Take a Network Break! This week we examine the Open Networking Foundation’s Stratum project, which targets data plane programmability.
President Trump squashes Broadcom’s Qualcomm takeover, and a major VMware shareholder criticizes a proposed reverse merger with Dell.
Intel looks to turn the page on Meltdown and Specter by announcing a new batch of chips, Palo Alto acquires a cloud auditing startup, the EU tax authority goes after tech companies, and an Equifax executive gets charged with insider trading.
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Packet Pushers Virtual Design Clinic
The Packet Pushers are hosting a live, online virtual design clinic on Tuesday March 20th. This is an event developed and curated by the Packet Pushers with a mix of independent and sponsored presentations. You can ask questions live, interact with other engineers, and attend for free. Get details here or go right to the registration page here.
Coffee Talk: Silver Peak
Stay tuned for a Coffee Talk with Silver Peak, where we’ll talk about SD-WAN and security, including firewall and VPN capabilities, application policy enforcement, and how SD-WAN can integrate with third-party services.
ONF’s New Stratum Project Targets The Data Plane – Packet Pushers
Qualcomm, National Security, and Patents – Stratechery
Palo Alto Networks Announces Intent to Acquire Evident.io – Seeking Alpha