Articles by Sean Michael Kerner 

Asterisk SCF Goes for Scale in New Open Source VoIP Project

New Scalable Communications Framework project raises the bar for the next generation of open source VoIP to cloud-scale.

Juniper Addresses Smartphone Security

Networking vendor rolls out a major new initiative to help secure mobile infrastructure.

Asterisk 1.8 Secures Open Source VoIP

New release includes new Google Voice, ISDN, security and IPv6 support, as long-term support debuts.

MontaVista Aims for Bare Metal with Carrier Grade Edition Linux 6.0

Targeted at network equipment makers, Carrier Grade release delivers a new approach to achieving bare metal performance on multiple cores.

HP Networking Certifying IT Pros for Converged Infrastructure

HP delivers new certifications to fast track those already Cisco certified as competition in the networking space heats up.

Juniper Goes 3D for Q3 Earnings

Juniper Networks records its first billion dollar quarter, powered in part by its new MX-3D router.

Blade Network Technologies Supporting 40 GbE Switches

New 40 Gigabit Ethernet switches debut as Nortel spinoff set to come under IBM's ownership.

Tweet-to-Call Service Debuts

New cloud based SIP gateway service zin.to enables VoIP for Twitter.

Alcatel-Lucent Adopts Linux, Adds Carrier Features for New Enterprise Switch

Carrier class features come to a new enterprise switch as Alcatel Lucent moves its underlying networking operating system to an open source base.

GroundWork Open Source Improves Network Monitoring

New GroundWork release expands toolset for network control and analysis for enterprise users.

Cisco Brings Telepresence Home

New entry-level device lowers the bar for home-based video conferencing but interoperability could be an issue.

Energy Efficient Ethernet Now an IEEE Standard

New 802.3az standard ratified that could change the energy footprint of Ethernet networks as Broadcom rolls out new silicon to support deployment efforts.

HP Debuts Branch Office Networking Suite

Remember ProCurve One? HP is now delivering on its promise of application convergence on switches.

Cisco Ramps Up Borderless Networking

New security, switching and routing platforms and services debut as Cisco's Application Velocity rollout takes hold.

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