The moves further tightens integration across SAP's platforms, but analysts warn it could deter new customers outside of that ecosystem.
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Pivotal and Samsung join the O-RAN Alliance; Splunk withdraws from Russia; Microsoft expands its security service into Europe.
SDxCentral Weekly Wrap for Feb. 22, 2019: Ericsson and Nokia take the offensive against carrier claims. Edge will be a big part of HPE and Samsung's partnership. Cisco's link to AWS could include Outposts.
Can applying NFV and SDN principles to a telco organization yield better results?
The CSP platform relies on Google's Kubernetes-based GKE On-Prem and Istio to support management across hybrid environments.
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.
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.”
This will include “major expansions” in 14 states and “tens of thousands” of new employees, CEO Sundar Pichai said.
The Paris-France based startup offers a software platform that tests the behavior of a company’s user-facing web applications.
SDxCentral Weekly Wrap for Feb. 8, 2019: Verizon found significantly lower latency when using MEC equipment and software, AWS is as large as its four closest rivals, and Ericsson joins a growing list of O-RAN Alliance supporters.
Smaller rivals Microsoft, Google, Alibaba, and IBM if combined would be about equal to AWS' market share. And they are taking market share from smaller players.
The company expanded data protection with new and enhanced features to its Data Domain and Integrated Data Protection Appliance (IDPA) products.
SDxCentral Weekly Wrap for Feb. 1, 2019: Cisco expands its Application Centric Infrastructure into AWS and Azure, Vodafone pauses Huawei purchases, and Juniper's disappointing results.
Microsoft has been chasing AWS as it tries to overtake its larger rival as the leading cloud infrastructure vendor. But it doesn’t look like that will happen any time soon.
Job site Indeed found that listings for “data scientist" have surged 344 percent over the past five years.