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 moves toward consumption-based mainframe pricing

IBM embraces zero trust with upgraded Cloud Pak service

IBM embraces zero trust with upgraded Cloud Pak service

IBM has broadened the scope of security features in its Cloud Pak for Security bundle, and has partnered with Zscaler for SASE and other enterprise security efforts.

Juniper takes SASE security control to the cloud

Juniper takes SASE security control to the cloud

Juniper is rolling out Security Director Cloud to provide a central point of management for enterprise security management.

HPE kicks off software-defined storage-as-a-service

HPE kicks off software-defined storage-as-a-service

HPE is rolling out Data Services Console, a cloud offering that utilizes HPE Aruba Edge Services Platform to support AI-based analytics, workflow automation, and security.

Cisco adds to its Catalyst software stack for back-to-work safety

Cisco adds to its Catalyst software stack for back-to-work safety

Cisco expands DNA Spaces location services to Catalyst 9000 switches as workplaces reopen post-COVID.

Extreme CEO talks AI, automation, chip shortages

Extreme CEO talks AI, automation, chip shortages

Extreme CEO Ed Meyercord says its tools that incorporate automation, AI, and ML can help IT catch more problems earlier and head them off before they hit the network.

IBM buys Turbonomic  for AIOps, hybrid-cloud management support

IBM buys Turbonomic for AIOps, hybrid-cloud management support

By acquiring Turbonomic, IBM gains tools that manage performance of everything from applications and containers to virtualization, cloud, and on-prem compute, storage, and network resources.

Juniper: Managing the complexity of future networks

Juniper: Managing the complexity of future networks

Juniper’s chief product officer Manoj Leelanivas explains the company's software strategies that include intent-based networking, AI, automation and the open-source SONiC network operating system.

VMware bundles support for the branch-of-one workforce

VMware bundles support for the branch-of-one workforce

VMware's new Anywhere Workspace packages networking, SASE, cloud security, and access control.

Cisco tool opens telemetry for advanced network, security analytics

Cisco tool opens telemetry for advanced network, security analytics

Cisco Telemetry Broker works across enterprise siloes and has no ties to proprietary protocols or data.

VMware, Dell split to form independent firms

VMware, Dell split to form independent firms

VMware and Dell say separating gives both companies financial flexibility but lets them continue to grow their technology-development partnership.

Cisco DevNet certifications: 10k awarded in first year

Cisco DevNet certifications: 10k awarded in first year

Cisco’s revamped DevNet certification portfolio focuses on network programing, automation and application development, and those software-based skills have never been more important.

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