be worth roughly $146 billion. T-Mobile CEO John Legere will lead the new firm, and Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure will serve on the board. Read more.
4. 6 Software-Defined Storage Companies to Watch
While the overall storage market experiences slow growth, software-defined storage is driving significant shifts in revenue. We selected six companies that are pushing the market forward. Read more.
3. ZTE Forbidden From Buying U.S. Components for 7 Years
A U.K. government agency is also recommending that telcos not purchase equipment from ZTE. Read more.
2. The Russians Are Targeting Internet Routers for Cyberattacks, Says Joint U.S., U.K. Alert
Cisco, itself, recently issued a warning about its Smart Install client, saying it was vulnerable to cyber attacks by nation-state actors. Read more.
1. HPE Denies It’s Partnering With Huawei, Taps Crisis Public Relations
HPE says that Huawei’s claim that it is partnering with HPE is not true. This is just the latest public relations problem for Huawei in the U.S. Read more.