• December 05, 2016 05 Dec'16

    Amazon Snowball Edge a possible threat to server, network vendors

    Amazon Snowball Edge, a server-like IoT device, could eventually pose a threat to server and networking vendors, which are already losing business to the public cloud provider.

  • December 01, 2016 01 Dec'16

    From Sonnet 18 to SD-WAN technology: An unlikely networking career

    From teaching Shakespeare's Sonnet 18 to taking on a major SD-WAN technology deployment: Senior engineer Phil Gervasi shares the major career pivot that brought him to networking.

  • December 01, 2016 01 Dec'16

    Integrate UC platform with business-critical SaaS for competitive edge

    By one current estimate, the average business operates across six different clouds. With many software-as-a-service platforms still unable to communicate with each other, enterprise workers must straddle the space between them -- leading to ...

  • November 30, 2016 30 Nov'16

    HPE Aruba networks readied for mobile, IoT

    HPE Aruba networks are getting the access switch and software needed to support mobile and IoT devices, such as surveillance cameras and medical gear.

  • November 29, 2016 29 Nov'16

    A10 intros Lightning brand of cloud application delivery services

    A10 has introduced the Lightning brand of cloud-based application delivery services. The latest product stems from the July acquisition of Appcito.

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  • November 22, 2016 22 Nov'16

    Cisco patent infringement avoided, new Arista OSes OK to import

    Federal officials have cleared Arista's newer switches for importation to the U.S. after trade officials found older Arista products in violation of three Cisco patents.

  • November 21, 2016 21 Nov'16

    Cloud security challenges encapsulate service delivery

    In this week's blog roundup, bloggers examine cloud-delivered security and the obstacles standing in the way of redefining the network.

  • November 18, 2016 18 Nov'16

    Cisco cloud survey reveals nonstop growth and expansion

    This week, a Cisco cloud survey digs into the explosive growth of cloud data, Xirrus deploys a new Wave 2 access point and Nexthink updates end-user analytics.

  • November 17, 2016 17 Nov'16

    Cisco earnings show service providers are not buying

    The latest Cisco earnings show a drop in overall revenue, as service providers spend less. Cisco blames lower sales on macroeconomics.

  • November 16, 2016 16 Nov'16

    F5 pushing application delivery platform to the Equinix hybrid cloud

    Data center provider Equinix has agreed to provide customers with the option of using the F5 application delivery platform in hybrid cloud environments.

  • November 16, 2016 16 Nov'16

    Broadcom Brocade deal leaves questions

    This week, bloggers weigh the possible outcomes of the Broadcom Brocade deal and discuss cybersecurity lessons fueled by the 2016 U.S. election.

  • November 15, 2016 15 Nov'16

    Startups launch verification technology to help manage networks

    Forward Networks and Veriflow Systems have introduced verification technology to help engineers manage corporate networks.

  • November 11, 2016 11 Nov'16

    Aviatrix wins Network Innovation Award

    This month's Network Innovation Award winner, Aviatrix, wants to help firms bridge the spaces between their clouds with their enterprise cloud-defined networking technology.

  • November 11, 2016 11 Nov'16

    Facebook's new switching platform completes 100 Gb data center pod

    Facebook has completed its open source 100 Gb data center pod. The technology for hyperscale data centers includes a second-generation modular switching platform called Backpack.

  • November 11, 2016 11 Nov'16

    President-elect silent on federal cybersecurity policies

    This week, bloggers look ahead to the new administration's cybersecurity policies, how to close gaps in app delivery management and the best way to optimize data centers.