Week of 05 Oct 2015 HP rallies partners around OpenSwitch as Cisco replacement (07 Oct 2015)
The HP-led OpenSwitch community is likely to attract the interest of large enterprises with Web-scale data centers.
Cisco gains in IoT software will define future (09 Oct 2015)
Cisco's success in the Internet of Things hinges on developing software as good as the hardware it has made for two decades.
Brocade makes the enterprise wireless network more open (09 Oct 2015)
Brocade has partnered with two more Wi-Fi vendors to offer enterprise customers a more flexible wireless network.
Cisco Mobility Express aims to make wireless easier (06 Oct 2015)
In this week's blogs, analysts discuss Cisco Mobility Express and examine whether enterprise networks can really handle an explosion of Internet of Things devices.
Week of 21 Sep 2015 Alcatel-Lucent IP edge router fills gap in product line (25 Sep 2015)
Alcatel-Lucent has added a midsize IP edge router to its 7750 SR line for service providers and large enterprises.
Dell campus core switch faces uphill battle in market (24 Sep 2015)
Dell's latest campus core switch is expected to face tough competition from rivals Cisco and HP.
Microsoft network OS could attract large enterprises (22 Sep 2015)
Microsoft's Azure network OS could eventually have an impact on how enterprises build cloud data centers.
Juniper leans on wireless partners to battle Cisco, HP (21 Sep 2015)
Juniper Networks faces an uphill battle in tapping wireless partners to grab WLAN market share from Cisco and HP.
Week of 14 Sep 2015 ICYMI: FireEye details Cisco router malware in report (17 Sep 2015)
Routers in at least 14 locations were diagnosed with malicious software, according to a FireEye report; Aryaka signs reseller deal with Avant.
Arista introduces a portfolio of 25/50/100 GbE switches to meet the increasing demand for more throughput in hyperscale data centers.
Interconnect vendor IIX said its new Console business simplifies the process of making a direct connection between data centers and cloud providers.
Week of 07 Sep 2015 SN blogs: ACI network automation tool gets thumbs-up (11 Sep 2015)
Cisco's network automation tool, ACI PowerTool, gets the once-over; BlackBerry's purchase of Good means more EMM consolidation.
Week of 31 Aug 2015 SN blogs: Log analytics critical tool for network monitoring (04 Sep 2015)
An analyst cites the integration of two network monitoring apps; what does iOS 9 mean to the enterprise?
ICYMI: Ethernet market hits $5.8B mark in Q2 (02 Sep 2015)
IDC says the Ethernet switch and router market remains healthy; retailers are ready to spend on IoT.
Week of 24 Aug 2015 HP open switches mark the latest challenge to Cisco (27 Aug 2015)
HP introduced two Altoline open switches that increase the company's portfolio of alternatives to Cisco's proprietary hardware.
The Intel-led $100 million investment in Mirantis is expected to help ease the pain of OpenStack integration with corporate networks.
Xirrus plans to release in October an 802.11ac Wave 2 access point. The device is expected to fill a niche in the wireless market.
Week of 17 Aug 2015 Container IT gets boost with Docker enhancement (21 Aug 2015)
In this week's SN blogs, analysts discuss Docker, the real value of an industry certification and the capabilities of a new Linux project aimed at virtualized environments.
Week of 10 Aug 2015 SN blogs: Building your own IP address management tool (13 Aug 2015)
An analyst examines the impact of this year's Black Hat conference, while another one discusses the impact of activist investors.
Cisco SDN products wiggle their way into the enterprise (13 Aug 2015)
Cisco SDN product sales grew by 200% last quarter, according to CEO Chuck Robbins. Products included Nexus 9000 and Cisco's SDN controller.
Week of 03 Aug 2015 F5 extends BIG-IP application delivery platform to the cloud (05 Aug 2015)
The latest version of the F5 BIG-IP application delivery platform supports software running on Microsoft Azure or Amazon Web Services.
An analyst debates the merits of cloud-assembled workflows; and a new security feature gets a thumbs-up.
Talko app does mobile collaboration right (04 Aug 2015)
Find out how the Talko app for the iPhone, our latest Network Innovation Award winner, is changing the way teams communicate and collaborate on the go.
Week of 27 Jul 2015 ICYMI: NetScout-Danaher deal to wed security, DPI (30 Jul 2015)
NetScout plans to incorporate security in monitoring; Barracuda upgrades ADCs; and Riverbed improves SteelHead.
Industry analysts speculate about Google's decision to back an OpenStack initiative and discuss the impacts of 'attacktivism.'
Juniper Networks is selling to more enterprises, a trend that could heat up the competition for the wallets of tech buyers.
Cisco stops SSD hardware production for UCS servers (27 Jul 2015)
Cisco has dropped its Invicta all-flash product line, leaving customers to buy SSD hardware for its UCS servers from third parties.
Week of 20 Jul 2015 Cisco sheds set-top box business to develop cloud-based video delivery (24 Jul 2015)
Cisco is selling its set-top box and cable modem business as pay TV delivery shifts to cloud-based video.
SN blogs: Hybrid approach to corporate WAN merits study (23 Jul 2015)
This week, analysts examine the advantage of hybrid WANs and discuss the emergence of Microsoft as a viable MDM provider.
Week of 13 Jul 2015 Plexxi aims low-latency switch at emerging workloads (17 Jul 2015)
Plexxi launched a low-latency switch that's suitable for high-frequency financial trading. The Switch 2 Series is also aimed at analytics applications and cloud data centers.
Week of 06 Jul 2015 Dynatrace app monitoring tools rate customer satisfaction (10 Jul 2015)
Dynatrace has upgraded its Web and mobile app monitoring tools to help companies gauge customer satisfaction.