News/Analysis

Silver Peak Adds Secure Segmentation to SD-WAN


SD-WAN player adds app segmentation, security chaining...

By: Michael Vizard
June 12, 2018
News/Analysis

ADTRAN Bets on Gigabit to the Home


Access provider releases high-powered optical unit geared for residential gigabit broadband...

By: Michael Vizard
October 16, 2018
News/Analysis

Juniper Highlights SDN Education Tools


Juniper Networks sees lack of SDN expertise holding back transition to modern networks...

By: Michael Vizard
October 12, 2018
News/Analysis

Juniper Networks Unveils 5G Router Platform


MX series 5G edge router based on proprietary chip...

By: Michael Vizard
June 14, 2018
News/Analysis

Vodafone Puts Voyager Optical Switches to the Test


Cumulus partners with ADVA for open packet optical switching...

By: Michael Vizard
July 05, 2018
Futuriom Blog

Versa Looks to Broaden Base in Sales Expansion


Platform vendor broadens customer base...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
February 28, 2018
Futuriom Blog

What Juniper's Quarter Says About Routers


Thirty-seven percent decline in cloud revenue...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
February 01, 2018
News/Analysis

Illumio Partners with Qualys on Security


Maps Qualys vulnerability data for microsegmentation...

By: Michael Vizard
April 12, 2018
News/Analysis

Why We Still Get Hacked: Security Experts Weigh In


The security industry is failing. How to fix it?...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
June 14, 2017
News/Analysis

F5 Networks Aims to Enable DevOps


Moves application delivery controllers to the cloud...

By: Michael Vizard
May 01, 2018
Futuriom Blog

Why Is NVIDIA Buying Mellanox?


Specialized processors in demand to speed up AI the cloud...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
March 12, 2019
News/Analysis

Cradlepoint Shifts to Software Model for Wireless SD-WAN


Packages routers with software for wireless connectivity...

By: Michael Vizard
January 16, 2018
News/Analysis

Vapor IO to Push Integration to the Network Edge


Vapor IO Preps Kinetic Edge Integration Services...

By: Michael Vizard
September 06, 2018
News/Analysis

AT&T Boosts FlexWare AWS Integration


Will provide direct access to AWS...

By: Michael Vizard
November 05, 2017
News/Analysis

Arrcus Ramps Network OS with $30M Series B


OS Startup Arrcus is building high-powered open routing at the edge. ...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
July 23, 2019
Tech Primers

What Is Artificial Intelligence?


Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the development of software and computing platforms that can replicate or even exceed human intelligence, which might include decision making, pattern recognition, predictive capabilities, and the understanding of...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
May 02, 2017
News/Analysis

Juniper Networks Extends Ericsson Alliance to 5G


Juniper Networks to rely on Ericsson to expand 5G foothold...

By: Michael Vizard
September 05, 2018
Q & A

Steve Mullaney Back in the Fray: The Futuriom Q&A


Former Nicira CEO is back to lead multi-cloud company Aviatrix...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
October 24, 2019
News/Analysis

Ericsson Bets Slow But Steady Will Win 5G Race


Ericsson pledges first commercial 5G offering in 2H 2018...

By: Michael Vizard
August 30, 2018
Futuriom Blog

Cisco Bids for BroadSoft. Why?


Small premium for VOIP firm...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
October 23, 2017
Tech Primers

How is AI Applied to Cybersecurity?


There's a large group of cybersecurity companies applying artificial intelligence (AI) to enterprise security...

By: Mary Jander
January 13, 2020
Futuriom Blog

Networking the Cloud in 2019


Networks grow to support the hybrid, distributed cloud...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
January 16, 2019
News/Analysis

Inside the Sprint-Charter Talks and Son's IoT Vision


SoftBank founder talks ARM, Charter, Softbank, Sprint & Small Cells ...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
August 02, 2017
News/Analysis

Veeam & Rubrick Tap More Cash for Data Management


Startup unicorns Veeam, Rubrick, and Cohesity battle it out ...

By: Michael Vizard
January 17, 2019
News/Analysis

PTC Bets on Microsoft for IoT


PTC puts ThingWorx in Azure...

