News of Note—Google debuts Cloud Services Platform; CableLabs' SNAPS-Kubernetes

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> At its conference in San Francisco, Google updated its Cloud Platform Services, which includes an integrated family of cloud services that work across on-premise environments. ZDNet article

> CableLabs recently announced the availability of its SNAPS-Kubernetes program that was designed to speed up the cable industry's use of SDN and NFV. CableLabs blog

>Vodafone is starting to use SDN to manage its 5G network in Turkey. Telecompaper article

> After a 14-year stint at CenturyLink, most recently as the leader of the network virtualization effort, James Feger has left the telco for a new job at F5 Networks. SDxCentral article