News of Note—Ciena deals for DonRiver, BT automates SDN/NFV, and more

news of note
Ciena announced today that it was acquiring inventory management specialist DonRiver for an undisclosed price. (Pixbay)

Here are the other stories we're following today:

> Ciena announced today that it was acquiring inventory management specialist DonRiver for an undisclosed price. Press release

> BT announced the launch of a new Service and Network Automation Platform designed to help customers automate their SD-WAN and NFV technologies. Press release

Mobile World Congress 2019

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FierceWireless is returning to Barcelona, Spain, during Mobile World Congress 2019 with a two-day Executive 5G Panel Series at the Fira Congress Hotel, conveniently located across the street from the MWC Convention Center. The panel events will take place on Feb. 25-26 and will cover 5G and The Fixed Wireless Access Opportunity, Taking 5G Indoors, and Making 5G Ubiquitous. Attendees will have the opportunity to network and hear from 5G leaders including Verizon, Vodafone, Orange, Sprint, NTT Docomo, Boingo Wireless, Qualcomm, and more over the course of two days.

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> A report by the Dell'Oro Group said that cloud adoption and enterprises were driving the growth of 25 Gbps network adapters. Press release

>Private equity firm Siris Capital Group has hired Hilton Romanski, who is currently SVP and Chief Strategy Officer at Cisco Systems. Press release