Review: 4 open-source network management tools improve usability, performance

Review: 4 open-source network management tools improve usability, performance

Network management tools have come a long way from the early command-line products with arcane, text-based configuration files that kept everyone except the resident (typically Linux) guru in the dark....
HPE's vision for the intelligent edge

HPE’s vision for the intelligent edge

It’s not just speeds and feeds anymore, it's intelligent software, integrated security and automation that will drive the networks of the future.That about sums up the networking areas that...
10 things to know about Cisco's certification overhaul

10 things to know about Cisco’s certification overhaul

Cisco’s network certification lineup is set for a major overhaul. The company is adding a new coding-focused track to its offerings, and it's continuing to streamline its core designations: Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA),...
Gartner: 10 infrastructure trends you need to know

Gartner: 10 infrastructure trends you need to know

ORLANDO – Corporate network infrastructure is only going to get more  involved  over the next two to three years as automation, network challenges and hybrid cloud become more integral...
Aruba rounds out edge-to-cloud strategy

Aruba rounds out edge-to-cloud strategy

Aruba has expanded its switch portfolio to include new software and switches that bring the company’s automation and software intelligence to campus networks.The HPE company is offering up a...
Juniper set to reinforce core edge networking, cloud technologies

Juniper set to reinforce edge, cloud technologies

There is a fundamental, but perhaps a logical evolution in the way networks are being built to handle hybrid cloud applications – resources are moving closer to the edge;...
Big Four carriers want to rule IoT by simplifying it

Big Four carriers want to rule IoT by simplifying it

The Internet of Things promises a transformative impact on a wide range of industries, but along with that promise comes an enormous new level of complexity for the network...
VMware builds security unit around Carbon Black tech

VMware builds security unit around Carbon Black tech

VMware has wrapped up its $2.1 billion buy of cloud-native endpoint-security vendor Carbon Black and in the process created a new security business unit that will target cybersecurity and...
Network pros react to new Cisco certification curriculum

Network pros react to new Cisco certification curriculum

Software skills are set to play a more prominent role in Cisco’s network engineering curriculum. The company is launching a new coding-focused certification track, as well as giving its...

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Arista targets cloud networking with CloudEOS software

Arista targets cloud networking with CloudEOS software

Arista this week rolled out software it hopes will help customers more easily fuse enterprise-class networking with on-premises and hybrid-cloud services.The company rolled out...
Cisco Meraki ups security with new switch, software

Cisco Meraki ups security with new switch, software

Cisco Meraki has introduced new hardware and software the company says will help customers more effectively support and secure a wide variety of distributed...
VMware amps security with in-house, Carbon Black technology

VMware amps security with in-house, Carbon Black technology

VMware is moving quickly to meld its recently purchased Carbon Black technology across its product lines with an eye toward helping users protect their...