Articles by Sean Michael Kerner 

Cisco Evolves IOS XR Network Operating System with Linux

Working together with hyperscale web companies, Cisco has enhanced its networking operating system to be more open.

Brocade Optimistic about Private Cloud Growth

As Brocade reports its full fiscal 2015 earnings, there is reason for optimism in the year ahead.

Palo Alto Networks Takes a Swing at Cisco

As revenues continue to rise at Palo Alto, CEO is confident his firm can take on networking giant Cisco in network security.

SDN Reality: $1.4 Billion in 2015

Software Defined Networking isn't just hype, it's now a billion dollar business.

Cisco Acquiring Collaboration Vendor Acano for $700 Million

Cisco aims to expand its collaboration capabilities with Acano acquisition.

Cisco CEO Confident of Cloud Growth, as Revenue Guides Lower

Revenue growth has slowed, but both public and private cloud are great opportunities for Cisco's future.

ExtraHop Advances Network Visibiility and Big Data Analytics

Extrahop 5 platform debuts with a new appliance, bringing Big Data analytics to network visibility.

Akanda Grows OpenStack Networking with Project Astara [VIDEO]

Akanda CEO talks OpenStack and bringing Nginx to the cloud.

Cisco Partners with Ericsson to Drive Billions in New Revenue

New partnership brings together over 56,000 patents and 76,000 employees, but where does it leave Juniper?

Juniper Goes All in for SDN

Juniper embraces Linux and containers to disaggregate its Junos networking firmware.

Midokura Advances SDN at OpenStack Tokyo [VIDEO]

Midokura CEO discusses what his company is doing with both its open-source and commercial platforms.

OpenStack Tokyo: The Ascendance of Cloud Networking

OpenStack Neutron and software defined networking take a quantum leap forward.

Cisco Expanding Analytics with ParaStream Acquisition

Yet another acquisition for Cisco as move towards IoT continues.

Juniper CEO Sees Contrail SDN as Driver for Growth

Contrail SDN delivers growth to Juniper Networks.

Brocade Expands Network Visibility with Software and Hardware

Technology gained through 2014 Vistapointe acquisition evolves in a broader offering.

ONOS Now a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project

Linux Foundation is now home to yet another software defined networking (SDN) effort.

Xirrus Expands Guest WiFi with EasyPass

Guest WiFi can be a real security challenge, but it doesn't have to be that way.

Polycom Advances Hardware for New Generation of Collaboration

The Polycom conference phone that has been in boardrooms for decades is getting a major makeover.

New Cisco CEO's Message? Faster, Faster, Faster

Chuck Robbins gives some insight into his leadership style and the massive opportunity that the Internet of Things represents to Cisco.

HP Launches OpenSwitch Linux Network Operating System

HP-led effort will compete with Cumulus and Big Switch but won't displace existing firmware on many of HP's own switches.

PLUMgrid 4.0 Updates OpenStack Network Suite

Tunnel Heatmap capabilities aim to provide improved visualization for cloud based Software Defined Networking.

Cisco Expands Security Services Portfolio with Portcullis Acquisition

Portcullis acquisition builds on Cisco's acquisition of privately-held Neohapsis at the end of 2014.

Juniper Unites Network Architecture, Evolves Security

Juniper wraps its hardware and software efforts together and once again Junos is at the core.

Verizon Reports on the State of Digital Network Transformation

If you want to enable digital transformation, you need to think about the network.

ARIN's Free Pool of IPv4 Address is Done

With the final block of IPv4 addresses issued, is it finally time to move to IPv6?

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