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.

Juniper's enterprise networking business on a roll

IBM wants a 4,000 qubit quantum computer by 2025

IBM wants a 4,000 qubit quantum computer by 2025

IBM lays out a quantum computing roadmap that incorporates classical computer hardware, quantum parallel processing, and error mitigation.

Intel details IPU roadmap to free up CPUs

Intel details IPU roadmap to free up CPUs

Intel unveiled plans for its next-gen infrastructure processing units (IPU) at its inaugural Intel Vision event.

Cisco warns of critical vulnerability in virtualized network software

Cisco warns of critical vulnerability in virtualized network software

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Cisco's Enterprise NFV Infrastructure Software (NFVIS), the worst of which could let an attacker escape from the guest virtual machine (VM) to the host machine.

Cisco preps technology to predict enterprise-network problems

Cisco preps technology to predict enterprise-network problems

Cisco says it's developed a predictive engine that analyzes switch and router telemetry to reduce unplanned downtime and outages.

Cisco urges software update to thwart counterfeit switches

Cisco urges software update to thwart counterfeit switches

Semiconductor material shortages and other supply chain disruptions are contributing to a spike in counterfeit IT gear, Cisco warns.

Arista CEO details supply chain woes, mulls price hike

Arista CEO details supply chain woes, mulls price hike

Arista reports a record quarter for revenues despite a giant backlog caused by parts suppliers backing out at the last minute.

Private 5G: Its use in enterprises faces challenges

Private 5G: Its use in enterprises faces challenges

The availability of services from AWS, Cisco and HPE is propelling private 5G forward, but enterprises still have to contend with the technology's costs, device limitations, and competition from established alternatives such as Wi-Fi...

Extreme Networks: Supply chain-woes, backlogs, higher prices

Extreme Networks: Supply chain-woes, backlogs, higher prices

Extreme Networks Q3 financial results reveal double-digit revenue gains despite an increasing backlog of orders.

Duke University to test private LTE/5G network using CBRS spectrum

Duke University to test private LTE/5G network using CBRS spectrum

Pilot program launched by Cisco, DISH Wireless, Duke and Internet2 aims to demonstrate the practicality of low-cost, shared wireless spectrum using CBRS.

Microsoft shifts SONiC development to the Linux Foundation

Microsoft shifts SONiC development to the Linux Foundation

With the Linux Foundation in charge, Software for Open Networking in the Cloud could attract stronger enterprise interest for the open-source NOS.

US security agencies warn of threats to industrial, utility control networks

US security agencies warn of threats to industrial, utility control networks

Possible vulnerable devices include Schneider Electric and OMRON controllers and servers that comply with the OPC Unified Architecture.

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