Take a Network Break! On today’s episode we look at CenturyLink’s sale of its colo sites and data centers to a private equity firm, and that firm’s plan to launch a security business.
Facebook continues to innovate in the data center with a new 100Gig switch called Backpack, and looks to disrupt the optical networking marketing with the Open Packet DWDM initiative.
We review a story speculating that HPE might buy hyperconverged startup Simplivity, and discuss Juniper making router and firewall software available on AWS. Broadcom lines up a big loan to swallow Brocade, and a new U.S. president may cut a deal to repatriate overseas tech money.
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Backhaul Projects – Telecom Infra Project
OpenCellular – Wireless Access Platform Design – Telcom Infra Project
Open Optical & Facebook Voyager – Packet Pushers
HPE and SimpliVity may be at church door – The Register
Juniper To Go: vMX & vSRX Become Available in AWS – SDX Central
Taxes and Trump – Seeking Alpha