- March 11, 2020
The Cisco restructuring that follows the departure of executive VP David Goeckeler has reshuffled the company's executive team among five newly created product groups.
- February 26, 2020
CISA Chief Christopher Krebs told RSA attendees he can't guarantee election security. Krebs also discussed CISA's efforts against Iranian hackers and ransomware attacks.
- February 24, 2020
Cisco SecureX, unveiled at RSA, provides centralized intelligence from all the vendor's security products. Also at RSA, Juniper adds encrypted traffic analysis to the Juniper ATP Cloud.
- February 14, 2020
The Arista-Big Switch deal adds significant software-defined networking technology to Arista's EOS operating system. Also, Arista will acquire 300 customers and dozens of engineers.
- February 14, 2020
The latest Cisco earnings report shows customers paused tech spending despite a stabler global economy, while the impact of the coronavirus outbreak in China was a looming unknown.
- December 30, 2019
Cisco 2020: The networking giant begins the new year with an overhauled service provider business, and SD-WAN and customer challenges in the enterprise.
- December 12, 2019
Cisco's Silicon One chip launch demonstrates a willingness to embrace white box routers in the hyperscale data centers of cloud providers.
- December 06, 2019
Aruba, Cisco, Citrix and Silver Peak are among the first SD-WAN vendors to integrate their products with the AWS Transit Gateway.
- December 04, 2019
Networking startups Arrcus, DriveNets and Volta Networks help service providers redefine routing in the data center and at the edge.
- November 14, 2019
The latest Cisco earnings report indicated a weakening in business confidence as economic uncertainties lowered tech spending by enterprises and other segments.
- November 14, 2019
The latest Google cloud network monitoring tools perform connectivity testing and provide firewall and performance metrics.
- November 05, 2019
Arista joins Cisco, Juniper and VMware in the multi-cloud networking market. The new Arista CloudEOS leverages CloudVision for multi-cloud monitoring, automation and management.
- November 01, 2019
Cisco's picks for top emerging networking technologies include machine reasoning, optical networking, cognitive radio and Citizens Broadband Radio Service.
- October 04, 2019
SD-WAN and network security vendors tailor their portfolios to deliver SASE, a cloud security architecture for the age of SaaS, public clouds and IoT.
- September 25, 2019
Traefik 2.0, a major update to the popular open source edge router, enables new use cases and improves visibility into cloud-native deployment stacks, including Kubernetes.
- September 17, 2019
Arista Networks upgraded its network monitoring and management platform with new features that help automate and improve change management as well as visibility.
- July 17, 2019
VMware surpassed Cisco in grabbing the largest share of the money spent on software-defined networking for the data center in 2018, when the SDN market reached $7 billion.
- June 14, 2019
VMware plans to acquire Avi Networks. The VMware acquisition of the application delivery controller maker will fill gaps in VMware's NSX virtual networking software.
- June 12, 2019
In this recap of industry blogs, networking analysts discuss moving cloud on premises, per-application ADC innovation and how cyberattackers target the C-suite.
- May 24, 2019
The Huawei ban will spur a faster retreat from U.S. suppliers, as the Chinese tech company invests more in its manufacturing plants and adds non-U.S. partners, analysts said.
- May 24, 2019
The Cisco vulnerability fix for thrangrycat could make affected hardware unusable. But the vendor said its ready to replace products, if needed.
- April 16, 2019
New hybrid cloud platforms, released as a collaboration between Google Cloud and HPE, are available to create similar experiences across both clouds and on-premises environments.
- April 05, 2019
At Aruba Atmosphere 2019, executives said the WLAN vendor plans to improve its cloud services this year with changes to Central, ClearPass, Introspect and NetInsight.
- March 28, 2019
Initially, F5 Cloud Services will provide only load balancing for DNS servers. Later in the year, F5 plans to add security features for DevOps teams building cloud applications.
- March 26, 2019
Startup Arrcus has added to its network operating system protocols that could appeal to cloud providers and companies with webscale data centers.
