Unified communications provider Mitel and communications and collaboration technology vendor Polycom may be about to merge. If true, the announcement could be made as soon as early next week, according to a Bloomberg article.
New analytics software from Dialpad provides administrators with greater visibility into the communications infrastructure across an enterprise, no matter whether workers are in the main headquarters, in branch offices or working from mobile devices.
Cisco has dealt with a bug in its FirePower System Software that, according to a security advisory, "could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to bypass malware detection mechanisms on an affected system."
D-Link unveiled a new line of switches designed with IP-based surveillance systems in mind. The D-Link DGS-1100 Series Smart Managed line launched at ISC with two models – the 10-port DGS-1100-10MP and the 26-port DGS-1100-26MP.
Freshly out of stealth mode, Veriflow is hoping to solve network change-induced outages and breaches through mathematical verification techniques. The company, which is backed by investors like New Enterprise Associates, the National Science Foundation and the Department of Defense, launched its first software product, which was designed to mathematically validate networkwide policies.
Updates to Palo Alto Networks' PAN-OS increase its cloud support and virtualization features.
Brocade is looking to increase its presence in wireless networking. The company just signed a definitive agreement to acquire Ruckus Wireless, a provider of Wi-Fi products for enterprises and service providers.
Juniper Networks put the wheels in motion to acquire BTI Systems back in January, and now the company has completed the purchase.
HPE is beefing up its high-performance computing server business this year, and it's targeting businesses running complex HPC and big data workloads, as well as the financial services industry.
The CloudRouter Project is rolling along quickly since its launch a little more than a year ago. The open source routing and SDN project is now boasting 100 Gbps speeds that the CloudRouter team believes will pave the way for greater SDN adoption.
Unified communications and collaboration is starting to grow.
Financial incentives and other benefits make it impossible for network engineers and administrators to simply ignore or outright dismiss cloud computing, but that doesn't mean they're not causing headaches.
For whatever reason, I clearly remember the first time I made a voice call on my computer. It was clunky, not the easiest thing to use and the quality was poor. It was hard to imagine then that eventually VoIP would become one of my preferred communication platforms, but today, I make most of my business calls using Skype.
Zoom has integrated its videoconferencing service with Skype for Business, enabling Skype users to connect to a Zoom conference using the popular Microsoft unified communications software.
A new switching and routing series from Arista Networks aims to provide the scalability and speeds needed for enterprise private clouds and next-generation data centers.
As video communication and collaboration continue to become a discussion point within enterprises, Logicalis US has unveiled a new video collaboration service designed to ensure video is optimized for greater quality and performance.
Through an update of its Open Networking Suite, PLUMgrid is connecting Docker and OpenStack in its software-defined networking offering. ONS 5.0, which supports both the Kilo and Liberty OpenStack releases, extends the SDN technology to Docker containers, essentially connecting Docker and OpenStack.
An updated integration with Skype for Business puts ShoreTel's telephony controls within the Microsoft unified communications offering.
The OpenDaylight Project continues to expand and grow.
The changing application infrastructure is creating new use cases for DNS management tools, according to Kris Beevers, co-founder and CEO of NS1.