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Extreme Networks launches cloud-managed networking product

Extreme Networks is looking to make enterprise network provisioning and management simpler with the release of ExtremeCloud, a cloud-managed network offering.

In the face of a changing network landscape, the engineer's job is going nowhere

As technology continues to change at what sometimes feels like an ever increasing pace, the jobs of those deploying and managing that technology change.

Teo helps enterprises analyze call detail recordings with analytics tool

Communications vendor Teo Technologies is hoping to provide a one-stop shop for unified communications and analytics. The company introduced Teo Analytics this week to pair analytics with its...

Spotlight: After 30 years, Interop has moved far beyond its original vision

It has been 30 years since the inaugural Interop (then called the TCP/IP Interoperability Conference), and the networking conference has grown from its humble beginnings with industry professionals from 65 companies to one with thousands of attendees and more than 160 vendors displaying their wares.

Viptela eyes branch offices and remote sites with LTE-enabled SD-WAN device

Viptela is pairing enterprise interest in SD-WAN and LTE technology with the introduction of the vEdge-100. The small device natively supports a variety of transport methods, including 3G/4G/LTE.

Plantronics Manager Pro analytics tool provides insight into UC usage

Plantronics added analytics capabilities to its unified communications suite this week with the launch of Plantronics Manager Pro v3.8.

Pluribus adds metadata tagging capabilities to VCF Insight Analytics

Pluribus Networks updated its network monitoring and analytics product with more intelligence so network professionals can more easily troubleshoot and manage their enterprise networks.

Talari expands SD-WAN integration to Microsoft cloud and hypervisor

Talari Networks is expanding its virtualization and public cloud integrations to Microsoft technologies. In addition to existing integrations with VMware ESX and Amazon Web Services, Talari now also supports Microsoft Azure and Microsoft Hyper-V.

Spherix kicks off legal battle over IP infringement against Level 3 and others

Spherix, known for its many lawsuits against companies in the network equipment and telecommunications spaces, has three new targets. The company announced it filed lawsuits for alleged intellectual property infringement against Level 3 Communications, TW Telecom and Fairpoint Communications.

Cisco communications lead moves over to LinkedIn

Melissa Selcher, the company's vice president and chief communications officer, has left to take on the role of vice president of corporate communications at LinkedIn.

WebRTC adoption on the rise, says consultant

The hype may be dying down, but adoption of WebRTC is on the rise. According to Phil Edholm, founder and president of PKE Consulting, some believe WebRTC is losing steam, but it's actually just the hype quieting down a bit.

Spotlight: Mojo Networks goes head-to-head against Wi-Fi competitors on price

Mojo Networks is looking to compete with other Wi-Fi access point vendors, and the vendor's latest strategy is to drop the price of its 802.11ac access points.

HDS adds new NAS modules to VSP G-series

Hitachi Data Systems' Virtual Storage Platform G-series received a significant update this week that provides cloud optimization and NAS features, as well as greater integration with VMware.

Dell Networking unveils new campus and data center networking products

Dell Networking beefed up its campus and data center networking product lines this week with new cloud-based management capabilities and in-rack products.

ReadyTalk adds video collaboration capabilities to FoxDen

ReadyTalk added a one-touch in-room videoconferencing and collaboration feature to the FoxDen collaboration application it launched in 2015.

Aviatrix beefs up security and support for OpenVPN in latest Cloud Native Networking release

A new version of Aviatrix's Cloud Native Networking product aims to make it easy to not only connect and use a hybrid IT environment, but also easily scale out virtual private clouds using VLAN-like segmentation of cloud instances.

Riverbed puts its best foot forward with new SD-WAN product

Riverbed Technology introduced a new SD-WAN technology that the company is aiming at enterprises that are interested in integrating both the WAN and LAN into a single management point.

Microsoft rolls out initial preview for Skype for Business Mac, but there's not much it can do yet

Microsoft continues to expand the capabilities of Skype for Business. It will soon be heading to Macs, as the vendor introduced the preview of the appropriately named Skype for Business Mac this week.

Spotlight: Most organizations not making use of network security data they have

Enterprises aren't lacking in information and alerts regarding network security, but most of them aren't taking advantage of that knowledge.

Akanda's latest OpenStack Astara release brings web-scale to virtualized network services

Akanda launched a new version of OpenStack network orchestration and virtualization product at OpenStack Summit in Austin on Monday. The latest release of OpenStack Astara makes use of the OpenStack Mitaka release, the latest stable version of OpenStack that launched earlier this month.