- March 18, 2019
Facebook's two-year data center overhaul, discussed at OCP 2019, included two new switches: the Facebook-designed Minipack and the 7368X4 developed jointly with Arista.
- March 14, 2019
Facebook launches the power-saving Minipack switching platform, and Arista unveils the 7368X4 for hyperscalers at the OCP 2019 Global Summit.
- February 27, 2019
Service providers will buy less information and communications technologies, contributing significantly to an overall slowdown in ICT spending this year and next, IDC said.
- February 15, 2019
Cisco earnings and revenue show customers are putting aside global uncertainties and buying into the company's shift toward a more software-centric form of networking.
- February 13, 2019
SnapRoute has introduced a network operating system for cloud environments. The cloud NOS, called Cloud Native Network OS, uses Kubernetes for network orchestration.
- January 30, 2019
The latest version of the Cisco APIC controller is designed to bring consistency to managing network fabrics on AWS, Microsoft Azure and private data centers.
- January 25, 2019
Arrcus has introduced a 400 GbE network operating system, demonstrating a maker of a stand-alone NOS can keep pace with the largest networking companies.
- January 25, 2019
Silver Peak's Unity EdgeConnect SD-WAN is certified for AWS, Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure. Companies can deploy the product from the cloud providers' marketplaces.
- January 23, 2019
Cisco has provided AppDynamics integration with ACI, the company's software-defined networking architecture. Cisco expects the integration to help DevOps teams.
- January 11, 2019
An AWS version of the Cisco ACI controller set to launch this quarter brings consistency in fabric management between private data centers and Amazon's public cloud.
- December 21, 2018
The 100 GbE switch market is shifting away from webscale data center operators, as Arista and Cisco benefit from large enterprises buying more of the faster ports to replace 40 GbE.
- December 19, 2018
Cisco believes the future in switching and routing is in Luxtera silicon photonics. As a result, the networking giant plans to buy the company for $660 million in cash.
- December 12, 2018
Arista EOS containers have been integrated with Red Hat OpenShift and Tigera security software.
- December 11, 2018
VMware has introduced the NSX Service Mesh. Based on the Istio platform, the VMware service mesh manages traffic between microservices and enforces access policies.
- December 07, 2018
Big Switch cloud fabric for AWS has a network packet broker. The company launched Big Mon for the cloud this week. Upcoming tech includes Big Cloud Fabric and Multi-Cloud Director.
- December 05, 2018
Juniper has bolstered the security features in its Advanced Threat Prevention product. The vendor also released a Juniper ATP appliance for midsize enterprises.
- November 30, 2018
AWS Outposts, the new on-premises hybrid cloud, includes a VMware Cloud version that is not expected to provide NSX as a native option for connecting to the AWS public cloud.
- November 29, 2018
Aviatrix has introduced software for dividing virtual private clouds into secured groups on AWS. AVX Orchestrator complements AWS' Transit Gateway, launched this week at re:Invent.
- November 16, 2018
Cisco earnings and revenues grew in the quarter ended Oct. 27 as sales increased across product lines, geographies and customer segments.
- November 02, 2018
In networking news, a report shows increased confidence in Wi-Fi; Ciena releases an analytics-as-a-service product; and Avi Networks targets multi-cloud load balancing.
- October 26, 2018
Nokia plans to cut thousands of jobs as it doubles down on its 5G and enterprise businesses. The Nokia 5G strategy focuses on selling and developing mobile radio products.
- October 26, 2018
In networking news, Versa Networks partners with Microsoft Azure Virtual WAN; CenturyLink launches the Managed Cisco SD-WAN service; and Aryaka expands cloud offerings with Oracle.
- October 25, 2018
The latest Juniper earnings report shows lower-than-expected sales to cloud providers will result in a revenue decline in the current quarter. The company had expected to return to growth.
- October 23, 2018
Arista has joined rivals Cisco and Juniper in the 400 GbE switching market. The company introduced this week the Arista 400 GbE 7060X4 Series for hyperscale data centers.
- October 19, 2018
VMware topped IDC's latest vendor ranking in the cloud systems management market. But the analyst firm said the market is too young to declare any vendor a winner.
