Take a Network Break! Edge computing is the new hotness for traditional IT vendors as Microsoft and HPE, via its Aruba business unit, target edge computing infrastructure and software for new growth.
Meanwhile, Intel sells embedded software developer Wind River to a private equity firm, and we review the potential financial impact to legacy networking vendors as AT&T plans a massive whitebox rollout.
HCI revenues skyrocket in 2017; Delta, Sears, and Sacks Fifth Avenue get hacked; and Panera Bread picks a security fight with the wrong person.
We’ve got links to all the stories we cover just after our sponsor messages.
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Coffee Talk: Kentik
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Cisco Jasper – Wikipedia
Why GE Digital Failed – Inc.com
Aruba Networks Leads HPE To The Edge – The Next Platform
Edgeline Converged Edge Systems for Secure Edge Computing – HPE United Kingdom
Wind River to be Acquired by TPG – Wind River
Intel to sell Wind River unit to private equity firm – Silicon Valley Business Journal
The Linux Foundation Announces Expanded Industry Commitment to Akraino Edge Stack – Akraino Edge Stack
Cisco Faces a Dangerous New Rival: AT&T – Motley Fool
Cisco Receives 2018 AT&T Supplier Award – The Network
HPE shines in IDC Converged Systems tracker, Cisco does not – The Register
Data breach hits Saks Fifth Avenue, Lord & Taylor stores – Washington Post
Panerabread.com Leaks Millions of Customer Records – Krebs on Security