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In the face of declining revenue, HP bets big

The timing could be better, but HP is looking to build up its waning wireless networking business by spending an awful lot of money.

Open sourcing of network software was long overdue

As you can see from our headlines over the last week, as well as in today's issue of FierceEnterpriseCommunications, open source in the networking world is currently top-of-mind. Not only has HP thrown down the gauntlet by getting behind the open networking trend, but Facebook also rounded out its Open Compute Project line of switches.

What really happened with Juniper's last CEO?

The sudden departure of Juniper Networks' last CEO Shaygan Kheradpir last year may have been a surprise, but now the mystery of his resignation might be solved.

Are your light bulbs Wi-Fi-enabled?

The role of the network administrator is forever changing. And sometimes the role's responsibilities shift in unexpected directions, particularly when you look to the future of all that will be connected to the network, if not the Internet of Things.

The hardware industry that turned to software

When the networking space was ruled by names like Bay Networks and 3Com, the idea that hardware pushers would one day find their world increasingly ruled by software would have seemed absurd.

Changes afoot

A welcome to our new editor and a heads up about a change to our publication schedule. 

Changing of the guard

In which the editor of this publication takes a final bow, but tries at the same time to keep a level head about the meaning of this little change relative to the big scheme of things. Can Scott pull it off?

The easiest 2015 tech predictions piece ever written

"In today's fast changing technology world" will certainly not be the opening words of this editorial.

Is marketing communications the same as enterprise communications?

You're reading one of the first tech publications to intentionally target networking specialists, security experts, C-suite executives and marketing professionals all with a single shot. How come?

The information/communications dichotomy

Most intelligent people actually know what the Internet is. So why, when we get into one of the most important debates of our time, does intelligence fail us and we suddenly get this wrong?