The week in networking? It’s SD-WAN all the way down

Also: Huawei cloud lands in Africa, Nokia OpenStack, Cisco Nexus BIOS bugs
Riverbed made two announcements covering its SteelHead SD-WAN solution this week – a bunch of enhancements, and subscription pricing options.…

The week in networking? It’s SD-WAN all the way down

Also: Huawei cloud lands in Africa, Nokia OpenStack, Cisco Nexus BIOS bugs
Riverbed made two announcements covering its SteelHead SD-WAN solution this week – a bunch of enhancements, and subscription pricing options.…

Oracle snaffles up a chunk of SD-WAN market with Talari Networks buyout

As shareholders sign off on Big Red’s big pay packet for first time in seven years
Oracle is to slurp up software-defined WAN provider Talari Networks for an undisclosed sum.…

EE, Virgin Media hit with £13.3m fine: Squeezing users for fees for early contract termination not OK

EE: We’re sorry, Ofcom. Virgin: Why, that’s… unjustified and disproportionate!
The UK’s comms watchdog claims to have slapped a £13.3m penalty on EE and Virgin Media for fleecing customers who wanted to exit their broadband or mobile phone contracts …

Brits shun country life over phone not-spot fears

Says company that sells switching services
Millions of Britons unwilling to be parted from their urban broadband and not-too-shabby mobile phone reception are shunning rural living, according to a survey.…