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.

Cisco upgrades network and collaboration tools for hybrid work

Gartner: Top strategic predictions for 2022 and beyond

Gartner: Top strategic predictions for 2022 and beyond

Expect the unexpected – that’s one element of Gartner's top strategic predictions for 2022 and beyond, presented this week at the firm’s annual IT Symposium/Xpo Americas.

Gartner says IT spending to top $4 trillion in 2022

Gartner says IT spending to top $4 trillion in 2022

Gartner says IT budgets are growing at the fastest clip in 10 years, fueled by purchases of infrastructure software and devices.

Aruba switch can cut the need for separate, single-function appliances

Aruba switch can cut the need for separate, single-function appliances

The Aruba CX 10000 switch integrates a DPU from Pensando that helps support firewall, DDoS, encryption, network-address translation, load balancing, network telemetry, and automation.

Gartner: 8 security trends facing the enterprise

Gartner: 8 security trends facing the enterprise

As organizations become less centralized they face new security challenges that require new ways of addressing threats that will change the basic fabric of network security, according to Gartner analysts. A persistent challenge...

Gartner: Top strategic technology trends for 2022

Gartner: Top strategic technology trends for 2022

Digital investments, be they in AI, cloud, security or engineering, will be among the top technology drivers for 2022, according to Gartner’s annual forecast of what it expects will be the top strategic IT trends for the coming year.

Cisco: Networking, security, collaboration at heart of hybrid workforce concerns

Cisco: Networking, security, collaboration at heart of hybrid workforce concerns

Cisco’s new quarterly Hybrid Work Index tracks workforce challenges by analyzing data culled from users of its Meraki networking, ThousandEyes internet visibility, Webex collaboration, and security platforms.

VMworld 2021: VMware to pack more security into NSX

VMworld 2021: VMware to pack more security into NSX

An upcoming release of VMware's core NSX networking software will add anomaly detection, analytics, and data-gathering software sensors.

VMware takes aim at multicloud services, security

VMware takes aim at multicloud services, security

New cross-cloud services, cloud management tools and bolstered security offerings from VMware are designed to help enterprises manage and secure the multicloud world.

VMware reveals new software services for the edge

VMware reveals new software services for the edge

At VMworld, VMware rolls out an edge platform to run, manage, and secure “edge-native” apps across multiple clouds.

Data-center network overhaul nets big savings for healthcare system

Data-center network overhaul nets big savings for healthcare system

Cisco's portfolio of data-center networking gear is at the core of Kaleida Health’s modernization efforts.

Juniper targets data-center networks with flexible 400G switch

Juniper targets data-center networks with flexible 400G switch

Juniper has announced QFX5700, a flexible switch that can be upgraded to support 400GbE networks and includes tight integration with the company’s Apstra intent-based networking (IBN) software.

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