SD-WAN Week in Review: Bigleaf, Star2Star, Talari & More

April 28, 2018

By Maurice Nagle, Web Editor

SD-WAN is a game changing technology, serving as a key component of the digital era. Digital transformation is touching all points of technology, and as the cloud adoption and applications grow, SD-WAN is an exceptional way to deliver performance, reliability, flexibility and cut costs on an organizations WAN spend. With the weekend upon us, there’s no better time than the present to take a look back at the week that was in: It’s time for the Week in Review!

Wholesale Carrier Services (News - Alert) (WCS) announced a partnership with Versa Networks to add managed SD-WAN and SD-Security services to its portfolio of offerings. In selecting the Versa Cloud IP Platform, the networkWCS service portfolio is expanding to meet the needs of the modern enterprise. “We have a vision of enabling our enterprise customers to drive business transformation through the cloud, creating new opportunities for their growth, agility and competitiveness,” said Chris Barton (News - Alert), CEO of Wholesale Carrier Services. Find full coverage HERE

Star2Star announced the arrival of an end-to-end solution of its own. As the recent release of the StarSystem Hosted solution adds to the value to Star2Star’s Full Spectrum (News - Alert) Communications solution, and a partnership with Bigleaf rounds out what appears to be quite the robust solution set. Complete coverage is HERE.

BCM One and Talari announced a new partnership to put the power of Talari SD-WAN in the BCM SD-WAN ecosystem. Talari joins four others as BCM’s premier SD-WAN partners, to aid in building out a robust networking portfolio. All the details are HERE.

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, the newest version of the Linux distribution for workstations, cloud and IoT, is now available. Kubeflow, the Google (News - Alert) (News - Alert) approach to TensorFlow on Kubernetes, and a range of CI/CD tools are integrated in Canonical Kubernetes and aligned with Google GKE for on-premise and on-cloud AI development. “Multi-cloud operations are the new normal” said Mark Shuttleworth, CEO, Canonical, and founder, Ubuntu (News - Alert). “Boot-time and performance-optimized images of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on every major public cloud make it the fastest and most efficient OS for cloud computing, especially for storage and compute intensive tasks like machine learning.” Insight and analysis is HERE.

Remember to come back early and often for your fill of all things SD-WAN! See you next week!