Week of 17 Jun 2013 Mobile service providers are target of F5 firewall product (18 Jun 2013)
F5 has engineered a mobile provider firewall software that takes an application-specific approach.
Marble Security released its new cloud-based mobile security service that can work with MDM tools for protection of employee-owned mobile devices.
A new Layer 3-based Virtual Modular Switch feature on top-of-rack Ethernet switches from Mellanox enables large clusters for leaf-spine architecture.
Week of 10 Jun 2013 WLAN vendor Ruckus offers device-agnostic BYOD management (14 Jun 2013)
Enterprises need device and operating-system-agnostic BYOD management. Ruckus offers device-agnostic networking software for enterprise WLANs.
Seven months after launching its NaaS platform geared to the midmarket enterprise, Aryaka now has more than 100 customers.
In this blog roundup, read about the effects the PRISM scandal has on cloud data security and get a demo on troubleshooting managed switches.
Cisco introduces pxGrid, a new framework for sharing contextual information between security technologies, beginning with Cisco ISE.
Scripps Networks uses Cisco Medianet to deliver more streaming media to cable provider partners, as well as for video optimization for internal apps.
Mobile workers are more productive than their peers, but still are frustrated by confusing BYOD policies and lack of ubiquitous Wi-Fi.
Week of 03 Jun 2013 Cisco partners: Networking as a Service, switches for the midmarket (06 Jun 2013)
Cisco Systems Inc. introduced Networking-as-a-Service capabilities and a new Catalyst 2960-X switch at its 17th annual Cisco Partner Summit.
Bloggers explain how to use the ClearSight Analyzer to monitor packets and assuage network engineers' concerns about the growing demand in DevOps.
Lyatiss CloudWeaver Discovery is a free cloud network management tool that builds a real-time topology map of resources on Amazon IaaS.
Compuware has added infrastructure monitoring to its suite of software for managing application performance.
Week of 27 May 2013 Networking blogs: Agile approach to development, VMware's hybrid cloud (30 May 2013)
This week, bloggers endorse the Agile approach to development and offer their reaction to VMware's new hybrid cloud service.
Aruba's new WLAN technology offers access point line, Lync visibility and ClientMatch software for a more intelligent, 802.11ac-enabled Wi-Fi network.
Facebook execs Frank Frankovsky and Najam Ahmad discuss why Open Compute is designing a switch that's open source.
Week of 20 May 2013 F5 Application Acceleration Manager combines WAN, Web optimization (23 May 2013)
F5 Application Acceleration Manager is a single platform for transport, data center and application optimization.
This week, networking bloggers point out the steady progress of the MapR platform and make a case for the serious adoption of IPv6.
The WAN optimization Magic Quadrant reveals different WAN optimizer form factors are helping to better match evolving enterprise requirements.
Week of 13 May 2013 Troubleshooting network problems with good governance and design (17 May 2013)
Packet loss, oversubscription, unpatched and inconsistent switch software still plague enterprise networks. Find out how engineers are fighting back.
In this week's networking roundup, bloggers advise how to use Overlay Transport Virtualization and discuss what's needed for a mature SDDC.
Network consultant Peter Welcher talked to SearchNetworking about the evolution of WLAN test tools as more businesses look to wireless networks.
The Wi-Fi Alliance certification program continue to expand as more devices, applications and users rely on Wi-Fi for connectivity.
Networking vendors at Interop 2013 discuss the changing role of the network administrator.
Week of 06 May 2013 Forgot your password? FIDO Alliance works on authentication alternatives (10 May 2013)
Password-based authentication is becoming more taxing for users, especially on mobile devices. The FIDO Alliance is developing alternatives.
This week, networking bloggers give tips for building a VMware home lab and discuss what Teradata's disappointing Q1 might indicate for the BI market.
New McAfee IPS offers 40 Gbps throughput (09 May 2013)
The new NS series of McAfee IPS appliances offers 40 Gbps. McAfee has also acquired NGFW vendor Stonesoft.
Array expands line of application delivery controllers (07 May 2013)
Array Networks expanded its line of ADCs as it targets larger companies and service providers.
Motorola has announced a new 802.11ac access point series and real-time content caching.
Security vendors team up to detect malicious attacks that target networks.
Week of 29 Apr 2013 HP reveals new generation of data center switches (30 Apr 2013)
HP offers new core and aggregation data center switches with OpenFlow 1.3, TRILL and Shortest Path Bridging support.
