- November 06, 2019
The MS390 is the first Cisco switch built using Meraki software and Catalyst hardware.
- 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.
- March 15, 2019
At IDC Directions, analyst Rohit Mehra discussed the role of automation in some of 2019's most talked about trends, including 5G, Wi-Fi 6, SD-WAN and the network edge.
- January 17, 2019
Enterprise IT infrastructure spending trends in 2018 focused on data center servers and hosted and cloud collaboration, driving an increase in annual vendor revenue.
- December 17, 2018
Before the final days of 2018 fade into history like so last-generation 4G, spend some time reviewing the news and trends that graced the networking industry this year.
- October 02, 2018
AT&T has handed the Open Compute Project its internally designed cell site router. The AT&T 5G router could take as much as $200 million in sales from the carrier's suppliers.
- June 06, 2018
Arista has launched its first switches with the Barefoot Tofino programmable chip. The latest hardware is designed to replace some network appliances and routers.
- May 03, 2018
Enterprises are undergoing SD-WAN testing to gauge how the technology can offer better WAN control, IHS Markit says. Also, OPNFV releases Fraser to support cloud-native applications.
- April 12, 2018
IDC maps growth in IT infrastructure products spending, cPacket beefs up monitoring for 40 Gbps and 100 Gbps networks, and Dell agrees to resell Metaswitch's composables package.
- April 10, 2018
KDDI Europe makes its move in managed SD-WAN, supported by Silver Peak SD-WAN; Lumina Networks updates its Flow Manager product to support service providers transitioning to SDN.
- April 04, 2018
An IDC report named Apstra, Big Switch Networks, Plexxi and Pluribus Networks as SDN providers to watch; Martello aims to validate Elfiq-based SD-WAN; and Aryaka extends to China.
- March 29, 2018
Complexity and maturity concerns rank among top SD-WAN challenges, according to a survey from Cato Networks. Also, Juniper's OpenContrail is rebranded to Tungsten Fabric.
- February 13, 2018
The first commercial 5G deployments are scheduled for later this year. One report's 5G timeline predicts many enterprises won't reap the benefits of 5G until the mid-2020s.
- December 20, 2017
Check out the top SDN and SD-WAN news and trends stories from 2017 to prepare for what comes next in 2018.
- November 29, 2017
The new ONAP architecture release offers a modular network automation platform for carriers and service providers. Also, MEF 3.0 shifts focus to global services.
- November 10, 2017
The Cisco-Ericsson partnership won't reach the projected $1 billion in sales for each company. But analysts say the joint venture remains strong and has time to recover.
- October 30, 2017
The global Ethernet switch market grows, according to IHS Markit, while ThousandEyes focuses on device health and network visibility. Riverbed and Teneo team up on new service.
- October 27, 2017
Bloggers explore the dynamics of serverless computing architecture, efficacy and efficiency with endpoint security and use cases for bidirectional forwarding detection
- October 26, 2017
Singtel anchors its managed software-defined branch service with technology from Versa Networks; MegaPath looks to Fortinet to bolster security for its managed SD-WAN service.
- October 04, 2017
IDC follows Ethernet switch market growth in 2017, Extreme lines up purchase of Brocade IP data unit, Purdue University uses wireless to gather plant data and Gartner tracks changes for CIOs.
- September 15, 2017
InfoVista releases Ipanema 9.2 as more enterprises transition to internet-only sites or hybrid WAN with MPLS connectivity. Also, Versa Networks teams up with CA Technologies.
- August 29, 2017
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- August 23, 2017
The Cisco-Springpath acquisition places crucial HyperFlex technology under the networking vendor.
- July 24, 2017
The Ericsson-Cisco partnership is likely to produce little in the way of sales or technology, as carriers wait to rearchitect networks for 5G broadband.
- July 20, 2017
MEF has made the move to establish consistent SD-WAN standards for its service provider members through a set of open APIs and a lifecycle service orchestration framework.
- July 18, 2017
Mushroom Networks announced the availability of its VNF WAN tools to new and existing partners. Also, Level 3 introduces a managed SD-WAN service.
- July 13, 2017
This week, bloggers assess how Volta Networks is shifting to cloud-based routing, device identification, and IPv6 and VLAN interfaces.
- June 21, 2017
IDC's quarterly report shows continued Ethernet switch market growth; Cisco says global IP traffic will almost triple by 2021; and CenturyLink launches managed Wi-Fi service.
- June 15, 2017
Aryaka introduced SmartACCESS, a software-defined remote access-as-a-service product that merges its CDN and private network to speed remote and mobile users' connections.
- May 18, 2017
Comcast Business chooses Versa Networks as its managed SD-WAN partner, while Sprint turns to VeloCloud. Also, NEC and Dell EMC announce the availability of their SD-LAN service.
- May 16, 2017
New Extreme switches include the company's first 100 GbE product for top-of-rack and leaf-spine architectures. The company also unveiled this week multirate edge switches.
