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  • Cisco snaps up streaming-data startup Perspica

    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.

    20 Oct. 17 03:38 Written by Brandon Butler
  • What is a firewall?

    Popular network firewalls are the primary perimeter defense for many organizations.

    12 Oct. 17 07:16 Written by Brandon Butler
  • Extreme Networks' MoJo to outdo Cisco, HPE: CEO Ed Meyercord

    A year ago, Extreme Networks started its hyper acquisition spree with Zebra Wireless LAN. The networking giant since then bought the networking division of Avaya and Brocade’s datacenter networking business.

    01 Oct. 17 09:13 Written by By Yogesh Gupta
  • Chambers stepping down from Cisco’s board

    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.

    19 Sept. 17 04:57 Written by Brandon Butler
  • Juniper to buy advanced threat protection security startup Cyphort

    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.

    01 Sept. 17 23:59 Written by Brandon Butler
  • How Google is speeding up the Internet

    Google has developed an algorithm that speeds up TCP/IP, the internet’s primary data transmission protocol, by up to 14%.

    22 Aug. 17 20:00 Written by Brandon Butler
  • Cisco brings its SDN to Amazon, Microsoft and Google’s public cloud

    Today Cisco announced it is developing a way to integrate its software defined networking product named Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) with public clouds from Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform.

    22 Aug. 17 03:02 Written by Brandon Butler
  • What SDN is and where it’s going?

    The SDN market has emerged from early adopter to early mainstream, and in doing so its use cases have expanded.

    20 July 17 02:29 Written by Brandon Butler
  • What’s the difference between SDN and NFV?

    SDN, NFV & VNF are important trends in the networking industry, but they're also among the confusing alphabet soup of terms that have emerged in recent years. So what's the difference between them?

    11 July 17 05:40 Written by Brandon Butler
  • What is intent-based networking?

    Cisco this week jumped head-first into the intent-based networking market, saying the technology that uses machine learning and advanced automation to control networks could be a “paradigm” shift in how networks are managed. But what exactly is intent-based networking?

    24 June 17 02:14 Written by Brandon Butler
  • Why Cisco’s new intent-based networking could be a big deal

    Cisco has announced hardware and software capabilities that use machine learning to provide advanced network automation The system allows users to express policies and includes a software platform that executes the policies and maintains the desired state of the network.

    22 June 17 01:48 Written by Brandon Butler
  • QA: How TiVo’s CIO manages disparate mobile platforms

    Tivo CIO Steve Palmucci faces a disparate set of mobile platforms to secure and manage and, while he's managed that so far, he also has a wish list of features that could unite his mobile and desktop environments under one umbrella.

    19 June 17 20:22 Written by Lucas Mearian
  • 10 GbE switches set to lose share this year as 40, 100 GbE switches gain traction

    For the first time since their debut on the market in the mid-2000s, 10 Gigabit Ethernet switches are set to lose share in the networking industry this year as service providers and hyperscale customers continue to adopt faster bandwidth 40 and 100 GbE switches, according to data from research firm IDC.

    15 June 17 23:38 Written by Brandon Butler
  • Nokia rolls out its first 'petabit-class' router

    With internet traffic set to triple over the next five years or so, according to recent estimates from Nokia and Cisco Systems, Nokia thinks the time is right for a new range of high-end routers that can boost core capacity by a factor of six -- and even help 10-year-old devices to double their capacity.

    15 June 17 04:06 Written by Peter Sayer

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