Michael Cooney

Senior Editor

Michael Cooney is a Senior Editor with Network World who has written about the IT world for more than 25 years. He can be reached at michael_cooney@idg.com.

IBM offers one-stop-shop for mainframe hybrid cloud initiatives

Aryaka broadens enterprise targets with managed SD-WAN, SASE services

Aryaka broadens enterprise targets with managed SD-WAN, SASE services

Aryaka Networks is looking to target larger numbers of enterprise users with new managed Secure Access Service Edge service and an improved, lower cost SD-WAN offerings.

Gartner: Key infrastructure and operations trends to dominate 2022

Gartner: Key infrastructure and operations trends to dominate 2022

Hyperautomation, just-in-time infrastructure, and composable technologies are among the key trends infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals can expect to see in the coming months, according to Gartner.

AWS partners to provide more cloud options

AWS partners to provide more cloud options

AWS rolls out managed WAN service, direct data center connectivity and enhanced Transit Gateway communications with support from Cisco, HPE/Aruba, Palo Alto Networks, VMware, others.

AWS wants to get your mainframe apps into the cloud – fast

AWS wants to get your mainframe apps into the cloud – fast

The goal of the service, AWS Migration Acceleration Program for Mainframe is to get those customers off of the Big Iron "as fast as they possibly can" in order to take better advantage of the cloud, according to Adam Selipsky, CEO of...

AWS targets IPv6 migration for serverless, container workloads

AWS targets IPv6 migration for serverless, container workloads

AWS says workloads constrained by the limited size of the IPv4 address space can now migrate to an IPv6-only environment within its Virtual Private Clouds.

SmartNICs set to infiltrate enterprise networks

SmartNICs set to infiltrate enterprise networks

Use of smartNICs in the enterprise is just beginning to appear, and VMware, Pensando, Aruba, Intel, AWS, Nvidia and Juniper are getting in on the action.

Spinoffs Kyndryl and VMware team up on multicloud

Spinoffs Kyndryl and VMware team up on multicloud

Under the agreement Kyndryl and VMware said they will focus on developing unique services aimed at multicloud infrastructure and management, digital workspace, managed applications, resiliency and security, and network and edge...

IDC: Cisco, Fortinet, HPE-Aruba, VMware lead hot SD-WAN market

IDC: Cisco, Fortinet, HPE-Aruba, VMware lead hot SD-WAN market

IDC's “MarketScape: Worldwide SD-WAN Infrastructure 2021 Vendor Assessment” looks at the capabilities and evaluates the core features offered by 12 SD-WAN infrastructure vendors.

Palo Alto software advances end-to-end enterprise cloud security

Palo Alto software advances end-to-end enterprise cloud security

Palo Alto rolled out a new version of its core cloud security package, Prisma 3.0, which includes the ability to code security directly into SaaS applications.

New Cisco/Intel feature provides troubleshooting-data from Intel Wi-Fi endpoints

New Cisco/Intel feature provides troubleshooting-data from Intel Wi-Fi endpoints

Intel Connectivity Analytics provides data about networked PCs, laptops, tablets on Cisco Wi-Fi networks so IT pros can better monitor and evaluate end-user experience.

Kyndryl weds Microsoft to grow cloud services

Kyndryl weds Microsoft to grow cloud services

Kyndryl's partnership with Microsoft is the first of what will likely be many cloud deals for the IBM managed-services spinoff.

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