Take a Network Break! We kick off today’s show with a discussion of Open/R, a new routing application that Facebook has been using in its data centers. And we look at some unsolicited advice to Cisco about its storage strategy.
Rumors are afoot that Thoma Bravo is in discussions with Infoblox to go private, the Salesforce outage leaves customers few choices, and Weaveworks stitches together new investments to drive container networking.
Slipping iPhone sales have repercussions for Asian manufacturers, the SD-WAN market will likely sustain a lot of competitors for a long time, Pivotal attracts investment from old-school manufacturers, and cable mergers reshape the U.S. landscape.
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Facebook Likes Routing
Will Another Tech Company Go Private?
SolarWinds CEO reflects on taking the company private – Network World
Salesforce Outage: Can Customers Trust The Cloud? – InformationWeek
Weaveworks Stitches Together New Investment
Weaveworks scores $15M in funding round led by GV – Fierce DevOps
Advice To Cisco
Sliding Phone Sales Hit Asia
SD-WAN On The Rise
Silver Peak Counts 300 SD-WAN Customers – SDX Central
SD-WAN Market Consolidation? Don’t Hold Your Breath – Packet Pushers
Ford Drives PaaS Startup
Pivotal Raises $253M, With Ford & Microsoft Investing – SDX Central