LiveAction’s 8.0 version of its LiveNX network performance management software now integrates with packet capture hardware and protocol analyzer software from Savvius, which LiveAction acquired in June 2018.
Earlier this month, Extreme Networks rolled out a whopping big announcement that included upgrades to its management, analytics, and automation software, as well as new hardware. On the software side, Extreme upgraded its management and monitoring software, Extreme Management Center, to encompass data center operations in addition to existing campus and edge management capabilities. The…
Teridion has announced a virtual network service to compete with MPLS providers. Its overlay combines IPSect tunnels, monitoring, and performance-based routing to meet customer service levels, and it’s partnering with SD-WAN vendors to go to market.
Cisco Systems has announced its first-ever 400GbE switches. Expected to ship in the first half of 2019, these switches target hyperscaler companies, cloud and service providers, and large enterprises.
Arista Networks has announced two 400GbE switches built on Broadcom’s Tomahawk 3 ASIC. The switches include features such as a 50% increase in buffer size, elephant flow detection, and two different optics options.
Mode, a startup that offers a private network to compete with MPLS, has partnered with SD-WAN provider Versa Networks to integrate the two products.
Barefoot Networks, maker of the Tofino ASIC, has released P4 Studio, software designed to make it easier to program Tofino and write custom functions.
AppNeta, which offers a SaaS-based network performance monitoring (NPM) service, has announced new monitoring features to incorporate BGP data and greater DNS visibility, as well as a more powerful monitoring appliance.
Arista is expanding its switch portfolio with the acquisition of Metamako, which makes network gear for high-frequency trading in the financial services industry.
Cisco has announced a new UCS server, the C480 ML, for AI and machine learning workloads. The server includes 8 NVIDIA Tesla V100 GPUs and up to 182TBs of storage.
Juniper Networks has announced that it will soon begin shipping new SPC3 (Services Process Card) Advanced Security Acceleration cards for its SRX5000 line of security gateways, which includes the 5400, 5600, and 5800 appliances. These security appliances target large enterprises, service providers, and cloud providers. Customers can mix and match security features including firewalling, IPS,…
Gigamon has acquired Icebrg, a security startup that collects and analyzes network metadata to detect attacks and help security teams investigate incidents. Icebrg uses on-premises sensors to collect packet metadata from switches and routers, and then sends that data to its cloud platform. Customers then access the data from a portal for analysis and investigation….
Corvil’s Intelligence Hub uses machine learning to extract both IT and business insights from network data.
Cato Networks can now incorporate user identity and roles into SD-WAN policies.
News highlights from Cisco Live US 2018 include a DevNet milestone, DNA Center being opened for developers, and Cisco’s commitment to intent-based networking.
Aerohive challenges Cisco ISE and Aruba ClearPass with its new A3 secure network access software.
Savvius upgrades its Spotlight appliance to monitor network and application performance in real time, including custom and SaaS applications.
As predicted, Arista starts work on the Campus.
Big Switch has added packet capture and analytics appliances, based on x86 servers, to its Big Monitoring Fabric NPB product.
Juniper has enhanced Contrail Enterprise Multicloud to provide a single policy and management platform to handle networking for workloads in private and public clouds.
Cisco Tetration will be available as a SaaS offering, as well as a virtual appliance that runs on ESXi. Cisco positions Tetration for workload protection.
Infoblox updates its cloud-based DNS security service to run without agent software and improves its ability to filter unwanted and malicious sites.
The open-source SONiC switch OS, originally developed by Microsoft, got some love from startups at the Open Compute Summit.
Juniper has announced a slate of new enteprise products for the data center, campus, branch & cloud to enable a multicloud environment.
Citrix has acquired Cedexis, a company that provides a DNS service that can steer requests based on real-time performance data, for an undisclosed amount.