Google is saying we're OK with being your No. 2 choice — for now. While Amazon and Microsoft tout customers going all-in on AWS and Azure, Google embraces hybrid cloud.
The top two cloud providers are now vying for the largest federal IT project to date. Amazon is still considered the heavy favorite.
Qualcomm loses CFO to Intel; another senior exec leaves Ericsson; and an Oracle Cloud exec joins Thomas Kurian at Google Cloud.
VMware SD-WAN tops Cisco in new a IHS report; VMware-VeloCloud detail the road ahead for SD-WAN; and Citrix's internal network gets hacked.
SDxCentral Weekly Wrap for March 29, 2019: Oracle jobs cuts are tied to the cloud; VeloCloud's SD-WAN updates could include containers, VMs; Alcatel-Lucent deal hangs over Nokia.
The layoffs follow the recent departures of two top cloud executives. Both quit Oracle to join Google.
Enterprises are primarily using AI in the cloud to increase revenue and free up employees’ time to do tasks that are more valuable to the company.
An Oracle and KPMG survey found 38 percent of professionals say the ability to detect and react to security incidents in the cloud is their top security challenge.
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.
Two main issues remain: Dissatisfaction by vendors with the technical approach being taken by the Defense Department, and if Pentagon personnel moves represent a conflict of interest.
Open source and containers found themselves at the center of M&A activity this year.
SDxCentral Weekly Wrap for December 21, 2018: AT&T launches 5G, GE spins off Digital and IoT division, and AWS fires back at Oracle claims.
Oracle had previously tried to create its own SD-WAN technology, but it couldn’t get it to market fast enough for its customers.
AWS argues that it has a “direct and substantial economic interests at stake.” It says Oracle’s conflict-of-interest accusations are “meritless.”
Oracle’s lawsuit alleges conflicts of interest and says two people involved in the procurement process have close ties to Amazon Web Services.