Articles by Sean Michael Kerner 

Cisco Expands Jasper for IoT Control

Control Center 7.0 release adds new Traffic Segmentation capabilities.

Cisco CEO: The Network Makes Anything Possible

Cisco Live starts light on announcements and high on promises.

Juniper Debuts Cloud-Grade Networking Technology

Cloud-Grade involves new PT10000 hardware and an innovative capability called Node Slicing.

Broadcom Trident 3 Aims to Advance Switch Programmability

New network silicon can scale up to 3.2 Tbps.

Cisco Reveals Its New Intent-Based Networking Strategy

Forget about the Self-Defending Network, or Application Centric Infrastructure, Cisco is now positioning networking to be more intuitive and intent-based.

Verizon and Cisco Expand Virtual Network Function Delivery on OpenStack

Verizon deploys SD-WAN service with Cisco Virtual Managed Services, running on top of OpenStack.

Nokia Debuts New Networking Silicon and Core Routing Platforms

Nokia builds on former Alcatel-Lucent assets with new FP4 networking silicon that offers 2.4 Terabits per second of performance.

Ruckus Wireless Expands Networking Portfolio Ahead of Arris Acquisition

New ICX 7150 Z-Series Switch and ZoneFlex R720 Access Points debut.

Open-Source Project Accelerates Networking with Fourth Release

Linux Foundation Collaborative Project now benefits from better performance and security capabilities.

Internet Traffic Growing to 3.3 Zettabytes by 2021

Cisco's annual Visual Networking Index report forecasts a tripling of global IP traffic of the next five years, though the 2016 traffic figure falls short of the initial forecast.

OpenDaylight Carbon SDN Platform Expands Performance and Scalability

Sixth release of open-source Software Defined Networking platform debuts providing new stability and performance.

HPE's Aruba Networks Debuts New Core Switch and Asset Tracking Platforms

HPE's networking division is going right to the core, with new Aruba 8400 switching platform and Linux powered network operating system.

Brocade Sells vADC to Pulse Secure, Vyatta to AT&T

Selloff of Brocade's IP networking assets continues.

Palo Alto Networks Benefits from WannaCry Awareness

Network security vendor reports 3Q17 revenue grew by 25 percent year-over-year.

Extreme Networks Wins $100M Bid for Avaya's Enterprise Networking Business

Barely three months after making an offer, Extreme emerges as the winner for Avaya's networking business.

Cisco Advances OpenStack and Container Networking Efforts

VIDEO: Lew Tucker, Vice President and CTO of Cloud Computing at Cisco, discusses why software and hardware innovation is needed for high-performance networking at scale.

Ethernet Alliance Aims to Advance PoE with Certification Program

New effort aims to provide a certification that validates IEEE 802.3 standards interoperability for Power-over-Ethernet devices.

Container Network Interface Project Joins CNCF

CNI had already become a defacto dependency for Kubernetes and now the project is formally part of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation.

Ethernet Turns 44

Bob Metcalfe first proposed Ethernet on May 22, 1973

Cisco Switching Revenues Trend Positive in 3Q17

Cisco reported third quarter revenue of $11.9 billion as switching returned to positive territory.

Extreme Networks Expands Switching Platform

New switches bring support for multi-rate Ethernet speeds.

Versa Networks Brings SD-WAN to the Branch

SD-Branch offering expands the use cases for Software Defined WAN.

OpenBMP Project Comes to Linux Foundation as

Yet another new networking project is now being hosted by the Linux Foundation.

Cisco Buys Into SD-WAN with $610M Viptela Acquisition

Cisco decides to accelerate its SD-WAN effort by buying company led by former Cisco employees.

Jive Acquired for $462M

Enterprise collaboration vendor now set to become part of the Aurea family of companies.

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