This week the Network Break unpacks rumors that a private equity firm may be making a bid for Gigamon. We also update the Equifax debacle with the latest news, and delve into VMware’s new hybrid cloud bid called HCX.
We also review research on data center staffing, talk SD-WAN advancements in the service provider realm, and get into news from Google, Toshiba, and the acceleration of cord cutting.
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The Equifax Breach: What You Should Know – Krebs on Security
Companies face difficulties when recruiting data center staff, says study – DatacenterDynamics
Comcast Launches SDN-Enabled Gig Platform for Enterprises – Light Reading
Tata Pours Special Sauce on SD-WAN Prime – Light Reading
China Telecom Global Taps Versa Networks for SD-WAN Service – Light Reading
Google sued for paying women less than men – The Register
Toshiba Says It Favors Bain Group’s Bid for Microchip Business – The New York Times