TheBrothersWISP 36 – Telecom Mergers, Hidden System Accounts, Brocade, hEX

This week has Greg, Mike, and Tomas(just before he caught a flight), doing a little news updating. We spoke a lot about telecom providers acquiring each other, and why we think it may be happening(spoiler alert, we complain about it hehe). We also talk a little about hardware and security.

Topics include:

  • Trango hidden root account
  • WISP-Router closed up shop
  • Baicells supporting VXLAN
  • Cambium ePMP to support MAC-Telnet/MAC-SSH
  • Centurylink to acquire L3 $34B in cash
  • Crown Castle buys FPL FiberNet $1.5B
  • Private Equity buys Intelliquent (former Neutral Tandem, GTT bought the IP network)
  • CenturyLink sells DataCenters
  • Windstream buys Earthlink
  • GTT buys Hibernia
  • Lumos buys Clarity
  • Tomas Slovakian Outage
  • Mikrotik hEX V3
  • Broadcom acquiring Brocade
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