Articles by Sean Michael Kerner 

Palo Alto Networks Acquires LightCyber for $105M

Palo Alto expands its security capabilities with technology from Israeli breach detection vendor.

5G Takes Center Stage at Mobile World Congress

The news out of the big mobile event this year is simple: 5G wireless is coming.

Riverbed Debuts Service Delivery Platform

Riverbed jumps into Network-as-a-Service market with new platform that melds the DevOps approach of agile development with NFV and SDN.

Linux Foundation Forms New Open Network Automation Project

The new effort is a consolidation of two existing Linux Foundation networking projects mergin the ECOMP and Open-O efforts.

Brocade Sells Some Networking Assets to ARRIS for $800M

Fire-sale of assets includes Ruckus Wireless technology that Brocade paid $1.5B for in April 2016.

Cisco Slips in 2Q17 as Switching Weakness Continues

A real bright spot for Cisco is its security portfolio, which continues to grow.

SnapRoute Raises $25M For Open-Source Network Operating System

Startup aims to build on its open-source networking approach with new funding.

VMware Expands NSX Network Virtualization Capabilities

New releases of NXS for vSphere and NXS-T provide new features to make it easier for organization to deploy, manage and secure virtual networks.

Arista Improves Cloud Visibility and Security with DANZ 2017

Arista extends platform support for its Data ANalyZer (DANZ) technology across more switches and provides a CloudVision abstraction layer for integration with OpenStack cloud deployments.

AT&T Brings Network Policy Project to the Linux Foundation

Enhanced Control, Orchestration, Management and Policy (ECOMP) is now a full open-source project run as a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project

Juniper Extends Unite Cloud Framework with New Hardware and Software

New Juniper hardware includes the QFX5110 data center switch and Network Director 3.0 technologies.

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