Interop Show Expands Beyond Networking to Cloud Computing, Security

1 - Interop Show Expands Beyond Networking to Cloud Computing, Security
2 - Docker CEO Takes Aim at Virtualization
3 - IDC Forecasts $7 Billion in Combined 10/40 GbE Port Revenue
4 - Deloitte CIO Wants IT to Be Cool
5 - Cisco CIO Is Looking Forward to the Internet of Things
6 - Western Union's CISO Gets Wise About Security
7 - VMware CTO Explains the Goldilocks Zone for Security
8 - Biggest Names in IT Show Up on the Interop Show Floor
9 - Fun Zone Brings Air Hockey to the Table
10 - Show Floor Giveaways Include a Folding Bike
11 - OpenStack Pavilion Demonstrates Open-Source Cloud
12 - Many Hands Run Interop Network Operations Center
13 - 49ers Linebacker Patrick Willis Makes an Appearance
14 - An Edward Snowden Sighting
15 - NSA Provides Security Information
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Interop Show Expands Beyond Networking to Cloud Computing, Security

by Sean Michael Kerner

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Docker CEO Takes Aim at Virtualization

At the Cloud Connect Summit, Docker CEO Ben Golub explained his company's container vision for application virtualization.

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IDC Forecasts $7 Billion in Combined 10/40 GbE Port Revenue

During IDC's annual Interop breakfast meeting, the analyst firm presented its latest forecasts for the state of the networking market.

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Deloitte CIO Wants IT to Be Cool

Larry Quinlan, CIO of consulting firm Deloitte, wants IT to be cool and to be a key part of every organization's culture and corporate strategy.

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Cisco CIO Is Looking Forward to the Internet of Things

During her keynote presentation, Cisco CIO Rebecca Jacoby detailed how policy is a key driving force for better business outcomes.

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Western Union's CISO Gets Wise About Security

When it comes to achieving better outcomes for security, Mike Kalac, the chief information security officer (CISO) of Western Union, detailed how he helped transform the internal security at his company to deal with the modern era of information security threats.

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VMware CTO Explains the Goldilocks Zone for Security

Speaking alongside VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger, Martin Casado (left), the CTO of networking at VMware, explained how the virtualization hypervisor can be leveraged as a key security control point he refers to as the Goldilocks Zone.

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Biggest Names in IT Show Up on the Interop Show Floor

The exhibitor hall at Interop was a showcase of the biggest names in networking, including Cisco and HP.

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Fun Zone Brings Air Hockey to the Table

In addition to all the exhibitor booths, the Interop 2014 event also had a Fun Zone area that included an air hockey table.

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Show Floor Giveaways Include a Folding Bike

No Interop exhibit floor would be complete without vendors giving away interesting items. One of the most interesting was a folding bike at the Ixia booth.

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OpenStack Pavilion Demonstrates Open-Source Cloud

The OpenStack Foundation had a pavilion on the show floor, educating attendees about the open-source cloud platform.

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Many Hands Run Interop Network Operations Center

At the core of every Interop conference is the InteropNet Network Operations Center (NOC), with many vendors working together to provide networking services.

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49ers Linebacker Patrick Willis Makes an Appearance

Extreme Networks brought in San Francisco 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis to sign autographs at the event.

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An Edward Snowden Sighting

Interop exhibitor Smart File brought out a cardboard cutout of National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower Edward Snowden to help deliver its message about file security.

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NSA Provides Security Information

At the opposite end of the Interop exhibitor floor from where the Snowden cardboard cutout was stationed, the NSA had a booth providing attendees with security information materials.

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