VMware is gearing up to be a leading vendor to service providers, and may be getting a boost from a shift away from DIY networks and toward integrated stacks.
SD-WAN is driving deals where VMware partners with telcos to sell to enterprise customers.
To help its parent company connect with consumers as a new kind of service provider, The Walt Disney Studios is creating new entertainment experiences, solving tech problems and getting ready for 5G networks.
VMware says CloudHealth will give MSPs visibility into public cloud workloads, complementing VMware's existing insights into private clouds and applications.
CloudHealth provides a unified platform to help managed service providers manage cloud costs, usage, security and performance in one place.
VMware is extending its NSX networking across private clouds, Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure, and partnering with Cisco rival Arista for switch interoperability.
AI-driven solutions are being used in telecommunications to support various elements of the customer experience that most CRM systems just can't handle.
VMware cut minimum costs in half for enterprises looking to get started moving vSphere to AWS, among several updates to the service.
The company is rolling out upgrades to its Cloud Provider toolset, to help telcos and managed service providers prosper by delivering multicloud services.
Carrier hosted two-day developer summmit for open source edge software project, after it released key seed code for major use case.
New version of Mirantis Cloud Platform makes it easier to deploy private clouds for network functions virtualization (NFV), high performance computing and other specialized workloads.
Red Hat will help enterprises move to open virtualization and eventually containers, getting off their expensive "legacy virtualization solutions" -- aka VMware.
Cloud training expert cautions against assuming open source software is inherently more secure, advising developers to use with caution.
Warchest will help Slack beat Microsoft, Cisco and other mighty competitors.
With technology partners and an eye toward 5G networks, the StudioLAB is helping Disney-owned content studios solve technical production problems and reach consumers in novel ways.
Arista is stepping up its war with Cisco, extending its new networking fabric strategy to encompass security.
By 2021, telecom networks will see a turning point where AI-driven technologies will be necessary to deploy, run and manage 5G services and leverage comprehensive network automation solutions.
Google is working to empower developers to succeed with small steps, says Adam Seligman, developer relations VP.
Salesforce's 'TransmogrifAI' helps enterprises build big AI systems based on oceans of data.
Google is looking to knock down barriers to AI adoption by offering enterprises a head start on specific business uses.
One way to look at how much the industry is changing is to spend some time with an executive – and a company – that has stuck to the same formula and industry view for almost 20 years.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Swisscom's fixed-line challenge; MegaFon on the march in Q2; O2 sees the light; Virgin's fiber-to-the-crater.
Disappointing shortage of bad news in Cisco's quarterly earnings, with revenues up across the board.
Big Red can't decide whether it loves open source or hates it.
Industry veteran Ihab Tarazi helps lead company in providing IaaS at the edge of the network, offering bare metal compute as part of a larger edge computing ecosystem.
The cloud-native applications security specialist has now raised $63 million.
VMware plans to marry networking and application intelligence, to put Cisco in the crosshairs.
Automation will help companies meet customer demand and stay competitive, but it also makes the security stakes that much higher. Here are some key ingredients for a comprehensive network security approach.
Defense Authorization Act 2019 puts Chinese tech on purchasing hit list.
Recent Mojo acquisition (no, really, that's the company name) extends Arista's network automation strategy from core to campus.
Shared infrastructure play now includes delivering fiber services, lit and unlit, to enterprises in large urban areas across US.
Can Intel reinvent itself for the post-PC future?
There's something fishy at Microsoft's undersea data center off the coast of Scotland, and they want you take a good look.
Deal gives Cox biz services unit a broader set of managed cloud services targeted to a mix of verticals.
The CEO of one of the largest ISPs in the world isn't so keen to use artificial intelligence to manage its network. He just doesn't need it.
Intel is late to market with AI-enabled chips, but it's determined to catch up.
Execs upgrade the guidance for 2018 saying the integration of Level 3 is going well and will drive major new business opportunities.
The cloud gives enterprises an express lane to machine learning.
With the use of microservices and AI, AT&T is looking to speed up and change the processes that will ultimately help it transform its network operations and become more efficient.
Block will be responsible for growth strategy, executions and operations, while Benioff continues as chairman, leading vision and innovation.
Cell towers represent a logical location for edge computing and their owners see major opportunity, once they figure out the business model. Two major operators are already on the move.
Cisco's goal is to speed up and simplify WAN deployments, with centralized management and improved visibility.
Arista will write a big check to dismiss the suit charging that it ripped off Cisco's intellectual property.
It may seem like Cisco buys companies the way the rest of us buy smartphone apps – just for the heck of it, when they're bored. But there's actually a plan.
Cisco is looking to make it less scary for enterprises to live in the world of public clouds, BYO devices and end users who aren't employees.
Moving to the cloud lets engineers get close to customer problems, rather than struggling with infrastructure, says Evernote Chief of Staff Ben McCormack.
Arris misses its Q2 numbers and cuts financial guidance for 2018 as a component crisis continues to put stress on its key CPE business.
The research cloud will run OpenStack, an example of that software's future in specialized cloud settings, including high-performance computing, says Mirantis co-founder and CMO Boris Renski.
Nutanix is climbing the cloud stack by acquiring Mainframe2, aka "Frame," which delivers cloud-based Windows desktops and applications.
Larry Ellison loves to insult AWS, but Amazon isn't going to put up with it much longer.
Developers need tools that let them make fast, incremental changes to cloud applications, says Google's Adam Seligman, VP of developer relations.