Today in Cloud

The Cisco vs. the World story just keeps getting more interesting. For starters, the animosity between Cisco and HP has got third parties like Force10 trying to take customers from both, touting the benefits of an independent network provider. And by spurning IBM, Cisco has enabled Juniper Networks to gain some serious momentum. Today we learned that Juniper is improving on its Junos platform via a software infusion from IBM, as well as a $50M fund to grow a Junos development ecosystem. Also, Juniper’s Stratus Project could bear fruit by April, reports say.

On an unrelated note, CA buying 3Tera is a big deal, so be sure to check out Om’s article for some more details and a link to my article about CA’s grand cloud plans.