Articles by Sean Michael Kerner 

F5 CEO Lays Out 2015 Product Roadmap

F5 Networks reports first quarter fiscal 2015 revenue of $462.8 million.

A10 Networks Launches New OS and Cisco ACI Integration

Application Delivery Controller (ADC) vendor A10 adds new capabilities to its platform

Brocade Frees Vyatta SDN OpenDaylight Controller

OpenDaylight-based Vyatta SDN controller gets free one year license from Brocade.

Riverbed Accelerates SteelHead Appliance for Network Optimization

Riverbed's new SteelHead CX70  series provides more power and options for enterprises.

Videoconferencing Market Goes Flat

Infonetics 3Q14 Enterprise Telepresence and Video Conferencing Equipment report paints a dim picture for the market.

Big Switch Evolves SDN Technology [VIDEO]

Big Switch co-founder Kyle Forster discusses how the SDN world has changed since his company first helped to pioneer the space.

Broadband Adoption Growth Rate Slows in 3Q14

IPv6 adoption continues, and global average connection speed to the Internet now stands at 4.5 Mbps.

Inside HP's NFV Strategy [VIDEO]

 Saar Gillai, GM of NFV at HP, details his organization's efforts.

Networking in 2015: Will IPv6 be an Issue?

Forget about SDN hype. Network policy will be the primary topic for networking administrators in 2015.

Networking in 2014: Year in Review

In 2014, slower Ethernet speeds came as a surprise, IoT moved forward, SDN and NFV evolved, and big-name networking vendors made lots of news.

What's Next for OpenStack Neutron? [VIDEO]

Lew Tucker, CTO of Cloud Computing at Cisco, details the road ahead for OpenStack and networking in the cloud.

Riverbed Set to Be Acquired for $3.6 Billion

After rejecting a deal to be acquired for $3 billion in January, Riverbed finally finds a deal it likes.

Cisco @ 30: Analytics, ACI, IoT and the Cloud

Cisco announces new analytics initiatives to enable the Internet of Things as the company celebrates its 30th anniversary.

Cisco Acquires Neohapsis, Expanding Security Services

Privately-held Neophasis will bring Cisco security services for risk management and compliance.

Ethernet Alliance Gives Its Views on 2.5 and 25 Gbps Ethernet

John D'Ambrosia says that Ethernet is no longer about making 10x leaps, talks 2.5 and 25 GbE.

Cisco Sues Arista for Alleged Patent Infringement

Arista infringed on 14 U.S. patents, Cisco lawsuits allege.

Juniper Embraces Linux for Junos and Open Compute for New Switch

Junos comes to Linux, and Juniper announces Open Compute-based OCX open hardware switch.

Cisco Goes Open Source for Big Data Security Analytics

Cisco leverages open-source Kibana as part of OpenSOC.

2.5 and 5 Gbps Ethernet Efforts Expand with MGBASE-T Alliance

MGBASE-T Alliance members reveal their effort to advance intermediate Ethernet networking speeds.

802.11ac Adoption Grows WLAN Market Revenues

IDC reports on third quarter 2014 WLAN revenues and the impact of 802.11ac Wi-Fi adoption.

Palo Alto's Network Security Strategy Pays Off

Palo Alto isn't profitable yet, but record revenue and rapid growth in the NGFW market hold out promise.

Brocade Declares 2014 Its Most Profitable Year Yet

Revenue is down, but profits are up for networking vendor and OpenDaylight SDN collaborator Brocade.

Cisco CEO: We Need to Think Like a Startup

At Cisco's Annual General Meeting, CEO John Chambers explains why his company is well positioned to win in SDN, IoT and the road ahead.

PLUMgrid Embraces Containers for Network Virtualization Deployment [VIDEO]

PLUMgrid CEO talks about the evolution of the OpenStack Networking Suite and how containers will deliver version 2.0.

Alcatel-Lucent Virtualizes Service Router Platform

In the modern world, hardware is not longer the be all, end all for networking vendors. Alcatel-Lucent embraces NFV with VSR.

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