News of Note—Linux Foundation, CenturyLink, Cisco and more

news of note

> The Linux Foundation announced the addition of 30 Silver members. Release

> A House panel agreed Tuesday on the need to boost rural broadband infrastructure but displayed a partisan divide over the government's role in doing so. The Hill article

> CenturyLink and collab9, a FedRAMP-authorized provider of secure cloud communications, won a contract to provide UCaaS capabilities to the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board. Release

> The California Senate has approved a bill to put net neutrality laws in place despite a provision in the FCC’s recent move to prevent states from taking such action. Ars Technica article

> Extreme Networks named Maryam Alexandrian-Adams, a technology industry leader, to its board of directors effective today. Release

> Cisco is pumping up its intent-based networking technology, allowing system administrators to verify that their networks are operating under the intentions they specified and to work out issues on wireline and wireless networks. Network World article