Get ready for network-as-a-service

CIOs have a choice of software-as-a-service, infrastructure as a service and platform as a service. Why not network-as-a-service? Actually, it...

October 10th, 2016 Howard Solomon


Prepare network systems for the upcoming leap second

As if network administrators don't have enough to worry about, keeping their timing right is a big priority. Not timing...

October 10th, 2016 Howard Solomon


Startup says its solution verifies state of networks for security

Network and security administrators may dream of stable, secure and agile networks, but the truth is that over a period...

April 5th, 2016 Howard Solomon

data, network, database

Network equipment at risk from USB driver bug

Eighteen makers of IT enterprise and home networking equipment including Cisco Systems and Western Digital have been notified about a driver...

May 20th, 2015 Howard Solomon


Juniper virtualizes MX router

Large enterprises have large networking needs. But that doesn’t mean they’re eager to make large investments in hardware. For network...

November 10th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Networking 1

Brocade adds stackable switch

Brocade Communications has expanded its portfolio by adding a new campus switches and expanded support for software-defined networking. The company...

November 4th, 2014 Howard Solomon

FEATURE Meru Center console

Meru releases console to manage SDN apps

One of the advantages of software-defined networking is that applications are able to control a wide range of network devices,...

October 29th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Data Center - Server Racks

Analysis: Hyper-converged infrastructure

Three years ago a startup called Nutanix surprised the infrastructure world by releasing a 2U-sized integrated appliance with an x86-based...

October 28th, 2014 Howard Solomon


Biggest challenge for SDN isn’t technology, says Gartner

Work on software-defined networking has been going on for almost two decades, but it's only been in the past year...

October 27th, 2014 Howard Solomon