Articles by Sean Michael Kerner 

Palo Alto Networks Grows by Displacing Incumbent Network Security

Third quarter revenues grow to $345.8M, though the company still isn't profitable.

Juniper Expands EX Switch Portfolio

EX2300 and EX3400 provide new options for enterprise switching.

Brocade Debuts Workflow Composer for Network Automation

New technology builds on StackStorm assets to help enable network lifecycle management automation

Cisco Meraki Expands into Cloud Managed Communications

Technology platform originally built for managing WiFi devices continues to evolve under Cisco's ownership.

NBASE-T Alliance Demonstrates Real 2.5/5Gbps Interoperability [VIDEO]

Existing Cat5e and Cat6 cabling gets a boost with 2.5 and 5 Gbps speeds thanks to NBASE-T Alliance efforts.

Cisco Not Worried about Whitebox Networking

As Cisco's reports its third quarter earnings, continued declines in switching and routing are a concern.

F5 Adds New Features to BIG-IP 12.1

Security, visibility and workflow technologies get enhanced in latest update of F5 core software platform.

Riverbed Improves Cloud, Container Visibility in SteelCentral Update

SteelCentral network visibility technology gets a milestone update providing administrators with more insight into what's running.

Cisco's Embrace of OpenStack Pays Network Dividends [VIDEO]

Cisco cloud computing CTO Lew Tucker discusses how NFV and OpenStack come together.

CoreOS Fest: Tigera Launches Canal Container Networking Effort

[VIDEO] Project Calico comes together with CoreOS' flannel to create new open-source Canal project, backed by Tigera.

Interop: What is in Cisco DNA? [VIDEO]

Jeff Reed, SVP, Enterprise Infrastructure and Solutions at Cisco, discusses Cisco's latest enterprise efforts.

Interop: Dolby Labs and HighFive Partner for Unified Communications [VIDEO]

New partnership aims to make communications more vibrant.

Interop: Ethernet Alliance Advancing Ethernet Ubiquity [VIDEO]

There has never been a better time to bet on Ethernet.

Interop: SDN Growing to $12.5B, SD-WAN to $6B

IDC analysts forecast dramatic growth for networking transformation technologies.

Interop: Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise Expands Wired and Wireless Portfolio

New Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise gear includes 802.11ac Wave 2 access points and new wired switches with SDN support.

Aviatrix Advances Cloud Native Networking

Connecting disparate public, private and hybrid clouds isn't always easy, but that's where Aviatrix Cloud Native Network 2.0 can help.

Juniper Delivers 'Lumpy' Growth in 1Q16

 Security business declines as switching business remains strong.

Juniper Expands Software Defined Secure Network Framework

Containerized SRX security gateway debuts as Juniper continues its efforts to disaggregate software from hardware.

Fortinet Debuts New Secure Fabric

New update to firmware operating system and new hardware announced.

VMware Continues to Grow NSX SDN Revenue

After only two and half years, NSX is now a core part of VMware's business growth.

Juniper's Software Defined Secure Network Explained [VIDEO]

 Kevin Walker, CTO for Security at Juniper discusses his views on how network security needs to move forward

Polycom Acquired by Mitel in $1.96B Deal

Unified Communications vendor aiming to build a new global powerhouse

Weave Net 1.5 Embraces CNI for SDN

Weaveworks looks beyond Docker containers to Kubernetes CNI for Weave Net 1.5.

Cisco Pushing Open-Source Snort and ClamAV Forward

VIDEO: Martin Roesch, the original developer beyond the Snort IPS, still believes in open-source as the next generation of Snort is being built.

Palo Alto Network Security Solutions Receive Updated OS

New PAN-OS 7.1 operating system update enhances virtualization, cloud support, and other features for Palo Alto network security solutions.

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