Stories by Jim Duffy

Juniper scales down the Internet core

Juniper Networks this week extended its core router lineup with a compact, fixed-configuration model capable of 3Tbps.

Enterprise disaggregation is inevitable

Back in March, the issue was raised whether disaggregation -- decoupling network software from hardware for choice and flexibility -- could play in the enterprise as well as the service provider realm.

Arista has a controller now too

Arista Networks this week unveiled what essentially is a centralized controller for its data center and cloud switches.

Here comes bare metal and NFV for the enterprise

Two hardware vendors this week unveiled products to bring commodity switching and virtualization to enterprises through service providers.

Enterprises lukewarm to SDNs

Even though service providers are well on their way with SDNs, enterprise adoption of the technology is slowed by a host of issues.

NSA uses OpenFlow for tracking ... its network

Just as the industry is becoming more comfortable with SDNs, the NSA says it's using them too.

Microsoft needs SDN for Azure Cloud

SANTA CLARA Microsoft's Azure couldn't scale without SDN.

AT&T looking at white boxes as CPE

SANTA CLARA -- AT&T is considering offering bare metal switches and servers to consumers as customer premises equipment for the carrier's services.

Dell adds Pluribus, brings Linux-based OS to its data center switches

Dell has added Pluribus Networks to its lineup of disaggregation partners.

Cisco boosts cloud software, lines up ISVs to write Internet of Everything services

SAN DIEGO -- Cisco this week enhanced its cloud software and lined up a roster of ISVs to create services for the company's Internet of Everything initiative.

Outgoing Cisco CEO Chambers fesses up to mistakes, touts company's grit

SAN DIEGO – Reflecting on a two-decade tenure as Cisco CEO marked by enviable success, John Chambers says he wishes the company could have moved faster.

Cisco has an SDN for you

SAN DIEGO -- Cisco is out to prove it has an SDN for everyone.

Cisco plans to embed security everywhere

Cisco this week announced a plan to embed security throughout the network -- from the data center out to endpoints, branch offices, and the cloud -- in an effort to avoid pervasive threats.

Cisco announces new CEO's executive team, more departures

Cisco this week announced its leadership team under new CEO Chuck Robbins and three more high-level executives transitioning out of the company.

Cisco announces new CEO's executive team, more departures

Cisco this week announced its leadership team under new CEO Chuck Robbins and three more high-level executives transitioning out of the company.

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