Articles by Sean Michael Kerner 

Avaya Files for Chapter 11, Continues Day-to-Day Operations

Avaya starts restructuring process as it attempts to handle debt.

Zoom Raises $100M for Enterprise Video

Former Cisco WebEx engineer propels Zoom forward as the company sets its sights on market domination.

OpenStack Vendor Mirantis Offers Managed OpenContrail SDN Services

Open-source SDN originally started by Juniper Networks,  now has a new support.

Dell EMC Debuts New Multi-Gig Open Network Switches

N3132PX-ON and N2128PX-ON Open Networking Switches expand Dell EMC's growing portfolio with 2.5 and 5 Gbps capabilities.

Atlassian Acquires Trello for $425M

Deal brings Trello's approach to project management and enterprise collaboration into the Atlassian fold.

Cisco Pushes Forward with Ericsson Partnership

A year after Cisco inks wide-ranging deal with Ericsson, new Evolved Wi-Fi Networks effort emerges.

Wi-Fi TimeSync Keeps Device Time Synchronized

New effort from the Wi-Fi Alliance will use wireless internet to help keep the right time on connected devices.

New Routers Bring Improved Mesh Connectivity to Consumers

Multiple vendors announce new routers at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show

LANDESK Acquired by Clearlake Capital

Clearlake Capital plans on combining LANDESK with Heat Software

Global Average Internet Connection Speeds Reaches 6.3 Mbps in 3Q16

Akamai's Third Quarter 2016 State of the Internet Report shows a 21 percent year-over-year increase in the global average internet connection speed.

SDN Vendor PLUMgrid is No More; Some Assets Acquired by VMware

After several years of trying to build a sustainable Software Defined Networking business, PLUMgrid is done.

Jury Rules Arista Owes Cisco Nothing in Copyright Infringement Case

Latest round in ongoing legal battle, gives an apparent victory to Arista, though Cisco disputes the result

Ethernet Switch Revenues Hit $6.29B in 3Q16

10 GbE revenues decline as 100 Gigabit accelerates

Cisco's Legal Battle with Arista Networks Continues

Back and forth legal dispute hits a new milestone as Arista is found to violate two Cisco patents.

Cisco Debuts Cloud Scale Networking Gear

Three new Network Convergence Series (NCS) devices debut

Brocade Expands SLX Networking Portfolio

Even as Brocade is in the midst of being acquired by Broadcom, new products are being rolled out.

Aruba Launches New Switch, Deploys New ClearPass Universal Profiler

Hewlett Packard Enterprise's Aruba Networks debuts new hardware and software.

Juniper Acquires AppFormix to Improve SDN Application Infrastructure

Juniper picks up application infrastructure software vendor in a bid to help meet demand in the growing OpenStack IaaS market.

HPE StormRunner Load Lands in AWS Marketplace

Load testing service now available as a service in Amazon's cloud

SDN Growth Strong So Far in 2016

Global Data Center and Enterprise Software Defined Networking hits $1.1B in the first half of 2016

Palo Alto Networks Virtual Software Business Growing

Palo Alto CEO claims that growth in the virtual appliances business is not cannibalizing physical hardware.

Veriflow Network Verification Platform Now Generally Available

Startup brings formal mathematical verification approach to networking.

Cisco Provides Negative Revenue Guidance for 2Q17

 Cisco CEO remains optimistic that under President-Elect Trump the economy will improve.

F5 Networks Connects Containers, Applications and Cloud in New Update

New BIG-IP hardware and software debuts

Forward Networks Emerges from Stealth

Networking startup backed by Martin Casado aims to help organizations better understand and manage networks.

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