Take a Network Break! On today’s distillation of tech news, we examine Cisco’s purchase of Skyport Systems, discuss rumors that Dell is considering going public, and consider the implications of telcos powering up to take on Google and Facebook for ad dollars.
Juniper revamps and revitalizes OpenContrail, Cumulus raises $43 million (and Telstra’s investment may not bode well for Cisco), and Intel posts a record Q4.
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Coffee Talk: NSX Everywhere
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Cisco Acquires HCI Company Skyport Systems – SDX Central
Burger King | Whopper Neutrality – YouTube
BiB 24: Juniper OpenContrail At NFD17 – One Fabric To Bind Them – Packet Pushers