News of Note—Cisco, FCC, Google and more

news of note

> Cisco plans to focus more on software and analytics with its internet of things platforms. CIO Dive article

> FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has proposed spending an additional $500 million-plus to expand rural broadband. Telecompetitor article

> NetFortris, a provider of cloud-based communication solutions and collaboration applications, has brought on new channel managers to champion its sales and support efforts. Release

> A bug in Google's Chromecast and Home devices could be causing congestion on its Wi-Fi home network equipment. DSLReports article  

> NTT Communications will sequentially deliver its SD-WAN service for Hitachi's GWAN global network used in about 40 countries and regions. Release