A few items from around the sector from the start of this week:
Internap has won an expanded customer contract in southern California. They have picked up a deal with Taboola that will boost the open Web discovery platform's footprint into the company's Los Angeles data center. Taboola is also using Internap's remote hands services and its route optimized IP services.
VMware has brought a new partner into its VeloCloud SD-WAN ecosystem. Telco Systems will be combining VeloCloud's technology with its own NFVi-OS to offer a uCPE solution aimed at enabling service providers to deploy SD-WAN on whatever hardware they choose.
PacketFabric has added another partner to its Connectivity-as-a-Service platform. They have expanded into Switch's core facility in Las Vegas, Nevada. Switch customers will now have a new options for cloud connectivity via PacketFabric's SDN-powered network, which has grown leaps and bounds since it's unveiling just two years ago now.
And Juniper Networks has put its SD-WAN in the cloud. The company's Contrail Service Orchestration is now offering the SD-WAN solution to enterprise customers. Along with integration with technology from Mist Systems, which they acquired last month, they hope to provide a flexible and scalable alternative model that further enables AI for IT.