Articles by Sean Michael Kerner 

The Ghost of Cius: Cisco Tries Again with Apple

It wasn't all that long ago that Cisco tried (and failed) to have its own mobile device strategy.

VMware NSX Turns Two, Expands to the Cloud

Cross-datacenter vMotion? You can do that (soon) thanks to NSX 6.2.

Cisco Closes OpenDNS Acquisition

$635 million deal is now done, Cisco to integrate its new assets with other recently acquired technologies from SourceFire and ThreatGrid.

Xirrus Advances 802.11ac with New Hardware

X2 and XD2 WiFi hardware debut, adding new entry-level and Wave 2 802.11ac gear to the Xirrus portfolio.

Big Switch Debuts Big Cloud Fabric 3.0 for SDN

Big Switch evolves its software defined networking platform.

Brocade Grows IP Networking Business in 3Q15

Brocade's CEO is now seeing opportunities in the Software Defined Networking (SDN) space.

IO Visor Networking Project Launches at Linuxcon [VIDEO]

Pere Monclus, CTO of PLUMgrid discusses what the new project is all about.

Cisco's New CEO is Bullish on Security

Cisco reports full year fiscal 2015 revenue of $49.2 billion as Chuck Robbins takes the helm as new CEO.

DEF CON Wall of Sheep Gets a DNStap

Not all network taps are a bad thing. DNS luminary Paul Vixie talks DNStap and its security applications.

Network Switches under Attack at Black Hat [VIDEO]

Researchers discuss a litany of common flaws found in networking gear.

Cumulus Networks Goes Virtual with Cumulus VX for SDN Testing

Open networking SDN vendor Cumulus takes a half step sideways with Cumulus VX for virtualized environments.

Riverbed Steelhead 9.1 Improves Cloud SaaS Performance

As applications increasingly move to the cloud, Riverbed sees an opportunity for SteelHead.

New F5 CEO Plots a Course Forward

Manny Rivelo discusses what it has been like to succeed former CEO John McAdam and how his leadership will take a bit of a different path.

OpenDaylight Beryllium Takes Shape

Developers at the OpenDaylight Summit discuss their hopes and plans for the next release of open-source Software Defined Networking platform.

Cisco Appoints New CTO, Exits Flash Storage Business

Cisco announces End of Life for Invicta flash storage, announces new CTO and Chief Digital Officer.

Juniper Reports 2Q15 Revenue of $1.2 Billion

CEO Rami Rahim continues to see opportunities in SDN, NFV and in security

F5 Drives 3Q15 Revenue with Security and Software Growth

As new CEO takes the reigns at F5, new BIG-IP 12.0 release is coming soon with some big changes.

Cisco Exits Scientific Atlanta Business with $600 Million Technicolor Sale

Set top box market has been a drag on Cisco's earnings and now it's on the way out.

The Darknet of Network IP Space [VIDEO]

The networking Darknet isn't about criminal activity. It's about unused IP space that could potentially be used to track down malicious activity.

CloudRouter 2.0 Hits Beta with OpenDaylight Lithium and Fedora 22

New beta release of CloudRouter leverages the Fedora 22 Linux distribution to literally become a software router in the cloud.

AllSeen Alliance Expands Membership for IoT Efforts

Linux Foundation Collaborative Internet of Things Project announces 13 new members, including IBM and Pivotal.

Apple Set to Give IPv6 a Giant Boost

OSX 10.11 and iOS 9 get Happy Eyeballs approach to IPv6.

Juniper CEO Rami Rahim Pleased with Progress Under His Leadership [VIDEO]

Less-than-ideal circumstances aren't hindering Juniper's new direction or Rami Rahim's success in leading it.

25 Gigabit Ethernet Port Shipments Set to Grow

10 Gigabit Ethernet still dominates and will for years to come, but 25 GbE is rising.

The Long Slow Death of IPv4

Years after the end of the free pool of IPv4 addresses, IPv4 is still very much alive.

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