Networking

Riverbed launches powerful SD-WAN solution to maximize digital performance

The latest release provides customers with flexible subscription-based pricing and in-field upgrade options to “future-proof” their networks.

Cisco partners using open source gain 10 percent sales advantage over rivals

Cisco channel partners deploying open source software on top of network delivery are seeing higher sales than those who don’t, the vendor has revealed.

Cisco integrates cloud security programs with SD-WAN network

Cisco has unveiled plans to merge its advanced security service with its SD-WAN licences to ramp up cloud offerings to businesses.

70 percent of MSPs set to enter M&A activity

Managed service providers are gearing up for an era of ownership change as the channel edges towards an all-out M&A frenzy.

NextDC strikes Indigo partnership with Superloop

NextDC has landed a deal with Superloop, providing access to the new Indigo subsea cable system for both of its Perth and Sydney data centres.

ConnectWise pivots partners towards security services

ConnectWise has outlined a path for channel growth through managed services, advising partners to pivot towards lucrative security offerings.

ForeScout Technologies acquires SecurityMatters in USD 113M

Networking security vendor ForeScout Technologies has acquired operational technology (OT) network protection company SecurityMatters in a US$113 million cash deal.

Silver Peak adds new Australian partners amid program enhancements

​Morfit Group Consulting, Teneo Australia, iQ3, getNext and Infin8IT have all signed up as the latest partners in Australia for SD-WAN vendor, Silver Peak.

Cognizant selected by Orica to migrate IT infrastructure to Cloud

This will enable Orica to achieve higher levels of efficiency, agility and business impact, while optimizing Orica’s capital investment and operating costs.

India leader Parag Khurana leaves F5

Parag Khurana, who has been leading the F5 business for India and SAARC since 2013, has quit the company.

TCS integrates Zebra, Avaya and Brocade networking assets into Extreme Networks ecosystem

Extreme Networks embarked on this ambitious journey by acquiring networking assets from Zebra, Avaya and Brocade, within a short time span of approximately 12 months.

Oracle's Larry Ellison slams AWS for security, cost and performance

Oracle cofounder and CTO Larry Ellison was in typically combative form for his OpenWorld keynote address yesterday, taking the fight to cloud computing market leader Amazon Web Services (AWS) and talking up Oracle's Generation 2 Cloud as a dramatically cheaper alternative, complete with superior performance and security.