Arista expanded on its EOS network operating system by layering a new product on top of it to provide cloud-based software-defined networking to enterprises. Arista CloudVision is being touted as a turnkey cloud networking product, and it has has support from a variety of other vendors, including Microsoft, VMware, HP, Dell and Red Hat.
Even as the big proprietary vendors play down the importance of open networking, enterprises are at least taking a long, hard look at the growing open networking trend. And according to Patrick Moorhead, founder, president and principal analyst at Moor Insights & Strategy, it's something even the most conservative of enterprise analysts are considering.
There's another rumor floating around about a possible Cisco acquisition. If true, then Cisco is on the verge of signing a deal to acquire hyperconvergence vendor Nutanix.
Absolute Software is teaming with Dell to embed Absolute's Persistent security technology in Android-powered Dell mobile devices at the factory.
Apparently DevOps isn't just good for the more rapid delivery of software. It's also good for IT security.
In an apparent move to counter HP's purchase of Aruba, Dell and Aerohive Networks have reached an agreement under which Dell will resell Aerohive's cloud managed Wi-Fi and mobility products alongside other Dell products.
At least in theory, DevOps should help improve security for most businesses but some of the tools that DevOps workers use are actually opening up new security holes, experts speaking at RSA in San Francisco said this week.
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.
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.
Dell has unveiled the X-series of switches designed for small and medium-sized businesses.