News of Note—Ciena deals for DonRiver, BT automates SDN/NFV, and more

Here are the other stories we're following today:

> Ciena announced today that it was acquiring inventory management specialist DonRiver for an undisclosed price. Press release

> BT announced the launch of a new Service and Network Automation Platform designed to help customers automate their SD-WAN and NFV technologies. Press release

> A report by the Dell'Oro Group said that cloud adoption and enterprises were driving the growth of 25 Gbps network adapters. Press release

>Private equity firm Siris Capital Group has hired Hilton Romanski, who is currently SVP and Chief Strategy Officer at Cisco Systems. Press release