The decision comes amid hopes the $16.6 billion acquisition by Nokia may happen earlier than expected, and Alcatel-Lucent's restructuring continues.
Officials with the open-source project also are seeing strong adoption of OpenDaylight for NFV, which is seeing growing interest from enterprises.
The moves, including a review of Citrix's operations and a reshuffling of the board, are in response to pressure from investor Elliott Management.
The companies are partnering to offer HPC customers InfiniBand and Ethernet network interconnects that use Iceotope's liquid-cooling technologies.
NEWS ANALYSIS: Networking professionals will converge on the OpenDaylight Summit to discuss progress in various development projects aimed at widely implementing SDN.
The $16.6 billion deal that would create a larger networking vendor clears an antitrust investigation by the European Commission.
As part of the deal, Cisco and Technicolor will enter into a strategic alliance to develop video offerings for telcos and service providers.
Lifesize's Amplify cloud service lets users record, save and share video conferences through YouTube-like personal libraries.
The goal of the Logitech Collaboration Platform is to offer tighter product integration with program members, including Blue Jeans and BroadSoft.
NEC will run its virtual network functions on HP's OpenNFV platform to offer a solution the vendors hope will accelerate carrier adoption of NFV.
The industry consortium also brings Qualcomm onto its board, a move that could help reduce fragmentation in the IoT standards efforts.
The Spanish telco will expand its testing of Alcatel-Lucent's virtual networking gear as part of its effort to use NFV in its environment.
We want to connect every machine in the world, operator's M2M head says.
The company's Unified Communications Command Suite adds analytics capabilities for Microsoft's Office 365 and Cisco's Unified Communications Manager.
The money will go toward Internet of everything startups and technologies, cyber-security solutions, and expanded education and apprentice programs.