Articles by Jeffrey Burt 

Cisco, Juniper Work to Protect Networking Gear vs. Heartbleed

The encryption bug may have affected as many as 80-plus Cisco products, while the impact to Juniper's portfolio is not as broad.

Wind River, Radware Unveil NFV, SDN Initiatives

Also at Mobile World Congress, Alcatel-Lucent announced partnerships with Intel and Telefonica around NFV.

Genband Expands Reach in UC Market With uReach Acquisition

Company officials say uReach's solutions will complement Genband's technologies around voice and video communications.

Big Switch CEO Pushes SDN Vendor's New Strategy

CEO Doug Murray says Big Switch's shift toward physical and virtual networks on bare metal switches gives it an edge in the competitive SDN space.

Polycom Expands Microsoft Lync-Based Product Portfolio

The company unveils the CX8000 video conferencing room system, which supports Microsoft's Lync 2013 UC platform.

IBM Looking to Sell SDN Business: Report

Less than a week after announcing a $2.3 billion deal to sell its x86 server unit to Lenovo, IBM reportedly is looking to shed its SDN unit.

Microsoft Releases SDN API for Lync UC Platform

The API will enable users to collect data on the performance of the Lync implementation and send it to the SDN controller.

Pica8 Intros SDN Starter Kit to Help Fuel Adoption

The starter kit is designed to make it easier for service providers and enterprises to get SDN solutions up and running.

Extreme's Dense Summit X770 Switch Targets Big Data

Leveraging Broadcom's new Trident II chip, Extreme's 1U switch can fit 104 10GbE or 32 40GbE ports.

Sonus Addresses UC, Video Interoperability Issues

The company enhances its SBC 5000 series with support for UC signaling methods, embedded policy management and more security.

Cisco Open-Sources H.264 Codec for Web Communications

Mozilla is supporting the move, which is designed to encourage the IETF to make H.264 the standard codec for WebRTC.

Brocade, Aruba Target Cisco With Campus Network Partnership

The companies’ integrated wired and wireless solution will be aimed at helping campus networks handle such trends as BYOD, mobility and SDN.

Rapid Data Center Evolution Forces Chip Makers to Adopt New Strategies

Intel, AMD and ARM are looking to address new workloads fueled by such trends as cloud computing, mobility, big data and social networks.

Intel Makes Its Case for Data Center Transformation

Intel executives say the company has the products, innovations and manufacturing muscle to power the new data center.

Blue Jeans Intros Real-Time Video Sharing to Cloud-Based Service

Through the company’s cloud-based conferencing offering, users can share video with other meeting participants in real time on all devices.

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