Network management software and network analytics
- November 14, 2019
The latest Google cloud network monitoring tools perform connectivity testing and provide firewall and performance metrics.
- November 12, 2019
Juniper Networks is using its Mist Systems acquisition to provide cloud-based analytics for a wired and wireless LAN built with Mist and Juniper hardware.
- October 17, 2019
Gluware adds to its network automation platform easier management of changes to device configurations and operating systems.
- August 20, 2019
The VMware acquisition of Veriflow is expected to help vRealize users determine the integrity of a network design before it goes into production.
- August 01, 2019
Gurucul's new Network Behavior Analytics tool uses machine learning analytics to provide a full view of network activity to identify and monitor unusual activity from any entity.
- July 18, 2019
Datadog Network Performance Monitoring intends to ease the workload of engineering teams by automating network monitoring and providing visibility down to containers.
- June 25, 2019
ARM Data Center Software upgraded its SaaS network inventory tool cARMa to include more network visibility capabilities, including the introduction of mapping and analytics tool Guru.
- June 20, 2019
Aruba plans to add analytics to its Central management console for the WLAN. Customers will be able to access Aruba NetInsight and User Experience Insight in Central.
- June 18, 2019
Kaloom's in-band network telemetry, FlowEye, intends to provide data center managers with a full view of a packet's real-time journey through a data center.
- June 10, 2019
The new Cisco AI and machine learning platform, launched at Cisco Live, is a cloud-based network analytics service for the data center, campus and WAN.
- June 07, 2019
Cisco plans to acquire industrial security firm Sentryo. The acquisition would add network visibility, anomaly detection and real-time threat detection to the Cisco IIoT portfolio.
- May 15, 2019
Extreme unveils its building blocks for an autonomous network, called Elements. The company also introduces at the Extreme Connect show an IoT security tool.
- April 17, 2019
Nyansa has added IoT traffic analytics to its network monitoring software. The latest version of Nyansa Voyance monitors the activity of IoT devices in healthcare and retail.
- March 22, 2019
Array Networks launches a monitoring and reporting tool that draws data from the vendor's application delivery controllers to pinpoint application troubles.
- March 05, 2019
Juniper plans to acquire WLAN vendor Mist for $405 million. The Juniper-Mist acquisition is an offensive move that fills a hole in the networking vendor's campus portfolio.
- December 07, 2018
In networking news, SolarWinds updates its network management software; a report predicts SDN's future; and Barefoot Networks updates its P4-programmable switch.
- November 21, 2018
In networking news, Cato Networks unveils an SD-WAN tool to detect network outages; SolarWinds spotlights DevOps features; and Kaloom gets $10 million.
- November 16, 2018
In networking news, LiveAction launches LiveNX 8 and LiveWire; Kaloom and Red Hat collaborate for a virtualized central office; and Siemens and Aruba bridge the IT-OT gap.
- November 08, 2018
In this roundup of networking blogs, industry experts examine network automation innovation, the partnership between networking and DevOps, and the importance of data sheet specs.
- October 17, 2018
Arista will have to do more than wrap its Mojo Wi-Fi infrastructure into the Arista CloudVision management console to catch Cisco and HPE Aruba in campus networking.
- 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 04, 2018
In networking news, Wi-Fi 6 now connotes 802.11ax technology, Aerohive Networks introduces machine learning analytics tools and Viavi releases a platform update.
- August 10, 2018
Arista Networks and VMware are focusing on Wi-Fi to bolster products for the wireless LAN. Wi-Fi vendor Mist is strengthening VMware's NSX SD-WAN and Arista has acquired Mojo.
- June 12, 2018
At Cisco Live, CEO Chuck Robbins emphasized customer preference for integrated hardware and software that offer Cisco intent-based networking over open OSes.
- June 12, 2018
Cisco wants to turn its DNA Center campus networking platform into a platform for software development. The goal is to work with the data the system collects.
- June 11, 2018
In Cisco Live news, Nyansa upgrades its network performance monitor software to track WAN and Wi-Fi connection problems. Also, A10 adds Kubernetes support.
- June 08, 2018
LiveAction plans to combine its software for network performance management with Savvius' packet monitoring technology to deliver both in a single product.
- April 24, 2018
Accedian Networks has launched its first product from the Performance Vision acquisition. SkyLIGHT PVX includes network monitoring, plus root-cause analytics and remediation.
- 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
The latest versions of Cisco Tetration analytics include a software-as-a-service offering with pay-as-you-go pricing. Cisco is also offering a software-only version.
- March 29, 2018
Gluware launches Config Modeling, a new network automation tool intended to help customers overcome the hurdles of CLI as they manage multivendor legacy networks.
