Take a Network Break! Cisco makes significant changes to its certification programs, including retiring the CCIE Route & Switch; Cisco also announced plans to unify its collaboration apps; and Intel snaps up Barefoot Networks for its Tofino programmable ASIC.
Arista launches new campus switches and an 802.11ax AP, VMware buys Avi Networks for ADC and load balancing, and Salesforce picks up Tableau for a whopping $15.7 billion in stock.
Broadcom announced its Q2 financials, Huawei presents Verizon with a patent bill, the Black Hat conference takes fire for a politician keynote speaker, and a nuclear sub sinks because someone forgot to close a hatch.
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Cisco Unleashes the Capabilities of the New Network – Cisco Systems
Cisco launches a developer-community cert program – Network World
The CCIE Times Are A Changing – Networking Nerd
CCNP Routing and Switching – Cisco
Barefoot Networks – Crunchbase
Intel Finally Serious About Switching with Barefoot Networks Buy – The Next Platform
Arista Cognitive Cloud Networking Redefines the Campus – Arista Networks
VMware Banks on Data Center Agility With Avi Networks Buy – Light Reading
How to Sink a $3 Billion Dollar Submarine: Forgetting to Close a Hatch – The National Interest