Articles by Sean Michael Kerner 

Juniper Grows Networking Business on Strong Security and Switching

Juniper's first quarter fiscal 2017 financial results show how CEO Rami Rahim's plans are working out.

BICS Acquires TeleSign Corp for $230M

Cloud communications vendor gets acquired in a bid to create a new global Communications Platform as a Service business.

Riverbed Acquires Xirrus

Xirrus is the latest WLAN vendor to be acquired by a wired networking vendor.

ForeScout Extends Network Security with Palo Alto Networks Integration

ForeScout's new extended modules for Palo Alto Networks bring benefits to both vendors and customers.

Fortinet Enters Cloud Access Security Broker Market with New Solution

Fortinet adds new capabilities to its security fabric.

Arista Claims New Victory in Patent Battle with Cisco

Back and forth legal ruling marathon continues, with the latest round going to Arista.

ONAP Releases First Project Code from Open-Source Networking Effort

New open-source effort releases its first code as a combined project.

Intel's Data Plane Development Kit Now a Linux Foundation Project

DPDK has become a defacto standard tool in many SDN efforts and now it's opening up even further.

Free Range Routing Protocol Finds a New Home at the Linux Foundation

FRRouting is now an official Linux Foundation Collaborative Project.

Cilium Project Aims to Improve Container Networking Security

[VIDEO] Dan Wendlandt, CEO and co-founder of stealth startup Covalent provides insight into what Cilium is all about.

Tigera Growing Its Kubernetes Networking Community

323 days after the company was first announced, the market for container network is continuing to grow.

Juniper Aims Accelerate Networks with Open Cloud Interconnect

Juniper announces new data center interconnection platform helping to bridge IP and optical networking layers

Google Warns Optical Networking Limitations Could Hinder Cloud Growth

Google exec details how the hyperscale network works today and why current optical technologies need to improve, dramatically.

Cisco Networking Gear at Risk from Vault7 Data Dump

Hundreds of Cisco Catalyst switches are at risk and though there is no patch yet available, disabling Telnet services will help to reduce the risk.

Riverbed Partners with Orange Business Services for Hybrid Enterprise Networking

Partnership will see SD-WAN paired with a Hybrid VPN approach to enable an agile and secure networking experience.

Innovium Raises $38.3M Announces 12.8 Tbps Single Switch Reference Design

Network silicon vendor makes a a big push to help enable massive switching scale.

Top Juniper Exec Jumps to Cisco

Jonathan Davidson returns to Cisco to lead Service Provider Networking group.

Global Average Internet Connection Speed Rises 26 Percent in 4Q16

Akamai's State of the Internet Report pegs the global average internet connection speed at 7.0 Mbps.

Avaya Aims to Sell Networking Business to Extreme Networks for $100M

The IP networking business unit was originally acquired from Nortel for $900M.

CNCF Adds CoreDNS as Seventh Hosted Project

Second time is the charm, as open-source CoreDNS project is now joining the CNCF.

Palo Alto Networks Acquires LightCyber for $105M

Palo Alto expands its security capabilities with technology from Israeli breach detection vendor.

5G Takes Center Stage at Mobile World Congress

The news out of the big mobile event this year is simple: 5G wireless is coming.

Riverbed Debuts Service Delivery Platform

Riverbed jumps into Network-as-a-Service market with new platform that melds the DevOps approach of agile development with NFV and SDN.

Linux Foundation Forms New Open Network Automation Project

The new effort is a consolidation of two existing Linux Foundation networking projects mergin the ECOMP and Open-O efforts.

Brocade Sells Some Networking Assets to ARRIS for $800M

Fire-sale of assets includes Ruckus Wireless technology that Brocade paid $1.5B for in April 2016.

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