Articles by Sean Michael Kerner 

Cisco ACI 3.0 Embraces Kubernetes

Application Centric Infrastructure networking now can span multiple datacenters.

Akamai Set to Acquire Nominum to Improve DNS

All cash deal will see complementary DNS technology come to Akamai.

Former 3COM, HP Exec Saar Gillai Joins Teridion as CEO

Networking vendor that aims to provide 'fast lanes' for SaaS providers nabs well-known and respected technology leader

Linux Foundation Launches OpenMessaging Project

Alibaba, Oath, Didi, and Streamlio are the founding project contributors of the new cloud communications effort.

Extreme Networks Takes a New Approach to Acquire Brocade's Data Center Technology

Extreme Networks is eager to close a deal that will bring in new technology to its portfolio.

Asterisk 15 Debuts Advancing Open Source Collaboration Technology with Video

Asterisk which has long been best known as a voice PBX, now gets improved support for video.

Teneo Embraces Riverbed for WAN Optimization as a Service Offering

Technology integrator now aims to help organizations improve WAN connectivity, without the need for fixed capital costs.

OpenDaylight Nitrogen Released Providing SDN Modularity

New open-source Software Defined Networking platform release is now a more modular effort, thanks to Apache Karaf.

Extreme Networks Builds on Avaya Gear to Automate Campus Deployments

Avaya networking technology is now integrated into the Extreme Management Center.

Wired and Wireless Networking Revenues Grow in 2Q17

Ethernet router market hits $3.92B while the WLAN market reached $2.37B in second quarter 2017 revenue.

Are Legacy Networks Holding Back Cloud Deployments?

Riverbed future of networking survey reveals that a major hurdle to full-scale cloud transformation is sitting in the network.

John Chambers Leaving Cisco Board

With the transition to new CEO Chuck Robbins established, Chambers is now set to give up his seat as Chairman of the Board as well.

Open Source Summit: It's Time for DevOps and Networking to Talk

Micro-Services require new models and more scale for networking than ever before.

VMware Advances Network Virtualization with NSX-T 2.0

Hidden at the foundation of many different announcements at VMworld 2017 is the reality that NSX virtual networking is at the core.

Ethernet Alliance Roadmap Points to 800 Gbps and Beyond

Will 800 Gigabit Ethernet be the next big milestone or will it be 1.6 GbE?

D-Link Adds Pluribus Networks' Netvisor OS Support to Open Networking Hardware

D-Link announced the new DXS-500-54S can now come pre-loaded with Pluribus' network operating system.

Forward Networks Debuts New Technology as it Raises $16M in Series B Funding

Networking startup promises to make it easier and more accessible for organization to test network configuration and operations.

Versa Networks Partners with Verizon to Bring SD-WAN to Branches

SD-WAN vendor selected to power new Verizon Software Defined Secure Branch (SD-Branch) managed service.

Cisco Reports $48.0B in 2017 Revenue with Strong Security Growth

Cisco reports its fourth quarter and full year fiscal 2017 earnings as Intent-Based Networking model debuts.

Aquantia Brings 2.5 Gbps and 5 Gbps Ethernet to Dell Workstations

Multi-Gig Network Interface Cards enable organizations to use existing Cat 5e and Cat 6 copper cables to deliver faster speeds.

Hurricane Electric Achieves IPv6 Milestone

Internet backbone provider now connects to 4,000 IPv6 networks.

Brocade OpenDaylight SDN Assets Spawn Lumina Networks

Brocade's IP networking assets continue to be spun out ahead of the company's acquisition by Broadcom.

SD-WAN Growing to $8B by 2021

IDC is forecasting significant growth in SD-WAN revenues over the next five years.

Avaya Nearing Exit from Bankruptcy Protection

Avaya names new CEO and a plan to exist Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the fall of 2017.

Brocade Sells Virtual Evolved Packet Core Assets to Mavenir

Breakup of Brocade's networking assets continues ahead of Broadcom acquisition.

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