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.

Cisco warns on HyperFlex security vulnerabilities

Wi-Fi 6, 5G play big in Cisco’s mobile forecast

Wi-Fi 6, 5G play big in Cisco’s mobile forecast

Cisco: By 2022, mobile will represent nearly 20 percent of all global IP traffic, fueled in part by the Internet of Things.

IBM marries on-premises, private- and public-cloud data

IBM marries on-premises, private- and public-cloud data

IBM is introducing Cloud Integration Platform so customers can better integrate data securely no matter where it resides in on-premises, private, hybrid or public cloud.

Cisco pushes silicon photonics for enterprise, webscale networking

Cisco pushes silicon photonics for enterprise, webscale networking

Cisco closed its deal to buy optical-semiconductor firm Luxtera, bringing it the advanced optical technology customers will need for future data-center and webscale networks.

Cisco goes after industrial IoT

Cisco goes after industrial IoT

Cisco has rolled out a new family of Catalyst switches, software, developer tools and blueprints to meld IoT and industrial networking with intent-based networking and classic IT security, monitoring and application development...

Cisco serves up flexible data-center options

Cisco serves up flexible data-center options

Cisco is significantly spreading its data-center technology to help customers grow and control hybrid, multicloud or hyperconverged edge environments.

Batten down the DNS hatches as attackers strike Feds

Batten down the DNS hatches as attackers strike Feds

DHS warns federal agencies of DNS attacks and offers best practices to help mitigate the situation.

Cisco patches serious SD-WAN software security holes

Cisco patches serious SD-WAN software security holes

Cisco has patched security vulnerabilities in four packages of SD-WAN Solution software that address buffer overflow and other vulnerabilities.

Cisco’s AppDynamics software ties in SDN, serverless for greater app management

Cisco’s AppDynamics software ties in SDN, serverless for greater app management

The wide-ranging Cisco AppDynamics announcement targets enterprise customers looking to monitor performance and automate the response to problems in business applications.

Cisco targets mobile enterprise apps with geolocation technology

Cisco targets mobile enterprise apps with geolocation technology

Cisco's cloud-based DNA Spaces includes Cisco’s Connected Mobile Experience (CMX) and enterprise geolocation technology purchased from July Systems.

ICANN housecleaning revokes old DNS security key

ICANN housecleaning revokes old DNS security key

ICANN will complete the switchover this week to a new internet security key that protects DNS, the internet's address book. The old Root Key Signing Key will be decomissioned Jan. 10.

Cisco patches a critical patch on its software-license manager

Cisco patches a critical patch on its software-license manager

CIsco has issued a critical patch of a patch for a Cisco Prime License Manager SQL fix.

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