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.

How enterprise networking is changing with a work-at-home workforce

Palo Alto grows SD-WAN platform buy snapping-up CloudGenix for $420M

Palo Alto grows SD-WAN platform buy snapping-up CloudGenix for $420M

Palo Alto looks to build up SD-WAN, SASE portfolio take on Cisco, VMware with CloudGenix technology

COVID-19: Tech giants, government agencies add supercomputing to the fight

COVID-19: Tech giants, government agencies add supercomputing to the fight

The COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium, which ncludes IBM, AWS, Google, HPE and Microsoft as well as NASA, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and U.S. Department of...

Coronavirus challenges capacity, but core networks are holding up

Coronavirus challenges capacity, but core networks are holding up

As the new coronavirus continues its infestation and more people work from home, the impact of the increased traffic on networks in the US so far seems to be minimal.

Cisco warns of five SD-WAN security weaknesses

Cisco warns of five SD-WAN security weaknesses

Cisco has issued five – three on the high-end of the vulnerability scale – warnings about security weaknesses in its SD-WAN offerings.

Cisco moves WiFi roaming technology to wireless broadband consortium

Cisco moves WiFi roaming technology to wireless broadband consortium

Cisco has transferred he development and promotion of its OpenRoaming technology – which lets users move seamlessly between wireless and cellular networks such as LTE without interruption—to the Wireless Broadband Alliance.

Coronavirus challenges remote networking

Coronavirus challenges remote networking

COVID-19 sends IBM, Google, Amazon, AT&T, Cisco, Apple and others scrambling to securely support an enormous rise in teleworkers, and puts stress on remote-access networks.

VMware launches apps-development platform for on-prem, cloud

VMware launches apps-development platform for on-prem, cloud

VMware rolled out its Kubernetes technology, Tanzu, across its major software platforms, including vSphere and Cloud Foundation, in a major revamp of its key product families.

Cisco, Microsoft team to control growing IoT networks

Cisco, Microsoft team to control growing IoT networks

Cisco will meld its recently released Intelligent Edge software with Microsoft’s Azure IoT Hub to make transferring data from edge devices to applications in the Azure cloud simpler.

Cisco security warnings include firewall holes, Nexus software weaknesses

Cisco security warnings include firewall holes, Nexus software weaknesses

Cisco details security vulnerability warnings with Firepower firewall (FXOS), Unified Computing System software and Nexus (NX-OS) switch operating system.

VMware amps up its  cloud and data-center security

VMware amps up its cloud and data-center security

The security enhancements further VMware’s overarching goal of integrating security features deeply within the infrastructure – a concept it calls intrinsic security – that it says will better protect networked workloads than...

Juniper bolsters wireless security; fights against encrypted malicious threats

Juniper bolsters wireless security; fights against encrypted malicious threats

Juniper fills out its enterprise security portfolio, integrates support for its Mist wireless customers and gives customers better visibility and control over encrypted traffic threats.

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