Welcome to the Network Break! On today’s episode we talk about the Infloblox acquisition by private equity firm Vista Equity Partners for $1.6 billion, and discuss a new partnership between Cisco and Salesforce on collaboration and IoT.
We examine a reporter’s reasoning for why Juniper could be the next private equity target, and look at the implications of Yahoo’s big hack.
HPE partners with Docker to sell integrated Docker servers, and Cisco shuts down its Intercloud initiative. Gartner tallies the size of the public cloud market, and an emerging standard targets IoT.
We sympathize with Brian Krebs as his site KrebsonSecurity suffers a massive DDoS attack, and look at an AT&T proposal for gigabit wireless sent along power lines.
OpenDaylight releases the latest version of its SDN controller, and silicon maker Centec Networks gets a new round of investment.
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Juniper For Sale? But Are There Suitors? – TheStreet
Public Cloud Market Worth $208 Billion By End Of 2016 – InformationWeek
Narrow-Band IoT – Wikipedia
KrebsOnSecurity Hit With Record DDoS – KrebsOnSecurity
OpenDaylight Boron Gets Telco Love, But What About The Enterprise? – Packet Pushers
China Integrated Circuit Industry Investment Fund Leads $47M Round In Centec Networks – China Money Network