- March 16, 2018
Yahoo Japan deploys an Apstra intent-based network to oversee multiple vendors. Cisco touts Los Angeles Hospital, as well as the benefits it's getting from its DNA strategy.
- March 08, 2018
Cisco's new cloud-based service, called vAnalytics, helps companies prepare for changes within the Viptela SD-WAN by giving answers to what-if questions.
- February 27, 2018
Bloggers explore the capabilities of network analytics software, assess the coming impact of GDPR regulations and look into the use of Ethernet VPN with an MPLS data plane in data centers.
- February 22, 2018
Carrier supplier Accedian heads to the enterprise market with the acquisition of French company Performance Vision. Accedian network monitoring tools complement PV's NPM software.
- February 09, 2018
This week, bloggers assess the role of machine learning for network traffic routing, new hurdles for identity management due to the cloud and what to ask AI vendors.
- January 30, 2018
Cisco has advanced its intent-based networking plans with a layer of analytics that verify compliance with policies. The new Cisco Assurance is tied to the company's SDN platform.
- January 24, 2018
Startup Apstra has introduced customizable analytics in its network operating system. The latest AOS upgrade bolsters Apstra's intent-based networking capabilities.
- January 19, 2018
ThousandEyes and Juniper boost visibility for hybrid WANs; IDC records sharp rise in cloud spending; and a vendor group issues specifications for optical 100 Gbps interoperability.
- January 11, 2018
This week, bloggers focus on the growing relevancy of campus network architecture planning, BGP route selection and the next generation of cloud-vendor partnerships.
- January 04, 2018
This week, bloggers explore IPv6 prefix complexities, the reasons behind high turnover among CISOs and whether the adage 'just reboot it' holds true with advanced wireless LANs.
- December 19, 2017
The next 12 months will usher in a new crop of smarter network management products enterprises will use to make their networks more proactive, a leading analyst predicts.
- December 06, 2017
How long will CLI remain a dominant operational interface? That's one of the key questions network analysts are asking in this week's blog roundup.
- November 29, 2017
Bloggers explore the future of network command-line interface versus APIs, Veriflow's network verification tool and hyper-converged infrastructure performance metrics.
- November 22, 2017
The industry is built on 30-year-old code, writes one analyst, and that is one reason why device upgrade strategies often fall short.
- November 16, 2017
Bloggers look into LiveAction software aimed at provisioning resources, the threat posed by the cybersecurity skills shortage and using Linux for data center switches.
- November 10, 2017
New remediation engine in Nyansa Voyance flags the cause of network troubles and recommends changes to correct it. Other improvements include more syslog data for better analytics.
- November 02, 2017
Riverbed releases upgrades to SteelCentral NPM to enable customers to apply network performance metrics to their SD-WAN connections. Also, Riverbed adds Zscaler security.
- 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 06, 2017
Bloggers explore network redundancy design, WLAN setup using IBwave and creating a secure cloud management plane.
- 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 28, 2017
Bloggers explore machine learning and networking, Arista's new virtual router and the pitfalls of collecting and analyzing cybersecurity data.
- September 22, 2017
ExtraHop focuses on network visibility tools with new features, Aerohive launches HiveManager NG for private clouds and Extreme bakes in elements of recently acquired Avaya for campuses.
- 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.
- September 01, 2017
Bloggers examine educational WLAN administration, the launch of a new Cumulus virtual lab and challenges in security analysis.
- August 17, 2017
ManageEngine launches OpManager Plus, a new deep packet inspection tool; Nyansa broadens analytics for Voyance; and Aerohive premieres a new combined switch-access point.
- July 26, 2017
Savvius Spotlight, a new network traffic monitoring tool, launches; ManageEngine boosts its endpoint monitoring; and Cisco forecasts 'destruction-of-service' attacks.
- July 26, 2017
The latest update to the Mist Wi-Fi management platform makes it more useful for divvying up network access in hotels, college dormitories and apartment buildings.
- July 21, 2017
This week, bloggers explore SaaS SIEM, applications as drivers of hybrid cloud, and the benefits and drawbacks of integrated systems.
- July 13, 2017
This week, bloggers assess how Volta Networks is shifting to cloud-based routing, device identification, and IPv6 and VLAN interfaces.
- July 07, 2017
This week, bloggers look into the Aruba 8400 campus LAN switch, automation versus orchestration and culture changes needed for network agility.
- June 23, 2017
This week, bloggers look into how to manage asymmetrical network traffic flows, Broadcom Trident telemetry and cloud security as part of a data protection strategy.
- 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 14, 2017
This week, bloggers look into operational insight from network analytics, vulnerabilities in the wake of WannaCry and slow 25 GbE switch adoption.
