Take a Network Break! This week we cover AT&T’s plans to purchase Vyatta from Brocade, examine a data center outage that grounded British Airways flights, update the latest developments in Cisco and Arista’s patent dispute, and much more.
You can find links to all the stories we cover just after our sponsor messages.
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Coffee Talk: An NSX Mindset
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AT&T to Acquire Vyatta Software Technology from Brocade – Seeking Alpha
BA won’t discuss IT crash which grounded thousands of flights – DatacenterDynamics
Inquiry to determine whether BA outage was human error – DatacenterDynamics
British Airways boss ‘won’t resign’ – BBC News
Cisco: Decision Brings Prospect Of Further Loss – Seeking Alpha
Tesla fires female engineer who alleged sexual harassment – The Guardian
GE Digital will use Open19 in edge deployments – DatacenterDynamics
Extreme’s Avaya Bid Gets Green Light – Packet Pushers
Extreme Networks Wins Bid for Avaya’s Networking Business – Extreme Networks
VMware Reports Fiscal 2018 First Quarter Results – MarketWatch
Palo Alto Networks Reports Fiscal Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results – Palo Alto Networks