Take a Network Break! Today’s episode examines a report that Avaya is mulling Chapter 11 and the sale of its call center business. HPE revenues fall 4% in its first year as a standalone entity, and the company sells OpenStack assets to SUSE.
Nutanix releases its debut quarterly financial report as a publicly traded company (no profit, but lots of growth), and Google sets up public Network Time Protocol (NTP) servers.
Amazon releases a slew of announcements at ReInvent, and takes networking to task for its cost and lack of reliability. Slack and IBM team up to boost Slackbots with Watson, and Comcast joins the open-source ONOS and CORD projects.
Juniper Networks acquires analytics company AppFormix, and HTTP2 becomes available on the Fastly CDN.
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Avaya Weighing Bankruptcy Filing, Sale of Call-Center Software Unit – Wall Street Journal
Q1 FYʹ17 Investor Presentation – Nutanix
Public NTP – Google Developers
Harlan Stenn Tackles NTP Security Issues As Big Move Looms – InformationWeek
AWS ReInvent James Hamilton Keynote (networking component starts around 23:00)
AWS Shield – AWS
IBM Watson to Bring ‘Cognitive Assistant’ Capabilities to Slack – The New Stack
Juniper Announces Intent to Acquire AppFormix – Juniper Networks
HTTP/2 is now in General Availability – Fastly Blog