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Google Launches 3 Submarine Cables
Mitch Wagner  
1/16/2018   4 comments
Google says it'll be the first major non-telecoms company with its own undersea cable. So it's got that going for it.
Cradlepoint Cooks Up Cloud Connectivity
Mitch Wagner  
1/16/2018   Post a comment
Cradlepoint's cloud service provides 4G LTE wide-area network connectivity for enterprise branches, vehicles and the Internet of Things.
Are Public Clouds Interchangeable Commodities, Like Light Bulbs?
Mitch Wagner  
1/15/2018   Post a comment
'Pluggable cloud' means moving workloads from one public cloud to another to get the best deal. Deloitte Consulting's David Linthicum is skeptical.
CloudHealth, ParkMyCloud Partner to Rein in Enterprise Cloud Costs
Mitch Wagner  
1/11/2018   5 comments
CloudHealth and ParkMyCloud are combining technologies to let cloud users figure out how much they're spending on cloud and automate optimizing workloads to reduce costs.
Market Incentives Stacked Against Network Security US Government Report
Mitch Wagner  
1/9/2018   4 comments
Market incentives motivate companies to minimize cost and time to market rather than build for security. That needs to change, according to a draft report from the US departments of Commerce and Homeland Security.
Infrastructure Automation Will Heat Up in 2018
News & Analysis  
12/29/2017   4 comments
After years of being locked into proprietary hardware and software, a new openness is pushing enterprise to add layers of automation into their networks. With the addition of machine learning and AI, more and more of the networking process can be trusted to machines.
HyTrust DataGravity Acquisition Bears Fruit for Cloud Security
Mitch Wagner  
12/19/2017   7 comments
HyTrust launched a software appliance to protect confidential data in the cloud, based on technology it acquired when it bought DataGravity this summer.
AI Will Create 2.3 Million Jobs by 2020 Report
Scott Ferguson  
12/13/2017   23 comments
Gartner's latest analysis of how artificial intelligence will impact the workplace has the technology creating 2.3 million jobs by 2020, but at the same time eliminating 1.8 million positions.
Juniper Automates to Speed Up Security
Mitch Wagner  
12/13/2017   1 comment
Juniper is providing software to help enterprise networks automatically react to changing security conditions, as well as visualize threat reports from multiple sources.
Gremlin Looks to Bring 'Chaos Engineering' to the Masses
Mitch Wagner  
12/12/2017   1 comment
Gremlin launches with $8.75 million funding, and a 'chaos engineering' service to make cloud applications more reliable.
Cisco: Enterprises Will 'Spend Differently'
Mitch Wagner  
12/11/2017   4 comments
As Cisco transforms from hardware sales to recurring software and services revenue, enterprises need to get used to different spending patterns.
Juniper Launches 'Bots' for Self-Driving Networks
Mitch Wagner  
12/7/2017   2 comments
Juniper is advancing its intent-based networking strategy with automated tools for monitoring network health, testing configuration changes and maintaining peering arrangements between networks.
Arista Takes Aim at Cisco: 'Legacy Routers Are a Thing of the Past'
Mitch Wagner  
12/6/2017   5 comments
Routers are dead, but routing continues to be important, Arista says.
SD-WAN: Where's the Money Savings?
News & Analysis  
12/4/2017   1 comment
SD-WAN is one software-defined technologies that could have big implications for enterprises of all sizes. However, it's important to remember that there are some essential best practices to ensure that SD-WAN can save the business money.
Amazon Launches AWS PrivateLink for Private Cloud Connections
Mitch Wagner  
11/30/2017   2 comments
AWS PrivateLink lets software-as-a-service developers enhance security by providing private endpoints to users.
VMware & Amazon Grow Hybrid Tie-Up to 'Very Large Scale'
Mitch Wagner  
11/28/2017   Post a comment
VMware and Amazon Web Services are expanding their hybrid cloud partnership with new migration, scalability and disaster recovery capabilities.
