Network Break 397: VMware Aria Sings Multicloud Management;

Take a Network Break! This week we start with space weather as a coronal mass that could disrupt electronic communications heads to Earth, VMware rolls out major announcements at VMware Explore, and Palo Alto Networks reminds customers to patch a firewall vulnerability that could lead to DDoS attacks.

US officials tell NVIDIA to stop selling certain AI chips to China, Apple may or may not roll out satellite Internet connectivity in its upcoming phone launch, and former US employees of a security company based in the United Arab Emeriates face consequences for spying on US citizens.

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Huge Sunspot Pointed Straight at Earth Has Developed a Delta Magnetic Field – Newsweek

Coronal hole faces Earth –

VMware Aria: If You Can’t Beat Public Cloud, Maybe You Can Manage It – Packet Pushers

VMware Advances Multi‑Cloud Management with VMware Aria – VMware

Announcing Project Northstar: SaaS delivered Multi-Cloud Networking and Security – VMware

VMware is slowing down and vetoing customer deals as the Broadcom acquisition looms, frustrating salespeople and angering clients – Business Insider

Palo Alto warns of firewall vulnerability used in DDoS attack on service provider – The Record

CVE-2022-0028 PAN-OS: Reflected Amplification Denial-of-Service (DoS) Vulnerability in URL Filtering – Palo Alto Networks

U.S. officials order Nvidia to halt sales of top AI chips to China – Reuters

Kuo: Apple Has Completed Hardware Tests for iPhone 14 Satellite Connectivity, But Launch Depends on Partners – MacRumors

An iPhone 14 satellite link could depend on Apple cutting a deal with wireless carriers – The Verge

Ex-spies banned from arms exports for UAE hack-for-hire work – The Register