Take a Network Break! Guest Ed Horley stops by to pitch in on this week’s commentary.
We address a couple of FUs on Cisco NAE and Microsoft Teams, and then dive into new Aruba switches and an upgrade to Aruba’s network OS, and a new SD-WAN appliance from Riverbed.
Teridion debuts new PoPs in China to enable SD-WAN services on the mainland, SpaceX pledges to make satellite-delivered broadband available next year, and a US appeals court slaps down Ajit Pai’s order forbidding states and local municipalities from regulating broadband.
Mozilla’s latest version of Firefox reduces the power draw on Macs, Juniper posts a weak quarter in its latest financial results, and AWS gets punished by the stock market for only growing by 35%.
US mobile carriers band together to ditch SMS, AT&T promises to send its DANOS project to the Linux Foundation by November 15th, and a Defense Department leader steps aside from the JEDI contract to avoid the appearance of impropiety.
Microsoft acquires yet another cloud migration company, Google hires an ex-Microsoft exec to head up its GSuite business, and SoftBank and WeWork shower founder Adam Neumann with a golden parachute to get him to fly away.
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Cisco ACI for Data Center Networking Subscription Offers – Cisco Systems (PDF)
Aruba CX 6300, CX 6400 And ArubaOS CX Briefing Deck – October 2019 – Packet Pushers Ignition
SteelConnect EX – Riverbed
Teridion Takes Its SD-WAN Service to China – Light Reading
Dramatically reduced power usage in Firefox 70 on macOS with Core Animation – Mozilla Gfx Team Blog
Juniper Networks Reports Preliminary Third Quarter 2019 Financial Results – Juniper Networks
AT&T Sets DANOS Donation Date, IP Fusion VAI Deal – SDX Central
Microsoft Moves on Mover Months After Movere Move – SDX Central