HPE Adding AI to Data Centers Courtesy of Nimble Storage Acquisition
Scott Ferguson  
11/21/2017   2 comments
After paying about $1 billion for Nimble Storage, HPE is now incorporating some of the company's AI technology into its data center offerings, with the release of InfoSight.
AWS & VMware Vs. Cisco & Google: A Cloud Fight Worth Watching
News & Analysis  
11/20/2017   Post a comment
In the past few months, AWS and VMware have formed a new partnership and Google and Cisco have done the same. When it comes to a cloud fight, how can IT pick a side?
Cisco's Q1 Beats Wall Street Expectations
Scott Ferguson  
11/15/2017   2 comments
Cisco beat Wall Street expectations during its first-quarter financial report, and the company claims that some of its technology bets, including security, are starting to pay off.
AT&T: 'True Mobile' Is Driving Cloud Edge
Mitch Wagner  
11/15/2017   2 comments
A new generation of mobility apps requires performance not available from conventional cloud.
Ex-Googlers Launch LightStep for Hybrid App Performance Management
Mitch Wagner  
11/14/2017   5 comments
LightStep, founded by ex-Googlers, comes out of stealth to offer an application performance management product for combined microservices and legacy environments.
Automated Service Provisioning: Getting It Right
News & Analysis  
11/13/2017   1 comment
To get automated service provisioning right, IT needs to keep a few guidelines in mind. Here's a look at where to get started in your automation journey.
Riverbed Updates SteelCentral to Emphasize App Performance, Containers
Scott Ferguson  
11/3/2017   Post a comment
Riverbed is pushing beyond its traditional networking roots to build additional capabilities to monitor application performance, as well as containers.
Google Speeds Latency for Cloud Apps
Mitch Wagner  
11/2/2017   7 comments
Beefing up its Andromeda software-defined networking for improved cloud application performance.
VMware Acquiring SD-WAN Startup VeloCloud Networks
Scott Ferguson  
11/2/2017   Post a comment
With the acquisition of VeloCloud Networks, VMware is moving deeper into the software-defined networking game and likely to clash more with Cisco.
Microsoft's 'CrystalNet' Looks to Eliminate Cloud Downtime
Scott Ferguson  
11/1/2017   1 comment
Microsoft Azure and Microsoft Research are jointly developing a new emulator dubbed 'CrystalNet' that could reduce downtime in the cloud.
Google Hybrid Cloud Networking Gets Production-Ready
Mitch Wagner  
10/31/2017   2 comments
Enterprises can use Google's own network to connect their on-premises networks with Google Cloud Platform.
ThousandEyes Probes Client Devices for App Performance
Mitch Wagner  
10/26/2017   Post a comment
New Device Layer capabilities, combined with previously available service provider and enterprise network monitoring, gives ThousandEyes Path Visualization the ability to provide end-to-end performance monitoring.
Workday Looks to OpenStack to Power Growth
Mitch Wagner  
10/25/2017   Post a comment
As the company expands its customer base, it's looking to the open source cloud platform to keep up with demand without having to add new hardware.
Juniper's Cloud Woes Likely to Continue Into Q4
Scott Ferguson  
10/24/2017   Post a comment
Juniper Networks reported third-quarter financial numbers that were in-line with analysts' expectations, but the company's cloud concerns, especially around switches, is likely to continue.
AppDynamics Founder Launches 'Harness' for Continuous App Delivery
Mitch Wagner  
10/24/2017   Post a comment
Jyoti Bansal's new startup provides automated testing designed to reduce application deployment times from weeks to hours.
Cisco Targets Cloud-Based UC With $1.9B BroadSoft Deal
Scott Ferguson  
10/23/2017   6 comments
Cisco is looking to expand its reach into cloud-based UC thanks to a $1.9 billion deal for BroadSoft.
