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Spotlight: Microsoft and Facebook team on transatlantic cable to make the web more reliable

Microsoft and Facebook are teaming up to build what could be the most powerful transatlantic fiber optic cable yet, The Next Web said, all in an effort to make the web more reliable for everyone.

Red Hat inks deal with Spanish bank BBVA to develop cloud-based digital banking services

Red Hat announced this week a strategic partnership with Spanish bank BBVA designed to create a digital banking platform supported by Red Hat cloud products, including OpenStack, OpenShift and CloudForms.

Brocade applies DevOps automation capabilities to the network with Workflow Composer

Brocade is looking to bring DevOps-style methodologies and automation to the network with the forthcoming launch of Brocade Workflow Composer.

ThousandEyes aims to provide more granular visibility into all network traffic

ThousandEyes wants to provide enterprises with greater insight into network visibility, including visibility into the Internet. The vendor unveiled new functionality in its monitoring product that provides network administrators with greater visibility into what's causing network issues, no matter whether it's within the four walls of the enterprise or somewhere outside of their control.

Zebra unveils cloud-managed WLAN offering

Zebra Technologies is enabling its enterprise customers to manage Wi-Fi access points from the cloud. The company introduced its Azara cloud-managed WLAN offering, which enables the management of Zebra access points from the cloud.

Spotlight: Lenovo and Nutanix target SMBs with latest hyperconvergence appliance

Hyperconvergence still has a long way to go to become a mainstream product in the enterprise, but it's already moving downstream into the small- to medium-sized business market.

Avaya may be looking to sell off some of its product assets

Avaya still has positive cash flow, but the company's second quarter showed a continuing decline in revenue. Additionally, the company hinted that it may be getting ready to shed some of its assets.

Spotlight: DriveScale aims to turn standard rack servers into composable infrastructure

Scale-out computing vendor DriveScale launched a new offering designed to help enterprises turn standard rack servers into composable infrastructure to gain the flexibility benefits of converged infrastructure.

Brocade sees revenue decline in most categories in Q2, but planned Ruckus acquisition hints at greater things to come

Brocade experienced revenue decline almost across the board during the second quarter of its fiscal 2016 year. The planned acquisition of Ruckus Wireless, which was announced in early April, might be the catalyst for change at the networking vendor, though.

Netronome boosts programmability of SDN environments with IDE supporting P4 and C

Netronome is branching out to include P4 and C programming capabilities on its software-defined networking infrastructure.