Take a Network Break! Oracle buys into SD-WAN with its acquisition of Talari Networks, Cisco moves its CCIE test site to Texas and announces new Catalyst switches that can be controlled by DNA Center.
Cisco also bundles new features into its SD-WAN line, a Nigerian ISP makes Google unreachable with a BGP misconfiguration, and Micron introduces new flash drives designed for autonomous cars.
BlackBerry shells out $1.4 billion to acquire end point security company Cylance, Cisco has a sterling fiscal quarter, Dell ups its offer to VMware tracking stock shareholders, and Fibre Channel rolls on with a new 64G standard.
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Oracle and Talari Networks – Oracle
Expert Certifications – Cisco
Cisco Presents at Networking Field Day 19 – Tech Field Day
Internet Vulnerability Takes Down Google – ThousandEyes
Nigerian ISP’s configuration error disrupted Google services – The Washington Post
Cisco Reports First Quarter Earnings – Cisco Systems
Industry’s Fastest Storage Networking Speed Announced by Fibre Channel Industry Association ─ 64GFC and Gen 7 Fibre Channel – Fibre Channel Industry Association