Network management and monitoring
- April 17, 2012
Keeping up with emerging start-ups in the software-defined networking (SDN) market is becoming a full-time job. Most of the SDN buzz centers on Layer 2/3 networking. That's what is dominating the ...
- April 09, 2012
Application-aware firewall vendor Palo Alto Networks has filed for an IPO that could signal big competitive trouble for Cisco and Juniper Networks. Though Palo Alto has not yet turned a profit (the ...
- March 29, 2012
I think it's safe to say that Cisco's answer to software-defined networking and OpenFlow is starting to take shape. Om Malik reports that Insieme (or Insiemi, depending on whom you talk to), a ...
- March 20, 2012
Cisco Prime is the winner of the SearchNetworking.com Network Innovation Award for management. Cisco Prime integrates network, endpoint and application-level information.
- March 16, 2012
CompTIA, through its Creating IT Futures Foundation, is working with the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) to help U.S. military veterans transition into IT careers. Last summer, CompTIA promised to ...
- February 29, 2012
The BlackDiamond X8, which Extreme Networks first announced last spring, is now shipping. If you are struggling with density and oversubscription problems in your data center core, this chassis ...
- February 15, 2012
When HP announced it would support OpenFlow across 16 switches, the company showed it was serious about the programmable, abstracted network. Time to say buh bye to CLI?
- February 13, 2012
I recently visited the University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL) for a behind-the-scenes tour. This 32,000-square-foot facility is the place where networking vendors large ...
- February 02, 2012
HP Networking announced today that OpenFlow support is generally available on 16 different switches within it's HP 3500, 5400 and 8200 Series. Openflow, an open source protocol, enables ...
- January 26, 2012
When start-up Meraki first hit the scene a few years ago, it was known as the cloud-based wireless LAN vendor, yet another player in a very crowded market. Today it's repositioning itself as a ...
- January 11, 2012
Big Switch Networks is releasing an open source version of its OpenFlow controller. The controller, Floodlight, is available under the Apache 2.0 license. In the emerging software-defined ...
- January 10, 2012
A number of vendors are showing off early demonstrations of gigabit Wi-Fi at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas this week. By choosing CES as the venue for these demos, the ...
- January 09, 2012
According Foote Partners LLC, the technology labor market analysis firm, the United States added IT jobs in 2011, but companies are looking for a different kind of IT worker than they were in the ...
- December 22, 2011
Looking at network management technology trends for 2012, EMA's Jim Frey predicts cross-domain management, SaaS-based management and cloud SLAs.
- December 15, 2011
F5 Networks’ technology evangelist Lori MacVittie shares her take on network technology trends in 2012, including the return of the out-of-band management network.