Articles by Sean Michael Kerner 

Amazon Announces Alexa for Business, Ushering in the Area of Voice-Enabled UC

AWS CTO expects that in the future, all technology interactions will be driven by voice.

Linux Foundation's Open Network Automation Platform Issues Debut Amsterdam Release

Code originally from two separate projects from AT&T and China Mobile comes together to create new platform for service providers.

Cisco Redefines Product Reporting Categories to Align with Its Intentions

As part of Cisco's first quarter fiscal 2018 report, Cisco has changed the way that it groups its products together for financial reporting.

Marvell Set to Acquire Cavium in $6B Network Silicon Deal

Market consolidation for networking silicon continues.

Broadcom Completes $5.9B Acquisition of Brocade

A year after the deal was first announced, Brocade has now finally been acquired by Broadcom.

Qualcomm Rejects Broadcom's $130B Acquisition Bid

Unsolicited offer could get hostile, as Qualcomm's Board of Directors says No to Broadcom.

OpenStack Neutron Set to Improve Cloud Networking in Queen's Release

Networking continues to improve in the open-source cloud project, with multi-port binding and security logging set to debut.

Juniper Integrates AppFormix into Contrail Cloud for OpenStack

Juniper also announced an expanded relationship with Red Hat, displacing Ubuntu as the Linux vendor of choice for the Contrail Cloud.

Broadcom Bids $130B for Qualcomm to Remake Network and Mobile Chip Market

The unsolicited offer of $70 per share would be one of the largest tech deals in history, when and if it ever is completed.

Cisco Spark Gets a Voice

Cisco integrates technology from its MindMeld acquisition to provide a voice-assistant for collaboration and meetings.

VMware Buys Its Way Into SD-WAN with VeloCloud Networks Acquisition

VMware makes a play to be a market leader in the fast growing SD-WAN space.

CenturyLink Closes $34B Level 3 Acquisition

A year after the massive acquisition was first announced, the final hurdle has been passed.

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