Take a Network Break! Our weekly review of tech news dives into the legal action against Qualcomm by the FTC and Apple, examines Cisco’s last-minute purchase of software company AppDynamics, and debates the merits of Cisco’s new smart whiteboard product.
HPE purchases Cloud Cruiser to track infrastructure consumption, Facebook announces new products and partnerships for Open Compute-based networking gear, and Avaya files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
Gartner Group acquires a business analyst firm, 3D TV dies on the vine, Windstream and VeloCloud partner on an SD-WAN service, and F5 posts a revenue rise in its most recent financial report.
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Federal Trade Commission Files Antitrust Lawsuit Against Qualcomm – Wall Street Journal
HPE Acquiring Cloud Cruiser to Meter Cloud Usage – SDX Central
Announcing Backpack running Cumulus Linux – Cumulus Networks Blog
Telecom Company Avaya Files for Bankruptcy – Reuters (via Fortune)
Gartner to Acquire CEB for $2.6 Billion in Cash and Stock – Business Wire
3D TV is officially dead as Sony and LG stop making sets – FierceCable
Windstream introduces SD-WAN solution – Windstream