Oracle Buys SD-WAN Vendor Talari Networks Cloud service providers have come to realize the importance of high-quality network connectivity to ensure a happy end user, says IHS Markit analyst Cliff Grossner.
Indian Companies Help Propel Cisco’s Strong Q1 2019 Earnings It was the company's second quarter of 50 percent-plus growth in India.
Alibaba Cloud Launches Serverless, Interactive Query Service The Data Lakes Analytics service helps customers that need cloud-native analytics and need to turn raw data into real-time insights.
Nokia Veers From Red Hat OpenStack With Latest CloudBand Update The latest update uses an in-house developed open source version of OpenStack that provides for more agility and a smaller footprint to support edge computing environments.
LiveAction Unifies Data Sources With Network Monitoring Platform Update The platform integrates flow, packet, simple network management protocol, and API data sources to gain better insight into “dark environments,” including SD-WAN.
The IBM-Red Hat Deal Cuts Both Ways for Canonical “We haven’t seen the full impact on our relationship with IBM,” said Canonical CEO Mark Shuttleworth. “IBM is still saying they want to work with us.”
Riverbed SD-WAN Gets Security, Enterprise-Routing Upgrade The vendor integrated SD-WAN, application acceleration, visibility, and security in a single device and says its SD-WAN now has more than 1,000 customers.
Rubrik Andes Adds Oracle, SAP, and Microsoft Protection and Automation The release automates and protects applications across data centers and clouds. “All the nerd knobs have been automated,” said Chris Wahl, chief technologist at Rubrik.
Rancher Labs Ropes Tencent, Alibaba, Huawei Support Into Container Platform The company now supports the six largest Kubernetes providers in the world.
Latest Security Unicorn Netskope Scores $168.7M Series F An IPO is on the horizon but being acquired is not. “We are fiercely independent,” Netskope CEO Sanjay Beri said.
Red Hat Squeezes OpenStack, OpenShift Closer Together The OpenStack Platform 14 update makes it easier to install and run OpenShift in that environment and to run Kubernetes-orchestrated containers on bare metal.
OpenStack Expands With New Projects, Canonical’s CEO Is Not Thrilled About It According to the OpenStack Foundation board the new strategy reflects the desire of OpenStack users. But Canonical’s CEO thinks it distracts from the group’s core mission.
ThoughtSpot Brings Search-Based Analytics to Google Cloud The search and AI-driven analytics company also added new integration with the Google Cloud Machine Learning Engine.
Nokia Cleaves Customer Operations With Focus on 5G The company's current global head of Customer Operations Ashish Chowdhary will depart Nokia on Jan. 1, 2019. He will take a leadership position at another unnamed company.
Cisco Combines SD-WAN and Security, Extends Intent-Based Networking to Wireless The new Cisco SD-WAN Security product combines Viptela’s technology with Meraki, Cisco’s cloud-managed IT service and wireless LAN product, plus Cisco security software.
VMware’s Heptio Deal Shows the Open Source Water Is Warm and Inviting Some expect the open source M&A wave to hit its apex next year. I say "why wait?"
Linux Foundation Launches Open Source Ceph Storage Group The Ceph project is a unified distributed storage system providing applications with object, block, and file system interfaces.
Michigan VC Firm Deploys Bigleaf SD-WAN to Its Car Dealerships As venture capital firm DP Fox began to migrate its business-critical applications to the cloud it needed a connectivity service that could keep up with its growing portfolio.
NetApp: HCI Means Hybrid Cloud, Not Hyperconverged What’s in a name? NetApp says its HCI is really hybrid cloud infrastructure (not hyperconverged), but it sounds more like composable.
Alibaba Group Leans Into Cloud Computing Business Alibaba Group’s CEO said that cloud computing will be its “main business” in the future — following closely in Amazon’s footsteps.