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 announces $600M restructuring plan, including layoffs

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.

Cisco, Red Hat team to streamline hybrid-cloud container management

Cisco, Red Hat team to streamline hybrid-cloud container management

Cisco integrates its Intersight cloud management with Red Hat OpenShift Assisted Installer to support bare-metal server-based container networking.

Cisco adds a firewall, upgrades security

Cisco adds a firewall, upgrades security

Cisco launches a Secure Firewall for hybrid workers and adds data-loss prevention and passwordless authentication to security products.

Extreme earnings report: Wireless and cloud gains temper record backlogs

Extreme earnings report: Wireless and cloud gains temper record backlogs

Extreme CEO Ed Meyercord says supply-chain challenges haven't prevented a record revenue jump last quarter, particularly in Wi-Fi.

Broadcom CEO: What the VMware merger will look like

Broadcom CEO: What the VMware merger will look like

Broadcom CEO Hock Tan says the goal of buying VMware is more and better products without raising prices.

Cisco issues fixes for active exploits of its Windows VPN clients

Cisco issues fixes for active exploits of its Windows VPN clients

Cisco is offering software updates for two of its AnyConnect for Windows VPN products it says represent a threat ranked 'high'.

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