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+


Arista switches legal team in suit with co-founder

Replaces firm that represented company during IPO; also awards $12.5M to Bechtolsheim

Cisco gains strength in next-gen firewalls via Sourcefire code

Cisco gains strength in next-gen firewalls via Sourcefire code

Cisco is bringing technology obtained through last year’s acquisition of Sourcefire to its firewalls to enable threat-focused security for enterprises.

Brocade buys NFV mobile analytics assets

Vistapointe software virtualizes probes for mobile network operators

Will NSX snub hurt Cisco's integrated infrastructures?

Report says company may be locking NetApp FlexPod, and perhaps VCE Vblock, out of SDN opportunity

SDN market could hit $18B by 2018

Almost 200% growth in 2013 in in-use and SDN-capable gear.

Ethernet switch market strong in Q2

Ethernet switch market strong in Q2

Data center drives growth as prices drop, but campus and regional specialization factor in too

SDN vital to IoT

SDN vital to IoT

Two major emerging network trends, Software-defined networking (SDN) and Internet of Things (IoT), are destined to intersect, with one perhaps dependent on the other.

Cisco's UCS splash: some unfinished business

Cisco's UCS splash: some unfinished business

Still to come after "most significant technology announcement of the year" are ACI fabric interconnects and Invicta corrections, extensions

Cisco right-sizes UCS servers

Company recasts line for large- and small-scale requirements

Cisco retools UCS server line

Cisco retools UCS server line

New modular and mini versions from Cisco scale up and down.

Cisco has a big UCS launch coming

Could include quietly introduced 6324 Fabric Interconnect

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