Inocybe’s SDN controller will run on Kontron white-box hardware. And Kontron also gets Inocybe’s enterprise customer base.
The company told investors it now has 400,000 cable modems operating in the field with its CableOS network virtualization technology. That’s an increase from 200,000 last quarter.
Its push into IoT is undoubtedly initiated by ARM’s parent company SoftBank, which is investing billions in technologies including IoT through its SoftBank Vision Fund.
“We believe we are the first to come to the market with 400 Gig,” says Juniper’s CTO.
For its first code release the OpenSDS project unified storage with Kubernetes for container control and storage with OpenStack for virtual machine control.
Deutsche Telekom joins The Linux Foundation.
AT&T’s other virtualization platform, FlexWare, now includes SD-WAN from VMware/VeloCloud.
It’s delivering a public-cloud management paradigm, which customers are familiar with, to on-premises workloads.
By using Amazon compute EC2 instances on their Snowball Edge devices, customers can enable those devices to function as a mobile data center.
The hyperscale public cloud providers such as AWS have built network operating systems that are very simple and only have the features they need and nothing more, said IDC analyst Brad Casemore.
According to Gartner research, there are more than 60 SD-WAN vendors, and 90 percent of them offer little or no security. Fortinet’s SD-WAN has a single controller to manage both the security and the other SD-WAN features.
Its vision is to replace the hardware, software, and services that operators have traditionally gotten from telecom vendors such as Cisco and Dell EMC.
“We didn’t know the term SD-WAN,” said SimpleWAN’s CEO. But he needed some way to remotely manage the IT network of branch offices.
Nokia won the one-year deal to provide an array of equipment, software, and services, including some 5G technology.
Cisco, Dell, HPE, Juniper, and Huawei were identified as the top five data center Ethernet switch vendors by enterprises.