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.
It appears that Dell is the next vendor to take aim at networking juggernaut Cisco.
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.
The Open Compute Project has accepted Big Switch's Open Network Linux contribution as the project's reference network operating system.
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.
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 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.
Top news for December 12, 2014.