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.

Linux Foundation works toward improved data-center efficiency

AWS moves towards quantum networking

AWS moves towards quantum networking

AWS Center for Quantum Networking will focus on communication hardware, software and apps

Cisco puts app-performance tools in the cloud

Cisco puts app-performance tools in the cloud

Cisco moves AppDynamics to the cloud, rolls out two security, networking development tools.

Cisco data-center switches promise 800Gb Ethernet, deliver 400GbE today

Cisco data-center switches promise 800Gb Ethernet, deliver 400GbE today

Cisco rolls out 5 new Nexus data-center switches for high-bandwidth apps.

Cisco service predicts SD-WAN problems

Cisco service predicts SD-WAN problems

Cisco's ThousandEyes WAN Insights service provides forecasts and SD-WAN policy recommendations for optimizing enterprise network sites.

Cisco moves Catalyst, Nexus management to the cloud

Cisco moves Catalyst, Nexus management to the cloud

Cisco is adding a cloud-based option to its on premises management for its Catalyst networking and Nexus data-center gear.

AWS turns-up mainframe-migration service

AWS turns-up mainframe-migration service

AWS Mainframe Modernization, offers a set of tools for migrating and running mainframe workloads in the cloud

Cisco adds to network training lineup with Cisco U. launch

Cisco adds to network training lineup with Cisco U. launch

New educational unit lets network pros follow goal-based learning paths to earn Cisco certifications or build specific skill sets to prepare for new roles.

Extreme announces high-end Universal Switch, SD-WAN service

Extreme announces high-end Universal Switch, SD-WAN service

Extreme Networks has extended its Universal Switch family and added a SD-WAN subscription package aimed at offering customers more flexible enterprise networking options.

RSA: Cisco launches SASE, offers roadmap for other cloud-based services

RSA: Cisco launches SASE, offers roadmap for other cloud-based services

New Cisco services aim to simplify security operations with new as-a-service offerings.

Network Service Mesh: Linking multicloud workloads

Network Service Mesh: Linking multicloud workloads

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation is developing technology to link multicloud enterprise workloads at the network layer regardless of where they are running.

Cisco, Kyndryl team up on edge networking, private cloud, managed services

Cisco, Kyndryl team up on edge networking, private cloud, managed services

The alliance between Cisco and Kyndryl extends a technology relationship the two had when Kyndryl was a division if IBM.

Arista switches target low-latency, high-density networks

Arista switches target low-latency, high-density networks

Arista’s new switches are aimed helping customers consolidate servers, network and FPGA devices to reduce footprint, cabling, and power consumption.

Can Broadcom + VMware move enterprise networking forward?

Can Broadcom + VMware move enterprise networking forward?

Broadcom’s intended acquisition of VMware might open a variety of enterprise and telco opportunities for VMware — if it is given the opportunity to further develop 5G, SDN (software-defined networking), multicloud management and other...

Cisco: Enterprises grapple with hybrid-cloud security, operational complexity

Cisco: Enterprises grapple with hybrid-cloud security, operational complexity

Greater collaboration between networking and cloud teams can increase security, efficiency, and cloud application performance, according to a report from Cisco and 451 Research.

The rumored  Broadcom purchase of VMware could raise enterprise concerns

The rumored Broadcom purchase of VMware could raise enterprise concerns

If chipmaker Broadcom should buy software vendor VMware this week as rumored, enterprise customers should watch for tangible results as many experts are a little concerned about the technology that might or might not emerge from such ...

Cisco's $15B backlog: China COVID worries, impact of war in Ukraine

Cisco's $15B backlog: China COVID worries, impact of war in Ukraine

On Cisco's news of flat Q3 revenue the company and competitors Juniper, Arista and others take a stock hit.

Google Cloud boosts open-source security, simplifies zero-trust rollouts

Google Cloud boosts open-source security, simplifies zero-trust rollouts

New Google Cloud security services aim to strengthen open-source security, simplify zero-trust adoption, and improve cloud governance.

Juniper's enterprise networking business on a roll

Juniper's enterprise networking business on a roll

Enterprise networking led the company in Q1 revenue for first time in Juniper's history, surpassing its service provider and cloud segments.

IBM wants a 4,000 qubit quantum computer by 2025

IBM wants a 4,000 qubit quantum computer by 2025

IBM lays out a quantum computing roadmap that incorporates classical computer hardware, quantum parallel processing, and error mitigation.

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