After clearing Chinese regulatory approval, the two companies are looking to combine to create an enterprise, hybrid cloud, mobile and security powerhouse.
Networks need to be smarter to handle anticipated traffic booms and network reshaping that 5G and IoT will bring.
Even in a cloud universe, apps still require manageability, security, compliance and IT departments to deliver them, say VMware executives.
Cisco has bought container-management specialist ContainerX for an undisclosed fee in a further sign of business diversification.
AT&T and Level 3 execs explain how AI and machine learning are being built into network platforms that deliver more reliability and security.
New platform and orchestration tools are designed to let enterprises and service providers bridge public, private and hybrid clouds, including IBM, Google, Microsoft and Amazon.
Apollo Global Management is scooping up the cloud provider for $4.3 billion.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EE does deal with Apple Music; Vivendi looks to cut costs at pay-TV unit; TV content rights shake-up in the offing across EU.
Vic Bhagat comes from EMC and GE and is planning to put IT at the center of VES strategy and sales.
CenturyLink and Perseus execs share real-world experiences, reminding everyone there are no easy paths to virtualization.
Cisco says Arista can't bring products into the US, as a result of ongoing intellectual property litigation by Cisco against Arista.
Company moving down market to offer a wholesale version of services to small to midsized businesses as well as Fortune 500 companies.
Joins a field of vendors looking to automate network management in real time.
The container platform is intended to provide an easier alternative to the likes of Docker, Kubernetes and Heroku.
Monica is a digital assistant like Apple Siri or Amazon Alexa, but built for business.
The company has defined three 'key characteristics' to make sure open source software lives up to the label.
Resumes a grim summer layoffs tradition.
Network operator touts diversity of competing connections into its own data centers and the strong interconnection business happening there.
Can you believe people still think open source isn't fit for business?
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EC preps new OTT rules; Tele Columbus ramps in Q2; drone action in Scotland; and hybrid power in Gabon.
The consumer package goods company relies on the cloud to support its direct sales business model.
Adtran's annual media and analyst event focused on network and business changes required to meet the demands of an 'Uber-like' customer experience.
The deal starts with development and testing, with plans to expand to other business functions in the future.
Rather than selling services to SMBs that rely heavily on capex, CSPs are shifting the model to opex through network-as-a-service models.
Leveraging Kubernetes, Mirantis has an ambitious plan to pivot its business model to deliver a broad array of services.
Service provider acknowledges role that Cisco's Network Service Orchestrator is playing in Level 3's SDN strategy.
Startups can use the cloud to disrupt big enterprise vendors' relationships with customers.
Orbitera is a platform for enabling the selling of enterprise software over the cloud, designed to beef up Google's multi-cloud strategy.
Investment firm Apollo Global Management is the favored suitor, according to reports.
And speaking of clouds: Arista is confident it can continue business as usual despite the cloud of Cisco litigation hanging over it.
In the third part of this series, we look at how MSOs can align products and service offerings to meet mid-market and enterprise customer needs.
Designed for service providers and large enterprises to help them keep their networks humming.
Intel Capital leads three rounds of funding totalling $25M for Velostrata, Sedona Systems and Panoply.io.
Consolidates multiple labs from around the world for easy collaboration on networking, connectivity, VR and other projects.
As they seek to move upmarket in the commercial space, cable operators must find ways to address the unique needs and requirements of midsized and enterprise firms.
HPE shuffles its cloud group as it reportedly considers going private.