SDxCentral Weekly Wrap for January 18, 2019: Vodafone and IBM launch a multi-cloud joint venture, and AWS buys TSO Logic to help customers decide where to best run workloads.
Software components like controllers and VNFs are growing almost twice as fast as hardware components.
The joint offering boasts interoperability between Mist’s Learning Wireless LAN and VMware VeloCloud-based NSX SD-WAN to bring AI and open programmability to WLAN and WAN.
The investment firm was part of the funding behind VeloCloud, Perspica, and Appcito.
It's targeted at customers that primarily use public broadband connections.
NFV gets into networks via SD-WAN, turnkey software stacks, and proprietary systems.
The software provider is offering RMM and Helpdesk services to its customers.
The company’s revenues grew 11% year-over-year in Q3 2018.
The approach enables higher levels of network automation based on stated business outcomes.
The SD-WAN market is forecast to reach $3.3 billion in revenue by 2021.
Expect more consolidation of SD-WAN and networking vendors to come.
The deal gives VMware more networking clout to better compete with Cisco.
It's using gray box hardware with SD-WAN in the form of a VNF.
Retailer says SD-WAN costs are about one-third the price of MPLS.
VeloCloud tackles SD-WAN by simplifying the way enterprises configure their branches within the WAN. Learn more about the company's approach here.