Data Center Networking
- July 23, 2008
Brocade's acquisition of Foundry Networks for $3 billion puts it in a position to compete with Cisco Systems in the data center networking space. But experts say Brocade will need to get everything right to make it work.
- July 22, 2008
There's one vendor out there who is poised to challenge Cisco Systems' dominance in the data center networking market. No, it's not Juniper with its new line of EX switches. ProCurve Networking by ...
- July 14, 2008
In this video, Feng Meng, solutions manager from Cisco data center, gives a quick tour of WAAS 4.1, which incorporates ease of deployment, application-specific acceleration, branch-ready video ...
- June 10, 2008
The enterprise must prepare for the 'millenials,' or Generation Y as they are often known, according to a report from 60 Minutes. This was a theme echoed by President and Chief Executive Officer of ...
- May 07, 2008
What, you don't know a precise number? Then get over to RateMyNetworkDiagram.com and find out exactly how pretty your peers think your network diagram is on a sliding 1-10 scale. It's HotOrNot.com ...
- May 05, 2008
When I flew to Las Vegas last week for Interop 2008, I never imagined that I'd be wearing one of the most coveted pieces of bling in the poker-playing world. But here I am, wearing one of the two ...
- May 03, 2008
At Interop Las Vegas 2008, I talked with the Ethernet Alliance and their University White Paper Challenge Winner Francisco Blanquicet, a PHD student at University of South Florida. In this video he ...
- March 12, 2008
Upgrading older networking products to greener, more efficient equipment can cut costs, but administrators should take a close look at total savings from switching out energy hogs like gigabit Ethernet switches for new, greener models. A report by ...
- January 29, 2008
With Cisco's new Nexus 7000 switch, the vendor has shown that the network is the key to taking data centers to the next level.
- January 18, 2008
This week I read survey results showing IT priorities in 2008, and was surprised to see how much the top IT priorities involved the network. So I did a little research. The following article ...
- November 28, 2007
As service providers seek to upgrade their networks to deliver more multimedia and integrated services, router manufacturers continue to see increased sales.
- November 01, 2007
Boston recently held a "hazardous materials drop-off day," when residents of the city could take their half-empty cans of varnish and paint thinner, car batteries and the like for proper disposal ...
- September 25, 2006
Cisco Systems Inc. today made significant announcements in its data center switching line: an 8-port, 10 GigE module; a blade switch for Fujitsu Siemens; and a Web-based script-sharing community.
- April 18, 2006
A lack of prescience in Splunk's spunky search-based troubleshooting tool limited its usage to after-the-fact diagnosis. Adding Nagios, the mighty open source monitoring tool, puts Splunkers one step ahead in the data center troubleshooting race, ...
- September 08, 2005
Despite the growth in networking segments like wireless, IP voice and application networking, what has driven the industry from its earliest days is the basic need to transport ever-growing amounts of data from one point to another.
At Cisco ...