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.
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.
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.
Germany Jumps on Huawei 5G Ban Plans, Says Report Government officials want to prevent German telecom operators from using equipment from Chinese firms to construct their 5G networks. This would be similar to moves made by the U.S. and Australia.
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.
Intel Accelerates Multi-mode 5G Chip Launch The chip design is unique in the market because it supports legacy 2G, 3G, 4G LTE, and the various 5G specifications on one module.
Cisco, Huawei Among Alef Mobitech Edge Platform Test Partners The software-based platform is focused on mobility network functions needed to interconnect any edge application without any upgrades to the underlying network or origin cloud.
Mimik Unleashes the Server Power of Edge Devices The platform minimizes the need for cloud resources to power edge devices by turning ordinary devices, like a mobile phone, into a mini cloud server.
Nokia Strikes Infosys Deal That Targets Enterprise Digitization The vendor recently announced plans to slash thousands of jobs as part of a major corporate restructuring.
Packet Pockets Edge Data Center Deal With SBA Packet is working with other tower owners besides SBA on similar projects. The company plans to install around 50 new sites.
Extreme Networks Busts Into Agile Data Center Networking The bundled hardware and software includes data center switching and routing hardware acquired from Brocade.
Amazon, Druva Team Up on AWS Snowball Edge Snowball Edge is AWS’ data transfer device that includes on-board compute. Druva’s data management platform now integrates with the device.
GE Digital Adds a Private Cloud to Its Predix IoT Platform The company also enhanced its Predix edge capabilities to include analytics and device management.
NetFoundry Deploys Its Overlay Network in EdgeConnex Edge Data Centers With NetFoundry, EdgeConnex will provide enterprise customers with private and direct connections to public cloud providers, including Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services.
Edgeworx ioFog Platform Drills Software Down to the Edge “Our goal is to bring a full software layer down to the lowest edge layer possible and to make building for the edge as easy as building for the cloud,” says CEO Kilton Hopkins.
Gartner Ranks VMware Highest in Its Inaugural WAN Edge Magic Quadrant VMware has more than 2,000 SD-WAN customers, while the second and third ranked SD-WAN vendors count about 1,000 customers, each.
Mirantis Rides Kubernetes to Supercharge Open Source Edge Ecosystem The company admits that Kubernetes might not be the answer for managing edge deployments. But it says it's important to get an open source option out now ahead of 5G deployments.
Lenovo Leads Scale Computing’s $34.8M Series F CEO Jeff Ready expect this to be the last round before reaching profitability. But he won’t comment on IPO plans.
OpenStack Says Its New StarlingX Edge Computing Project Is Important for IaaS Jonathan Bryce, the executive director of the OpenStack Foundation, said that the scope of edge computing is extremely large, and StarlingX is needed to fill one of the spaces in the stack.
DT, SK Telecom Invest in Each Other’s 5G-Focused Pet Projects The telecom giants will invest a like amount in DT's MobiledgeX edge computing subsidiary and SK's partner ID Quantique, which uses quantum physics to secure communication transmissions.