Woodstock Wire: Voice + Data Network News

April 24, 2018

SD-WAN & Security - The Ultimate Juggling Act

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - As long as we take the time to get SD-WAN right and spend a heap of time with customers really looking under the hood. We'll be...

April 24, 2018 03:39 PM

April 22, 2018

Akamai's State of the Internet / Security: Carrier Insight Report Highlights the Importance of Information Sharing in Battle Against Cyber Threats

PR Newswire: Computer Software -- Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the world's largest and most trusted cloud delivery platform, today announced the availability of the...

April 22, 2018 06:39 AM

April 19, 2018

OK, this time it's for real: The last available IPv4 address block has gone

Enterprise -- The Register - Now for the last time, will you all please shift to IPv6?!

You may have heard this one before, but we have now really run out...

April 19, 2018 06:16 PM

April 17, 2018

Riding The SD-WAN Rocket Ship

Enterprise -- CRN - When a technology can completely change the way a business operates, you'd better get on board. Solution providers are calling SD-WAN the...

April 17, 2018 03:32 PM

Clash Of The SD-WAN Titans: VeloCloud Founder Uppal On Huge Customer Savings And Why Legacy Router Vendors Should Feel Threatened

Enterprise -- CRN - Sanjay Uppal tells CRN the pace at which enterprises are deploying SD-WAN is unprecedented in the history of the market, and is rivaled...

April 17, 2018 03:31 PM

SD-WAN: Managing Great Expectations

Enterprise -- The Data Center Journal - Carefully implemented, even in complex "brownfield" IT landscapes, the latest SD-WAN implementations are starting to...

April 17, 2018 03:38 AM

Akamai Announces New Enhancements to World's Largest and Most Trusted Cloud Delivery Platform

Enterprise -- DevOps.com - Strategic platform updates designed to support secure cloud adoption, superior web and application performance and availability,...

April 17, 2018 03:35 AM

April 16, 2018

ADTRAN Launches Cloud-Managed Residential Wi-Fi Solution Powered by Enterprise-Class Technology

Business Wire: Networks -- ADTRAN offers exceptional user experience with whole home Wi-Fi coverage.

April 16, 2018 03:22 PM

April 15, 2018

Google in Talks to Buy Nokia's Airplane Broadband Business: Bloomberg

U.S. News -- Alphabet Inc's Google is in talks to buy Nokia Oyj's airplane broadband business, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar...

April 15, 2018 03:54 AM

Akamai Establishes $50 Million Endowment To Support Mathematics Programs In STEM Education

PR Newswire: Business Technology -- Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the world's largest and most trusted cloud delivery platform, today announced the establishment of...

April 15, 2018 03:41 AM

Palo Alto Networks Announces Intent to Acquire Secdo

PR Newswire: High Tech Security -- Palo Alto Networks(r) (NYSE: PANW), the next-generation security company, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to...

April 15, 2018 03:10 AM

Riverbed Rise Given 5-Star Rating in CRN's 2018 Program Guide

Business Wire: Software -- CRN has given Riverbed and the new Riverbed Rise program a 5-Star rating in its 2018 Partner Program Guide.

April 15, 2018 03:02 AM

April 13, 2018

SolarWinds: Cloud Computing Is Top Transformative Technology and Main Cause of Mounting Performance Challenges

Enterprise -- The Data Center Journal - SolarWinds, a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, today released the findings of its...

April 13, 2018 03:59 PM

April 12, 2018

SolarWinds IT Trends Report 2018: The Intersection of Hype and Performance

Enterprise -- VMblog - Article Written by Kong Yang, Head Geek, SolarWinds In today's digital economy, IT performance is more critical than ever. Time and...

April 12, 2018 04:22 PM

April 11, 2018

Why Connectivity is Driving the Future of Business to the Edge

Enterprise -- Data Center Knowledge - The evolving, multi-layered, multi-directional demand for greater connectivity is driving businesses and their IT operations...

April 11, 2018 04:09 PM

April 09, 2018

A broken submarine cable knocked a country off the internet for two days

The Verge -- On March 30, the ACE Submarine cable cut out, dropping connectivity for much of West Africa. According to reports, the breach came off the coast...

