Take a Network Break! Ethan Banks drops in for a Packet Pushers triple play on this week’s tech news. Facebook announces a fast new Wedge switch, Cisco brightens up its Spark collaboration platform, and Facebook goes after Slack.
VMware embraces containers, more thoughts on AWS and VMware, A10 brings the Thunder against DDoS attacks, and Dyn gets hammered.
Dell EMC holds a coming-out party in Austin, Intel reports a strong Q3 but predicts a weaker Q4, and IBM adds another quarter of declining revenue.
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Wedge 100: More open and versatile than ever – Facebook
Cisco Announces Acquisition of Worklife – Cisco Systems
A10 Networks Brings Brawn to Stop Multi-Vector DDoS Disruption with Expanded Thunder TPS Solution – A10 Networks (slideshow)
Cloud Rises But Overall Revenue Down For IBM – Light Reading