Articles by Sean Michael Kerner 

Linux 3.0 Hits First Release Candidate

Linux founder Linus Torvalds moves Linux kernel forward with first big number change in over a decade.

Internet Domain Names Grow by 7.9% in 1Q11

There are now 209.8 million registered domain names.

Top HP Networking Exec Leaving

Marius Haas -- the architect of HP's Networking division and 3Com takeover -- is on the way out.

Cisco Upgrades IOS for IPv6

Cisco IOS is the core operating system for most of Cisco's networking gear and it has been updated for a long list of IPv6 features this week.

Cisco Denies Aiding Chinese Repression

Is Cisco helping the People's Republic of China suppress dissent?

An Extreme 40 Gbps Switch

Extreme networks debuts 40 GbE switching and looks to 100 GbE.

WAN Optimization: In the Cloud or On-Premises?

Vendors at Interop debate whether it makes sense to keep using on-site equipment to accelerate network links or if you can do it all in the cloud. But wait: There is a third option too.

How Do We Get To IPv6?

Interop panel explains how to move to the next generation Internet protocol – but it's not for everyone – yet.

Interop Panel: Too Early for Cloud Standards?

Representatives of major cloud vendors considered standards at an Interop panel, with one arguing that it's too early in the game for anyone to call for standards.

Are IT Users Driving Anarchy or Progress?

Avaya GM tells Interop that the collaboration and virtualization technologies can give CIO's their jobs back.

Network Hardware Market on the Way to $51 Billion

According to IDC, cloud computing is driving a new boom in enterprise infrastructure buying, with the overall market expected to grow to $51.4 billion by 2014.

HP Uses Interop Keynote to Ding Cisco

HP and Cisco's networking rivalry continues to grow as HP's Dave Donatelli used his Interop keynote to take a few shots at Cisco.

Citrix CEO Tells Interop Audience It's a New Era for IT

Citrix CEO Mark Templeton says we're in the midst of a transition from the PC Era to the Cloud Era, and that IT pros need to get past factory-model approaches to networking and consider their roles as orchestraters and aggregators of networked services.

Cisco Goes to the Cloud for Control and Security

At Interop, Cisco sticks with the show theme and announced new cloud controller and security services.

Dell Expands Networking Portfolio

New gear debuts at Interop as Dell scales up its networking efforts.

Interop 2011 Looks Ahead to Cloudy Future

Networking's premier conference will emphasize cloud infrastructure more than ever, as well as the standards battles shaping up behind the scenes.

HP Launches FlexNetwork Architecture

Taking aim at rivals Cisco and Juniper HP today announced a new datacenter, campus and branch architecture.

Riverbed Expands Cascade for Wireshark

Riverbed integrates technology from its Cace acquisition including the open source Wireshark packet sniffing solution.

Infoblox Delivers IPv6 with DNS64

When moving to IPv6 it's important not to leave IPv4 behind.

Avaya Virtual Service Platform 7000 Switch Delivers Real Performance

Top of rack switch provides up to 5 terabits of switching capacity with high-speed rack-to-rack connectivity.

Juniper Expands Mid-range Router Lineup

Juniper closes the loop on Qfabric with its new MX class routers.

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