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Puppet Labs forms partnership with Cumulus Networks

Puppet Labs has struck a partnership deal with Cumulus Networks that has led to a joint integration between Puppet and Cumulus Linux. The end result? Switches running the Cumulus flavor of Linux can be managed as easily as Puppet-managed devices.

Hackers still able to seize control of Dell computers using faulty diagnostic tool

Dell System Detect, diagnostic software on Dell computers, remains vulnerable to attackers exploiting a security hole to gain control of computers despite Dell issuing a fix for the vulnerability in January. That is the conclusion of researchers from anti-virus software provider F-Secure.

Spotlight: Dell takes smart-managed 1GbE, 10GbE switches to SMBs

Dell has unveiled the X-series of switches designed for small and medium-sized businesses.

Dell targets Cisco in the data center

It appears that Dell is the next vendor to take aim at networking juggernaut Cisco.

Microsoft inks deals to preinstall Office, other software on 11 manufacturers' devices

Microsoft has inked agreements with Samsung, Dell and nine other manufacturers to preinstall its Office software as well as its OneNote, OneDrive and Skype on Android devices.

Open Compute Project embraces Open Network Linux

The Open Compute Project has accepted Big Switch's Open Network Linux contribution as the project's reference network operating system.

Spotlight: Dell beefs up its endpoint security suite

Dell announced on Tuesday that it is beefing up its endpoint security suite to stop malware attacks, secure data and meet compliance requirements for corporate devices.

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.

Big Switch expands Big Cloud SDN capabilities

Big Switch Networks has released version 2.5 of its Big Cloud Fabric solution, which was originally released in the third quarter of 2014. This latest update comes with expanded orchestration, hypervisor, use-case and network topology support.

News Scan: Dell, Yahoo announce new IT exec hires; Keep an eye on these Infosec trends next year; More

Top news for December 12, 2014.