Here are the week’s strays and stragglers we roped for you:
Qualys acquired container-native application protection provider Layered Insight.
Microsoft and Nasdaq partnered on blockchain technology. They will integrate Microsoft Azure’s blockchain services and Nasdaq’s financial framework.
Google Cloud released general availability on select networking features for Google Kubernetes Engine to provide security and privacy across container infrastructure. It also released alpha availability of virtual machines with 7 TB of total memory using Intel persistent memory for SAP workloads.
Dell EMC and Ohio Supercomputer Center engineers are testing the center’s supercomputer system, liquid-cooled, Dell EMC-built Pitzer Cluster.
Resin.io changed its name to balena and released the beta version of its open source platform.
MEF 3.0 Service Fulfillment and Activation Project demonstrated advancements it has made in delivering automation and assured orchestration across multiple operator domains. This project includes Amartus, ECI, Equinix, Liquid Telecom, Sparkle, Spirent, and Tata Communications.
MEF launched its Enterprise Advisory Council, a group of enterprises that will work on gathering end-user perspectives on MEF 3.0 services.
Sprint expanded its SD-WAN services for enterprise network management across its global network.
Verizon and Calix achieved speeds of 8 Gb/s using NGPON2 technology on Calix’s AXOS platform.
Trend Micro and NTT DoCoMo collaborated on an IoT network security service. It is built on the Trend Micro virtual network function suite on DoCoMo’s 5G open cloud.
Enea, Datavision, Konton, and Fortinet demonstrated their joint SD-WAN reference design for enterprise uCPE use cases.
CA Technologies open sourced core components of its DevOps service and its API Remediation products, and it updated its mainframe product with machine learning capabilities.
LogicMonitor launched Google Cloud Platform (GCP) capabilities for its multi-cloud performance monitoring service.
InfoVista released a new version of its 5G New Radio (NR) network planning and testing service.
Continuous data platform Iguazio released a new version of its multi-cloud, on-premises, edge enterprise serverless platform.
Alef Mobitech completed interoperability testing with Cisco, Huawei, Nokia, Dell, HP, and Ericsson for its edge computing platform.
Telco Systems reported a 28 percent year-over-year increase in shipments of its MEF CE 2.0 compliant devices in North America, for the previous quarter.
Application performance management (APM) company Instana integrated with Splunk’s IT service intelligence platform.
LogRhythm reported that 33 percent of its customers have adopted its embedded security orchestration, automation, and response capability.
ZeroStack added an ability to quickly set up secure tunnels between users or networks at disparate site on its Self-Driving Cloud platform.
Lanner Electronics released a desktop network appliance for edge security, powered by Intel.
Martello completed its acquisition of systems management firm Savision.
Software-defined block storage company Excelero released version 2 its software storage service for applications, NVMesh.
Cockroach Labs released a managed version of its global SQL database service.
Security provider Quest Software released general availability of its database performance monitoring software service.
Morpheus Data updated its multi-cloud management platform with support for OpenStack, Amazon Web Services (AWS), CloudFormation, and Dell EMC storage and cloud integration.
Fidelis Cybersecurity and Netgate launched a joint solution that combines their sensors to enable visibility, threat detection, and data loss detection for applications within AWS.
Telecommunications equipment company Ekinops released a 10-Gig Ethernet access device.
Application security company Data Theorem launched an AI discovery and security inspection platform.
IoT security firm Armis discovered two vulnerabilities in Texas Instruments bluetooth low energy chips. These chips are used in Cisco Meraki and Aruba wireless access points.
Management software company Clubhouse released an enterprise edition of its project management platform.
Edgewater Wireless Systems joined the Wireless Broadband Alliance working group to integrate WiFi with mobile networks to improve 5G technology.
Value-added reseller and managed service provider Nordisk Systems joined Array Networks’ partner program.
Magic Software Enterprises Selected GigaSpaces InsightEdge to power its xpi end-to-end integration platform.
Compliance and cloud-native company Gravitational launched an open source Kubernetes packaging service.
Security company LookingGlass released general availability of its third party risk monitoring offering based on the ScoutPrime platform.
Cloud-based productivity suite provider Backstop Solutions completed a $20 million round of financing.
Security provider FireMon released the latest version of its Security Manager and Lumeta Spectre platforms.
Serverless search and analytics company Rockset launched a cloud service to run SQL databases on raw data.
Northeastern internet, high speed data, and cloud provider FirstLight is using Megaport’s SDN to access Megaport’s service provider ecosystem with visibility and orchestration capabilities.
Monitoring and management company ControlUp launched its Console on VMware Cloud on AWS.
Bricata updated its network protection platform to control the breadth and depth of network metadata.
Shape Security closed a $26 million funding round.
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