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ChannelE2E offers news on software defined networking (SDN), storage (SDS) & data centers (SDDC) for CSPs, MSPs, VARs, ISVs and partners in the IT channel.

AWS Wavelength, Verizon 5G Partnership Ready for Cloud Developers

Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Verizon say Wavelength 5G mobile edge compute service is live for developers in Boston and the San Francisco, California Bay Area.

Oracle SD-WAN Orchestration Cloud Debuts

Oracle SD-WAN Orchestration Cloud (OSOC) seeks to speed multi-cloud deployment, operation & integration. HPE, Masergy, Microsoft & Barracuda also make SD-WAN moves.

SD-WAN Company Silver Peak for Sale?

SD-WAN technology company Silver Peak Systems may be up for sale. Rivals include Aryaka, Cisco, Fortinet & VMware SD-WAN by VeloCloud. Will buyer emerge?

Masergy Taps CenturyLink’s Jim Glackin for Channel Chief

Software-defined networking company Masergy hires CenturyLink veteran executive Jim Glackin to serve as its first Channel Chief.

Nutanix Furloughs Are Not Layoffs, HCI Technology Vendor Says

Nutanix will furlough 27% of employees for two weeks before November 2020, the hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) technology company says.

VMware Acquires Pivotal Software

VMware acquires Pivotal Software for multi-cloud application software strategy across Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure & Google Cloud Platform.

Ksquare Acquires Salesforce Partner Great Wave Tech

Ksquare has acquired Salesforce cloud consulting partner Great Wave Tech, the latest in a growing list of Salesforce partner buyouts.

Cisco Acquires Service Provider Networking Software Company

Cisco Systems acquires Ensoft Ltd., which develops software for service provider networks. Cisco’s goal is to build simplified, scalable, trusted & automatable IP network infrastructure,

IBM Acquires Red Hat for Hybrid Cloud Software Push

IBM is acquiring Red Hat for Linux & hybrid cloud software technologies. The deal could help IBM Cloud compete vs. Amazon Web Services (AWS) & Microsoft Azure.

Rubrik Alta Data Protection Extends From AWS Cloud to Unix Data Centers

Rubrik extends its data protection platform from public clouds like Amazon Web Services (AWS) to customer data centers running Unix services like IBM AIX & Oracle Solaris. An MSP partner strategy also emerges.