Articles by Sean Michael Kerner 

Brocade CEO Aims to Grow Faster than Cisco in Developing Markets

Brocade CEO Lloyd Carney delivers third quarter fiscal 2014 earnings results, takes a jab at Cisco products.

OpenStack Neutron Set for New Updates in Juno Release

October OpenStack release will be a major milestone for cloud networking.

276 Million Domains and Counting

.com domain continues to grow but new domains are now actively growing too.

Silver Peak Expands WAN Optimization for the Cloud Era

New Unity fabric accelerates WAN and cloud traffic by looking at the state of the broader network.

Cisco Cuts Jobs, Paints Glum First Quarter Outlook

Though some areas are growing, Cisco isn't forecasting much overall growth for the quarter ahead.

Juniper Debuts New EX4600 Switch for High-IQ Networking

EX4600 packs in up to 72 x 10 GbE and 12 x 40 GbE ports.

The Dangers and Promise of Multipath TCP

New enhancements are coming to TCP that might make communications more or less secure, depending on how it is used.

Inside the Black Hat 2014 Wi-Fi Network [VIDEO]

PEAP-TLS option provides users with a more secure Wi-Fi network.

25G Ethernet Marches Forward

It's brand new, but demand is already forecast to take it to the number two port speed by 2018.

SDN Adoption Plans Not Clear Cut

New research from Juniper Networks shows a near-even split in adoption plans for SDN, but is cost a driver or a challenge?

Cavium Acquires Its Way to SDN

Silicon vendor acquires Xpliant for $90 million in a bid to get a bigger foothold in the SDN marketplace.

Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure Gets Ship Date

After months of discussions, demos and promises, Cisco sets ship date for ACI and reveals pricing.

Inside Juniper's Integrated Operating Plan to Drive Growth

Juniper is in the process of re-focusing on a number of key areas, including SDN.

Riverbed Aims to Build ADC Appliance, Grow Multi-Product Strategy

Riverbed reports second quarter revenue and plans for an appliance version of its ADC software platform.

Juniper Exits Junos Pulse Business with $250 Million Sale

Juniper CEO wants his company to stay focused on high-growth areas of the market, including switching and SDN.

Cisco Spending "Tens of Millions" on Developers

DevNet effort aims to succeed where other Cisco developer efforts in the past have failed.

BGP FlowSpec Emerges in Juniper DDoS Secure

Juniper advances its DDoS attack mitigation efforts.

Brocade Joins 25 Gigabit Ethernet Consortium

Cisco could be the next big networking vendor to join 25 GbE consortium as standardization efforts grow.

The Internet of Things Thread Network Protocol Debuts

The increasingly crowded landscape of Internet of Things protocol groups is now even more crowded.

Midokura Partners with Fujitsu for OpenStack SDN Deployment

Japanese vendors come together for cloud network virtualization.

Copper Broadband Speeds to 10 Gbps

Alcatel-Lucent's Bell Labs demonstrates that it can get faster speeds than ever before out of copper wires.

New Consortium Pushes for 25 and 50 Gbps Data Center Ethernet Connectivity

Microsoft, Mellanox, Google, Broadcom and Arista come together in new effort.

Global Peak Internet Connection Rates Up in 1Q14

Internet speeds around the world continue to march ahead, paving the way for a new generation of high-bandwidth applications like UHD video.

Juniper Updates Firewall Security Features

AppID technology lands in Juniper's firewalls, but don't confuse it with the Cisco technology that has a similiar name. 

HP Updates 5400 Switch Portfolio for Resiliency, SDN

New 5400R switches aim to deliver increased resiliency for enterprise networking needs and support for HP's SDN initiatives.

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