The edge computing company is open sourcing some of the code through the Telecom Infra Project.
Alooma developed a data pipeline tool that helps enterprises move their data from multiple sources to a single data warehouse.
The partners will jointly develop an edge-to-core vRAN product based on Samsung’s radio network technologies and system integration services and HPE’s new Edgeline server.
The fabric is in trials with “two major wireless operators,” said Thomas Eklund Kaloom’s VP of marketing and strategy. It will enter production with operators and enterprises later this year.
Chuck Robbins said he didn’t want to imply that a deal with AWS was in the works. But he added that AWS Outposts with Cisco networking was “certainly conceivable.”
The acquisition comes as other data backup companies including Rubrik and Cohesity are also moving into security.
This will include “major expansions” in 14 states and “tens of thousands” of new employees, CEO Sundar Pichai said.
The new group advances Vapor IO’s Kinetic Edge architecture, which uses software-defined interconnection and high-speed networking to combine multiple micro-data centers into a single, virtual facility.
The acquisition advances Symantec’s strategy of buying born-in-the-cloud security startups and folding their technologies into its platform to unify cloud and on-premises security.
The vendor’s TruScale Infrastructure Services lets companies rent its data center severs and software stacks and only pay for what they use.
The two vendors are jointly developing a hardware management platform for service providers that combines Ericsson SDI Manager software and Intel Rack Scale Design architecture and software.
The new security tool it built analyzes data across 150 sources. It then uses machine learning to predict the likelihood a vulnerability will be exploited in the next 28 days.
The investment is further validation that microsegmentation is real, and Illumio CEO Andrew Rubin admits that VMware deserves “quite a bit of credit” for legitimizing this technology.
The president’s commitment comes as his top cybersecurity chief warns that China could use Huawei’s 5G networking equipment to steal “trillions” of dollars of intellectual property.
The cloud giant wants the rest of the industry to get behind its open source confidential computing framework. And it launched a $15K challenge to accelerate this technology.