Michael Cooney

Michael Cooney is a Senior Editor with Network World who has written about the IT world for more than 25 years. He can be reached at michael_cooney@idg.com.

Oracle does-in Dyn, resets DNS services to cloud

Juniper’s Mist adds WiFi 6, AI-based cloud services to enterprise edge

Juniper’s Mist adds WiFi 6, AI-based cloud services to enterprise edge

Mist, a Juniper Networks company, has rolled out an artificial-intelligence, cloud-based appliance and a WIFI 6 access point aimed at helping users roll out smart, high-density wireless networks.

Extreme targets cloud services, SD-WAN, WiFi 6 with $210M Aerohive grab

Extreme targets cloud services, SD-WAN, WiFi 6 with $210M Aerohive grab

Extreme buys Aerohive’s wireless networking technology – including its new WiFi 6 gear – SD-WAN software and cloud-management services.

Cisco connects with IBM to simplify hybrid-cloud deployment

Cisco connects with IBM to simplify hybrid-cloud deployment

Cisco and IBM are working todevelop a hybrid-cloud architecture that meld Cisco’s data-center, networking and analytics platforms with IBM’s cloud offerings.

Cisco issues critical security warnings on SD-WAN, DNA Center

Cisco issues critical security warnings on SD-WAN, DNA Center

Vulnerabilities to Cisco's SD-WAN and DNA Center software top a list of nearly 30 security advisories issued by the company.

VMware eyes Avi Networks for data-center software

VMware eyes Avi Networks for data-center software

VMware punched up its data center network virtualization capabilities by announcing it would buy Avi Networks load balancing, analytics and application delivery technology

Cisco offers cloud-based security for SD-WAN resources

Cisco offers cloud-based security for SD-WAN resources

Cisco, at its Cisco Live customer event this week, took aim at that requirement by telling customers it added support for the company’s cloud-based security gateway platform – known as Umbrella -- to its SD-WAN software offerings.

Cisco launches a developer-community cert program

Cisco launches a developer-community cert program

Cisco has revamped some of its most critical certification and career-development programs in an effort to address the emerging software-oriented-network environment.

Cisco software to make networks smarter, safer, more manageable

Cisco software to make networks smarter, safer, more manageable

Cisco software announced at Cisco Live will help customers set consistent network and security policies across their domains.

New switches, Wi-Fi gear to advance Arista’s campus architecture

New switches, Wi-Fi gear to advance Arista’s campus architecture

Campus leaf switches and a Wi-Fi 6 access point will be available this fall to flesh out Arista’s grand plan for more efficient campus networks called Cognitive Campus.

Juniper:  Security could help drive interest in SDN

Juniper: Security could help drive interest in SDN

Juniper finds that enterprise interest in software-defined networking (SDN) is influenced by other factors, including artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML).

Cisco to buy IoT security, management firm Sentryo

Cisco to buy IoT security, management firm Sentryo

Buying Sentryo will give Cisco support for anomaly and real-time threat detection for the industrial internet of things.

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