Jim Duffy

Managing Editor

Jim Duffy has been covering technology for over 28 years, 23 at Network World. He covers enterprise networking infrastructure, including routers and switches. He also writes The Cisco Connection blog and can be reached on Twitter @Jim_Duffy and at jduffy@nww.com.Google+

Cisco disrupts $60M ransomware biz

Cisco acquires security consultancy

Cisco acquires security consultancy

UK-based Portcullis will allow expansion, complement Neohapsis buy

Juniper should reevaluate switching, security products investor says

Juniper's switching and security products are underperforming in the market, says an investor recommending the company review strategic options for those offerings.

Avaya joins crowded BYOD, MDM field

At Interop this week, Avaya will toss its hat into the rapidly expanding BYOD ring with new software for its policy manager that helps IT get a handle on mobile device management (MDM). The Avaya software, called Identity Engines...

Enterasys to demo mobile management software for BYOD

Enterasys plans to display at Interop next month an appliance for mobile device management (MDM), spurred by the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) phenomenon at the workplace. Citing industrywide research, Enterasys says 75% of all...

Juniper Buys Web Security Company for $80 Million

Juniper said this week it has acquired Mykonos Software, a provider of website and web application security software, for $80 million. The purchase enables Juniper to offer software that detects an attacker before an attack is in...

Former Cisco Engineer Indicted on Hacking Charges

A former Cisco engineer at the center of an extradition controversy has been indicted by a federal grand jury on computer hacking charges.

Cisco Enterprise Management Tools Take on New Network Realities

Cisco this week broadened the security and management capabilities of its enterprise products to help IT shops get a better grip on mobile devices, video and changing workforce habits.

Chipset Provides More Insight Into Network's Physical Layer

This week, a $12 billion maker of network connectors and panels will unveil a chipset to provide greater security and visibility in data center networks.

Cisco's 'Jawbreaker' Seen As Response to Competitive Pressure

Why would Cisco be developing a new data center fabric product line based on merchant silicon when its Nexus switches and FabricPath software are already available?

Cisco Fights for 'Fair Share of SMB Pie' with Unified Communications Gear

NEW ORLEANS -- Cisco this week unveiled two unified communications products optimized for small and midsize businesses, a market Cisco admits it needs to increase share in.

Cisco Caught Off Guard By Switching Hit

The product transition currently redefining Cisco's business took the company by surprise, CEO John Chambers said during the company's partner conference in New Orleans this week.

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