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.

Gartner: Top trends to know for infrastructure and operations in 2023

SONiC builds muscle for enterprise-network service in 2023

SONiC builds muscle for enterprise-network service in 2023

Startups Aviz Networks and Hedgehog lead commercial support and innovation for the open-source network operating system Software for Open Networking in the Cloud, hoping to attract large enterprises.

Gartner: What to do to make data centers more sustainable

Gartner: What to do to make data centers more sustainable

Gartner says working to attain environmentally sustainable infrastructure is a marathon, not a sprint, that requires long-term goal setting.

Cisco updates SD-WAN to simplify provisioning, management

Cisco updates SD-WAN to simplify provisioning, management

Latest Cisco SD-WAN release will include new features to automate connectivity and expand support for regions, enabling greater redundancy and failover-centric network designs.

Cisco to gauge user experience with its cloud-management service

Cisco to gauge user experience with its cloud-management service

AWS re:Invent: Cisco announces the addition of business transaction insights to its AppDynamics Cloud management platform .

Cisco announces $600M restructuring plan, including layoffs

Cisco announces $600M restructuring plan, including layoffs

Layoffs are expected at Cisco, which reported a $600 million restructuring charge along with better-than-expected quarterly revenue.

Palo Alto targets zero-day threats with new firewall software

Palo Alto targets zero-day threats with new firewall software

PAN 11.0 Nova, the latest version of Palo Alto's firewall operating system, enables upgraded malware sandboxing and ties into the vendor’s new CASB.

Cisco study: Network teams look to SDN, automation to manage multicloud operations

Cisco study: Network teams look to SDN, automation to manage multicloud operations

Cisco’s hybrid cloud report details the key challenges that network operations teams face in supporting diverse enterprise workloads.

IBM goes big on quantum-computer hardware, software

IBM goes big on quantum-computer hardware, software

IBM's most powerful quantum computer yet, Osprey, is a 433-qubit machine, and the company is enlisting partners to identify quantum-computing use cases for businesses.

VMware adds  more security for diverse cloud workloads

VMware adds more security for diverse cloud workloads

VMware has added more security capabilities to Project Northstar, its security and networking service due out next year.

VMware says its SD-WAN client makes remote-access VPNs unnecessary

VMware says its SD-WAN client makes remote-access VPNs unnecessary

VMware has reinforced its SD-WAN offering with a variety of enhancements that will improve remote access, network intelligence and its service’s reach.

Kyndryl's first year yields revenue challenges and a plan to make more

Kyndryl's first year yields revenue challenges and a plan to make more

Kyndryl looks to cloud integration, mainframe modernization, increased infrastructure management, and more to succeed a year after spinning out from IBM.

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