Week of 23 Nov 2015 Cisco launches open tech for containerized applications (25 Nov 2015)
Cisco has launched an open source project, called Contiv, to build technology that automates the use of security, storage and networking in cloud-based containerized applications.
Facebook working on 100 GbE Wedge switch (24 Nov 2015)
Facebook says it's working on a 100 GbE Wedge switch; Extreme Networks launches 802.11ac Wave 2 APs; and the Linux Foundation envelopes the Open Network Summit.
Week of 16 Nov 2015 Aerohive API platform delivers business application data (20 Nov 2015)
Aerohive has unveiled an API platform that delivers wireless network data to business application developers.
Cisco makes programmable routers more open (17 Nov 2015)
Cisco has added support for open source tools Chef and Puppet in the IOS XR operating system for its NCS programmable routers.
Week of 09 Nov 2015 Enterprises aim for cloud security and privacy (12 Nov 2015)
In this week's blogs, analysts explore cloud security and privacy, service desk improvements and machine learning for anomaly detection.
Riverbed shines new light on application insight (11 Nov 2015)
Riverbed updates SteelCentral for more application insight; Broadcom expands switch analytics; Cisco adds to its security portfolio; and Akamai intros a WAN service to cloud providers.
NIA: Midokura's open source MidoNet doesn't hold back (11 Nov 2015)
Midokura wins this month's Network Innovation Award for MidoNet Community Edition, an open source version of its flagship product.
Obstacles loom in Cisco-Ericsson tech partnership (11 Nov 2015)
While the broad tech partnership between Cisco and Ericsson looks good on paper, such deals often fail over time.
Week of 02 Nov 2015 Juniper pricing to reflect industry shift to software (06 Nov 2015)
Juniper pricing for networking products is changing, as the company prepares to become a software business, moving away from per-port pricing.
Is SD the future of WAN networks? (04 Nov 2015)
In this week's blog roundup, analysts assess the future of WAN networks, bimodal networking and look into the HP split.
Juniper Networks has launched a software-based router designed to help service providers reduce the time to deliver LAN services to the enterprise.
The latest iteration of ExtraHop's IT operations analytics platform makes search easier and adds historical data.
Verizon plans to combine an IoT network with an application development platform to make IoT more affordable to businesses.
Week of 26 Oct 2015 How one computer network architect faced workplace complexity (29 Oct 2015)
In this week's blog roundup, analysts explore network architect challenges, e-commerce delivery and HP's failed effort to remain relevant in the cloud.
In a Cisco versus HP access point comparison, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte found HP Aruba provided better performance at a lower cost than Cisco.
Week of 19 Oct 2015 Lagrange boosts CloudMaestro for Web traffic management (23 Oct 2015)
In this news roundup, Lagrange adds app support to CloudMaestro ADC; analysts assess converged infrastructure spending and FireEye, F5 team up.
Dell merger with EMC leaving customers cold? (23 Oct 2015)
In this week's blogs: The Dell merger with EMC is making some customers worried; a new packet capture appliance wins praise.
Changing needs of tech buyers rattle ADC market (22 Oct 2015)
A new breed of tech buyer is demanding application delivery controllers geared toward mobile and cloud development.
Brocade unveils APIs for network packet brokers (20 Oct 2015)
Brocade has released network packet broker technologies for mobile operators. The product family includes open APIs and a virtualized NPB.
Week of 12 Oct 2015 Using threat intelligence feeds data before paying (15 Oct 2015)
In this week's blogs, analysts consider threat intelligence feeds, Datiphy database security software and Riverbed's new approach to SD-WAN.
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 Console eases direct connection from data center to cloud (14 Sep 2015)
Interconnect vendor IIX said its new Console business simplifies the process of making a direct connection between data centers and cloud providers.
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.
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.
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.
The Intel-led $100 million investment in Mirantis is expected to help ease the pain of OpenStack integration with corporate networks.
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.