Take a Network Break! Softbank buys chip designer ARM Holdings for 24 billion pounds, the CrypTech project aims to develop an open source hardware security module, and ONOS launches a data center fabric design built from white box switches and open-source software.
Gartner predicts that the move to cloud will affect $1 trillion in IT spending; LinkedIn unveils Open19, a project that rethinks server and rack design; and EMC shareholders vote to go forward with the Dell merger.
In financial news, F5 Networks and VMware have positive quarters, and Mellanox touts over 30% revenue growth compared to 2015.
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Why SoftBank wants ARM (And ARM needs SoftBank) – Stacey Higginbotham
New Open-Source, SDN-Driven Leaf/Spine Fabric Debuts – Packet Pushers
Open19 – LinkedIn
F5 CEO to Retire (Again) as New ADCs Emerge – SDX Central
Quarterly Results – Mellanox Technologies