October 25, 2013 18:44 PM
An Interop New York panel tackled the anxieties -- and opportunities -- that SDN and network virtualization present to network engineers, architects and administrators.
October 02, 2013 13:20 PM
HP networking chief Bethany Mayer talked with Network Computing about the company's SDN strategy and SDN's impact on IT.
September 30, 2013 11:02 AM
HP is releasing a software development kit to spur the creation of SDN applications for HP's SDN platform. The company also plans to launch an SDN app store next year.
September 16, 2013 11:22 AM
Juniper Contrail, a network overlay platform for software-defined networking, launches today. Juniper also announced that Contrail source code will be available as open source.
September 13, 2013 15:41 PM
Interop New York is just around the corner. The show is packed with informative sessions and workshops. Here are a dozen to put on your schedule.
August 28, 2013 10:38 AM
Martin Casado, VMware's chief architect for networking and the driving force behind its NSX technology, spoke with Network Computing about his ambitious goals to reshape how networking is done, the origins of Nicira, and why energy and chaos are good.
June 27, 2013 17:30 PM
The new Cisco Nexus 7700 core switch is built for bandwidth, while Dynamic Fabric Automation aims to make data center networks more flexible and easier to configure.
June 26, 2013 11:09 AM
A live Cisco Webcast about Insieme, a Cisco-backed venture, provided remarkably little detail about the startup or its forthcoming products.
April 23, 2013 17:05 PM
A Google initiative to pay more for renewable energy at its data center in Lenoir, N.C., spurred a variety of reactions from readers. Some saw it as a step forward for green energy; others call it plain dumb.
April 11, 2013 21:20 PM
Cisco is using the open source OpenDaylight initiative to spur application development to make its own SDN platform more valuable.
February 13, 2013 15:45 PM
IT pros hope BlackBerry can reverse its fading fortunes, but they recognize end user choice is going against the once-dominant mobile vendor. Network Computing readers weigh in on BlackBerry’s fate.
February 06, 2013 17:38 PM
Network Computing readers weighed in on F5’s entry into the firewall market and how its strategy of integrating firewall software into its load-balancing platform might play out with customers and competitors.
May 11, 2011 13:36 PM
Citrix Systems CTO Simon Crosby sat down with Andrew Conry Murray at Interop 2011 for a candid question-and-answer session on a variety of subjects, including emerging cloud power centers--Citrix is a major player in some. The company is also pushing emerging standards on a variety of fronts, including cloud computing and application performance. Crosby talked about the company's goals for these efforts. He also advised IT to demand more vendor clarity about the cloud.
June 03, 2010 10:38 AM
Protecting information and corporate assets has always been a tricky business, and today's computing environment just adds to the complexity. Remote offices and mobile users need just as much protection, and possibly more, than headquarters employees who sit behind carefully constructed layers of defense. SaaS applications and public cloud deployments mean sensitive data travel outside traditional network boundaries. And the Web presents a never-ending fountain of malware.
May 11, 2010 09:00 AM
EMC Chairman, President and CEO Joe Tucci took questions from the press Monday morning at EMC World in Boston after his keynote address on "The Journey To The Private Cloud." Here's a quick recap of some of what Mr. Tucci had to say on a variety of subjects, including acquisitions, infrastructure and the cloud.
February 22, 2010 13:41 PM
IronMountain announced today that it will pay $112 million for Mimosa Systems, which makes archiving appliances for e-mail, SharePoint and files. The purchase gives IM Digital both a premises archiving product as well as a SaaS-based e-mail archiving service. The SaaS archiving offering uses technology from Mimecast, a UK-based company.
January 08, 2010 09:35 AM
Yesterday I saw a Wall Street Journal article that lists the tech companies that acquired the most VC-backed companies since 2000 (Cisco led with 48, and IBM finished second with 35). The story got me wondering about all the tech purchases made over nine years, startups or otherwise, and which one had the greatest impact on the buyer and the tech markets as a whole?
March 18, 2008 15:07 PM
The latest exposure of more than 4 million credit and debit card numbers may strain the validity and stability of the credit card industry's controversial security rules....
February 06, 2008 03:54 AM
VMware???s stock price might have tumbled, but that isn???t stopping VC investment in the virtualization space. Two startups raked in millions this week....
January 29, 2008 17:35 PM
Cisco frowns on resellers of used network hardware because it doesn???t get a cut of aftermarket sales. Network Hardware Resale (NHR), a prominent reseller, is going a step further by offering an alternative to Cisco???s SMARTnet maintenance service -- a...