Take a Network Break! It’s our weekly review and analysis of tech news and industry developments. Today we look at new products from Cisco Meraki, check in with another container startup, and see where the Google Vs. Oracle fight may go next.
Apple adds a prominent a crypto expert to its payroll (again), Avaya’s private equity owners test the winds for a possible sale, and a startup wants to beat wired cable providers with fast, cheap wireless access.
Facebook looks to advance the state of the telecom industry with a new initiative to rethink the way providers build and roll out services, CSC and HPE team up to form a new IT services player, and SD-WAN startup Viptela rakes in a big funding round.
We conclude the show with a debate on whether the IETF should take a stance around LGBT rights relating to an upcoming meeting in Singapore.
You can find links to all the stories we covered, plus sponsor details, after the donuts.
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Ringing in the Changes – Cisco Meraki
Rancher Labs Attracts VC Funding With Container Management System – InformationWeek
Wireless, Super-Fast Internet Access Is Coming to Your Home – MIT Technology Review
Introducing the Telecom Infra Project – Facebook
Telecom Infra Project Announces New Members – Light Reading
Viptela Raises $75M for Global Expansion – BusinessWire