Week of 25 Nov 2013 Brocade ICX 7750: Scalable campus aggregation without the chassis (26 Nov 2013)
The new Brocade ICX 7750 switch enables the scale out of campus aggregation networks without the chassis.
The DevOps team at Vivastreet, the U.K.'s answer to Craigslist, uses the scripting ability of the Riverbed Stingray ADC to roll out new apps.
Week of 18 Nov 2013 Riverbed meshing its products to boost remote computing performance (22 Nov 2013)
Riverbed Technology lays out roadmap aimed at boosting application performance through tighter integration of its product lines.
Nexus 9000 vs. Nexus 7000: What's in your future? (19 Nov 2013)
Cisco's new SDN master plan revolves around new hardware -- the Nexus 9000. Are your old Nexus switches obsolete?
Week of 11 Nov 2013 Bare-metal networking: Facebook shares progress of Open Compute switch (13 Nov 2013)
Facebook revealed that Open Compute will likely accept contributions from Broadcom, Intel, Mellanox and Cumulus into its bare-metal switch project.
DB Networks addresses SQL security with IDS-6300 (15 Nov 2013)
Database security specialist DB Networks introduces SQL security appliance to detect obfuscated malicious traffic.
Extreme's new data center switch eases migration to 10 GbE and 40 GbE, with 32 QSFP+ ports engineered for either 32 40 GbE or 104 10 GbE.
Multiple SSID network configurations can be trimmed down with dynamic policy controllers in order to boost wireless LAN performance.
Array Networks revamps mid-level ADC as it targets Software as a Service providers for its 2,048-bit SSL-compatible appliances.
Week of 04 Nov 2013 New F5 application delivery architecture pushes fabrics over boxes (08 Nov 2013)
F5 Networks introduces Synthesis, a new way to think about application delivery controllers that emphasizes a fabric over individual appliances.
Cumulus Networks released version 2.0 of its Linux-based network OS for bare-metal switches based on Broadcom Trident II chips.
New high-density 10 GbE and 40 GbE Arista switches -- the 7000 X Series -- enable big leaf-and-spine networks and single-tier 'Spline' architecture.
Week of 28 Oct 2013 Xirrus 802.11ac access point: Equal support of high, low-speed clients (31 Oct 2013)
Xirrus' new dual-radio 802.11ac access point separates high-speed and low-speed clients by supporting both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz channels on both radios.
With MetaFabric, Juniper spins a new architecture that ties together networking within and between data centers and evolves QFabric.
Cloud WAN provider Pertino Networks adds app store, enabling the deployment of network services and security with just a few clicks.
Week of 21 Oct 2013 Meru wireless LAN bundles offer easy entry for education vertical (22 Oct 2013)
Meru wireless bundles help narrow down the budgeting, ordering and upgrading process for education customers buying Wi-Fi.
IBM selects Juniper QFabric for big data networking (22 Oct 2013)
IBM chose Juniper Networks' QFabric as the network fabric for its big data-focused Accelerated Discovery Lab.
Week of 14 Oct 2013 ForeScout adds publish-and-subscribe security integration to NAC (18 Oct 2013)
ForeScout ControlFabric offers open publish-and-subscribe integration with network access control to third-party security platforms.
Enterprises need to reinvent WAN architecture for cloud services. The data center can no longer be the gateway to the Internet.
Week of 07 Oct 2013 Silver Peak gives admins clearer view of storage replication (11 Oct 2013)
Silver Peak updated its VXOA architecture with storage replication for DR, backup and data migration projects for storage managers.
After a six-month delay, Broadcom's StrataXGS Trident II chip is shipping at volumes high enough for switch manufacturers to start building product.
Tired of guest Wi-Fi users complaining about passwords? Cisco has partnered with Facebook to ease authentication and personalize wireless services.
The Arista 7050X, based on Broadcom's Trident II silicon, is a high-density, low-latency 10/40 GbE switch that supports VXLAN.
Aruba introduces reliable cloud-based network options to the enterprise with embedded control in APs and cloud-based Wi-Fi management.
Week of 30 Sep 2013 Cisco Nexus 3100: Next-gen merchant silicon-based ToR switch series (04 Oct 2013)
Cisco announced the Nexus 3100 series of top-of-rack, low-latency, merchant silicon data center switches with promise of VXLAN and OpenFlow support.
Cisco CEO John Chambers hammers on new app economy and Internet of Things fueled by intelligent networks, but stresses infrastructure is still key.
Aerohive announces two 802.11ac-ready access points that support incremental network upgrades from 802.11n, decentralized network intelligence.
Cisco announced a modular 802.11ac access point that is Wave 2-ready and a Catalyst 3650 switch with integrated wireless LAN control.
McAfee introduces integrated advanced malware protection platform that lets companies quickly address malware intrusions.
The ADC market is changing as enterprises adopt cloud services. IT wants common on-premises and cloud load balancer technology.
With free unlimited probes, Paessler PRTG was the right choice for school district's remote network monitoring needs.
Week of 23 Sep 2013 Five key issues admins face when configuring Cisco routers and switches (27 Sep 2013)
Two Cisco-certified experts detail the five biggest challenges admins face when configuring Cisco routers and switches.
With TRILL extension, Brocade adds native multi-tenancy to its Ethernet fabric. It also rolls out new ToR switches and auto-QoS for storage traffic.
Week of 16 Sep 2013 Magic Quadrant: Network services wanted for wired and wireless networks (20 Sep 2013)
Enterprises want sophisticated network services for their wired and wireless networks, according to the Gartner's Magic Quadrant report.
Ipanema Technologies introduces a cloud application management platform that ensures application performance through multiple networks.
With new Tipping Point firewall, HP takes on the crowded next-generation firewall market with an established IPS brand.
Week of 09 Sep 2013 Security, Wi-Fi top network technology purchasing survey for 2014 (11 Sep 2013)
Network security, Wi-Fi and data center upgrades top IT's 2014 wish list, according to new TechTarget network technology purchasing survey.
Extreme Networks' acquisition of Enterasys Networks combines an end-to-end vendor with data center and campus-networking assets.
Cisco services business adds a security practice (12 Sep 2013)
The Cisco services business created a Services Security Practice and installed former Boeing security executive Bryan Palma to lead the venture.
802.11ac range is shorter than previous Wi-Fi standards. Enterprises can overcome range shortcomings with range extenders, additional access points.
Week of 02 Sep 2013 VMware NSX: Network virtualization doesn't need to be a turf war (06 Sep 2013)
Many network engineers think server admins will use VMware NSX to seize control of networking. It doesn't have to be that way.
Riverbed and OpNet integration gives IT access to both application and network performance management from a single appliance.
Week of 26 Aug 2013 Upgrading the network? Don't forget the network security tools (29 Aug 2013)
Network security tools -- like firewalls-- must be upgraded when moving to a high-speed enterprise network in order to prevent bottlenecks.
Dell, HP unveil top-of-rack switches at VMworld (26 Aug 2013)
New top-of-rack switches from Dell and HP Networking integrate with VMware's NSX, enabling bare-metal servers to mesh with virtual networks.
Week of 19 Aug 2013 Telecom wholesaler monitors SIP signaling with network packet broker (22 Aug 2013)
Telecom wholesaler Brightlink filters SIP signaling with Net Optics' network packet broker to monitor and troubleshoot billions of voice minutes.