April 09, 2018 03:44 PM

April 08, 2018

Riverbed CEO steps down

CRN-UK -- Founder and chief exec Jerry Kennelly departs after 16 years

April 08, 2018 03:41 AM

Government says AT&T only wants to buy Time Warner to keep the cable 'cash cow' alive

BGR -- The US Justice Department is currently suing to block the proposed acquisition of Time Warner by AT&T, and the court case is bringing all kinds...

April 08, 2018 01:34 AM

ACE Submarine Cable Cut Impacts Ten Countries

Infosec -- Dyn - The ACE (African Coast to Europe) submarine cable runs along the west coast of Africa between France and South Africa, connecting 22 countries....

April 08, 2018 12:50 AM

April 06, 2018

Akamai Elects LogMeIn President and CEO Bill Wagner to Board of Directors

PR Newswire: Internet Technology -- Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the world's largest and most trusted cloud delivery platform, today announced the appointment of William...

April 06, 2018 06:15 PM

Infoblox Enhances SaaS based Security to Address the DNS Cybersecurity Blind Spot

PR Newswire: Electronic Design Automation -- Infoblox Inc., the network control company that provides Actionable Network Intelligence, today announced significant enhancements to its ActiveTrust(r)Cloud...

April 06, 2018 06:11 PM

Equinix Completes Acquisition of Infomart Dallas

PR Newswire: Electronic Design Automation -- Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data center company, today announced the completion of its acquisition of the Infomart...

April 06, 2018 06:11 PM

Akamai Appoints Scott Lovett As Senior Vice President, Global Web Sales

PR Newswire: High Tech Security -- Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the world's largest and most trusted cloud delivery platform, today announced the appointment of Scott...

April 06, 2018 05:57 PM

Riverbed Announces Retirement of Co-Founder and CEO Jerry M. Kennelly; Appoints Paul Mountford as CEO to Drive Next Phase of Growth in $30 Billion+ Market

Business Wire: Hardware -- Riverbed Technology(r), The Digital Performance Company(tm), today announced the appointment of Paul Mountford to CEO, succeeding Jerry M. Kennelly,...

April 06, 2018 05:41 PM

Instart Logic Names Former Citrix CEO Mark Templeton as Chairman

Business Wire: Software -- Instart Logic today announced the appointment of technology entrepreneur and accomplished executive Mark Templeton as chairman of the board.

April 06, 2018 05:23 PM

Limelight Networks and Akamai Technologies Settle All Outstanding Legal Disputes

Business Wire: Software -- Limelight Networks and Akamai Technologies settle all outstanding legal disputes

April 06, 2018 05:15 PM

New Riverbed CEO Mountford On Turning The Page On A Cisco-Style Channel Strategy And The Huge Opportunity For Partners In Software And Services Revolution

Enterprise -- CRN - Paul Mountford, a former Cisco channel chief, says SD-WAN will be a pivotal part of Riverbed's strategy as he leads the company's evolution...

April 06, 2018 03:34 PM

What Larry, Moe and Curly can teach us about network security and SD-WAN agility

Enterprise -- Network World News - In comedy, unexpected actions make for good fun. The pratfalls. The eye pokes. But in networking, the unexpected is hardly...

April 06, 2018 03:30 PM

April 05, 2018

Riverbed's 'firework' CEO, Jerry Kennelly, retires

Enterprise -- Network World News - In 2010, pop singer Katy Perry released a song called Firework. Some of its lyrics are: "Cause baby you're a firework, come...

April 05, 2018 04:14 PM

The Three Types of Load Balancing You Meet in the Cloud

Enterprise -- F5 DevCentral - Load balancing is (almost) as old as the Internet. From the network layer to TCP to HTTP, incoming packets, connections, and...

April 05, 2018 04:09 PM

Gigamon Taps Former Riverbed Channel Exec Michelle Hodges As New Channel Leader

Enterprise -- CRN - Gigamon has hired former Riverbed channel leader Michelle Hodges as its new vice president of worldwide partner sales. In her new role,...

April 05, 2018 03:39 PM

April 03, 2018

Methods to attach ASM policy to virtual server via REST API requests

Enterprise -- F5 DevCentral - Two method to attach the ASM policy to a virtual.

