Data Center Ethernet
- March 30, 2018
The latest Arista switches are 25/100 GbE hardware designed to provide a smooth migration from systems with less bandwidth. The new gear is for companies with large data centers.
- March 16, 2018
Ethernet bandwidth costs in data center switches fell to a six-year low in 2017. Crehan Research reported cloud provider demand for speed was behind the drop.
- December 06, 2017
Barefoot Networks has introduced packet-based monitoring software, called Deep Insight. The new product uses data processed on switches powered by the Barefoot Tofino chip.
- October 03, 2017
Apstra has introduced the second iteration of its network operating system. The latest version of AOS extends network automation to Layer 2 networks running legacy software.
- May 16, 2017
New Extreme switches include the company's first 100 GbE product for top-of-rack and leaf-spine architectures. The company also unveiled this week multirate edge switches.
- May 09, 2017
Dell EMC has made its network operating system standard on the vendor's latest open networking switches, which include the company's first open 25 GbE switch.
- March 31, 2017
Extreme is expected to face challenges in unifying its acquisition-fed product portfolio, which grew more complex with the recent purchase of the Brocade data center business.
- March 17, 2017
Tofino, a high-speed programmable chip that brings software-defined networking capabilities to the forwarding plane, aims to revolutionize the network.
- March 15, 2017
Users of Avaya networking products would be in a strong negotiating position if Extreme Networks bought the portfolio.
- March 02, 2017
The new IEEE Ethernet standard offers some much-needed flexibility for network managers trying to keep up with skyrocketing bandwidth demand while working under long refresh cycles that prevent frequent rip-and-replace upgrades. With 802.3bz, or ...
- February 09, 2017
This week, bloggers look into challenges facing an Avaya networking sale, ZeroStack's launch of automated infrastructure, and discuss the hot topics of this year's RSA Conference.
- January 19, 2017
Research finds shipments of 25 GbE and 100 GbE switches are outpacing 10/40 GbE hardware, as companies find more value in the higher-bandwidth gear.
- November 04, 2016
Broadcom's decision to sell the Ruckus WLAN product following the Brocade acquisition is expected to lead to offers from Dell, Juniper and Nokia.
- July 28, 2016
The cost of Ethernet networking will fall to a fifth of the current level in four years, a research firm said. At the same time, bandwidth usage will soar.
- June 21, 2016
Pica8 introduces open switching OS for 25/50/100 GbE. The use of higher throughput switching is growing in mega data centers.