Week of 25 Jul 2016 Cost of Ethernet networking expected to plummet (28 Jul 2016)
The cost of Ethernet networking will fall to a fifth of the current level in four years, a research firm said. At the same time, bandwidth usage will soar.
Week of 18 Jul 2016 ONOS-based open switches power leaf-spine fabric for cloud, carriers (22 Jul 2016)
The ONOS project has introduced a Layer 2/3 leaf-spine fabric comprised of the group's operating system and Edgecore Networks' open switches.
SearchNetworking's latest Network Innovation Award winner uses cloud-optimized routing to speed up internet performance, working like Waze or Google Maps for networks.
The latest AT&T Network on Demand service provides virtualized versions of Cisco or Juniper routers, Fortinet firewalls or Riverbed WAN optimization technology.
Week of 11 Jul 2016 CEO Robbins wants more Cisco applications, cloud services (14 Jul 2016)
CEO Robbins said at the Live conference customers should expect a much higher percentage of future products to be delivered as Cisco applications or cloud services.
Cloud falling short as mobile management tool? (13 Jul 2016)
ICYMI: CenturyLink debuts a managed mobile analytics service in concert with Meraki; Xirrus rounds out its high-speed Wave 2 access point portfolio.
Week of 27 Jun 2016 Mist spreads new idea for cloud-managed Wi-Fi (29 Jun 2016)
Startup Mist rolls out a wireless service that blends artificial intelligence, virtual Bluetooth Low Energy beacons and unprecedented visibility into network performance.
Cisco spends $293 million on technology that secures mobile users' access to the cloud. It's the latest addition to the Cisco security portfolio.
This week, bloggers look at a startup using microsegmentation to create a secure communication channel, FireEye and customized managed network services.
Week of 20 Jun 2016 Startup 128 Technology offers 'session-oriented' router software (23 Jun 2016)
A Boston-area startup launches router software that makes routing session-oriented; Dell sells a software unit; Dell'Oro notes a surge in 40 GbE switch sales.
Avaya VSP NOS targets network disaggregation (23 Jun 2016)
This week, bloggers explore Avaya VSP updates, the federal Software Assurance Marketplace and packet loss with TCP.
Week of 13 Jun 2016 Cisco analytics engine helps maintain app health in big data centers (15 Jun 2016)
The new Cisco analytics engine is designed to maintain application performance in large data centers running Nexus switches.
Barefoot Networks emerges from stealth mode with a high-speed switch chip that makes packet processing programmable.
Netronome offers P4 support on server adapters (16 Jun 2016)
This week, networking industry bloggers examine Symantec's decision to buy Blue Coat and whether cloud-native applications have merit.
Week of 06 Jun 2016 SolarWinds debuts NPM 12; HPE touts converged system (10 Jun 2016)
ICYMI: SolarWinds launches NPM 12; HPE introduces a converged system for machine devices; IDC reports switching and routing revenues remain flat for the first quarter.
Corsa boosts its programmable switch system offerings (07 Jun 2016)
This week, bloggers assess Corsa's programmable switch offerings, Verizon DBIR, and how to create a marketing and technology 'lingua franca.'
Week of 30 May 2016 Managed OpenStack services may have appeal over public cloud (03 Jun 2016)
Managed OpenStack services may appeal to enterprises wary of private cloud platform's complexity, but want to use its APIs and security, rather than public cloud.
SS8 takes new approach to cyberthreat intelligence (02 Jun 2016)
SS8 launches BreachDetect, a Layer 7 'time machine' for breach detection in enterprises and a new addition to the cyberthreat intelligence marketplace.
Arista's latest leaf switch adds the missing piece of a leaf-and-spine architecture suitable for IP storage, edge routing, general computing and digital media.
Week of 23 May 2016 F5 taps application services management with ADC upgrade (25 May 2016)
F5 bolsters ADCs with features designed to simplify application services management; Nyansa launches Voyance Live; a survey says 66% of firms have adopted some form of SDN; Zebra offers cloud...
Juniper Networks has introduced a couple of access switches that bring the company's Unite network fabric to small and midsize enterprises.
Cisco intros Meraki cloud-based multigigabit switch, AP (24 May 2016)
Cisco has introduced a cloud-based multigigabit switch that's the first of its kind in the market. Other additions to the Meraki wireless portfolio include APs and a desk phone.
Week of 16 May 2016 Cisco sales down in switching; up in software, services (20 May 2016)
Cisco sales last quarter revealed weakness in its switching and router business, as revenue from software subscriptions and cloud-based services increased.
New SteelCentral probes deeper into application behavior (17 May 2016)
Riverbed upgrades SteelCentral with support for public cloud, containers and Skype for Business.
Week of 09 May 2016 Will the SD-WAN market consolidate? (10 May 2016)
This week, bloggers explore SD-WAN market consolidation, APIs and SDN, and cybersecurity goals for the next U.S. president.
Extreme debuts cloud-based unified manager app (12 May 2016)
Extreme debuts a cloud-based unified manager app for its wired and wireless products, while ExtraHop focuses on branches with new appliance.
Week of 02 May 2016 Verizon NFV infrastructure offers interchangeable parts (02 May 2016)
This week, networking analysts explore Verizon NFV, SD-WAN as intent-based networking and automation costs.
Week of 25 Apr 2016 Networking panels at Interop conference cover gamut (29 Apr 2016)
Interop networking track chair Tom Hollingsworth talks about the topics he believes are most important to today's networking engineers.
Juniper provides container firewall to banks, cloud (26 Apr 2016)
Juniper Networks has added a container firewall to its SRX portfolio. The latest product provides container protection for banks, carriers and cloud providers.
Riverbed SD-WAN design goes beyond optimization (26 Apr 2016)
The Riverbed SD-WAN strategy blends optimization, orchestration, management and other services in a single platform, called SteelConnect.
Dell, Aerohive partner in WLAN infrastructure management (28 Apr 2016)
Partners Dell and Aerohive have collaborated on software for managing WLAN infrastructure hardware, including switches and access points.
Veriflow aims to prevent network outages (27 Apr 2016)
This week, networking bloggers discuss a new way to eliminate network outages, OpenStack networking and whether SDN is novel or just natural.
Week of 18 Apr 2016 Nyansa rethinks network performance monitor space (18 Apr 2016)
Cloud-based analytics, real-time DPI and an easy-to-digest console anchor Nyansa's network performance monitor for wired and wireless networks.