- June 08, 2017
This week, bloggers look into Uila's user experience tracking capabilities, the growth of SD-WAN, and the difference between implicit and explicit complexity in the data center.
- June 07, 2017
The first Aruba core switch provides the performance, analytics and automation for supporting large campus networks with IoT deployments.
- May 31, 2017
Cisco has unveiled a single Enterprise License Agreement that covers all of its software. The new Cisco ELA lets customers exceed contract limits without penalty.
- May 01, 2017
This week, Nyansa premieres new Voyance network analytics tools, espionage takes off as a security threat and the midmarket struggles with cybersecurity.
- April 27, 2017
This week, bloggers look into legacy networking technology, the midmarket's cybersecurity skills shortage and Corvil's new Sensor offering.
- April 12, 2017
A10 Networks is adjusting to customers using open source load balancers. The latest Harmony application delivery controller includes analytics for HAProxy.
- February 16, 2017
This week, bloggers look at automation as the future of network technology, weigh in on Cumulus' EVPN features and examine ExtraHop's Addy machine learning analytics.
- February 15, 2017
ExtraHop integrates machine learning and artificial intelligence with Addy, its new machine-learning-as-a-service offering.
- 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.
- February 01, 2017
This week, bloggers look into whether dropped packets are better than delayed packets, discuss cloud-based shadow IT and clarify the meaning of microservices.
- January 27, 2017
Cisco will broaden its application monitoring portfolio with the acquisition of AppDynamics. But will the vendor make AppDynamics pricing friendlier to smaller businesses?
- January 19, 2017
This week, bloggers look into network automation tools, incident response, and the new reality of MPLS and SD-WAN.
- January 03, 2017
Nyansa uses a blend of cloud-based analytics, real-time DPI and an easy-to-understand console for its user experience tools platform.
- November 08, 2016
Nyansa has widened the capabilities of its network traffic analytics system with the addition of application monitoring. The latest capabilities are packaged as Voyance+.
- October 27, 2016
A Riverbed software update blends SteelCentral; Gigamon intros a security appliance; Check Point warns of 2017 ransomware threats.
- October 14, 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.
- September 29, 2016
ICYMI: Talari survey studies the cost of network outages, ARM introduces a chip interconnect system and a study indicates that phishing attacks are taking aim at system files.
- September 16, 2016
ExtraHop introduces a new IT analytics appliance that lets IT search and download packets associated with a particular transaction.
- August 23, 2016
The latest Arista CloudVision upgrade has analytics and real-time data collection, which are expected to improve network troubleshooting and security.
- August 15, 2016
An Enterprise Management Associates study examining WAN SLA performance found that companies need to be more proactive in how they keep tabs on their service providers.
- 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.
- August 01, 2016
When it comes to improving network performance, big data alone isn't enough -- network managers need IT operations analytics (ITOA) to make sense of it all. Now, cutting-edge, "smart" ITOA tools do more than just use network analytics to diagnose ...
- August 01, 2016
IT operations analytics tools are growing up and offering unprecedented insights into network behavior, allowing managers to automate fixes before problems occur.
- June 10, 2016
ICYMI: SolarWinds launches NPM 12; HPE introduces a converged system for machine devices; IDC reports switching and routing revenues remain flat for the first quarter.
- June 01, 2016
This week, bloggers weigh network uptime, workloads in the public cloud and Dell OS10.
- May 17, 2016
Riverbed upgrades SteelCentral with support for public cloud, containers and Skype for Business.
- April 22, 2016
Brandeis and Suffolk universities find more innovation in network traffic analytics with startup than with larger vendors like Cisco and Aruba.
- April 20, 2016
This week, bloggers explore cPacket packet brokers and network analysis, HPE's real hyper-converged strategy and the state of OpenStack private cloud.
- April 18, 2016
Cloud-based analytics, real-time DPI and an easy-to-digest console anchor Nyansa's network performance monitor for wired and wireless networks.
- April 06, 2016
Austin, Texas, Cancer Center uses AT&T's Network on Demand to get tumor diagnoses to patients faster.
- 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 09, 2016
ICYMI: Dynatrace focuses on application behavior; Del Monte adopts an all-cloud IT strategy; and Radware launches virtual ADC.
- 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.
- November 11, 2015
Riverbed updates SteelCentral for more application insight; Broadcom expands switch analytics; Cisco adds to its security portfolio; and Akamai intros a WAN service to cloud providers
- November 03, 2015
The latest iteration of ExtraHop's IT operations analytics platform makes search easier and adds historical data.
- November 02, 2015
Software-defined networking (SDN) gained early traction with the companies that had the resources to deploy it and a clear, immediate need for its benefits: cloud providers, carriers and hyper-scale data center operators. They were