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.

IBM wants to manage your cloud services no matter which ones you run

Gartner: Top 10 2019 tech trends you should know

Gartner: Top 10 2019 tech trends you should know

AI, augmented analytics, quantum computing, and blockchain are among technologies that soon could dominate the IT landscape, according to Gartner’s annual Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends.

Gartner: Digital business projects in a quagmire? Hack your culture!

Gartner: Digital business projects in a quagmire? Hack your culture!

If you are a CIO or business leader and you are having trouble moving forward on a digital business project, Gartner says you should hack your current IT culture to get things moving.

Paul Allen, Microsoft co-founder, sports evangelist, philanthropist dead at 65

Paul Allen, Microsoft co-founder, sports evangelist, philanthropist dead at 65

Microsoft co-founder, philanthropist, space enthusiast, owner of the NBA's Portland Trail Blazers and the NFL's Seattle Seahawks, Paul Allen, has died. He was 65.

ICANN’s internet DNS security upgrade apparently goes off without a glitch

ICANN’s internet DNS security upgrade apparently goes off without a glitch

The KSK rollover involved generating a new cryptographic public and private key pair and distributing the new public component to parties who operate validating resolvers, according to ICANN. Such resolvers run software that converts...

Juniper advances network automation community, skillsets

Juniper advances network automation community, skillsets

Juniper is looking to be an evangelist for network automation by announcing a variety of applications, tools, labs and libraries that it says will hasten adoption the technology for businesses and network professionals.

Do network pros need to up their DevOps chops?

Do network pros need to up their DevOps chops?

For decades, network professionals needed to know router protocols and command-line interfaces, but with the advent of programmable networks, it may be prudent for them also to get training writing code in order to advance in their...

Juniper CEO Rahim talks network, security and multicloud trends

Juniper CEO Rahim talks network, security and multicloud trends

Juniper CEO Rami Rahim discusses plans for the networking vendor, including his goal to position Juniper more strongly against chief competitors Cisco, Arista, HPE, and Huawei.

Cisco Webex outage: Collaboration service finding a lumpy recovery

Cisco Webex outage: Collaboration service finding a lumpy recovery

A Webex post today (October 4) shows some problems such as poor performance are persisting: “Engineering continues to work on the engineering tasks to address the remaining open items. Some Webex Teams users are still experiencing...

Cisco, SAP team up to ease cloud, container integration, management

Cisco, SAP team up to ease cloud, container integration, management

Cisco’s Container Platform will work with SAP’s Data Hub to integrate large data sets that may be in public clouds, such as Amazon Web Services, Hadoop, Microsoft or Google, and integrate them with private cloud or enterprise apps...

Cisco sets $2.3B deal for unified access, multi-factor authentication security firm Duo

Cisco sets $2.3B deal for unified access, multi-factor authentication security firm Duo

Cisco closes on its $2.35 billion deal with network identity, authentication security firm Duo. The deal will help customers securely connect any user to any application on any network.

Cisco unearths 13 'High Impact' IOS vulnerabilities you need to patch now

Cisco unearths 13 'High Impact' IOS vulnerabilities you need to patch now

Cisco has exposed 13 vulnerabilities in its IOS and IOS XE switch and router operating software that the company said should be patched as soon as possible. The vulnerabilities were detailed in Cisco’s twice-yearly dump of IOS...

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