Data Center Networking
- November 19, 2009
Enterprises with extremely high uptime requirements for their data center networks will spend the extra money on out-of-band network management. The New York Stock Exhange (NYSE Euronext) has built a Force10 network to manage its Juniper production ...
- October 22, 2009
Some vendors are coming to the table with FCoE network roadmaps, but others are still releasing switches that can't necessarily support any converged enhanced Ethernet protocol in the data center. Should you be demanding a unified fabric strategy ...
- October 21, 2009
Juniper Networks is planning a huge technology announcement next week. So big that the company has invited press to a gala Wednesday night and then a day packed with a press conference in the ...
- September 22, 2009
Just because it's the last day of summer (summer ends at 5:18 pm today) doesn't mean you won't see less green. Although the leaves in New England are already turning colors, more and more ...
- July 02, 2009
Recently, SearchNetworking.com published a story about the future of the Nortel enterprise data business in the wake of the company's bankruptcy. The story characterized Nortel's data portfolio as an old product line. The story also said that the ...
- June 29, 2009
Recently SearchNetworking.com ran a news story highlighting the emerging skills necessary for network engineers and administrators to survive. The article summoned an outraged call (I believe the ...
- June 26, 2009
The Ethernet Alliance has issued a call for papers for an upcoming Technology Exploration Forum on 40 and 100 Gigabit Ethernet. The forum is scheduled for Sept. 15, 2009 in Santa Clara, Calif. The ...
- May 13, 2009
At Interop, Extreme Networks will debut its new BlackDiamond 8900-Series modules, which enterprises can use to upgrade the BlackDiamond 8800-Series chassis so that a single rack of switches contains 582 10 GbE ports or more than 2000 1 GbE ports.
- March 25, 2009
Force10 Networks has unveiled its new ExaScale E-Series switches. These high-density, lossless chassis switches with routing capabilities are designed to support virtualization and cloud computing.
- March 18, 2009
In addition to a new data center architecture, Cisco's Unified Computing System is inviting fiercer competition with former partners, even as smaller networking vendors attempt to seize some market share.
- March 02, 2009
Although Cisco and HP no longer have a cozy data center relationship, HP's new $1 billion data center outsourcing deal with European insurance giant Aviva includes Cisco products. The ten-year deal ...
- February 18, 2009
What would the data center vendor market look like today if Carly Fiorina hadn't been ousted as CEO of HP back in 2005? Under her leadership, HP maintained a cozy detente with Cisco. The two ...
- January 28, 2009
With the launch of two new Nexus switches, a top-of-rack network fabric extender and an upgrade to the Catalyst 6500, Cisco Systems furthers its push to dominate data centers that have large-scale deployments of server virtualization.
- January 15, 2009
Just because we're surrounded by bad news doesn't mean we can't turn our lemons into lemonade. That's at least what network management software solution company Advanced Systems Group (ASG) has ...
- November 20, 2008
The next generation of data center design puts a focus on speedier, better-managed networks to do more work at half the price.