Articles by Sean Michael Kerner 

Cisco CEO Optimistic as Switching Revenues Slip in Q2

Many areas of Cisco's business grew in the second quarter, and the Ericsson partnership is seen as a real key to future growth.

Cisco Acquires Jasper IoT for $1.4 Billion

Jasper acquisition adds more "meat" to Cisco's IoT aspirations.

Midokura Extends Enterprise SDN Insight with MEM 5.0

Latest release of MEM builds on the open-source MidoNet base to add new insights for virtual networks.

Cisco Claims First Victory Against Arista in Legal Dispute

International Trade Commission finds that Arista violated three Cisco patents.

IPv6 Lands on Consumer Edge Routers [PODCAST]

First round of devices to get the official IPv6 Ready CE Router Logo debut as challenges remain for broader IPv6 adoption.

Pankaj Patel is Leaving Cisco

More changes in Cisco's executive ranks.

Juniper Looks to Security and the Cloud for 2016 Growth

Juniper ends its fiscal 2015 on a high note.

Open Compute Project Branches out to Telcos

 From servers to networking and now carriers, the OCP wants to keep hardware open.

Juniper Acquires BTI Systems to Improve Optical Networking

Juniper makes its first acquisition of 2016, ahead of its earnings call tomorrow.

NFV Deployment Growing Thanks to OpenStack

The cloud is a key enabler of Network Functions Virtualization.

Big Switch Networks Raises $48.5 Million in New Funding

SDN pioneer adds Silver Lake to its investor list as the company ramps up operations.

AT&T Embraces Canonical's Ubuntu Linux

Linux continues to make inroads into big carrier networks.

IPv6 Usage Set to Grow in 2016

IPv4 isn't quite dead yet, but IPv6 is now strongly into double digit usage, at least on mobile.

Internet Domains Hit 299 Million

Almost 300 million domain names now exist across all Top Level Domains, though growth isn't evenly spread.

Alcatel-Lucent Pushes Forward into 2016

Big deals and big changes mark the start of the new year for Alcatel-Lucent.

IEEE 802.11ah Wi-Fi HaLow Emerges for IoT

Though not yet officially a standard, Wi-Fi Alliance is now pushing low-power Internet of Things approach.

U.S. Broadband Speeds Accelerate

New FCC report is optimistic about American broadband Internet technologies.

Average Internet Connection Speeds Up Worldwide

Akamai State of the Internet report shows continued connection speed increases, highlights IPv6 traffic.

Former Cisco CTO Driving the Electric Car Future

Padmasree Warrior joins electric car startup NextEV as the CEO.

Weaveworks CEO Weaves a Path for Container Networking [VIDEO]

Alexis Richardson discusses his plans for growing container networking.

F5 CEO Rivelo Resigns as Former CEO John McAdam Returns

In a surprise move, Manuel Rivelo resigns his position as leader of F5.

Ethernet Switch Market Grows to $6.1 Billion in 3Q15

40 Gigabit Ethernet revenue growth now outpacing 10 Gigabit Ethernet.

Juniper Expands MX Router Platform Capabilities

No new chassis hardware announced, but new software and line cards deliver more performance.

PLUMgrid Defines Its SDN Future [VIDEO]

CEO of SDN vendor explains why competition is good, the role that OpenStack plays and what's next.

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.

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