By: Michael Vizard
February 06, 2018
Tech Primers

What’s Going on in Satellite SD-WAN?


A host of satellite companies add SD-WAN capabilities. ...

By: Mary Jander
October 08, 2019
News/Analysis

Why Nokia Wants Elenion


Mobile powerhouse Nokia hopes buying optical chip startup leads to faster 5G preparedness ...

By: Mary Jander
February 20, 2020
News/Analysis

Digital Efforts Drive IT Spend to $3.7 Trillion in 2018


Communications services drive bulk of IT growth...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
October 06, 2017
News/Analysis

Cisco Cites SD-WAN in Tech Earnings Boost


Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins sees strong enterprise demand...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
November 16, 2018
News/Analysis

Inside VMware's Deep Multicloud Strategy


Heptio and Bitnami acquisitions part of multi-cloud strategy...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
May 22, 2019
News/Analysis

NVIDIA Buys Cumulus, Adding to Networking Stack


NVIDIA says it's buying Cumulus Networks after closing a deal on Mellanox, instantly making it a power in advanced data-center networking technology...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
May 04, 2020
News/Analysis

Dell EMC Embeds Network Fabric in Servers


PowerEdgeMX gets a dedicated networking processor...

By: Michael Vizard
August 23, 2018
Futuriom Blog

Silver Peak: Expanding Use Cases Driving SD-WAN


SD-WAN pioneer Silver Peak announces its 1,500th customer...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
October 02, 2019
News/Analysis

Microsoft Goes Barefoot


At OCP Summit, Microsoft announces SONiC partnership with Barefoot Networks ...

By: Michael Vizard
March 14, 2019
Futuriom Blog

Is It Time for Juniper to Do Something Big?


Inside possible moves for the networking company...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
July 27, 2017
Futuriom Blog

Cybersecurity and SD-WAN Get Tighter


The urge to merge SD-WAN and cybersecurity continues. ...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
October 10, 2019
Futuriom Blog

VMware Integrates Everything


VMware is racing to integrate billions of dollars in acquisitions to become an end-to-end multi-cloud management platform. ...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
August 28, 2019
Futuriom Blog

Trend Micro Unveils NFV Security Software


Trend launches Trend Micro Virtual Network Function Suite...

By: Michael Vizard
August 16, 2018
News/Analysis

Top Five Connected Tech Stories in 2017


Battling hype vs. profit...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
December 26, 2017
Futuriom Blog

Chasing the 5G Mirage


5G fragmentation and confusion accelerates ahead of MWC...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
February 01, 2019
News/Analysis

Untangle Integrates Firewalls With SD-WANs


SMB-focused security player broadens routing, VPN features...

By: Michael Vizard
June 12, 2018
News/Analysis

Huawei Wants to Be One of 'Five Clouds'


Networks, IoT, and AI lead to Huawei's cloud strategy...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
September 05, 2017
News/Analysis

Verizon, Samsung Zero In on 5G Fixed Wireless


5G seen as a fiber alternative...

By: Michael Vizard
January 04, 2018
Futuriom Blog

Multi-Cloud is About to Get Interesting


As workloads move to the cloud, more cloud-savvy networking is needed. ...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
January 16, 2020
News/Analysis

CenturyLink Adds Cisco's Viptela


Cisco and Versa technology behind CenturyLink's SD-WAN expansion...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
October 24, 2018
Q & A

Javelin Founder Abutbul on WannaCry


Former security operative for the Israeli Air Force weighs in on WannaCry...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
May 17, 2017
News/Analysis

Barefoot Networks Integrates Network Monitoring


Monitoring functions built into P4 network language...

By: Michael Vizard
December 06, 2017
News/Analysis

Is Cisco Eyeing HashiCorp Again?


Nearly two years after acquisition rumors, Cisco expands HashiCorp partnership....

By: Mary Jander
March 29, 2021
News/Analysis

Cisco Extends Encrypted Traffic Analytics


Plugs malware detection into more routers...

