Networking Article Archive:
Barracuda debuted a Web application firewall aimed at defending against DDoS attacks that takes the firm a few steps further into its upmarket journey. And it’s hoping the security and storage channel will recognize its enterprise efforts.
Cisco Systems surprised the market yesterday by posting a 14.5 percent jump in profits on a 5 percent increase in sales. The spurt came from substantial shifts increases in non-switching and routing products, showing there is a shift in hardware buying priorities.
Cisco Systems Inc. is hailing a ninth consecutive quarter of record revenue as it hints at “good signs” in certain parts of the global economy.
Sophos is expanding endpoint security, wireless and VPN features in its latest UTM release — additions to keep the company on top of a crowded and and competitive race in UTM.
Westcon is attempting to fill the needs gap in BYOD solutions to help partners take advantage of the burgeoning mobility market with a subscription-based, easy-to-deploy package that aims to take some of the complexity and risk out of BYOD initiatives. Is this a glimpse of the future of distribution?
Webroot is once again partnering to make an entrance into new markets, this time forming an alliance with bandwidth and unified management firm XRoad Networks, a move that gives partners a bit more exposure in network security arenas.
The executive rumblings that shook up channel leadership at unified communications stalwart ShoreTel Inc. are apparently reverberating all the way to the corner office as CEO Peter Blackmore announces he’ll retire as soon as a successor can be found.
UTM firm WatchGuard launched support for Microsoft Hyper-V customers, who will have access to the firm’s spate of network security functions in virtual environments. It’s a move that also gives WatchGuard a bigger foot in the door when targeting enterprise markets.
On the heels of the Stonesoft acquisition that will position it better against next generation firewall competitors, McAfee has launched a power-driven IPS platform that it hopes will expand its reach amid a concerted network security push.
The latest move by China-based Huawei to remediate its image as a security threat to governments and enterprises comes straight from the top.