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.

Cisco takes aim at supporting SASE

Cisco grabs ThousandEyes for network-intelligence technology

Cisco grabs ThousandEyes for network-intelligence technology

Cisco said it envisions embedding ThousandEyes technology in a variety of its products including its AppDynamics application performance, SD-WAN, WebEx and Meraki families.

Cisco fortifies ACI for Amazon, Microsoft integration and multicloud management

Cisco fortifies ACI for Amazon, Microsoft integration and multicloud management

Cisco has upgraded its core networking software to include better support for multicloud integration and management as well as tools to help telcos or hyperscalers tie together large scale data center networks.

VMware, Dell add heft to on-prem cloud service

VMware, Dell add heft to on-prem cloud service

VMware Cloud on Dell EMC 2.0 brings support for high density and high-performance data-center applications

Juniper's big push: AI in all areas of enterprise networking

Juniper's big push: AI in all areas of enterprise networking

Juniper Networks CEO Rami Rahim plans expansion of its Mist artificial intelligence technology into cloud, data center, Wi-Fi and SD-WAN environments.

Gartner: IT spending will drop 8% as COVID-19 hits enterprise wallets

Gartner: IT spending will drop 8% as COVID-19 hits enterprise wallets

Gartner forecasts spending on data-center systems will be hit hardest in 2020

Ethernet Alliance study finds Power over Ethernet issues

Ethernet Alliance study finds Power over Ethernet issues

Four out five users experience challenges with Power over Ethernet deployments, according to a new survey of nearly 800 Ethernet designers, manufacturers, resellers, system integrators, network operators

Cisco, others, shine a light on VPN split-tunneling

Cisco, others, shine a light on VPN split-tunneling

Cisco, Microsoft and others play up VPN split-tunneling features to handle growing enterprise remote workload security

IBM rolls Red Hat into edge, AI, hybrid-cloud expansion

IBM rolls Red Hat into edge, AI, hybrid-cloud expansion

Every company will be an AI company new IBM CEO Krishna tells Think! virtual gathering

Nvidia, after $7B Mellanox hardware deal, grabs Cumulus for big network software  play

Nvidia, after $7B Mellanox hardware deal, grabs Cumulus for big network software play

Nvidia, a company known for developing advanced chips for artificial intelligence and high-speed gaming applications has is making a concerted effort to go after cloud-based data center customers by acquiring Cumulus Networks for an...

Cisco spotlights new IT roles  you've never heard of

Cisco spotlights new IT roles you've never heard of

A Cisco report on IT trends says new jobs to address changing IT needs include business translator, network guardian and network detective.

Why didn’t COVID-19  break the internet?

Why didn’t COVID-19 break the internet?

The internet survived huge surges in traffic during the coronavirus pandemic because the infrastructure was designed to survive just such an emergency.

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