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Cisco patches multiple flaws in authentication mechanisms of Data Center Network Manager platform Users of Cisco Systems’ Data Center Network Manager have been told to apply software updates released Thursday to fix three authentication vulnerabilities. The networking giant said there are no workarounds to the flaws that could allow hackers to bypass authentication and execute… Read More
Cisco has entered the silicon routing space with the launch of what the company claims is the industry’s first universally adaptable networking chip architecture.
The networking giant said the new single-chip architecture, dubbed Silicon One, will handle data far better than processors currently found in networking and switching gear, as well as providing the versatility needed to support complex new technologies like 10G and adaptive cyber security.
Almost half a year after acquiring AI networking outfit Mist Systems for a cool $405 million, Juniper Networks has announced the next set of Mist AI integrations into the company’s network and hybrid cloud monitoring platform.
Mist’s cloud-based AI wireless service, WiFI Assurance, will be added to Juniper’s platform as a subscription offering. The service uses network data to make wireless networks more reliable, and centres around an AI-powered virtual network assistant called Marvis that uses dynamic packet capture and machine learning technology to automatically identify, adapt and fix network issues.
At VMware world in San Francisco, VMware announced a range of updates to its NSX networking software that look to improve the security and management of cloud application traffic running on virtual machines, containers or bare metal.
VMware said the updates mean its networking software is now a “complete software-defined networking and security stack built for multi-cloud era”, as the company ramps up its data centre network-virtualisation efforts with software that enables customers to automate data centre workload deployment across edge sites, private data centres and public clouds.
Software-defined networking (SDN) specialist Big Switch has unveiled a range of software solutions aimed at simplifying hybrid cloud networking.