Indian Companies Help Propel Cisco’s Strong Q1 2019 Earnings It was the company's second quarter of 50 percent-plus growth in India.
Seven New Spectre, Meltdown-Type Attacks Discovered Intel says not to worry and that the earlier patches it issued address these new security flaws as well as the older hardware bugs.
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.
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.
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.
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.
ForeScout Buys SecurityMatters for $113M to Expand Network Protection The Netherlands-based startup provides device visibility, continuous network monitoring, and threat and anomaly detection specific to operational technology and industrial environments.
Cisco Continues Kubernetes Kraze With AWS Hybrid Software While Cisco adds Kubernetes support across its portfolio, other vendors like VMware and IBM recently bought companies to boost their container cred.
VMware Embraces Containers at VMworld Europe The virtualization giant updated its hybrid cloud stack with new Kubernetes support and also announced a new integration with IBM Cloud’s managed Kubernetes service.
Thoma Bravo Acquires Veracode From Broadcom for $950 Million Broadcom took over Veracode as part of its $18.9 billion purchase of CA Technologies, which it completed this week. CA bought Veracode in 2017.
T-Mobile, Sprint Merger Foes Raise Security Concerns Related to Huawei, ZTE It's no surprise that groups representing wireless workers claim the merger will cost American jobs. But connecting T-Mobile and Sprint to possible security risks related to China is a new angle that could have an impact on the deal.
Symantec Buys Appthority, Javelin Networks to Strengthen Endpoint Security The two acquisitions will boost the company's mobile and enterprise credentials, particularly with regard to Active Directory and mobile application security.
Fortinet Posts Solid Q3 Growth, Wins ‘Quadruple Competitor Displacement’ Deal Execs didn’t say which competitors Fortinet’s security products displaced, but it competes against companies including Palo Alto Networks, Check Point Software, and Cisco.
Cisco Study Finds Enterprises Racing Toward ‘Preemptive’ IT Cisco developed a four-step model for IT operations maturity showing where organizations are now and where they would like to be in two years.
HashiCorp $100M Series D Renders $1.9B Valuation The company offers open source-based software platforms that allow enterprises to manage distributed application infrastructure. It competes against companies like Puppet and Chef.
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.
MEF Releases SD-WAN Technical Specification to Its Members MEF aims for its SD-WAN service standardization to accelerate sales of SD-WAN products and services like MEF accomplished with Carrier Ethernet service standardization.
Oracle Cloud Tech Seems Solid. But Is It Too Late? The company’s got about a year to turn around its Oracle cloud business if it’s going to meet its lofty goals.
Trump Wants a National 5G Spectrum Policy The president issued a memorandum that is intended to make more spectrum available so that operators can more quickly deploy 5G.