Take a Network Break! On today’s show we cover the latest bad news for Huawei, a new networking ASIC from Barefoot, and the arrival of two new service mesh offerings from F5 and VMware.
Ericsson kills mobile services for millions of people due to a lapsed certificate, IBM sells Lotus Notes and other software for nearly $2 billion, and Microsoft adopts an open-source rendering engine for its Edge browser.
Zayo splits services from infrastructure in an effort to tackle SD-WAN, Pica8 extends its britebox partnership with Dell EMC, and the Verge announces plans to publish science fiction that inspires hope for future.
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Sponsor: Virtual Design Clinic
Register now for the Packet Pushers’ Virtual Design Clinic on December 19th. This live, online event includes deep-dive technical presentations for network engineers, Ask Me Anything sessions with expert panelists, and a sponsored presentation from Apcela. It’s free to sign up. Register here.
Tech Bytes: HPE’s Composable Fabric
Stay tuned after the podcast for a Tech Byte episode sponsored by HPE and Intel. We get details about Composable Fabric, a networking solution from HPE that combines top-of-rack switches and automation software to pool networking resources and help your data center scale. We also talk about how Composable Fabric integrates with HPE’s Simplivity hyperconverged portfolio.
Cisco tells employees to avoid China travel, then backtracks – Nikkei Asian Review
BT removing Huawei equipment from parts of 4G network – The Guardian
BT Moves to Extract Huawei From Its Core – Telecom Ramblings
BiB 065: Barefoot Networks Announces A New 12.8Tbps Tofino ASIC – Packet Pushers
Aspen Mesh Open Beta Makes Istio Enterprise-ready – Aspen Mesh (F5)
IBM offloads Notes and Domino to India’s HCL Technologies – The Register
MicrosoftEdge/MSEdge: Microsoft Edge – GitHub
Goodbye, EdgeHTML – Mozilla