Articles by Pedro Hernandez 

Oracle Eyes Mobile Networks with Tekelec Buy

Business software makes a play for mobile data service providers by snapping up 3G/4G mobile network and subscriber management specialist Tekelec.

Enterprise WLAN Market Jumps 28.5% in 4Q12: IDC

Brisk, BYOD-fueled demand spells good news for Cisco and other wireless networking vendors.

Cisco Snaps up Intucell for Self-Healing Mobile Networks

Buoyed by good results with AT&T, the IT networking giant is betting that Intucell's tech will lure in mobile carriers.

Cisco Bolsters Telecom Mobile Management, Acquires Cariden

Cisco wants to help telecoms better manage the explosion of mobile and internet traffic.

Emulex and Myricom Offering Network Adapters

Emulex taps high performance computing specialist Myricom to speed up data center workloads and video via its new line of 10GbE PCIe cards.

Cisco Snags Truviso for Network Analytics

To observe Big Data's impact on networks, Cisco is bringing real-time traffic analytics to its Prime networking management suite.

Intel Integrates Wi-Fi into Atom Chips

Integrated Wi-Fi may help Intel battle ARM’s mobile dominance but it will be some time before those efforts lead to a commercial chip.

Google Tops Greenpeace's Cool IT Rankings

Google beats Cisco to the top spot in Greenpeace's list of eco-friendly IT companies while much of the industry doesn't even have a plan in place to lower their eco-footprint.

Network Virtualization Startup Nicira Emerges from Stealth

Like server virtualization, Nicira plans to make the physical network virtual, keeping benefits and doing away with limitations. The company already has eBay, Rackspace and AT&T as customers.

Cisco Gets Edge-y

Cisco debuts Aggregation Services Routers to combat appliance sprawl and edge services.

Q&A: Behind the Windows Firewall Exploit

A zero-day vulnerability that could flatten the Windows XP Firewall in one shot had the 'net buzzing. A security researcher comments.

Cisco's NAC for Network Security

Company extends its Network Admission Control framework, growing its portfolio of "self-defending network" gear.

Cisco Locks Down the Network

The network equipment maker turns its attention to security with new management software.

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