Michael Cooney

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 and IBM offer a managed private-cloud service

Cisco issues firewall, SD-WAN security warnings

Cisco issues firewall, SD-WAN security warnings

The warning about Cisco Firepower management software is rated critical among 26 other less urgent security advisories it issued.

VMware targets SD-WAN management with Nyansa acquisition

VMware targets SD-WAN management with Nyansa acquisition

VMware said the Nyansa technology will be targeted at boosting monitoring and troubleshooting for LAN/WAN deployments within its SD-WAN package -- VMware SD-WAN by VeloCloud.

Cisco adds proactive problem solving to data-center software

Cisco adds proactive problem solving to data-center software

Additions to Cisco's Data Center Network Assurance and Insights suite of software can detect problems in network switch fabric before they affect network services.

Aruba reinforces SD-Branch with security, management upgrades

Aruba reinforces SD-Branch with security, management upgrades

Aruba adds IDS/IPS, LTE to its branch-office networking gear

Johnsonville Sausage cuts MPLS costs with SD-WAN

Johnsonville Sausage cuts MPLS costs with SD-WAN

Johnsonville Sausage’s IT department modernized its wide-area network, getting costs down and simplifying the overall enterprise network environment, to move the business forward.

Cisco issues critical security warnings  its Data Center Network Manager

Cisco issues critical security warnings its Data Center Network Manager

Cisco warns of vulnerabilities that can let attackers issue arbitrary actions with administrative permissions.

Cisco:  5 hot networking trends for 2020

Cisco: 5 hot networking trends for 2020

Cisco exec says SD-WAN, Wi-Fi 6, multi-domain control, virtual networking and the evolving role of network engineers will be big in 2020

Cisco grabs Exablaze for low-latency chip technology

Cisco grabs Exablaze for low-latency chip technology

Cisco continues to build up its internal electronics tools, saying it will acquire Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) technology designer Exablaze for an undisclosed amount.

Cisco targets hyperscalers with silicon, high-end routers

Cisco targets hyperscalers with silicon, high-end routers

Cisco rolls out its Silicon One plan, 8000 Series carrier-class routers and aims at selling chips to whitebox or hyperscale developers

What’s hot at the edge for 2020? Everything

What’s hot at the edge for 2020? Everything

From SD-WAN and cloud interconnection to security, the edge will be one active place in 2020

What’s hot for Cisco in 2020

What’s hot for Cisco in 2020

Experts expect that Cisco will focus on building-out cloud, SD-WAN and security in 2020.

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