SD-WAN startup Versa Networks targets carriers & providers with an emphasis on multitenancy, scalability, and virtual network services.
Juniper plans to disaggregate its Junos switch OS from the new QFX5200 switches. The QFX5200 line will be the first from Juniper that lets customers choose to run Junos or a third-party network OS. Junos will also run on non-Juniper hardware. Juniper hasn’t yet announced third-party partners.
Extreme Networks is rolling out new 802.11ac Wave 2 APs. Wave 2 enables greater throughput than Wave 1, and incorporates additional enhancements such as MU-MIMO.
Startup Niara applies machine learning to security logs and network packets and flows to find anomalous behavior that may indicate malicious activity.
I’m in New York City this week to live blog the Open Networking User Group (ONUG) Fall 2015 conference and cover a Tech Field Day Extra.