Take a Network Break! In this week’s episode we examine Microsoft’s $26 billion acquisition of LinkedIn, Symantec’s Blue Coat buy, and VMware’s purchase of the startup Arkin.
We speculate on the arrest of an IT worker employed at the law firm behind the Panama Papers, drill into details of Cavium’s billion dollar acquisition of QLogic, and provide some details on Cisco’s brand new big data network visibility appliance, Tetration Analytics.
Cisco and Apple ignite a Spark in a partnership around Cisco’s collaboration app, Avaya makes its VSP network OS available for a white box switch, and startup Barefoot Networks announces its making an Ethernet switch chip.
Cisco backs an Israeli storage startup, Samsung buys Joyent, and Larry Page sinks millions of dollars into developing a flying car.
You’ll find links to all these stories, plus sponsor details, after the baked goods.
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Microsoft to acquire LinkedIn – Microsoft
VMware Adds Arkin’s Distinctiveness To Their Own – Packet Pusher
Mossack Fonseca worker arrested in Switzerland – The Guardian
Cavium Acquires QLogic for $1.36B – Enterprise Networking Planet
Cisco Tetration Analytics – Cisco Systems
Product and Data Sheets – Cisco Systems
Cisco Announces Tetration, A Data Center Analytics Appliance – Packet Pushers
Avaya Disaggregates VSP NOS, Emphasizing Excellent Customer Support – Packet Pushers
Why Barefoot Networks Decided SDN Needs a New Chip – SDX Central
PQ Show 80: P4 – A Language For Programming Switches – Packet Pushers
Samsung Acquires Joyent – Joyent