- October 16, 2018
Networking experts discuss the challenge of finding robust public cloud management tools, how to improve network resiliency and avoiding network exceptions.
- October 12, 2018
Riverbed has launched SteelCentral AppResponse Cloud. The latest version of the application monitor troubleshoots problems found in business applications running on the AWS cloud.
- October 11, 2018
In networking news, SevOne adds SD-WAN monitoring support for Versa Networks; HPE announces new hybrid cloud services with Microsoft; and Aerohive updates its A3 service with cloud management.
- October 10, 2018
CenturyLink has introduced a service that lets companies create a temporary virtual connection to AWS. The pay-as-you-go CenturyLink service is called Cloud Connect Dynamic Connections.
- September 27, 2018
In networking news, security remains a top concern for IT pros; ExtraHop integrates with Microsoft Azure; and Barefoot Networks unveils developer tools for programmable ASICs.
- September 13, 2018
The AT&T Spark event showed more than the service provider's latest 5G technology. It also revealed how AT&T is redefining the role of networking vendors in its data centers.
- August 22, 2018
Arista CloudVision will soon be able to distribute security policies across Amazon, Google and Microsoft public clouds. Other upcoming features include VMware NSX integration.
- July 31, 2018
The Juniper multi-cloud strategy is aimed at expanding the vendor's reach beyond carriers and the largest enterprises. Key to the game plan is Contrail Enterprise Multicloud.
- July 17, 2018
An AWS switch -- reportedly possible in the next 18 months -- would not benefit the cloud provider's customers, experts said. Instead, AWS needs to offer better connectivity.
- June 22, 2018
ThousandEyes has launched cloud performance monitoring tools. The latest offering provides critical metrics for software running in multi-cloud environments.
- May 31, 2018
AT&T NetBond for Cloud is the latest member of Google's Partner Interconnect. The AT&T service provides midsize enterprises with private connections of up to 10 Gbps to Google Cloud.
- May 02, 2018
VMware is using its VeloCloud SD-WAN to extend NSX networking to the branch. The move makes NSX the unifier of branch, data center and cloud networking.
- April 26, 2018
Juniper plans to release the first iteration of its Contrail cloud tools in June. Contrail Enterprise Multicloud will compete in cloud networking with Cisco ACI and VMware NSX.
- April 05, 2018
Startup Meta Networks has debuted its network as a service. The company's first offering delivers SD-WAN, security, VPNs and multi-cloud connectivity in an internet-based WAN.
- March 30, 2018
The latest Arista switches are 25/100 GbE hardware designed to provide a smooth migration from systems with less bandwidth. The new gear is for companies with large data centers.
- March 21, 2018
Dell has unveiled an appliance for running an SD-WAN or virtual network functions. The Dell Virtual Edge Platform is aimed at service providers and large enterprises.
- February 15, 2018
The latest Juniper switches target companies that want a network infrastructure with the throughput and management software to run apps in the data center and public clouds.
- February 14, 2018
Citrix's acquisition of Cedexis marks its entry into the business of connecting multiple cloud data centers. Citrix is expected to combine NetScaler with Cedexis technology.
- February 09, 2018
By 2021, Cisco says, cloud computing workloads will make up the lion's share of data center traffic as enterprises expand security, IoT and other activities in the cloud.
- February 08, 2018
A Gartner report says enterprises waiting on vendors for networking innovation are missing out on the better technology coming from cloud providers.
- January 26, 2018
The Cisco HyperFlex system is now available with AppDynamics, CloudCenter and other software for managing hybrid cloud applications. The new all-in-one system scales to 64 nodes.
- December 14, 2017
Juniper Networks is extending the Contrail network virtualization platform to public clouds. The Juniper Contrail Enterprise Multicloud will compete with Cisco ACI and VMware NSX.
- December 08, 2017
Early next year, the Aerohive cloud-managed wireless LAN will include SD-WAN. Analysts said the vendor is adding a necessary feature to compete with Cisco Meraki.
- December 07, 2017
Network automation gets a boost with new Juniper Bots apps for DevOps testing and network anomaly tracking. The apps are set for release next year.
