Michael Cooney

Michael Cooney is a Senior Editor with Network World who has written about the IT world for more than 25 years. He can be reached at michael_cooney@idg.com.

Cisco targets mobile enterprise apps with geolocation technology

ICANN housecleaning revokes old DNS security key

ICANN housecleaning revokes old DNS security key

ICANN will complete the switchover this week to a new internet security key that protects DNS, the internet's address book. The old Root Key Signing Key will be decomissioned Jan. 10.

Cisco patches a critical patch on its software-license manager

Cisco patches a critical patch on its software-license manager

CIsco has issued a critical patch of a patch for a Cisco Prime License Manager SQL fix.

Industrial IoT, fog-networking groups merge to gain influence

Industrial IoT, fog-networking groups merge to gain influence

The Industrial Internet of Things Consortium and the OpenFog Consortium have wed to bring together the clout of member vendors Arm, Cisco, Dell, Intel, Juniper Microsoft, others.

Cisco bets $660M on silicon-photonics firm Luxtera

Cisco bets $660M on silicon-photonics firm Luxtera

Cisco says the $660 million it's paying for optical semiconductor company Luxtera will address the need for speed in data centers and webscale networks.

Kubernetes vendors target container security, operations and management

Kubernetes vendors target container security, operations and management

Kubernetes gets all manner of networking and management love from VMware, Arista, and more at KubeCon+ CloudNativeCon 2018.

Juniper CTO talks cloud, high-speed networking

Juniper CTO talks cloud, high-speed networking

Juniper CTO Bikash Koley looks at disaggregation, cloud computing and intent-based networking as he looks toward 2019.

10 of the coolest and wackiest tech stories of 2018

10 of the coolest and wackiest tech stories of 2018

From quantum computing to smart drones, network security goofs and AI developments it has been an interesting year.

AWS does hybrid cloud with on-prem hardware, VMware help

AWS does hybrid cloud with on-prem hardware, VMware help

Amazon Web Services' announces Outposts, a hybrid-cloud offering that uses the same hardware AWS uses in its cloud and can be upgraded to run all native AWS and VMware applications.

Cisco predicts nearly 5 zettabytes of IP traffic per year by 2022

Cisco predicts nearly 5 zettabytes of IP traffic per year by 2022

Cisco's annual look at the state of the internet finds that IoT, tons of new internet users, video surveillance, and IP WAN traffic drive traffic growth.

What will be hot for Cisco in 2019?

What will be hot for Cisco in 2019?

Software, SD-WAN, security, high-speed data-center networking, and more software fill up the Cisco hot plate for 2019.

IBM reinforces enterprise multicloud growth with automation tools, ServiceNow expansion

IBM reinforces enterprise multicloud growth with automation tools, ServiceNow expansion

IBM wants to make it easier for customers to move to multicloud environments by adding automation tools to its cloud services and extending its relationship with cloud migration specialists ServiceNow.

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