Articles by Sean Michael Kerner 

Weaveworks Improves SDN Security with Kubernetes 1.4

 Weave Net 1.7 now benefits from enhanced security capabilities.

2.5 and 5 Gigabit Ethernet Now Official Standards

 In only two short years, new Ethernet standards are now finalized, making existing cabling as much as five time faster.

Global WLAN Market Growing Thanks to Rapid 802.11ac Adoption

Enterprise wireless is now growing faster than consumer.

ONOS Hummingbird Release Advances Open-Source SDN

New release provides improvements for both north and southbound interfaces.

Cisco Collaborates with Salesforce for Enterprise Collaboration

Cisco is aiming to give its collaboration business a boost with new strategic partnerships.

OPNFV Taking the Best of Open Source to Build an NFV Platform

[VIDEO] OPNVF Director Heather Kirksey discusses how the open-source networking project works as new Colorado release set to debut

Internet Domains Hit 334.6 million in 2Q16

Nearly 13 percent year-over-year growth as demand for new domain names continues unabated.

Arista CEO on the Past and Future of Switching

Jayshree Ullal recounts her days at Crescendo Communications, which was acquired by Cisco in 1993, and how the networking world is a very different place in 2016.

Half the World is Now Online, But What About the Other Half?

New UN sponsored State of Broadband report, pegs the number of global Internet users at 3.5 billion by the end of the year.

Brocade Advances Router for DevOps World

New SLX 9850 router benefits from open-source KVM hypervisor to run third-party monitoring and analytics applications.

Extreme Networks Acquires WLAN tech from Zebra for $55M

Wireless access technologies formerly developed by Motorola are on the move, again.

Aruba Updates Mobile OS for SDN Era

ArubaOS 8 opens up the wireless networking vendor's operating system APIs for improved visibility and control.

OpenDayLight Boron Set to Stabilize Open-Source SDN

[VIDEO] Chris Wright, chairperson of OpenDayLight and chief technologist in the Office of Technology at Red Hat, details the objectives of the new release.

Cisco Loses Another Top Exec as Soderbery Exits

Cisco's switching chief departs.

Ethernet Switching Market Grows to $6B in 2Q16

According to multiple reports, Cisco still dominates despite its troubles.

Cisco Acquires ContainerX for Container Management

Cisco jumping into container space by picking up startup that had been backed by the former CTO of VMware, Steve Herrod.

Fortinet Debuts Universal Access Point

FortiAP benefits from Fortinet's Meru acquisition and provides both on-premises and cloud management options.

Citrix Enables NetScaler for Containers and Micro-Services

 VIDEO: Abhishek Chauhan, VP and CTO at Citrix discusses new product enhancement to help load balance container applications.

PLUMgrid Advances SDN with CloudSecure

ONS 6 update will be complemented with new virtual security solution

Aviatrix Bringing Cloud and Container Networking Together (video)

VIDEO: Steven Mih, CEO of Aviatrix, discusses how his company is expanding its overlay networking approach.

Cisco Reports $48.7B in Revenue, Trims Workforce

2016 was a profitable year for the networking vendor, but the market is changing

Amazon Announces Application Load Balancer for the Cloud

Amazon CTO calls the new tech 'magic.'

Midokura Embraces Kubernetes Container Networking

New Midokura SDN release now also enables multi-cloud connectivity with router peering.

Open vSwitch (OVS) Becomes a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project

Four years after becoming part of the mainstream Linux kernel, virtual switch effort opens up further.

Black Hat: Kaminsky Talks DNS

VIDEO: Dan Kaminsky details the current state of DNS, DNSSEC where he keeps his root key to the Internet.

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