Take a Network Break! On this week’s show we get an update on the latest twist in the Cisco/Arista lawsuit saga, speculate on the causes for a delay in Broadcom’s acquisition of Brocade, and review a patent lawsuit that could cost Apple half a billion dollars.
We also cover news from Cato Networks, Apstra, GoDaddy, and review financial results from Juniper Networks, Fortinet, F5, Huawei, Nokia and Ericsson.
You can find links to all the stories we discuss after the sponsor notes.
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US Refuses to Rescind Arista Import Ban in Cisco Feud – Network Computing
Broadcom/Brocade deal delayed to allow time for review – Seeking Alpha
Apple must pay $506M for infringing university’s patent – Ars Technica
Tech industry group defends Apple in Qualcomm feud – Silicon Valley Business Journal
Apstra lands Tokyo Electron Device as first channel partner – Network World
Gone daddy gone: GoDaddy offloads its cloud businesses – The Register
Huawei Slowdown Casts Pall Over Network Sector – Light Reading
Huawei Announces 2017 H1 Business Results – Huawei Press Center
Amid continuing losses, Ericsson to speed cost cuts – Seeking Alpha