Cisco and Arista agree to stop arguing about the command line for five years. Neither side got what they wanted which is a sign of a good legal settlement.
Cisco ships Viptela SD-WAN and it will run on existing models of ASR/ISR routers which is excellent news for customers. Here’s hoping that Cisco spent time on code quality and reliaability.
Lets Encrypt is now in all the browsers as a root certificate instead of cross-signed by an intermediary.
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Link: Cisco, Arista agree to dismiss all patent litigation – Arista Networks, Inc. (NYSE:ANET) | Seeking Alpha – https://seekingalpha.com/news/3378754-cisco-arista-agree-dismiss-patent-litigation
Link: Joint Statement – Agreement Resolving Litigation – Cisco Systems https://blogs.cisco.com/news/protecting-innovation-litigation-update
Link: GLB: GitHub’s open source load balancer – GitHub – https://githubengineering.com/glb-director-open-source-load-balancer/
Link: Magic million: That’s how many Cisco routers can now run SD-WAN • The Register – https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/08/08/cisco_routers_can_now_run_sdwan/
Link: Cisco Is Ready To Upgrade a Million Routers With SD-WAN Software – SDX Central
Link: Let’s Encrypt Is Now Officially Trusted by All Major Root Programs – https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/lets-encrypt-is-now-officially-trusted-by-all-major-root-programs/
Link: Qualcomm Wins Taiwan Reprieve Amid Global Antitrust Battle – Bloomberg https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-08-10/qualcomm-reaches-settlement-with-taiwan-to-slash-antitrust-fines
Extreme Networks Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2018 Financial Results – Extreme Networks
Link: VMware, Inc. – VMware Accelerates 5G Readiness for Communications Service Providers with Intent to Acquire Dell EMC Service Assurance Suite – https://ir.vmware.com/overview/press-releases/press-release-details/2018/VMware-Accelerates-5G-Readiness-for-Communications-Service-Providers-with-Intent-to-Acquire-Dell-EMC-Service-Assurance-Suite/default.aspx
Link: Hack causes pacemakers to deliver life-threatening shocks – Ars Technica