Take a Network Break! On this week’s episode we examine Broadcom’s acquisition bid for Qualcomm, the outage at Level 3, and a new Mellanox switch for hyperconverged infrastructure.
Cumulus Linux will be available on the Facebook-designed Voyager optical hardware, AWS rolls out a new hypervisor based on KVM, and Juniper updates Contrail Cloud.
Ericsson and Cisco’s sales partnership will miss its financial target, T-Mobile and Sprint call off all acquisition talks, and cockatoos are causing broadband problems in Australia.
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Here are the reasons behind today’s crazy chip deals – Stacey on IoT
L3/CL route leak for 90min, Mon/6 – Outages-discussion
Why aren’t we fixing route leaks? – Internet Governance
Widespread Impact Caused by Level 3 BGP Route Leak – Oracle Blog
An Update from TIP Summit 2017 – Telecom Infra Project
An open approach for switching, routing, and transport – Engineering Blog – Facebook
AWS adopts home-brewed KVM as new hypervisor – The Register
KVM? Us? Amazon erases new hypervisor from AWS EC2 FAQ – The Register
Juniper Updates Contrail Cloud To Entice Service Providers, Telcos – Packet Pushers