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November 17, 2010  5:42 PM

In game of wireless LAN musical chairs, Juniper ends up with Trapeze



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
Cisco, Juniper, Juniper Networks, Networking, Trapeze Networks, wireless LAN, Wireless networking

Like celestial bodies wandering the cosmos, networking vendors and wireless LAN vendors are drawn to each other's inescapable gravity .  Wired networking vendors have been buying wireless LAN vendors since the dawn of the wireless LAN controller. Cisco Systems, for instance, had little more to...

October 8, 2010  2:52 PM

Another look at Cisco’s network security strategy



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
Cisco, firewalls, Juniper, mobility, Network security, VPN

We put Cisco's security strategy under the microscope about six weeks ago after hearing from many, many networking pros who felt Cisco had lost its way, at least a little.  I think...


September 27, 2010  2:05 PM

A “Big Three” in networking? Cisco, HP and… IBM?



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
Blade Network Technologies, Cisco, HP Networking, IBM, Juniper, Networking, Routing and switching

Can you imagine a world where Cisco Systems wasn't THE networking vendor... a world where Cisco shares top dog status with two other companies with the products, resources and support capabilities to compete on equal ground with the longtime industry leader? Cisco has been top dog in the...


July 16, 2010  4:49 PM

Magic Quadrant for Network Access Control: Crowded, but leaders stand alone



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
Avaya, Avenda Systems, Bradford Networks, Cisco, Enterasys, ForeScout, Gartner, HP Networking, InfoExpress, Juniper, Magic Quadrant, Network access control, Network security

Gartner's 2010 Magic Quadrant for network access control (NAC) is remarkably crowded for a market that reportedly generated just $200 million in annual...


June 18, 2010  5:07 PM

2010 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise LAN: Few changes for a rapidly evolving industry



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
10 Gigabit Ethernet, 3Com, Alcatel-Lucent, Avaya, Cisco, data center networks, Enterasys, Extreme Networks, Fibre Channel over Ethernet, Force10, Gartner, HP Networking, IP telepony, Juniper, LAN, Magic Quadrant, mergers & acquisitions, NAC, Networking, nortel, wireless LAN

Gartner rolled out a new Magic Quadrant for Enterprise LAN this month and it looks remarkably similar to last year's, even though Gartner itself acknowledges that the network switching industry is...


May 17, 2010  3:49 PM

Juniper wants to collapse your data center… in a good way



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
data center architecture, data center networks, Juniper

Juniper Networks today unveiled it "3-2-1" architectural vision, also under an umbrella of technologies its dubbed the New Network. It's a recipe for collapsing the...


December 3, 2009  6:28 PM

IDC: IBM will buy Juniper in 2010



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
Cisco, data center networks, HP ProCurve, IBM, Juniper, mergers & acquisitions, Routing and switching

IBM will step back into networking in a big way in 2010 by buying Juniper Networks, according IDC.  The New York Times "Bits" blog says IDC will unleash some of its year-end predictions for...

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October 6, 2009  5:26 PM

HP or Juniper to buy Brocade?



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
Brocade, Foundry, HP ProCurve, Juniper, mergers & acquisitions, switches

A year ago Brocade was a buyer. Now its a seller and HP or Juniper might be buying. Citing unnamed sources, The Wall Street Journal reported yesterday that Brocade Communications has put itself up for sale. This news comes...


June 25, 2009  3:55 PM

New York Stock Exchange chooses Juniper switches and routers for two new data centers



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
10 Gigabit Ethernet, Blade Network Technologies, data center networks, Juniper, Juniper Networks

Juniper Networks scored a big customer win this week, announcing a deal with New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) Euronext. NYSE  Euronext is building two new data centers in New York City and London that will support several billion daily transactions across different geographies and asset classes....


May 11, 2009  2:57 PM

More networking acquisition rumors for HP



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
Arista Networks, Blade Network Technologies, Brocade, Cisco, Force10, HP ProCurve, Juniper, mergers & acquisitions

Bloomberg News is reporting that HP may make an acquisition soon to counter Cisco's move into the server market. Shaw Wu, an analyst at Kaufman Brothers, an investment bank and broker that specializes in...


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