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 forecasts a bright future for network, app, hybrid work technologies

Palo Alto shapes SASE package for hybrid enterprises

Palo Alto shapes SASE package for hybrid enterprises

Palo Alto’s Prisma SASE brings together the company’s its core Prisma Access package with the company’s Prisma SD-WAN technology

Juniper enables Mist to handle network-fabric management

Juniper enables Mist to handle network-fabric management

Juniper offers support for EVPN-VXLAN campus-fabric networks that can be managed, controlled and streamlined by its Mist management service.

Gartner: IT skills shortage hobbles cloud, edge, automation growth

Gartner: IT skills shortage hobbles cloud, edge, automation growth

IT executives have plans to invest in emerging technologies despite the challenge of finding IT pros with the right training.

VMware CEO looks to accelerate enterprise multicloud expansion

VMware CEO looks to accelerate enterprise multicloud expansion

After 100 days on the job, VMware CEO Raghu Raghuram says its upcoming split from Dell will give his company increased strategic, operational and financial flexibility.

Palo Alto launches an enterprise-grade security pack for remote workers

Palo Alto launches an enterprise-grade security pack for remote workers

Palo Alto’s Okyo Garde package includes a WiFi-6-based hardware device and mobile application software to deliver malware, ransomware and phishing protection.

Cisco: Product sales jump, so do some prices

Cisco: Product sales jump, so do some prices

From Cisco's year-end earnings call: Its software strategy is working, 400G Ethernet is on the march, supply shortages affect some pricing.

Cisco to buy Epsagon for application, microservice management

Cisco to buy Epsagon for application, microservice management

Cisco’s fifth acquisition this year is Epsagon, whose application-performance technology will be integrated into Cisco’s AppDynamics performance-management platform.

Juniper touts cloud-ready data center, AI, automation

Juniper touts cloud-ready data center, AI, automation

Juniper’s chief operating officer Manoj Leelanivas sees AI and automation as leading a change in network architecture.

Extreme targets SD-WAN services with Ipanema buy

Extreme targets SD-WAN services with Ipanema buy

Extreme Networks says it will acquire Ipanema’s SD-WAN business for about $73M.

Chip shortage has networking vendors scrambling

Chip shortage has networking vendors scrambling

The most recent round of earnings calls found many large high-tech vendors battling supply chain problems and higher costs brought on by the current semiconductor shortage.

Juniper software triggers network response to threats

Juniper software triggers network response to threats

Juniper Cloud Workload Protection controls application execution, monitors for signs of attacks, and takes steps to block them.

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