Data Center Networking
- November 30, 2012
Brocade, a storage veteran and data center LAN innovator, has the tools to make end-to-end FCoE work, but that's not what customers want, one VP says.
- September 26, 2012
VMware wins the SearchNetworking Network Innovation Award for adding new features to its VMware networking portfolio in both vSphere and vCloud Director.
- September 20, 2012
Cisco has officially killed its ACE line, but says it may not be out of the load balancer business. What will it take to make a competitive Cisco load balancer?
- September 20, 2012
With the Nexus 3548 and the Arista 7150, Cisco and Arista each offer an ultra-low-latency switch with deep features and functionality.
- September 13, 2012
With a new Brocade VDX chassis, enterprises can build larger Layer 2 data center fabrics with the company's TRILL-based Virtual Cluster Switching.
- September 05, 2012
With Broadcom's new Trident II chip, vendors can build smaller, power-efficient distributed core switches for data center networks.
- July 09, 2012
FCoE at the edge can be a step toward network convergence, but end-to-end FCoE needs a whole lot more engineering before it can be reliable.
- May 18, 2012
Juniper Networks' QFabric solution can be tricky for tech journalists to cover. When Juniper boasts of QFabric customers, those boasts are very nuanced. Not all QFabric customers are really QFabric ...
- May 11, 2012
At Interop 2012 we uncovered the latest on the HP 12500 switch and learned what the HP OpenFlow strategy is really about.
- April 25, 2012
Enterprises tend to be conservative with their data center networks, which makes Juniper Networks' efforts to displace legacy architectures with its new data center network fabric, QFabric, a ...
- April 18, 2012
With its embedded field-programmable gate array, Arista's new switch may resonate beyond the latency-phobic government and financial sectors and transform Layer 4-7 services.
- March 06, 2012
Cisco has lots of data center network choices. Maybe even too many. Blogger Greg Ferro finds that bypassing the Nexus 7000 and Catalyst 6500 on the network core worked just fine.
- November 28, 2011
Howard Hughes Medical Institute deployed 100 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) out to its wiring closets with Brocade to support 10 GbE endpoints and high-performance computing.
- October 18, 2011
With enhancements to the Nexus line, Cisco is offering more scalability and choice in the data center network than ever before.
- July 21, 2011
Dell's Force10 acquisition aims to create a converged infrastructure solution for the data center network with Dell's server and storage products.