News/Analysis

Speculation Swirls Around Facebook Outage


Facebook's outage this week called the efficiency of the company's internal network into question, while launching speculation about the nature of the crash...

By: Mary Jander
October 05, 2021
News/Analysis

Akamai to Pay $600M for Ransomware Mitigator Guardicore


CDN leader Akamai will pay $600 million in cash for Guardicore, an Israeli startup that uses micro-segmentation and visualization to find and halt ransomware attacks...

By: Mary Jander
September 30, 2021
News/Analysis

Why the Chip Shortage Could Last Through 2022


Semiconductor makers say supply can't meet demand for all kinds of chips, and the crisis will likely last through 2022...

By: Mary Jander
September 29, 2021
News/Analysis

Telefonica Picks IBM and Oracle for Network Upgrades


Spain's Telefonica SA is building on existing relationships with IBM and Oracle to automate its 5G core and cloudify its business systems in a long-awaited infrastructure upgrade...

By: Mary Jander
September 27, 2021
News/Analysis

Fortanix and Snowflake Team Up on Tokenization


Fortanix has integrated its Data Security Manager SaaS with Snowflake's environment to protect sensitive data ...

By: Mary Jander
September 24, 2021
News/Analysis

Fivetran Double Header: $565 Funding and an Acquisition


Fivetran has scored $565 million in Series D funding on a $5.6 billion valuation and has agreed to purchase HVR Data in a $700 million cash and stock deal...

By: Mary Jander
September 20, 2021
News/Analysis

Versa Adds Native 5G to SASE


Versa Networks has integrated native 5G into its SD-WAN-based SASE appliances, reflecting its ongoing strategy and supporting one of the hottest trends in networking...

By: Mary Jander
September 17, 2021
News/Analysis

Persona Identities Scores $150 Million


Startup Persona Identities, whose technology ensures that a user is who they claim to be, has landed $150 million in Series C funding at a valuation of $1.5 billion...

By: Mary Jander
September 16, 2021
News/Analysis

Security Upstarts Dominate Growth, While Cisco Trails


Enterprise customers are turning to newer companies for solutions to an onrush of cyber threats. But it may be too soon to discount incumbent players...

By: Mary Jander
September 14, 2021
Free Research

Juniper and Apstra Up the SONiC Ante


Juniper and Apstra Up the SONiC Ante -- Leadership Brief sponsored by Juniper...

By: Mary Jander
September 14, 2021