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September 07, 2018
Juniper Networks has partnered with Ericsson to sell 5G gear and software to carriers. The Juniper-Ericsson alliance arrives as Cisco's partnership with Ericsson weakens.
August 02, 2018
Kontron has bought open source networking company Inocybe. The specialty hardware maker is adding SDN software to its portfolio as telco customers buy more commodity systems.
July 27, 2018
Windstream has introduced technology for connecting the Windstream SD-WAN to public clouds. SD-WAN Cloud Connect will support AWS and Microsoft Azure starting next month.
July 18, 2018
In a change from forging security partnerships with SD-WAN vendors, Fortinet introduced FortiGate SD-WAN, which integrates SD-WAN into its FortiGate next-generation firewall appliance.
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