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 extends  SD-WAN options with AWS, Azure hybrid-cloud integration

Palo Alto beefs-up its SD-WAN menu with machine learning, analytics

Palo Alto beefs-up its SD-WAN menu with machine learning, analytics

Palo Alto upgrades the SD-WAN gear it bought via CloudGenix with machine learning and artificial intelligence to embrace cloud deployment

Extreme unveils universal networking gear to simplify infrastructure decisions

Extreme unveils universal networking gear to simplify infrastructure decisions

Extreme Networks takes the wraps off new core switches; cloud-based management platform adds wireless intrusion protection, location services, IoT management, guest access, and compliance apps.

Cisco extends Meraki SD-WAN to Microsoft Azure

Cisco extends Meraki SD-WAN to Microsoft Azure

Cisco and Microsoft have teamed up on another joint effort, this time to make it easier for enterprise branch offices with Cisco Meraki SD-WAN gear to tap into the Azure Virtual WAN service.

IBM/Red Hat open hybrid-cloud application market

IBM/Red Hat open hybrid-cloud application market

IBM and its Red Hat company have opened up what they call a one-stop-shop for customers looking to build deploy and manage hybrid cloud applications on-premises or in multicloud environments.

 Cisco: Making remote users feel at home on the new enterprise network

Cisco: Making remote users feel at home on the new enterprise network

With many remote workers likely to keep working from home even after COVID-19 subsides, Cisco joins other vendors offering infrastructure to make the remote network experience close to what it's like at corporate sites.

Cisco open-source code boosts performance of Kubernetes apps over SD-WAN

Cisco open-source code boosts performance of Kubernetes apps over SD-WAN

Cisco's Cloud-Native SD-WAN project marries SD-WANs to Kubernetes applications to cut down on the manual work needed to optimize latency and packet loss.

Pluribus bolsters software-defined data center software, Broadcom support

Pluribus bolsters software-defined data center software, Broadcom support

Pluribus Networks has rolled out new software and analytics packages that take aim at customers looking to build and manage software defined data center fabrics.

Apstra ramps-up intent-based networking software, bolsters Juniper, SONiC support

Apstra ramps-up intent-based networking software, bolsters Juniper, SONiC support

Apstra adds operational features to Apstra Operating System; enhances impact of IBN

VMware cloud-management suite features Kubernetes, automation upgrades

VMware cloud-management suite features Kubernetes, automation upgrades

A new version of VMware vRealize Suite includes support for Kubernetes in VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid or IBM/Red Hat OpenShift environments as well as integration with third-party tools such as Cisco/AppDynamics, Datadog and...

Amazon Braket lets customers try out quantum computing

Amazon Braket lets customers try out quantum computing

AWS has announced the availability of a new managed service, Amazon Braket, that lets customers tap into and experiment with quantum computing simulators and access quantum hardware from D-Wave, IonQ, and Rigetti.

Juniper expands WiFi 6 access point family to support remote workers

Juniper expands WiFi 6 access point family to support remote workers

Taking aim at helping enterprise customers support tons of remote workers, Juniper this week extended its family of WiFi 6 wireless access points.

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