Stories by Jim Duffy

Cisco boosts, broadens Catalyst switches

New Sup6T has arrived, as well as a low-end supervisor for the 4500-E and a "Mini" for small sites

Rackspace to resell PLUMgrid OpenStack SDN

Major endorsement for start-up from OpenStack founder

Arista violated 3 Cisco patents: ITC

Rival plans workarounds in Q2 to keep switches on the market

SDN shifts from configuration to analytics

Two vendors, Midokura and Pluribus, offer products for visibility into operations, performance

VMware, Cisco SDNs bring home the bacon

Both play key roles in food processor SugarCreek's data centers

Big Switch frees up its SDN

Base fabric software to be offered at no cost as inducement for commercial products

Arista countersues Cisco for Antitrust

Alleges unfair competitive practices on eve of ruling in earlier patent case

Dell serves up its own disaggregated OS

Linux-based OS10 designed to meld switches, servers, storage into a software-defined data center

SDN pioneer Big Switch lands big round, big names

$48M in funding and Warmenhoven, Morgenthaler on board

Arista Networks pops next-gen OS

EOS now supports Docker containers, network-wide state, hybrid cloud workloads

Containers, hyperconvergence and disaggregation are hot

Vendors say will be key trends in 2016

AT&T allies with Cisco, IBM, Intel for city IoT

Sensor and analytics framework will smarten up Atlanta, Chicago and Dallas

Court finds for Arista in EOS suit with co-founder

Judge says OptumSoft's scope of ownership definition too broad

Juniper Networks adds an edge to its router

Fortifies MX line with new line cards, automation software

Cisco extends SDN for VMware integration, Docker containers

New release of ACI and NX-OS software intended to further extend capabilities for multivendor environments