Ericsson Head Criticizes Europe For Slow 5G Rollouts Ericsson CEO Börje Ekholm blames European government officials and regulators for letting Europe fall behind Asia and the United States on 5G.
Cisco Rides High on Rising Network Complexities Cisco's expanded push into 5G and WiFi 6 is leading the vendor into wider opportunities outside of its traditional domain.
Tata Communications Taps Cisco-Viptela SD-WAN for Hybrid Network Service The India-based provider already has two SD-WAN services: one based on its own application-aware WAN technology and another based on Versa Networks tech.
CrowdStrike IPO Plans to Raise $100 Million CrowdStrike says revenue hit $249.8 million for fiscal 2019, and it says Amazon Web Services is running its security platform on “hundreds of thousands of AWS workstations and servers.”
Trump Issues Long-Rumored Executive Order Targeting Chinese Telco Vendors China is not implicitly named in the 545-word executive order, but the action is clearly directed at Chinese-based vendors Huawei and ZTE.
Bugpocalypse Now: ZombieLoad Hits Intel Processors, Microsoft Warns of WannaCry-Like Worm Like the earlier Meltdown, Spectre, and Foreshadow processor flaws, the newly discovered ZombieLoad is a side channel attack that allows hackers to steal sensitive data and keys.
Intel Pushes Open Source Hypervisor With Cloud Giants The chipmaker discussed several open source efforts at its annual Open Source Technology Summit. And if you’re wondering why you’ve never heard of it, it’s because for the past 15 years it’s been a closed, internal event.
Arista Releases 400G Ethernet Switch-Router Platforms for Large-Scale Networks The new switches are the third generation of Arista’s R-Series family of universal spine switches with new standards for throughput, density, power efficiency, and price performance.
Riverbed Updates Performance Management, SD-WAN, End-User Monitoring The company released a new cloud-based SaaS performance management service onto its Digital Performance platform.
Git Attack Hit Weak Credentials The attacker demanded a Bitcoin ransom for the return of content stored in git repositories at GitHub, GitLab, and Bitbucket.
Thrangrycat Attacks Cisco Switches, Routers, Firewalls Red Balloon Security disclosed two vulnerabilities in “tens of millions” of Cisco enterprise routers, switches, and firewalls that could allow hackers to remotely attack corporate networks, steal data, and attack other devices connected to the networks.
Data Breaches Are the New Normal. Encryption Should Be, Too O.C. Tanner says its customers are becoming more sophisticated about security. This is a big part of the reason why it uses Fortanix’s encryption technology.
Symantec CEO Abruptly Resigns Amid Financial Turmoil The company seemed to be on the verge of a turnaround with its enterprise security business, but that came crashing down this week amid disappointing Q4 earnings, plunging stock prices, and Greg Clark’s departure.
Verizon Report: 71% of Breaches Financially Motivated “Why don’t we skip all the hard hacking and just, you know, ask for the money?” This is essentially the theme of this year’s report.
SAP HANA Expansion Bets Big on Public Cloud “We are dancing again. You have seen our young management in development. I hope in the next six years in moving to the cloud that only a few customers will be using the ECC system on prem," said SAP's Hasso Plattner.
Orange Boosts Security Credentials With $576M SecureLink Buy SecureLink expands Orange’s cybersecurity reach across Europe and the Nordics.
SAP Touts Qualtrics, Apple ML Integration SAP said it has now rolled out 10 new products that combine its operational data (O-data) with experience data (X-data) gleaned from Qualtrics.
Exabeam Scores $75M Series E, Claims 72% Win Rate Against IBM, Splunk “We’re kicking ass in the market continuing to displace the legacy vendors,” says Exabeam CEO Nir Polak, who also names McAfee, RSA, LogRhythm, and Micro Focus as the competition.
Cisco Routes SD-WAN Through Colocation Facilities for Regional Distributed Offices The capabilities will allow customers to “tie each branch to enterprise data center databases, SaaS applications, and multi-cloud services while meeting SLAs and application QoE expectations," says Cisco's Anand Oswal.
Headcount: Hirings, Firings, and Retirings — May 6, 2019 Apple poaches from Intel for in-house 5G chip biz; Google and Google Cloud CEOs exit Alphabet board; SAP President leaves for Google Cloud; Rackspace gets another CEO.