Cisco’s Encrypted Traffic Analytics (ETA), a software platform that monitors network packet metadata to detect malicious traffic, even if its encrypted, is now generally available.
Stories by Brandon Butler
So you’re ready to deploy an SD-WAN. Now you have a decision to make: Do it yourself or buy it as a managed service?
Intent based networking (IBN) is Cisco’s big push for the future of network management. Here’s an inside look at DNA Center – Cisco’s IBN software, and specifically its use case for automating software-defined access by users and devices into campus and branch networks.
VMware today released a new version of its NSX virtual networking software that aims to make it easier to manage network requirements of cloud-native and application container-based applications. The move represents the latest example of a network vendor evolving its automation tooling to operate in not just traditional data center and campus networks, but increasingly in cloud environments that cater to a faster-pace of application development.
Software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) technology is sweeping across the industry, growing from an emerging technology in 2017 to become mainstream in 2018. As SD-WAN deployments become ubiquitous for organizations with branch and remote offices, more big changes will accompany it.
Despite the public cloud seemingly grabbing the lion’s share of attention in the cloud market, private and hybrid cloud computing markets have been growing robustly as well and experts predict they will only gain importance in 2018 and beyond.
As the preeminent networking company shapes its plans for 2018, analysts and users say Cisco is at an inflection point, transitioning from a hardware-based company to an integrated hardware and software-focused one. In doing so, Cisco has plotted the next generation of its network management products in the form of intent-based networking. Meanwhile, as hardware sales growth slows due to workloads shifting to the public cloud, the company eyes the Internet of Things and edge computing as new frontiers for revenue growth.
Firewalls have become ubiquitous across enterprises over the past decade, but the combination of new and varied access methods combined with increasingly sophisticated attacks has forced network operators and security professionals to constantly evaluate their defenses. When deploying a next-generation firewall these are the major factors to consider.
VMware to plans to buy VeloCloud, challenging Cisco in the fast-growing software-defined WAN market.
How Fidelity Investments is evolving its application-development strategy to adapt to the future of infrastructure
Cisco today announced plans to acquire San Jose-based startup Perspica, a company that specializes in using machine learning to analyze streams of data. Cisco says it will integrate the Perspica technology into its AppDynamics product, which provides network and application monitoring and analytics.
How to architect a hybrid cloud and what Amazon, Microsoft and Google mean by hybrid
Popular network firewalls are the primary perimeter defense for many organizations.
John Chambers, who served two decades as CEO of Cisco and for the last two years has been executive chairman, announced today that he will be leaving Cisco’s board of directors this year. Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins will become chairman of the board.
Juniper today announced intentions to acquire Cyphort, a Santa Clara-based startup that offers an advanced threat detection, analytics and mitigation platform. Juniper says it will integrate Cyphort’s technology with its Sky Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) product line.