- May 12, 2017
Move over SD-WAN. Versa Networks extends software-defined capabilities to the branch with its cloud IP platform.
- May 09, 2017
Dell EMC has made its network operating system standard on the vendor's latest open networking switches, which include the company's first open 25 GbE switch.
- March 28, 2017
This week, bloggers look into load-balancer performance, congressional changes to ISP rules and software-defined perimeters.
- March 17, 2017
Tofino, a high-speed programmable chip that brings software-defined networking capabilities to the forwarding plane, aims to revolutionize the network.
- March 15, 2017
Users of Avaya networking products would be in a strong negotiating position if Extreme Networks bought the portfolio.
- 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 16, 2017
Cisco revenue dropped for the fifth consecutive quarter due to declining sales of switches and routers. The company is expected to counter the drop with more acquisitions of network software makers.
- February 09, 2017
This week, bloggers look into challenges facing an Avaya networking sale, ZeroStack's launch of automated infrastructure, and discuss the hot topics of this year's RSA Conference.
- January 27, 2017
This week, bloggers assess hyper-converged infrastructure consolidation after HPE's buy, Cumulus Networks' new switch hardware and why companies accept poor cybersecurity.
- January 20, 2017
Analysts are skeptical of networking supplier Cumulus's entry into the hardware business. The vendor is selling and supporting an Edgecore switch with the open Cumulus NOS.
- January 19, 2017
Research finds shipments of 25 GbE and 100 GbE switches are outpacing 10/40 GbE hardware, as companies find more value in the higher-bandwidth gear.
- January 12, 2017
This week, bloggers look into network device configuration, the tools the next generation of network engineers will require and security scalability.
- January 12, 2017
This week, a report shows a big lead in Cisco market share in multiple segments; Ericsson extends its Cisco partnership; and Extreme targets retailers with new products.
- December 28, 2016
In 2016 tech trends in networking, the industry witnessed the growth of analytics, Cisco's embrace of software and services and new Ethernet standards.
- December 22, 2016
Clutch manufacturer FCC tore out its antiquated switches and mainframes in a network overhaul meant to keep the company alive.
- December 07, 2016
The worldwide Ethernet switch market grew 2%, racking up revenues of $6.29 billion in the third quarter, according to IDC's Worldwide Quarterly Ethernet Switch Tracker and Worldwide Quarterly ...
- December 07, 2016
Cisco has released the first Layer 2 Meraki switches with 10 GbE uplinks. The vendor also introduced an access point designed for the hotel industry.
- December 01, 2016
By one current estimate, the average business operates across six different clouds. With many software-as-a-service platforms still unable to communicate with each other, enterprise workers must straddle the space between them -- leading to ...
- November 22, 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.
- November 02, 2016
Broadcom Ltd. Nov. 2 said it would acquire storage and networking supplier Brocade Communications Systems Inc. in a deal valued at $5.9 billion. Chip-maker Broadcom said it will keep Brocade's ...
- October 12, 2016
This week, bloggers look into digital infrastructure technology, threat fatigue and virtual appliance optimization for data centers.
- September 28, 2016
This week, bloggers look into ExtraHop continuous packet capture, Oracle's cloud computing goals and the breach at Yahoo.
- August 18, 2016
The latest Cisco layoffs are a result of customers moving to networking software and the cloud instead of the company's proprietary hardware.
- August 12, 2016
David He, newly appointed president at Huawei Enterprise U.S., is ready to turn over 100% of sales to partners. He is optimistic despite cloud of Chinese cyber spying.
- August 01, 2016
From containers to CDNs, About.com is embracing change. Director of operations Matt Landolf shares how he's seen the outlook of one of the web's oldest properties evolve.
- June 23, 2016
This week, bloggers explore Avaya VSP updates, the federal Software Assurance Marketplace and packet loss with TCP.
- June 07, 2016
This week, bloggers assess Corsa's programmable switch offerings, Verizon DBIR, and how to create a marketing and technology 'lingua franca.'
- June 01, 2016
Will hardware in networking soon be "gone, but not forgotten"? Not a chance. Even in the era of software-defined everything, physical gear still matters.
- June 01, 2016
For decades, hardware has reigned as king in the network, but the deluge of hype surrounding cloud, virtualization and software-defined networking has some asking how long physical network gear can hold on to its crown.
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- May 26, 2016
Juniper Networks has introduced a couple of access switches that bring the company's Unite network fabric to small and midsize enterprises.
- May 20, 2016
Cisco sales last quarter revealed weakness in its switching and router business, as revenue from software subscriptions and cloud-based services increased.
- May 05, 2016
Speaking at Interop 2016, Martin Casado laid out his vision for infrastructure evolution instead of a future that predicts its demise.
- April 29, 2016
Interop networking track chair Tom Hollingsworth talks about the topics he believes are most important to today's networking engineers.
- April 27, 2016
This week, networking bloggers discuss a new way to eliminate network outages, OpenStack networking and whether SDN is novel or just natural.
