Michael Cooney

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.

Google Cloud moves to aid mainframe migration

Cisco: IoT traffic is taking over; 5G, WiFi 6 are ascending

Cisco: IoT traffic is taking over; 5G, WiFi 6 are ascending

Cisco Internet Report prognosticates M2M, 5G, WiFi, broadband impact by 2023

Multicloud, security integration drive massive SD-WAN adoption

Multicloud, security integration drive massive SD-WAN adoption

40% year-over year SD-WAN growth through 2022 is being fueled by relationships built between vendors including Cisco, VMware, Juniper, and Arista and service provders AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Anthos, and IBM RedHat.

Arista snatches-up SDN-pioneer Big Switch Networks

Arista snatches-up SDN-pioneer Big Switch Networks

Arista confirmed what had been rumored for the past few weeks, that it has acquired software-defined networking/cloud software vendor Big Switch Networks for an undisclosed amount.

Cisco patches a security glitch affecting routers, switches and phones

Cisco patches a security glitch affecting routers, switches and phones

Cisco fixes vulnerabilities in its Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP) that could let remote attackers take over products without any user interaction

IBM's CEO Virginia Rometty to be replaced by its cloud, Red Hat chiefs

IBM's CEO Virginia Rometty to be replaced by its cloud, Red Hat chiefs

IBM cloud leader Arvind Krishna and Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst, to take reins from long-time CEO

Cisco offers on-prem Kubernetes-as-a-Service to challenge public cloud

Cisco offers on-prem Kubernetes-as-a-Service to challenge public cloud

Cisco HyperFlex Application Platform lets HyperFlex customers build their own a cloud-native application-development environment

Cisco software fortifies industrial IoT security

Cisco software fortifies industrial IoT security

Cisco security architecture learns customer IIoT environment, keeps watch for anomalies

Cisco helps IT and DevOps troubleshoot hybrid-cloud apps

Cisco helps IT and DevOps troubleshoot hybrid-cloud apps

Cisco software promises better end-to-end visibility of the IT infrastructure, including cloud, device, security, network, compute and applications.

Cisco and IBM offer a managed private-cloud service

Cisco and IBM offer a managed private-cloud service

Cisco and IBM have partnered to offer Managed Private Cloud-as-a-service for VMware and IBM/RedHat OpenShift environments.

Cisco issues firewall, SD-WAN security warnings

Cisco issues firewall, SD-WAN security warnings

The warning about Cisco Firepower management software is rated critical among 26 other less urgent security advisories it issued.

VMware targets SD-WAN management with Nyansa acquisition

VMware targets SD-WAN management with Nyansa acquisition

VMware said the Nyansa technology will be targeted at boosting monitoring and troubleshooting for LAN/WAN deployments within its SD-WAN package -- VMware SD-WAN by VeloCloud.

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