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Articles by Sean Michael Kerner 

Ethernet Switch and Router Market Grows in 2Q19

Network hardware vendors have plenty of reason for optimism as organizations continue to spend.

Containous Looks to Simplify Cloud Native Networking with Maesh

No, that's not a typo, but it is a play on the service mesh concept that is becoming increasingly popular in the cloud.

Linux Foundation Defines Edge Computing with New Glossary

LF Edge project releases new open source set of definitions outlining primary concepts in Edge Computing to help enable uniform discourse on key topics.

VMware Expands Network Virtualization with NSX-T 2.5 and Advanced Load Balancer

At VMworld 2019, VMware announces new capabilities for its growing networking portfolio.

SD-WAN Finally Gets a Formal Standard

MEF 70 now provides a formal set of standard definitions for SD-WAN service attributes.

Arista CEO Sees an Oasis in the Enterprise Networking Landscape

Arista is slowly, but surely gaining ground in the enterprise market, even as 400G deployments loom in the near future.

F5 Networks Forges Ahead With Nginx Integration

F5 Networks CEO says that it is no longer accurate to view his company as being a traditional Application Delivery Controller (ADC) player.

Juniper Networks Growth Slows as 400G Prospects Ramp Up

Juniper Networks CEO is optimistic about next generation 400 gigabit connectivity and the positive impact it will have for his company.

SD-WAN Market Continues to Grow with VMware in the Lead

Multiple reports highlight enterprise demand for SD-WAN technology, though challenges do exist.

Open Source Networking Accelerates with ONAP Dublin

The Linux Foundation Networking effort moves forward with Open Network Automation Platform efforts

Amazon Web Services Redefines Cloud Networking with VPC Traffic Mirroring

AWS shakes up the cloud visibility and security market with a major new feature.

Extreme Networks Expands WiFi Capabilities with Aerohive Acquisition

Apparently, Extreme Networks isn't done buying technology vendors, yet.

VMware Declares its Intent Based Networking Direction with Avi Networks Acquisition

VMware intends to compete in the emerging area of intent-based networking.

Cisco Live 2019 Demonstrates Networking Giant's Intent

Cisco announces multidomain integration for policy and expanded AI capabilities.

Why Application Capital Is Central to F5 Networks Unified View of Networking

VIDEO: Kara Sprague, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Application Services at F5 Networks, outlines her vision for service mesh.

Cisco Accelerates Wi-Fi With New Access Points and Catalyst 9600 Core Switch

Cisco announces its newest hardware, providing support for the Wi-Fi 6 standard.

Xilinx Grows Networking Portfolio With Solarflare Acquisition

Network silicon vendor picks up Network Interface Card expertise as it looks to grow in the data center market.

F5 Networks Grows Security Footprint As Cloud Expansion Continues

Networking vendor is seeing an increasingly volume of organization choose cloud delivered models rather than physical hardware.

Network Service Mesh Project Joins Cloud Native Computing Foundation

Project backed by Cisco, VMware and Red Hat lands as a new sandbox effort to enable a new type of mesh of container networking.

Juniper Networks Contrail Service Orchestration Enables SD-WAN as a Service

Software Defined efforts head to the cloud as Juniper rolls out new capabilities.

OpenDaylight Neon Released as Open Source Software Defined Networking Effort Turns 6

New release adds enhanced network virtualization capabilities to production grade SDN platform.

Open Compute Project Advances Networking Efforts With SONiC and Minipack

At the annual OCP Global Summit, there were two core themes for networking.

Infiniband Networking Leader Mellanox Acquired by Nvidia in $6.9B Deal

The deal will bring together two giants in the HPC space in a bid to help further accelerate computing.

VMware Advances Network Automation With NSX-T 2.4 Update

VMware is looking beyond just vSphere to enable virtualized networking across multi-cloud environments.

7 Vendors Making News at Mobile World Congress 2019

5G isn't just a buzzword. It's a transformational technology that also means big business for networking vendors.

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