Sprint names its first 5G markets for 2019; Telco Systems and Arm work on uCPE; and IBM sells software assets to HCL Technologies for $1.8 billion.
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Google Cloud lands in Hong Kong; Infinera adds optical network to its open line system; and plenty of news from AWS re:Invent.
Cisco acquires software provider Ensoft; AWS expands language processing service and Snowball; and the LF Networking Fund grows its membership.
AWS adds new infrastructure regions; The Linux Foundation launches a lab for SDN projects; ZTE contributes 5G patents to ETSI.
Docker containerizes Windows Server 2008; Rumors fly that Thoma Bravo will buy Symantec; CommScope buys Arris.
Qualys buys Layered Insight for container-native security; Microsoft and Nasdaq partner on blockchain; Resin.io renames as balena, releases core platform.
Microsoft completes GitHub purchase; Verizon names its fifth 5G city; Nokia and Samsung extend patent license agreement.
Samsung buys an AI firm; AWS publishes an SLA for serverless computing; Oracle boosts Health Sciences Cloud with acquisition.
CenturyLink becomes an expert Microsoft Azure MSP; Huawei debuts a series of AI chips; Google releases its alert center for security threats.
Dell Technologies applies to list shares on NYSE; AT&T names new preliminary 5G markets; Google launches tools for its Kubernetes Engine.
Vasona Networks gets purchased by ZephyrTel; Kubernetes releases its newest version; and news out of Microsoft Ignite.
Dell EMC brings hardware production in-house, dumps Celestica; Microsoft buys AI firm Lob; and Deutsche Telekom makes updates to Bavaria mobile network.
Microsoft introduces Azure DevOps; OpenDaylight releases Fluorine ; and Sprint and Nokia collaborate on 5G.
Telefónica taps Netcracker for BSS; Cisco launches hybrid cloud platform for Google Cloud; China considers a merger of its three wireless carriers.
Vodafone Idea becomes the largest mobile operator in India; CenturyLink and VMware launch an IT partner program; AWS released its relational database service on VMware.