Take a Network Break! This week we’ve got stories on VMware selling vCloud Air, AT&T experimenting with white box switches, the Free Range Routing Project (a fork of the open source router Quagga), an update on the sale of consumer Internet data, and much more!
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AT&T Gives White Box Switches a Chance – Light Reading
Broadcom Joins Bidding For Toshiba Chip Unit – Investor’s Business Daily
Welcoming FRRouting to The Linux Foundation – Cumulus Networks Blog
DPDK Project Moves To The Linux Foundation – Packet Pushers
BlackRock Nominates Chuck Robbins to Board of Directors – Morningstar