NEWS ANALYSIS: Cerf said Web administrators need to quickly implement IP Version 6 and all Web users should broadly implement encryption to bolster data privacy.
NEWS ANALYSIS: John Chambers wanted to help steer Cisco through its latest transition and said he is now ready to hand the reins to Chuck Robbins.
NEWS ANALYSIS: Once again there was plenty of talk about Software-Defined Networking at Interop 2015. But this year, vendors were actually showing off products that support SDN.
John Chambers' 20-year tenure will end in July, and Chuck Robbins will take over a company at the center of rapid changes occurring in the data center.
At the recent WAN Summit, panelists talked about the pressures being put on the WAN, how SDN and NFV will help, and the future of MPLS.
With trends like IT mobility, BYOD and video putting increased pressure on wireless networks, OEMs and businesses are turning to 5G WiFi.
The company's RealAccess services platform gives businesses greater insight into how their collaboration tools are being used and are performing.
The giant telco is working with such vendors as Cisco, Juniper and Alcatel-Lucent to implement its network virtualization initiative.
At Interop, Extreme Networks officials say integrating its OneController with Skype for Business will ensure network capacity for video conferences.
Cisco is integrating its FirePower threat prevention software and ACI network virtualization platform, while also adding a new security partner.
Ovum says operators will turn resources to 4G LTE, but not until 2020.
The agreement comes almost two months after HP announced it was buying Aruba Networks for $2.7 billion to augment its wireless networking efforts.
At Interop, the company intros the OpenFlow-enabled 5400R zl2 v3 switches, which include multi-gigabit ports for greater flexibility and performance.
The new systems support rates of up to 100GbE, bringing greater flexibility to address an increasingly fragmented networking market.
NEWS ANALYSIS: The FCC used one of its silver bullets to kill a merger that many suspected would limit broadband users significantly.