Take a Network Break! Stock your favorite safe space with virtual donuts and then sit back and enjoy our weekly dash through this week’s tech news. Today we’re talking about lawsuits, acquisitions, new products and more.
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Link: AT&T ECOMP Transitioning to Linux Foundation – http://about.att.com/innovationblog/linux_foundation
Link: Introducing QFX5110, Network Director v3.0 and Pro… – J-Net Community – http://forums.juniper.net/t5/Data-Center-Technologists/Introducing-QFX5110-Network-Director-v3-0-and-Professional/ba-p/303182
Cisco Product Recall – http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/support/web/clock-signal.html
Link: Brocade shareholders OK Broadcom buyout – Brocade Communications Systems Seeking Alpha – http://seekingalpha.com/news/3238429-brocade-shareholders-ok-broadcom-buyout
Link: Bosch, Cisco, BNY Mellon, others launch new blockchain consortium | Reuters – http://www.reuters.com/article/us-blockchain-iot-idUSKBN15B2D7
Link: Keysight Technologies to buy Ixia for $1.6 billion | Reuters – http://www.reuters.com/article/us-ixia-m-a-keysight-tech-idUSKBN15E17F
Link: Tap DANZing for Visible Cloud Networking – Arista Networks – https://www.arista.com/blogs/?p=1400
Link: Oracle effectively doubles licence fees to run its stuff in AWS • The Register – https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/01/30/oracle_effectively_doubles_licence_fees_to_run_in_aws/
Link: Trump may soon sign executive order revamping H-1B visa program | Ars Technica – https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2017/02/trump-may-soon-sign-executive-order-re-vamping-h-1b-visa-program/
Corsa Red Armour – Link: Red Armor NSE7000 shuts down escalating DDoS attacks | Corsa – https://www.corsa.com/red-armor-security/nse7000/
Link: Cisco Catalyst Digital Building Series Switches Data Sheet – Cisco – http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/solutions/collateral/workforce-experience/digital-building/datasheet-c78-738206.html
Link: Microsoft Sells $17 Billion in Second Bond Deal in Six Months – Bloomberg – https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-01-30/microsoft-returning-to-bond-market-six-months-after-record-sale