Cisco has begun shipping its plug-in Wave 1 module to convert the Aironet 3600 into an 802.11ac access point.
In this blog roundup, see why IT needs a better approach to monitoring data centers, and how vendors differentiate by using a common infrastructure.
With its new, high-density 10/40/100 GbE 7500E switch, Arista Networks enables customers to build massive leaf-and-spine networks.
Week of 22 Apr 2013 North American summit: IPv6 implementation still facing roadblocks (24 Apr 2013)
Although ISPs and enterprises continue to roll out IPv6, the protocol has a long way to go before it's fully implemented.
Network packet broker specialist VSS Monitoring combines passive and inline packet capture, adds SSL offload device.
In this week's blog roundup, read about the risks and benefits of the BYO access point trend and get advice for timing packet capture.
Hardware is typically faster than software, but virtual tools for WAN optimization are appropriate for certain use cases.
With Active Fabric, Dell delivers a converged fabric for data centers where server and storage admins call the shots.
Week of 15 Apr 2013 Networking blogs: Network visibility, installing Grizzly with DevStack (19 Apr 2013)
In this week's roundup, bloggers explain how to install Grizzly with DevStack and explore the question of visibility in the virtualized network.
Aruba has announced Workspace, a wireless network management tool that combines NAC, MDM and MAM for an integrated approach to BYOD management.
Week of 08 Apr 2013 The data center switch industry does not have a leader (12 Apr 2013)
Cisco may sell the most data center switches, but no single vision has emerged as the best way to build a data center fabric.
In this week's roundup, bloggers discuss Cisco's acquisition of Ubiquisys and offer strategies for VoFi analysis and engineering firewall policies.
Brocade HyperEdge is now available for simpler campus networking, along with a campus switch refresh.
Riverbed combines application acceleration and network performance management tools into one new offering for customers.
WLAN vendor Meru introduces context-aware networking (10 Apr 2013)
Meru expands network segregation capabilities onto its new MobileFlex architecture for context-aware networking, prioritizing apps across the wireless LAN.
Week of 01 Apr 2013 Juniper enhances integrated wireless LAN control and management (04 Apr 2013)
As more devices and apps bombard the enterprise, IT needs integrated wireless LAN control to improve management flexibility and investment protection.
Bloggers in this week's roundup advise ditching tech-specific plans for more general corporate strategies, and approaching tech support with caution.
Network Instruments offers network recorder that can scale from 2 TB to 16 TB of storage as networks grow.
Week of 25 Mar 2013 Networking blogs: Snags in wireless management, tips for smart storage (26 Mar 2013)
In this week's networking roundup, bloggers discuss the good and bad of wireless management and why IT should trust their smart storage technology.
A global IT consultancy chooses Aryaka's cloud WAN optimization service over traditional hardware-based vendors.
Juniper offers 40 and 100Gigabit Ethernet and network programmability for campus and data center cores by rebranding the MX router as the EX9200 switch.
Cisco made changes to its CCNA program to help admins become voice, wireless and security specialists faster.
Week of 18 Mar 2013 Networking blogs: Better BYOD policies, Aerohive updates HiveManager (20 Mar 2013)
In this networking blog roundup, learn why better BYOD policies are user-oriented, and find out what the HiveManager update means for WLAN security.
Week of 11 Mar 2013 FlyScript enables programmable networks across all Riverbed products (14 Mar 2013)
With FlyScript, Riverbed adds programmable networking that integrates all of its products, from network performance monitoring to ADCs and WOCs.
Bandwidth constraints obstruct off-site data backup (13 Mar 2013)
Enterprises send only two-thirds of their data to off-site backup locations due to bandwidth constraints.
Palo Alto has won the SearchNetworking Network Innovation Award for next-generation firewalls that work throughout campus and data center networks.
The Cisco ISR-AX is a price-reduced branch router that ships with advanced security and application delivery services enabled.
Data center switching vendor Mellanox will support open source software on its switches, giving customers more choice in how they run their networks.
Week of 04 Mar 2013 Networking blogs: Hybrid OpenFlow tips, Meraki Wi-Fi details unveiled (07 Mar 2013)
Networking bloggers offer advice for using the normal forwarding action in hybrid OpenFlow, and analyze fresh details on Meraki Wi-Fi infrastructure.