News of Note—SD-WAN vendor Talari bows Cloud Connect; GitLab raises $100M and more

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GitLab raised $100 million to expand its suite of tools as it fights for market share against Microsoft's GitHub. (Pixabay)

Here are the other stories we're following today:

>  Talari Networks unveiled its new "Cloud Connect" solution for hybrid multicloud enterprise networks. Press release

>  GitLab, a platform for sharing and collaborating on code, said it raised $100 million to expand its suite of tools as it fights for market share against Microsoft's GitHub. Bloomberg article

Mobile World Congress 2019

Attend the 2-Day Executive 5G Panel Series

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.

Secure your spot at the event today! Now is your chance to join fellow industry professionals for networking and education. Registration information and the schedule can be found on the website here.

> In what could be a precursor to using blockchain in the finance sector, a division of PNC Financial Services Group will use technology built by startup Ripple to process international payments. Reuters article

>  SENDATE, the Celtic-Plus flagship project for secure networking of data centers in Europe, announced successful completion of an industry-first multivendor SDN field trial. Press release

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