- December 07, 2017
Equinix introduced a service that uses its business exchange network to directly connect customers through a single portal. Also, VeloCloud adds VeloCloud Edge to AWS Marketplace.
- December 05, 2017
VMware NSX-T upgrade gets support for the Pivotal Container Service and the Pivotal Cloud Foundry. The update is designed to improve the use of vSphere in hybrid clouds.
- October 31, 2017
The 2017 ONUG conference focused on new uses for SD-WAN, the development of standards and offered a sneak peek into emerging technologies, like containerization and automation.
- September 22, 2017
Networking will eventually become a critical component of Cisco Intersight, a new cloud-based data center management system focused on the computing layer today.
- September 20, 2017
Arista is planning to release next quarter a new version of EOS and an upgrade of Arista CloudVision. The company is offering a different approach to the hybrid cloud than Cisco.
- September 15, 2017
Bloggers explore Huawei's efforts to grow its public cloud market share, workload performance in containers and Cisco's new emphasis on LISP.
- August 29, 2017
Juniper is strengthening Contrail security by adding microsegmentation as an option for networks that span multiple data centers.
- August 25, 2017
Cisco is ready to provide the tools to build an ACI fabric in the largest public clouds. But releasing the tools won't address the lack of a killer use case to drive adoption.
- August 24, 2017
Analysts explore trends in the VMware business model, what makes an enterprise-class security vendor, and the costs of hardware and disaggregation.
- July 14, 2017
Microsoft's Azure Stack will likely be more successful in the hybrid cloud market than VMware Cloud on AWS, according to analysts. Both products are set to ship by September.
- June 20, 2017
Arista has upgraded its spine-leaf architecture for service providers and huge data centers. The update includes a new spine switch and line cards.
- May 24, 2017
An engineer criticizes how Cisco handled the abrupt cancellation of the CCDE exam; find out why WannaCry will continue to reap despair.
- May 17, 2017
Console unveils a cloud interconnect service that offers a more secure and stable connection between multiple cloud providers.
- May 12, 2017
Move over SD-WAN. Versa Networks extends software-defined capabilities to the branch with its cloud IP platform.
- May 11, 2017
This week, bloggers look into next-gen firewalls as a legacy firewall technology and weigh in on Zentera's cloud management efforts and Cisco's debugging of the NX-OS.
- May 05, 2017
This week, bloggers look into the Cisco-Viptela acquisition, barriers to hybrid cloud adoption and improving cloud analytics for midmarket groups.
- April 07, 2017
Google Espresso, unveiled at the Open Networking Summit, is a peering architecture that improves the delivery of application services from Google Cloud.
- March 24, 2017
The latest Juniper line cards provide more connection options for companies using the vendor's data center interconnect technology.
- March 23, 2017
By the end of the month, enterprises can get the Red Hat OpenStack Platform through the IBM Cloud. The offering is expected to make the software for private clouds easier to use.
- March 22, 2017
This week, bloggers assess the best approaches to a multicloud strategy, why the evolution of leaf-spine architecture didn't emerge sooner and Innovium's programmable switch.
- March 10, 2017
Announcements from Facebook and Microsoft were the highlight of this year's Open Compute Summit, which remains a showcase for hyperscale cloud technology.
- March 08, 2017
Switching vendor Arista has containerized its Extensible Operating System. Container development is rising in the data centers of cloud providers -- the vendor's largest customer base.
- February 23, 2017
Enterprise spending on public cloud service providers will increase almost 22% annually through 2020, depressing sales of data center switches from Cisco and other suppliers.
- February 10, 2017
Cisco and Microsoft have worked together in delivering Azure Stack services through Cisco's UCS server. The new product ships in the third quarter.
- February 03, 2017
Cisco has added policy-enforcement capabilities to the latest version of the Tetration Analytics engine. The upgrade also includes a cheaper version for midsize companies.
- January 31, 2017
The latest Juniper switch fabric is aimed at multiple data centers and includes a single set of management tools. The product is the latest under the Unite brand.