News of Note—VMware's MWC Americas demo, Equinix appoints new CEO and more

news of note

Here are the other stories we're following today:

> At MWC Americas this week, VMware is showcasing how it plans to integrate the Service Assurance Suite, which it bought from Dell, with its NFV portfolio to help carriers prepare for 5G. VMware blog

> Equinix announced that Charles Meyers, an eight-year veteran of the company, has been promoted to the position of CEO. CRN 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.

> Security and container startup Sysdig announced it has landed $68.5 million in a series D funding round. SDxCentral article