Week of 05 Dec 2016 Arista, Brocade intro better spine, leaf switches for the data center (06 Dec 2016)
Arista and Brocade have introduced spine and leaf switches. Arista has focused on performance; Brocade has added network automation and visibility.
Amazon Snowball Edge, a server-like IoT device, could eventually pose a threat to server and networking vendors, which are already losing business to the public cloud provider.
Week of 28 Nov 2016 HPE Aruba networks readied for mobile, IoT (30 Nov 2016)
HPE Aruba networks are getting the access switch and software needed to support mobile and IoT devices, such as surveillance cameras and medical gear.
A10 has introduced the Lightning brand of cloud-based application delivery services. The latest product stems from the July acquisition of Appcito.
Week of 21 Nov 2016 Cisco patent infringement avoided, new Arista OSes OK to import (22 Nov 2016)
Federal officials have cleared Arista's newer switches for importation to the U.S. after trade officials found older Arista products in violation of three Cisco patents.
Cloud security challenges encapsulate service delivery (21 Nov 2016)
In this week's blog roundup, bloggers examine cloud-delivered security and the obstacles standing in the way of redefining the network.
Week of 14 Nov 2016 Cisco cloud survey reveals nonstop growth and expansion (18 Nov 2016)
This week, a Cisco cloud survey digs into the explosive growth of cloud data, Xirrus deploys a new Wave 2 access point and Nexthink updates end-user analytics.
Cisco earnings show service providers are not buying (17 Nov 2016)
The latest Cisco earnings show a drop in overall revenue, as service providers spend less. Cisco blames lower sales on macroeconomics.
Forward Networks and Veriflow Systems have introduced verification technology to help engineers manage corporate networks.
Week of 07 Nov 2016 President-elect silent on federal cybersecurity policies (11 Nov 2016)
This week, bloggers look ahead to the new administration's cybersecurity policies, how to close gaps in app delivery management and the best way to optimize data centers.
Week of 31 Oct 2016 Brocade acquisition to attract several buyers for unwanted Ruckus WLAN (04 Nov 2016)
Broadcom's decision to sell the Ruckus WLAN product following the Brocade acquisition is expected to lead to offers from Dell, Juniper and Nokia.
Cisco tells Partner Summit attendees it will move faster to deliver the network automation tools the vendor has been slow to provide.
Week of 24 Oct 2016 Riverbed software update boosts performance monitoring (27 Oct 2016)
A Riverbed software update blends SteelCentral; Gigamon intros a security appliance; Check Point warns of 2017 ransomware threats.
Vendors Extreme Networks and Mist are promoting Wi-Fi APs that include services delivered today by other devices on the wireless network. The new products are unique in the market, but experts expect...
This week, bloggers look into the DDoS attack program that leveraged IoT devices, Webscale's cloud-resource-allocation platform and alternative views of digital transformation.
Week of 17 Oct 2016 VMware-AWS hybrid cloud challenges OpenStack (18 Oct 2016)
The VMware-AWS hybrid cloud partnership pressures OpenStack supporters to simplify deployment of the open source cloud platform in the enterprise.
VMware hybrid cloud announcement gets reality check (19 Oct 2016)
Analysts examine how the VMware hybrid cloud announcement pits the vendor against OpenStack and Azure, and they discuss must-have features in an automation RFP.
Week of 10 Oct 2016 KodaCloud provides Wi-Fi management, access points for monthly fee (13 Oct 2016)
Startup KodaCloud is providing access points and Wi-Fi management for a monthly fee. The service is aimed at small and medium-sized businesses.
Mist introduces new analytics capabilities for wireless (14 Oct 2016)
ICYMI: Mist premieres new analytics capabilities on its Wi-Fi platform, while Broadcom targets large data centers with its new switches and IDC sees more security spending.
This week, bloggers look into digital infrastructure technology, threat fatigue and virtual appliance optimization for data centers.
Week of 03 Oct 2016 CloudPhysics details virtual machine cost in the cloud (04 Oct 2016)
This week, bloggers look into virtual machine cost in the cloud, incident response automation and untangling Mac OS X PPTP connections.
Week of 26 Sep 2016 New IEEE Ethernet standard ups CAT5e, CAT6 bandwidth to 5 Gbps (29 Sep 2016)
The latest IEEE Ethernet standard gets more life out of CAT5e and CAT6 cables by raising bandwidth from 1 Gbps to as much as 5 Gbps.
The Console networking platform bypasses the public internet to offer subscribers on-demand, one-to-one connections with cloud providers and other partners.
This week, bloggers look into ExtraHop continuous packet capture, Oracle's cloud computing goals and the breach at Yahoo.
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.
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.
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.
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.