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.

IBM fuses its software with Red Hat’s to launch hybrid-cloud juggernaut

Cisco pays $8.6M to settle security-software whistleblower lawsuit

Cisco pays $8.6M to settle security-software whistleblower lawsuit

Cisco will pay $2.6 million to the federal government and up to $6 million to 15 states in a settlement over video security software it stopped selling in 2014

Cisco assesses the top enterprise SD-WAN technology drivers

Cisco assesses the top enterprise SD-WAN technology drivers

Cisco SD-WAN customer National Instruments touts benefits of the technology: Speed, efficiency, security, cost savings

Cisco simplifies Kubernetes container deployment with Microsoft Azure collaboration

Cisco simplifies Kubernetes container deployment with Microsoft Azure collaboration

Microsoft's Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) has been added to the Kubernetes managed services that natively integrate with the Cisco Container Platform.

Google Cloud to offer VMware data-center tools natively

Google Cloud to offer VMware data-center tools natively

Google is enlisting VMware and CloudSimple to serve up vSphere, NSX and vSAN software on Google Cloud to make ease the transition of enterprise workloads to the cloud.

Worst DNS attacks and how to mitigate them

Worst DNS attacks and how to mitigate them

DNS threats, including DNS hijacking, tunneling, phishing, cache poisoning and DDoS attacks, are all on the rise.

Cisco goes deeper into photonic, optical technology with $2.6B Acacia buy

Cisco goes deeper into photonic, optical technology with $2.6B Acacia buy

Cisco: Optical-interconnect technologies are becoming increasingly strategic for data centers, service providers

Cisco sounds warning on 3 critical security patches for DNA Center

Cisco sounds warning on 3 critical security patches for DNA Center

Cisco issued three “critical” security warnings for its DNA Center users – two having a Common Vulnerability Scoring System rating of 9.8 out of 10.

Oracle does-in Dyn, resets DNS services to cloud

Oracle does-in Dyn, resets DNS services to cloud

Oracle wants its DNS customers to migrate from its Dyn service to Oracle Cloud services, but some of those customers are very unhappy.

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.

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