SDxCentral Weekly Wrap for Feb. 15, 2019: Google’s plan will include geographic and workforce expansion. Kubernetes, Docker, and containerd impacted by the runC runtime bug. Mirantis’ multi-year AT&T deal is for eight-figures.
The company’s software is designed to support SDN in core, aggregation, and provider edge networks, and complement SDN in other parts of a network.
The Managed Database service offers one-button launch and handles maintenance and updates.
Verizon adds a secure connection to Alibaba Cloud, Microsoft Azure debuts new data services; 6Wind and Advantech work together on white boxes.
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 support will allow organizations to deploy Knative in a Kubernetes cluster using a one-click install via the IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service user interface.
The new working group will focus on the implementation and deployment of systems that leverage multi-access edge computing standardized APIs.
It’s based on a set of APIs providing pre-built use cases, quick-start guides, and integrations with popular tooling.
The acquisition comes as other data backup companies including Rubrik and Cohesity are also moving into security.
The COMAC initiative is focused on delivering services over both mobile and broadband networks while supporting subscriber management and maintaining a consistent service experience without regard to the access technology.
The 5G PCF platform acts as the policy management function of the 5G control plane. It’s also one of the 5G core network elements providing quality of service and network policies.
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This extends a 7-year partnership between the Oman-based service provider and Fortinet.
This will include “major expansions” in 14 states and “tens of thousands” of new employees, CEO Sundar Pichai said.