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+

Cisco pumping $1 billion more into Intercloud

HP launches SDN App Store

A few months later than planned, it includes six partner and two HP products

Cisco names new security chief after Young departs

Cisco names new security chief after Young departs

14 year vet Goeckeler was instrumental in Sourcefire integration

Chambers again dashes EMC speculation

Recurring rumor is the only reliable component of this deal

Networking pioneer Bob Metcalfe hails Ethernet-as-a-Service effort

The Metro Ethernet Forum this week announced intentions to define parameters for Ethernet network-as-a-service (NaaS), an effort Ethernet inventor Robert Metcalfe hailed as “a new network paradigm.”

Broadcom unveils 25G Ethernet, SDN optimized chip

Cloud-scale switches based on Broadcom Tomahawk should emerge soon from vendors

Why Cisco lost two key officials in data center, cloud

Why Cisco lost two key officials in data center, cloud

Company too slow to respond or not committed enough to newer networking trends

Brocade unveils OpenDaylight SDN controller

Brocade unveils OpenDaylight SDN controller

Based on open source code from the OpenDaylight multivendor and community SDN consortium.

Key Cisco defections in data center, OpenStack

Company loses two high-profile people to VMware, HP

Cisco acquires OpenStack cloud provider

Privately held Metacloud provides OpenStack-as-a-service for global enterprises.

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.

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