By: Michael Vizard
January 10, 2018
News/Analysis

VMware Ramps Up NFV, SD-WAN Efforts


Virtualization leader lands 5G deal with AT&T, partnership with Ericsson...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
February 25, 2019
News/Analysis

Augmate Announces Blockchain for IoT


Distributed ledger designed to secure devices...

By: Michael Vizard
November 17, 2017
Futuriom Blog

Cryptoskeptics Could Be Very Wrong


New cryptoassets creating massive network value...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
January 08, 2018
News/Analysis

Aviatrix Adds Oracle Cloud


Extends multi-cloud networking to a fourth major provider...

By: Mary Jander
September 18, 2019
News/Analysis

Wall St. Embraces Casa Systems


Shares of cable virtualization play pop 30% after IPO...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
January 09, 2018
Futuriom Blog

Will Anybody Learn From the Equifax Debacle?


Data company bungles the response...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
September 12, 2017
Futuriom Blog

Can Media Save Telecom?


Will AT&T's debt binge for DirectTV and Time Warner pay off? ...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
June 18, 2018
Futuriom Blog

Cisco Links to IBN With Website Redirect


Cisco has redirected intentbasednetworking.com ...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
October 10, 2017
News/Analysis

Cisco's Tetration Analytics Gets SaaSy


Analytics virtual appliance available as a service...

By: Michael Vizard
April 10, 2018
News/Analysis

Maxta Allies with Red Hat for Hyperconvergence


Storage software player teams with Red Hat on VMware alternative...

By: Michael Vizard
August 23, 2018
News/Analysis

Masergy Extends Bandwidth Control to Public SD-WAN


Intros consumption model for SD-WAN...

By: Michael Vizard
May 30, 2018
News/Analysis

Cisco Debuts Network Assurance Engine


Cisco looks to step up its automation game ...

By: Michael Vizard
January 30, 2018
News/Analysis

Juniper Intros New Switches, Software


Intros SkyEnterprise cloud management...

By: Michael Vizard
February 15, 2018
News/Analysis

Amazon Extends AWS to IoT Edge


Pushes serverless computing to the edge...

By: Michael Vizard
November 30, 2017
Futuriom Blog

Mellanox Ups the Ante in Secure Smart NICs


New NICs and IPUs include root-of-trust authentication and crypto acceleration....

By: R. Scott Raynovich
August 26, 2019
News/Analysis

Mellanox Doubles Down on Hyperscale Integration


Increases gigabit Ethernet NIC integration with cloud platforms...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
May 29, 2018
News/Analysis

Juniper Races to the 100G Network Edge


Juniper Networks Adds 100G routers to drive 5G networking services...

By: Michael Vizard
February 12, 2019
Futuriom Blog

Ciena's Routing Push Beefs Up 5G Story


Ciena's 5168, 5166, and 5164 routers target the 5G edge network...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
February 20, 2020
News/Analysis

Auth0 is the First Futuriom 40 to Be Acquired!


Auth0 has agreed to acquisition by Okta, melding two takes on identity management....

By: Mary Jander
March 05, 2021
News/Analysis

Nuage SD-WAN Goes Mobile with Asavie


Nokia's Nuage partners with Asavie to add mobile and IoT endpoints to SD-WAN managed services....

By: Mary Jander
April 16, 2020
News/Analysis

ONF Draws New Members With Tech Specs


ADTRAN, Dell EMC, Edgecore, and Juniper join networking organization...

By: Michael Vizard
June 21, 2018
News/Analysis

Tech Stock Freakout Sets In


Leading tech stocks -- including "FAAMG" -- take a dump. Opportunity coming? ...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
June 12, 2017
News/Analysis

Juniper Takes Contrail to the Cloud


Juniper Networks launches Contrail Service Orchestration...

By: Michael Vizard
April 08, 2019
News/Analysis

Cisco, LF Edge Line Up for Battle of the Edge


...

By: Michael Vizard
January 29, 2019
News/Analysis

Cradlepoint: Time to Cut the Network Cord


New execs talk 5G and wireless access...

By: Michael Vizard
May 08, 2018
Q & A

The Futuriom Q&A: Amir Khan


Former Viptela co-founder talks about today's cloud solutions....

