Week of 19 Sep 2016 New Cisco professional services aimed at hybrid clouds (23 Sep 2016)
The latest Cisco professional services are aimed at helping companies build and manage hybrid clouds. The offering reflects a shift in Cisco's cloud strategy.
This week, networking industry analysts and engineers examine containerized networking, Brocade's new router and the cost of modern networking.
Week of 12 Sep 2016 ExtraHop 6.0 adds new packet search to IT analytics platform (16 Sep 2016)
ExtraHop introduces a new IT analytics appliance that lets IT search and download packets associated with a particular transaction.
NFV, SD-WAN and vCPE shift scope of managed WAN services (14 Sep 2016)
This week, a networking analyst examines the future of managed WAN services, while another one remembers his time at EMC in the wake of last week's Dell-EMC merger.
The Riverbed SD-WAN refresh means companies can swap out existing routers; UNH opens a testing lab for 25 GbE; and Gartner warns NAC policies need tightening.
Week of 05 Sep 2016 The new Dell talks up cloud, convergence, but networking plans vague (08 Sep 2016)
The new Dell Technologies is bullish on hybrid cloud, convergence and cloud-native applications for enterprises, but Dell networking plans weren't in the spotlight.
Network pricing may not matter very much to enterprises (07 Sep 2016)
This week, networking analysts discuss network pricing in enterprise decision making, Huawei's entry into the SD-WAN market and the message of VMworld 2016.
Week of 29 Aug 2016 Cisco ContainerX buy a step toward readying ACI for the cloud (01 Sep 2016)
Cisco's acquisition of startup ContainerX provides the networking company with technology to help ready ACI for container orchestration in the cloud.
Week of 22 Aug 2016 AT&T seeks collaborators on 5G technology (26 Aug 2016)
AT&T's partner approach to deploying 5G technology is seen as significantly different from rival Verizon's work with vendor engineering teams.
This week, networking bloggers look into operationalizing threat intel, Google Fiber's deployment and home lab spending.
Arista CloudVision gets network analytics boost (23 Aug 2016)
The latest Arista CloudVision upgrade has analytics and real-time data collection, which are expected to improve network troubleshooting and security.
Week of 15 Aug 2016 Antifragile planning in network design and management (18 Aug 2016)
This week, bloggers explore antifragile network design and management, networking acquisitions and CISO portfolio management.
Week of 08 Aug 2016 Wi-Fi issues and DHCP concerns highlighted in Nyansa report (11 Aug 2016)
Wi-Fi issues dominate performance problems, according to Nyansa; Riverbed studies the effect of the Olympics on corporate networks; Array Networks releases a virtualized ADC.
A wireless carrier group has accused the Wi-Fi Alliance of kowtowing to cable operators as it nears completion of a test for LTE-U on Wi-Fi.
What does it take to be an enterprise network architect? (10 Aug 2016)
This week, bloggers look into enterprise network architect qualifications, Oracle's cloud game plan and how companies view insider threats versus threats inside.
Week of 01 Aug 2016 Juniper's Aurrion buy brings silicon photonics to DCI strategy (04 Aug 2016)
Juniper Networks' acquisition of Aurrion adds important silicon photonics to the networking vendor's data center interconnect technology.
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.
The latest AT&T Network on Demand service provides virtualized versions of Cisco or Juniper routers, Fortinet firewalls or Riverbed WAN optimization technology.
SearchNetworking's latest Network Innovation Award winner uses cloud-optimized routing to speed up internet performance, working like Waze or Google Maps for networks.
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.