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.

AWS (sort of) brings private 5G to market

Cisco embraces multi-cloud networking software

Cisco embraces multi-cloud networking software

Cisco: Cloud networking should let customers place workloads wherever it makes sense for their business

Cisco shakeup: Networking chief Todd Nightingale to helm Fastly

Cisco shakeup: Networking chief Todd Nightingale to helm Fastly

Cisco said it will its enterprise and carrier groups under Jonathan Davidson, the current head of the carrier group.

Top IT vendors report good financials, onging supply woes

Top IT vendors report good financials, onging supply woes

Arista, Extreme, Juniper, F5 say supply-chain challenges will likely persist through 2023.

Arista buys software-defined networking pioneer Pluribus

Arista buys software-defined networking pioneer Pluribus

Arista Networks has acquired Pluribus Networks with an eye toward bolstering its own Unified Cloud Networking service.

IBM bolsters quantum cryptography for z16 mainframe

IBM bolsters quantum cryptography for z16 mainframe

IBM adds NIST’s new public-key encryption and digital signatures algorithms to defend against attacks by future quantum computers.

Aruba boosts AI capabilities to help enterprises manage, troubleshoot the edge

Aruba boosts AI capabilities to help enterprises manage, troubleshoot the edge

Aruba’s Edge Services Platform gains AIOps features to streamline network troubleshooting, performance tuning, and security controls.

Network automation, SASE, 5G rank among enterprise priorities

Network automation, SASE, 5G rank among enterprise priorities

Distributed users, applications and workloads are driving enterprises to rethink their network architecture, says World Wide Technology.

Juniper upgrades management platform, adds a switch

Juniper upgrades management platform, adds a switch

Juniper has added troubleshooting features to its flagship Mist AI/ML cloud-based management platform and announced the EX4100 Series Ethernet access switch.

AWS WAN service aims to simplify global network deployments

AWS WAN service aims to simplify global network deployments

AWS Cloud WAN service supports SD-WAN packages from Aruba, Aviatrix, Checkpoint, Cisco Meraki, Prosimo and VMware.

IBM brings hybrid-cloud app services to z/OS mainframes

IBM brings hybrid-cloud app services to z/OS mainframes

Big Blue’s Wazi as a Service can be used to create z/OS infrastructure instances for cloud app testing and development

VMware brings on-prem cloud connectivity to vSphere, vSAN

VMware brings on-prem cloud connectivity to vSphere, vSAN

VMware has unwrapped subscription-based offerings vSphere+ and vSAN+ to bring cloud connectivity to its core systems

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