News of Note—Edge router and server market declines; Telefónica fires up 200G service

News of note

Here are some other stories we're following today:

> According to a report, the worldwide service provider edge router and carrier Ethernet switch market declined 8% in the first half of 2018 compared to 2017. Release

> Telefónica International Wholesale Services announced that its first 200 Gigabit Ethernet redundant data roaming interconnection is now ready for service. Release

> EU antitrust regulators will decide next month whether to clear Microsoft’s $7.5 billion deal to buy privately held coding website GitHub. Reuters article

> Oracle's transition to web-based cloud computing hit a second-quarter speed bump as it reported sluggish sales. Bloomberg article