By: R. Scott Raynovich
July 07, 2020
News/Analysis

MEF Expands Orchestration Ambitions


CTO Pascal Menezes says "silos are coming down"...

By: Michael Vizard
May 31, 2018
News/Analysis

Nutanix Extends HCI Deeper into the Cloud


Hyperconverged infrastructure player extends cloud offerings with SDN and PaaS plays...

By: Michael Vizard
May 09, 2018
News/Analysis

Huawei's Vision Driven by AI Investment


AI cloud platform will power everything...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
April 18, 2018
News/Analysis

Black Hat Roundup: Why IoT Is Not Safe


Black Hat introduces hackable nukes, car washes, and 4G...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
July 31, 2017
News/Analysis

Citrix Acquires Cedexis to Expand Cloud Reach


Startup adds CDN features...

By: Michael Vizard
February 12, 2018
News/Analysis

Arrcus Extends NOS Platform


Arrcus extends capabilities of Linux-based NOS to include support for multi-tenancy...

By: Michael Vizard
March 27, 2019
News/Analysis

Fortinet Fortifies Network Fabric


Security company launches new firewall series with built-in networking...

By: Michael Vizard
February 08, 2019
News/Analysis

Oracle Outlines Full Scope of IoT Ambitions


Pumping up digital twins...

By: Michael Vizard
February 15, 2018
News/Analysis

Security Funding Boom: $400M in Deals in One Week


Illumio and Netskope both land $100M rounds, Microsoft acquires Hexadite...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
June 09, 2017
News/Analysis

Blockchain Gets Real With Amazon, HSBC & IBM


Blockchain projects continue to spring up...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
May 15, 2018
News/Analysis

Cisco VNI Update: IoT, SD-WAN, Video Drive Growth


IoT devices, SD-WAN, digital health, and video are key Internet growth applications...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
June 08, 2017
News/Analysis

Big Switch Takes Disaggregation to the Channel


Looks to expand SDN partnerships...

By: Michael Vizard
November 08, 2017
News/Analysis

FatPipe Plugs Into Azure


Trend toward Azure SD-WAN integration continues...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
February 20, 2019
News/Analysis

Cisco Living Large as a Dow Dog


Security and public sector drive growth...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
February 14, 2019
Q & A

The Futuriom Interview: Sudip Chakrabarti


A chat with Sudip Chakrabarti, an expert on cloud with Lightspeed Venture Partners, about how opportunities in industrial IoT...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
April 12, 2017
News/Analysis

Cisco Ties 5G to... Everything


Pumps 5G connections to routers, virtualization, and IoT...

By: Michael Vizard
February 28, 2018
Futuriom Blog
Cloud Tracker Pro

Inside Microsoft's Massive Push to the Edge


Microsoft is ramping up its edge strategy with Azure Edge Zones, which includes a number of service provider and technology partners. ...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
April 03, 2020
News/Analysis

Intel Makes FPGA Case for NFV Platforms


Chip giant sees a powerful combo of FPGAs and commercial processors...

By: Michael Vizard
March 08, 2018
News/Analysis

HPE Allies With Nutanix


HPE to offer Nutanix operating system as GreenLake managed service option...

By: Michael Vizard
April 09, 2019
News/Analysis

Snowflake, Yugabyte Lead Data Analytics Surge


News about Snowflake, Cloudera, and Yugabyte highlight how data analytics is essential to cloud environments....

By: Mary Jander
June 16, 2020
News/Analysis

Big Multi-Cloud Moves in Tech M&A


Technology M&A reflects rising interest in multi-cloud platforms...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
June 28, 2019
News/Analysis

Ruckus Unifies Switch & Wireless Access Points


Ruckus introduces SmartZone OS 5...

By: Michael Vizard
June 18, 2018
News/Analysis

Why the Linux Foundation Is Taking Over OpenContrail


Open-source organization eats everything...

By: Michael Vizard
December 13, 2017
News/Analysis

Cisco Shares Rise on Guidance Boost


Networking giant sees 5-7% annual growth ...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
August 16, 2018
News/Analysis

Micro Data Centers Fill in at the Edge


Compact, portable data centers are rapidly building out the edge....

By: Mary Jander
November 23, 2020