Articles by Sean Michael Kerner 

Ethernet Switch Networking Market Surges Forward in 2017 to $25B

Latest market stats confirm that 2017 was the best year since 2010 for networking - what has changed and why is the networking market growing again?

Broadcom Officially Ends Bid for Qualcomm

Broadcom's bid for Qualcomm was blocked by President Trump and the U.S Department of the Treasury's Committee of Foreign Investment in the U.S.

ONF Announces Stratum Project to Redefine SDN

Google donates code to help seed new Open Networking Foundation project, already backed by 23 vendors.

Cisco Brings Analytics to SD-WAN Deployments

Cisco expands the capabilities of its' Viptela platform to deliver insights on SD-WAN.

WLAN Market Grows to $5.7B in 2017

802.11ac now dominates port shipments and revenues, though though consumer adopting lags behind enterprise.

Mist Raises $46M to Advance Artificial Intelligence Powered WLAN

Wireless LANs don't need to be "dumb pipes" as startup gains further investor confidence for its self learning WLAN technology platform.

Virtual Radio Access Network VRAN Efforts Accelerate at MWC 18

Cisco joins with Red Hat, Intel and others to advance a new effort that will enable 5G.

AT&T Brings Akraino Networking Project to Edge of the Linux Foundation

Yet another networking effort from AT&T comes to the Linux Foundation, this time it's all about Edge cloud infrastructure.

Arista Networks Grows in 2017, as Cisco Legal Dispute Nears an End

Arista grew its 2017 revenues by 45.8 percent, as 100 Gigabit Ethernet deployments continued to advance.

Juniper Adds New Hardware, Software and Services to Enable Multicloud Networking

The multicloud portfolio includes data center, campus, branch and cloud components.

Why Cisco's CEO is Bullish on Intent Based Networking

Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins says that he is "incredibly pleased" with the acceptance of the intent-based networking portfolio as Cisco reports 2Q18 earnings.

Verisign Ends 2017 with 131.9 Million .com Domain Registrations

Though there are lots of choices, the dot com domain still dominates the Internet.

Fortinet CEO Explains the Evolution of the Network Firewall

Ken Xie says that SD-WAN is a growth opportunity for Fortinet

Juniper CEO Doubles Down on New Product Transitions for 2018

Juniper reports fourth quarter and full-year 2017 financial results as shift from different networking product continues.

Cisco Brings Assurance and Analytics to Intent-Based Networking

Intent-based networking model continues to grow.

Tigera Raises $10M For Secure Container Networking Technology

Secure container networking startup raises new funding as it goes to market with a zero-trust framework.

F5 Networks CEO Sets Sights on Multi-Cloud, Security for Future Growth

Cumulus Networks Funding Tops $129M

SDN vendor raises $43M in a Series D round of funding.

Linux Foundation Creates New Umbrella LF Networking Fund for Open-Source Networking Projects

New group will provide overall governance, marketing and some shared infrastructure to some of the most popular open-source networking projects currently in use.

Google Expanding Cloud Network with Three New Undersea Cables

New undersea cables headed to Hong Kong, Chile and Denmark.

What is the Future of Wi-Fi?

New standards including 802.11ax and WiGig could make wireless connectivity easier and faster than ever before.

Polycom Acquires Obihai Technology Boosting VoIP Portfolio

Obihai builds VoIP phones and adapters that work with Google Voice.

AT&T Aims to Deploy 5G in 2018

Carrier announces it plans to be the first in the U.S. with 5G this year.

Huawei CEO Lays Out Ambitious Plans for 2018

Chinese technology giant turns 30 in 2018 and has big goals for the new year after hitting $92B in revenue during 2017.

Enterprise Networking Planet Networking Predictions for 2018

What's ahead for 2018 in networking?

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