SDxCentral Weekly Wrap for Nov. 16, 2018: Germany Jumps on Huawei 5G Ban Plans.
Xilinx is renown for its field programmable gate array (FPGA), which the company's founder invented. A purchase of Mellanox could give it additional products to sell into the data center.
By making switching smarter, operators can lower latency and increase bandwidth.
Microsoft and Facebook build a transatlantic cable.
Telefonica and Huawei try SDN+Optical; OPNFV holds a summer conference in Germany.
Netronome, Xilinx, and others are playing with the 'OpenFlow 2.0' language.