Dell EMC isn’t becoming an SD-WAN vendor, but they will go to market with software partners integrated with their customized x86 adaption in the form of a networking platform, which is the first using the new Intel Xeon D-2100 processor.
Nutanix makes its second acquisition in little over a week, and with Minjar and Netsil combined, Nutanix CEO Dheeraj Pandey says that Nutanix can build a next-generation control plane, with seamless movement between cloud stacks.
Last week’s announcements of an expanded relationship between AWS and Equinix are fundamental to a new strategy announcement that will [eventually] enable organizations to make connections between Equinix IBX data centres.
AWS’ Global Partner Summit was chock full of news, including a redo of the partner program, new competencies in machine learning and networking, with more on the way, and major changes to AWS Marketplace.
The M-Series family OEMed from Mellanox, which provide 100 GbE Ethernet connectivity, but also scale down to an SMB price point, provide HPE with a strong channel offering that has a large price-performance differential over Fibre Channel.