Deploying applications from the application's perspective.
Skyport Systems, the startup building a new secure server infrastructure for cloud applications, has appointed Art Gilliland as its new CEO.
Information security technology is undergoing a generational shift. Once thought of as a collection of point solutions, security technology is moving to the cloud, where a coordinated suite of real-time software tools are needed.
Last week Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO) announced it is buying OpenDNS for the healthy price tag of $625 million. It's nice if you can get it. The deal shows Cisco realizes the urgency of being positioned in security and, especially, having a cloud...
Amazon and Microsoft's Azure are the clear leaders in offering cloud services to enterprises, according to the results of a customer survey released by investment bank Cowen and Company.
Silver Peak Systems, which has been known primarily as a Wide-Area Network (WAN) optimization player over the past few years, is adding Software-Defined WAN technology to its portfolio with a new SD-WAN controller and networking overlay product.
This week in San Francisco, Apple is running its Worldwide Developers Conference, which affords it even more ways to hog the technology news cycle by announcing many new tech developments. Let's recap some of what's going on.
Apple Inc. is building its own high-speed network to deliver higher performance for its cloud services and may start using white-box switches, according to Bloomberg.
You may be wondering about the viability of the market to support the 150 OpenStack technology startups. Well, there at least appears to be an exit strategy.
Scrappy, Dublin-based startup UBIqube has landed a nice research-and-development gig in South Korea. The Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) has picked UBIqube’s MSActivator Framework as a technology for its network...
BOSTON -- NEC's Netcracker division today released an upgrade of its telecom software suite, Netcracker 10, which is tackling the evolving convergence of Operations Support Systems (OSS), Billing Support Systems (BSS), and virtualization.
Verizon is buying AOL for $4.4 billion. The offer of $50 per share represents a premium of 17.4 percent on AOL's Monday close of $42.59. The deal has been rumored for months, but most people didn't believe it because it sounded so silly.
I've been banging the table about how network security is the hottest application for Software Defined Networking (SDN). This week, Big Switch Networks confirms this trend with the release of Big Tap Monitoring Fabric 4.5, a "next-gen packet...
As the shares of cybersecurity companies zoom to new heights, there may be good reason: The topic of information and network security remains the number one issue for customers plotting their cloud technologies and services.
TIBURON, Calif. — Not surprisingly, a VMware technology executive says that container technology is not a threat to VMware's virtual machine (VM) franchise, because customers are going to use them together to improve network automation...