Cisco Racks 200th Acquisition, Nabs Perspica for App Performance
Mitch Wagner  
10/19/2017   Post a comment
Perspica will join AppDynamics, which Cisco acquired earlier this year, to help enterprises improve application performance in real time.
AppDynamics Complementing Cisco's Intent-Based Networking Vision
Scott Ferguson  
10/19/2017   Post a comment
At its user show in New York City, AppDynamics executives offered a glimpse into how the company plans to integrate more with parent company Cisco.
Cisco Looks to Professional Services for Enterprise Innovation
Mitch Wagner  
10/17/2017   Post a comment
As enterprise IT faces pressure to shift toward innovation, Cisco is looking to help shoulder the burden of everyday maintenance.
Docker Climbs on the Kubernetes Train
Mitch Wagner  
10/17/2017   1 comment
Maybe the last significant container holdout to announce Kubernetes support?
Juniper Hits a Cloud Snag in Q3
Scott Ferguson  
10/13/2017   Post a comment
Juniper announced this week that it would miss earnings estimates as its cloud business hits a downturn.
BMC Embraces Multi-Cloud, Strikes Partnership With AWS
Scott Ferguson  
10/13/2017   1 comment
At an event in New York City, BMC laid out an ambitious agenda that included multi-cloud, machine learning and a new partnership with AWS.
What's Blockchain Good For?
Mitch Wagner  
10/13/2017   15 comments
Sure, blockchain is over-hyped. But don't let that distract you from its practical value.
Google & Partners Secure 'Software Supply Chain'
Mitch Wagner  
10/12/2017   3 comments
The open source Grafeas and Kritis projects are designed for securing and certify modern, complex software rollouts.
Cloud Security Startup ShiftLeft De-Stealths
Mitch Wagner  
10/11/2017   1 comment
ShiftLeft's service scans application source code for normal behavior and detects and remdiates deviations that might indicate possible attacks.
Cloud Networking Startup Teridion Taps Ex-HPE Exec as CEO
Mitch Wagner  
10/11/2017   Post a comment
Saar Gillai heads up a company that speeds personalized information from cloud providers to users.
IBM Combining Data Science Experience & PowerAI for Analytics
Scott Ferguson  
10/10/2017   Post a comment
IBM is looking to add more machine learning and deep learning into the big data analytics process by combing its Data Science Experience and PowerAI platforms.
3D-Printing Startup Carbon Puts Down Cloud Footprint
Mitch Wagner  
10/9/2017   Post a comment
The company standardized on Oracle business applications to simplify internal operations as it looks to revolutionize the manufacturing industry.
Oracle's Ellison: 'We Are Losing the Cyberwar'
Mitch Wagner  
10/4/2017   4 comments
Oracle's feisty co-founder says automation is required to fight off cyber attacks, and fortunately Oracle has just the tool to do it.
Google Steps Up Insider Threat Protection
Mitch Wagner  
10/3/2017   4 comments
'Custom roles' gives cloud administrators the ability to give users the permissions they need to do their jobs – and only those permissions.
Apstra Automates Legacy App Networks
Mitch Wagner  
10/3/2017   1 comment
New version of Apstra Operating System helps enterprises 'cloudify' their legacy data centers.
'No Facts, Wild Claims & Lots of Bluster'; Amazon Hits Back at Oracle's Ellison
Mitch Wagner  
10/2/2017   4 comments
Amazon and SAP say Larry Ellison's claims against them are baloney.
Automation in the Enterprise: Don't Forget the People
News & Analysis  
10/2/2017   1 comment
Automation is one of those buzzwords that CIOs are starting to pay attention to. However, before you automate all your IT processes, think about the people first.
Oracle's Ellison: Amazon & SAP Use Our Database Because We're Better
Mitch Wagner  
10/2/2017   11 comments
Oracle OpenWorld attendees are rapt as Larry Ellison delivers Sunday's keynote.
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