- March 25, 2016
The latest Cisco reorganization has divided engineering into four units, each targeting what CEO Robbins has identified as growth areas.
- March 24, 2016
Black Oak Casino Resort in California advises against being penny-wise and pound-foolish when doing network capacity planning for IP security cameras.
- March 02, 2016
Cisco Wednesday said it would purchase Israeli-based Leaba Semiconductor to beef up its chip research and development efforts. Cisco said the acquisition--for $320 million in cash--will lay the ...
- March 02, 2016
This week, bloggers examine the network impact of IoT, tackle RSA Conference priorities and how to use MS Visio for network diagramming.
- March 01, 2016
As enterprises became more distributed over the years, a curious trend emerged: MPLS was no longer the golden child of the wide area ...
- February 24, 2016
This week, bloggers examine how to generate cost savings, why there's little public discussion about private clouds and predictions for the RSA Conference.
- February 10, 2016
Cisco's latest supervisor switch engines lift Catalyst performance to handle more application-driven network traffic.
- February 03, 2016
This week, bloggers discuss switchdev and SAI, how vendors can improve their bug-catching efforts and the evolution of the Internet of Things.
- February 03, 2016
A network deployment can be a good reminder that IT isn’t always a desk job. Network engineers often go into cramped, dirty or unsafe places to install equipment.
- January 29, 2016
This week, CIO top priorities revealed, Juniper Networks acquires BTI Systems -- an optical networking firm -- and Netronome introduces Agilio.
- January 21, 2016
Dell has introduced a Linux-based switch OS that is likely to become a major component of the company's data center infrastructure products.
- January 15, 2016
Cisco led in six of seven key tech infrastructure markets last year, while Hewlett Packard Enterprise gained strength in several of the sectors, a research firm reported.
- January 14, 2016
This week, bloggers explore enterprise network architecture challenges, the increasing danger of exploit kits and how best to oversee private cloud management.
- January 07, 2016
Cisco has reportedly partnered with Springpath in developing hyper-converged hardware for the data center.
- January 05, 2016
In this week's SN blog roundup, analysts explore recent trends in IT, the Juniper breach and next-generation firewalls.
- December 21, 2015
SearchNetworking recaps some of the leading 2015 tech trends in networking, spanning network security, wireless technologies and data center infrastructure.
- December 14, 2015
IDC probes the Ethernet switch market, Gigamon improves network visibility and Riverbed survey of 900 IT illustrates application performance fears.
- December 08, 2015
Juniper Networks plans to release in the first half of next year three line cards that will boost the performance of the Juniper MX Series routers.
- December 03, 2015
This week, bloggers assess vendor lock-in in the context of hyper-converged infrastructure, Versa Networks' new SD-WAN offering and important steps to take before deploying NSX.
- November 11, 2015
While the broad tech partnership between Cisco and Ericsson looks good on paper, such deals often fail over time.
- October 01, 2015
Juniper Networks has launched a fabric architecture that centralizes management for data center and campus networks.
- September 25, 2015
Alcatel-Lucent has added a midsize IP edge router to its 7750 SR line for service providers and large enterprises.
- September 01, 2015
It used to be difficult to imagine why or how employees would need mobile devices for anything other than making phone calls, sending text messages or responding to the occasional email. But in the past few years, much has changed -- in terms of ...
- July 29, 2015
Juniper Networks is selling to more enterprises, a trend that could heat up the competition for the wallets of tech buyers.
- July 23, 2015
This week, analysts examine the advantage of hybrid WANs and discuss the emergence of Microsoft as a viable MDM provider.
- July 17, 2015
Plexxi launched a low-latency switch that's suitable for high-frequency financial trading. The Switch 2 Series is also aimed at analytics applications and cloud data centers.
- June 23, 2015
An analyst says incoming Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins' move to prioritize strategies will help the vendor. But there are areas that still need attention.
- June 16, 2015
Silver Peak has released an appliance that lowers networking costs by providing more traffic control in a hybrid WAN.
- June 11, 2015
As Cisco CEO, Chuck Robbins says he will make deploying and using the company's products easier for customers.
- June 05, 2015
SN blogs: This week, a New York Times writer discusses how the F.C.C. thinks subsidizing broadband Internet will help the U.S. economy.
- May 08, 2015
This week, an analyst discusses the changing dynamic of mobile application operations; another says your enterprise might be ready for SD-WAN.
- May 07, 2015
Cisco plans to release a 2RU Catalyst campus switch by the end of July. The new 6840-X is the smallest device in the 6000 family.
- May 01, 2015
Software-defined data centers and cloud are driving a need for Layer 4-7 network orchestration tools that can automate provisioning and lifecycle management.
- April 24, 2015
From the conference floor of Interop 2015 in Las Vegas, SearchNetworking brings you information on the top trends, vendors and developments.
- April 22, 2015
Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise's Intelligent Fabric handles standard networking configuration tasks.