Take a Network Break! Cloudflare has announced a new Network as a Service offering that includes secure remote access and security services, a SonicWall OS vulnerability affects nearly 800,000 of its Network Security Appliances, and a Dutch telco chooses Ericsson to build its core 5G network.
Verizon pulls ads related to 5G after being challenged about the veracity of some of their claims, thread networking emerges as a popular option among home IoT device makers, the startup Alkira raises $54 million in a series B round for its network cloud offering, and SpaceX gets FCC approval for its Starlink satellite broadband service to bid for federal funds to provide broadband in rural areas of the United States.
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Tech Bytes: Apstra
Stay tuned after the news for a sponsored Tech Bytes podcast with Apstra, where we dive into Apstra’s integration between Apstra’s AOS data center automation platform and the SONiC Enterprise distribution, which is a Dell-supported version of the open-source SONiC network OS. Get more details at apstra.com/packetpushers/.
Introducing Cloudflare One – Cloudflare
800,000 SonicWall VPNs vulnerable to new remote code execution bug – ZDNet
SonicWall VPN Portal Critical Flaw (CVE-2020-5135) – Tripwire
Dutch telco KPN goes its own Huawei, picks Ericsson for its 5G core network – The Register
Verizon forced to pull ad that claimed firefighters need Verizon 5G – Ars Technical
NAD Finds Certain Verizon 5G Speed Claims Supported; Recommends Modification or Discontinuation of Others – NAD
HomePod Mini Supports Low-Power Thread Networking Technology – MacRumors
Alkira Raises $54M Series B for Network Cloud Offering Fo...