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.

Can Broadcom + VMware move enterprise networking forward?

Cisco: Enterprises grapple with hybrid-cloud security, operational complexity

Cisco: Enterprises grapple with hybrid-cloud security, operational complexity

Greater collaboration between networking and cloud teams can increase security, efficiency, and cloud application performance, according to a report from Cisco and 451 Research.

The rumored  Broadcom purchase of VMware could raise enterprise concerns

The rumored Broadcom purchase of VMware could raise enterprise concerns

If chipmaker Broadcom should buy software vendor VMware this week as rumored, enterprise customers should watch for tangible results as many experts are a little concerned about the technology that might or might not emerge from such ...

Cisco's $15B backlog: China COVID worries, impact of war in Ukraine

Cisco's $15B backlog: China COVID worries, impact of war in Ukraine

On Cisco's news of flat Q3 revenue the company and competitors Juniper, Arista and others take a stock hit.

Google Cloud boosts open-source security, simplifies zero-trust rollouts

Google Cloud boosts open-source security, simplifies zero-trust rollouts

New Google Cloud security services aim to strengthen open-source security, simplify zero-trust adoption, and improve cloud governance.

Juniper's enterprise networking business on a roll

Juniper's enterprise networking business on a roll

Enterprise networking led the company in Q1 revenue for first time in Juniper's history, surpassing its service provider and cloud segments.

IBM wants a 4,000 qubit quantum computer by 2025

IBM wants a 4,000 qubit quantum computer by 2025

IBM lays out a quantum computing roadmap that incorporates classical computer hardware, quantum parallel processing, and error mitigation.

Intel details IPU roadmap to free up CPUs

Intel details IPU roadmap to free up CPUs

Intel unveiled plans for its next-gen infrastructure processing units (IPU) at its inaugural Intel Vision event.

Cisco warns of critical vulnerability in virtualized network software

Cisco warns of critical vulnerability in virtualized network software

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Cisco's Enterprise NFV Infrastructure Software (NFVIS), the worst of which could let an attacker escape from the guest virtual machine (VM) to the host machine.

Cisco preps technology to predict enterprise-network problems

Cisco preps technology to predict enterprise-network problems

Cisco says it's developed a predictive engine that analyzes switch and router telemetry to reduce unplanned downtime and outages.

Cisco urges software update to thwart counterfeit switches

Cisco urges software update to thwart counterfeit switches

Semiconductor material shortages and other supply chain disruptions are contributing to a spike in counterfeit IT gear, Cisco warns.

Arista CEO details supply chain woes, mulls price hike

Arista CEO details supply chain woes, mulls price hike

Arista reports a record quarter for revenues despite a giant backlog caused by parts suppliers backing out at the last minute.

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