Jim Duffy

Managing Editor

Jim Duffy has been covering technology for over 28 years, 23 at Network World. He covers enterprise networking infrastructure, including routers and switches. He also writes The Cisco Connection blog and can be reached on Twitter @Jim_Duffy and at jduffy@nww.com.Google+


Big Switch updates SDN controller options

Big Switch Networks this week rolled out a new release of its cloud fabric software, which includes support for VMware vSphere environments and Dell switches, among other features.

Cisco’s evolving software, cloud strategy will hinge on hardware

New licensing strategy will use installed hardware base as the “real estate” on which to build

Ex-Juniper CEO pours fresh cup at Starbucks

Dusts off sediment from tech to move to front burner of coffee colossus

Data center, cloud, SDN driving Ethernet switch market to $25B

Data center, cloud, SDN driving Ethernet switch market to $25B

The Layer 2-3 Ethernet switch market is expected to exceed $25 billion in 2019, a compounded annual growth of 2.2%, according to Dell’Oro Group.

A patch is the catch: Cisco survey

Even after Heartbleed, most organizations are not patching security holes

SDN start-up says it is best funded in industry

Pluribus Networks, an SDN start-up developing converged compute, network, storage and virtualization systems, said it raised $50 million in a Series D round of funding led by Temasek, an investment company based in Singapore with a...

Brocade offering free SDN for one year

Brocade this week said it is shipping its SDN controller and offering it free for one year.

Juniper taps switching chief to run product development

Juniper Networks this week tapped security and switching executive Jonathan Davidson to lead its product development group.

Open vSwitch to gain network virtualization

Developers plan Open Virtual Network extension for L 2/3 abstractions

Cisco's business case for IoE

Company says retail could boost customer experience, profits through "hyper-relevance"

Busy week for Cisco at CES

Alliances and demos with content providers underscore commitment to consumer video

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