Take a Network Break! Dunk your donut as we serve up a bounty of tech news, including Microsoft’s influence over hardware players, a new CEO for Cumulus Networks, and reports that Apple is designing its own servers.
China makes a massive chip investment, Cisco undertakes a company reorganization, Intel rethinks its production cycle, Finisar rolls out 25G optics, IDC pins a number on SD-WAN growth, and Citrix launches an SD-WAN/WAN optimization combo appliance.
You can find all the news links in our show notes below.
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Microsoft Moving Markets
Microsoft SONiC Souring Arista’s ‘Secret Sauce,’ Sending Stock Down – Investors Business Daily
Cumulus Gets New Biz Boss
Cumulus Names New CEO – SDX Central
Apple’s Server Design
Report: Apple designing its own servers to avoid snooping – Ars Technica
Inside Apple’s Cloud Infrastructure Troubles – The Information
China’s Chip Ambitions
China Moves to Contend in Chip Making – Wall Street Journal
Cisco’s New Marching Orders
Cisco Is Shuffling 25,000 Employees Around In A Massive Reorg – Business Insider
Here’s the email Cisco’s CEO just sent to the troops to announce a big reorg – Business Insider UK
Intel Rethinks Production Cycle
Strong SD-WAN Forecast
Citrix Ties SD-WAN & WAN Optimization
Citrix Combines SD-WAN, WAN Optimization In Single Appliance – Packet Pushers