Data Center Ethernet
- August 15, 2018
The latest Dell EMC 100 GbE switch is an open system aimed at service providers and large enterprises. The Z9264F is a 2RU system, with 64 100 GbE ports. Pricing starts at $45,000.
- July 24, 2018
Juniper will ship 400 GbE in PTX, MX and QFX routers and switches over the next 12 months. Cisco and Arista are expected to follow with their 400 GbE products as demand from service providers rises.
- June 28, 2018
Juniper has added to the EX series a core aggregation switch for companies that need less scale than the EX9000. The compact EX4650 campus switch supports the EVPN and VXLAN protocols
- June 06, 2018
Arista has launched its first switches with the Barefoot Tofino programmable chip. The latest hardware is designed to replace some network appliances and routers.
- 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.