News of Note—CableLabs uses SNAPS in OpenStack; enterprises are more focused on cloud, software-defined data centers; OpenStack branches out beyond cloud roots and more

News of note
OpenStack is expanding beyond its roots of building out public and private clouds by throwing more support into open infrastructure and networking. (Pixabay)

Here are the other stories we're following today:

> CableLabs outlined some of the requirements for OpenStack deployments on its open source SNAPS initiative. CableLabs blog

> Cloud and software-defined data centers are now the primary focus of enterprise teams, according to a report by Enterprise Management Associates. Network World article

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> OpenStack is expanding beyond its roots of building out public and private clouds by throwing more support into open infrastructure and networking. Telecom TV article

> On Thursday the House Appropriations Committee approved an amendment that kept the sanctions against ZTE in place despite President Donald Trumps efforts to loosen them. CNET article

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