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Content Delivery Networks and clouds join MANRS internet security effort

https://www.zdnet.com/article/content-delivery-networks-and-clouds-join-manrs-internet-security-effort/

6 days ago

With the internet being hammered as never before, CDNs and cloud are joining with the Internet Society to help secure vital internet routing.

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Palo Alto Networks to acquire CloudGenix for $420 million

https://www.zdnet.com/article/palo-alto-networks-to-acquire-cloudgenix-for-420-million/

6 days ago

CloudGenix competes with Cisco and other incumbents in the SD-WAN space.

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Microsoft buys Affirmed Networks to provide cloudy services for 5G network operators

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/27/microsoft_acquires_affirmed_networks/

a week ago

Vodafone, Orange, AT&T, and Softbank are already users, will soon have Azure option

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Microsoft Makes 5G Play With Deal For Affirmed Networks

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/microsoft-makes-5g-play-with-deal-for-affirmed-networks

2 weeks ago

by Joseph Tsidulko The startups software virtualizes wireless networks, a capability that will help Microsoft woo telecoms to its public cloud with gains in scalability, cost and efficiency.

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Microsoft buys cloud-based 5G services vendor Affirmed Networks

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-buys-cloud-based-5g-platform-vendor-affirmed-networks/

2 weeks ago

Microsoft is continuing its push to work with telcos on managing 5G workloads from the cloud with its latest acquisition of Affirmed Networks.

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Palo Alto Networks Q2 sales fall short amid firewall malaise

https://www.zdnet.com/article/palo-alto-networks-q2-sales-fall-short-amid-firewall-malaise/

a month ago

Palo Alto's second quarter sales missed Wall Street projections and its third quarter outlook isn't much better.

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Uncle Sam: Secretly spying on networks around the world without telling anyone, Huawei? But that's OUR job

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/12/us_huawei_backdoor/

2 months ago

Chinese mega-maker denies latest allegations of backdoor shenanigans

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Game over, LAN, game over! Windows software nasty Emotet spotted spreading via brute-forced Wi-Fi networks

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/10/emotet_spreads_over_wifi/

2 months ago

And shares with guessable passwords

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Vodafone CEO: We will elbow Chinese firm Huawei from our European core networks

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/05/vodafone_to_strip_huawei_gear_from_its_network/

2 months ago

Project set to take half a decade and cost €200m

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Not call, dude: UK govt says guaranteed surcharge-free EU roaming will end after Brexit transition period. Brits left at the mercy of networks

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/30/uk_government_free_eu_roaming_will_end/

2 months ago

I didn't see that on the side of a bus

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You're always a day Huawei: UK to decide whether to ban Chinese firm's kit from 5G networks tomorrow

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/27/uk_huawei_5g_core_decision_imminent/

2 months ago

Though we might not hear about it straight away

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HPE and Cumulus Networks partner for open storage

https://www.networkworld.com/article/3513501/hpe-and-cumulus-networks-partner-for-open-storage.html

3 months ago

The deal between HPE and Cumulus Networks is designed to address the increased network and storage demands of techs like AI, IoT.

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Citrix And VMware Settle Avi Networks Dispute

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/citrix-and-vmware-settle-avi-networks-dispute

3 months ago

by Joseph Tsidulko Their rivalry has thawed in recent years, and the two virtualization giants have reached terms that will avoid trial in a patent-infringement lawsuit VMware inherited when it purchased the application delivery startup.

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Patch now: Published Citrix applications leave networks of 'potentially 80,000' firms at risk from attackers

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/23/patch_now_published_citrix_applications_leave_network_vulnerable_to_unauthorised_access/

3 months ago

Unauthorised users able to perform 'arbitrary code execution'

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IT isn't supposed to stand for Insider Trading... Palo Alto Networks sysadmin and pals accused of $7m shares caper

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/18/palo_alto_it_admin/

4 months ago

Techie allegedly fed secret financial info to buddies ahead of public release

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Poor, poor mobile networks. UK's comms watchdog plans to stop 'em selling locked-down handsets

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/17/ofcom_details_plans_to_stop_networks_flogging_locked_handsets/

4 months ago

First OTT apps nick their SMS revenue, now this...

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Google emits Network Intelligence Center to help untangle misconfigured cloud networks

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/14/google_network_intelligence_center_for_cloud_and_onpremises/

5 months ago

Connectivity tests check config but do *not* actually test connectivity

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Arista Networks has one cloud customer hiccup and Q4 outlook trips

https://www.zdnet.com/article/arista-networks-has-one-cloud-customer-hiccup-and-q4-outlook-trips/

5 months ago

Arista Network cuts its fourth quarter outlook dramatically due to one large hyperscale cloud customer. Cloud vendors are starting to optimize the way they scale.

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'Big three' 5G kit maker Nokia downgrades profits as returns from next-gen networks fail to show up

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/24/big_three_5g_kit_maker_nokia_downgrades_profits/

5 months ago

Soz shareholders, no dividend for you

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