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+


Brocade acquires mobile SDN company

Brocade has announced plans to acquire Connectem, a privately-held company whose virtualization software maps mobile workloads to clouds.

Will network disaggregation play in the enterprise?

Disaggregation seems to be all the rage in networking these days.

Juniper loses CIO to VMware

Iyer tapped to replace Scott, USA's new CIO

Avaya extends SDN offerings

Avaya extends SDN offerings

Avaya this week extended its SDN arsenal with an architecture and supporting products designed to simplify enterprise connectivity and application provisioning.

HP latest to unbundle switch hardware, software

HP has joined the disaggregation party through two partnerships that will produce a branded white box switch capable of running multiple network operating systems.

Cisco's Nexus 9000, ACI customers grow

But ACI accounts for less than 20% of N9K shops; switching highlights Q2 rebound

Arista says it can route VXLAN too, just like Cisco

Data center switching rival responds to BGP EVPN control plane announcement

How network admins can survive SDN

How network admins can survive SDN

With the advent of SDN, there’s been a lot of speculation about the future of the network administrator.

Brocade acquires Riverbed ADC to bolster virtual delivery services

Brocade this week said it will acquire Riverbed Technology's SteelApp product line in an all-cash asset transaction.

Cisco: big mobile traffic coming

23 daily images per person on Earth for a year in 2019

Cisco offers ACI alternative for Nexus 9000 switches

Cisco offers ACI alternative for Nexus 9000 switches

Cisco is adding a control plane capability to its Nexus 9000 switches for customers not yet opting for or needing a full-blown application policy infrastructure.

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