First method: Start with the policy and list the virtual names under one...

April 03, 2018 05:09 PM

Russian submarines are lurking near the underwater cables that power the internet

Think -- Big Think - In recent months, Russian ships have been spotted near the underwater cables that enable telecommunications service between North...

April 03, 2018 04:47 PM

April 02, 2018

Announcing the fastest, privacy-first consumer DNS service

Infosec -- Cloudflare - Cloudflare's mission is to help build a better Internet. We're excited today to take another step toward that mission with the launch...

April 02, 2018 12:44 AM

March 30, 2018

Akamai Announces Board of Directors Changes

PR Newswire: Networks -- Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the world's largest and most trusted cloud delivery platform, today announced the upcoming retirement...

March 30, 2018 04:09 PM

FCC approves SpaceX's plan to provide broadband services with Starlink satellites

GeekWire -- The Federal Communications Commission says it has approved SpaceX's application to provide broadband internet access via thousands of Starlink...

March 30, 2018 03:29 PM

March 29, 2018

Riverbed Achieves a Microsoft Gold Application Development Competency

Business Wire: Software -- Riverbed today announced it has attained a Microsoft gold application development competency.

March 29, 2018 11:56 PM

Unified Communications Blockbuster: Plantronics To Acquire Polycom For $2 Billion

Enterprise -- CRN - Plantronics is buying UC and collaboration systems provider Polycom for $2 billion in a deal that will create a "communications and collaboration...

March 29, 2018 07:09 PM

March 28, 2018

Does the Cisco 4000 router series redefine the traditional role of routers?

Enterprise -- Network World News - Last month it was Catalyst 9000 switches, and this month its routers. Yes, my project engineering staff have had a surprising...

March 28, 2018 05:17 PM

Aruba enhances new Mobile First Architecture, and announces non-traditional partners around it

Enterprise -- ChannelBuzz.ca - While the new partners in the ArubaEdge Technology Partner Program are decidedly non-traditional, Aruba also says they will...

March 28, 2018 05:16 PM

March 27, 2018

Infoblox Integration in Ansible 2.5

Enterprise -- Ansible Blog - The Ansible 2.5 open source project release includes the following Infoblox Network Identity Operating System (NIOS) enablement:...

March 27, 2018 04:33 PM

March 26, 2018

Akamai Co-Founder Dr. Tom Leighton Wins 2018 Marconi Prize

Business Wire: Internet -- Tom Leighton, co-founder of Akamai Technologies, will receive the 2018 Marconi Prize for his contributions to content delivery networks...

March 26, 2018 01:43 AM

March 22, 2018

Dell EMC unveils Virtual Edge hardware platform for SD-WAN

Enterprise -- ChannelBuzz.ca - Dell EMC isn't becoming an SD-WAN vendor, but they will go to market with software partners integrated with their customized...

March 22, 2018 05:27 PM

March 21, 2018

SolarWinds: Storage Resource Monitor V.6.6 With Support to Wider Range of AFAs and Server and Application Monitor V.6.6

Enterprise -- Storage Newsletter - SolarWinds Worldwide, LLC announced a pair of product updates that offer broader and deeper performance monitoring capabilities...

March 21, 2018 06:27 PM

March 19, 2018

From MPLS to Software-Defined Wide Area Network

Infosec -- InfoSecWriters.com - Contributed by David Mitchell

Enterprises and companies have depended on private networks, such as private T1 access to...

March 19, 2018 04:43 PM

Will 2018 be the year for SD-WAN?

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - Demands on your network continue to escalate, can your WAN keep up with your ambitions?

March 19, 2018 04:06 PM

March 18, 2018

Here's what you need to know about the U.S. lawsuit against the AT&T-Time Warner merger

ReCode -- The Trump Administration has sued to block AT&T's $85 billion takeover of CNN-owned Time Warner. The trial starts March 21. Here's what you need...

March 18, 2018 01:02 AM

March 17, 2018

MPLS explained

Enterprise -- Network World News - The thing about MPLS is that it's a technique, not a service - so it can deliver anything from IP VPNs to metro Ethernet....

March 17, 2018 08:32 PM