Data Center Networking

  • August 19, 2003 19 Aug'03

    Cisco pushes desktop Gigabit Ethernet

    Cisco Systems has released a pair of Gigabit Ethernet switches in an effort to bring the high-speed transmission technology to desktop users. The Catalyst 3750G-12S is geared toward enterprise, while the 2970G-24TS targets small and medium-sized ...

  • May 13, 2003 13 May'03

    Analyst: In converged networks, quality of service paramount

    Network convergence -- the movement of data, video and voice to one network -- is becoming a reality for a growing number of companies. While this approach can streamline a network, save capital costs and increase productivity, it can also cause a ...

  • March 10, 2003 10 Mar'03

    3Com preps for enterprise-market comeback

    With the sale of its carrier-class technology unit, 3Com announced that it was refocusing on the enterprise networking market. However, analysts say that the company needs to clear several hurdles before it can compete with the established vendors.

  • January 16, 2003 16 Jan'03

    Fundamental IOS Software Architecture

    This chapter offers an overview of router operating system concepts and the IOS Software infrastructure, including processes, memory management, CPU scheduling, packet buffers, and device drivers.

  • January 15, 2003 15 Jan'03

    Where do the risks to Cisco lie?

    With its incumbent competitors in disarray, Cisco Systems may make headway in the elusive service provider market, in addition to its core enterprise business, according to the451.

  • November 26, 2002 26 Nov'02

    Brocade weaves road map to intelligent fabrics

    Brocade's recent move to acquire Rhapsody Networks, a maker of intelligent switching platforms, could potentially mark the beginning of a major new stage in the evolution of SANs, according to industry observers.

  • November 26, 2002 26 Nov'02

    Analyst: Cisco will shake up SAN market

    A recent report by the Aberdeen Group found that the storage area network (SAN) market is about to be shaken up by Cisco Systems Inc.'s new multi-protocol approach to switching.

  • September 16, 2002 16 Sep'02

    Cisco storage, let's go!

    Cisco has announced the purchase of Andiamo Systems, giving the company more storage switching technology.

  • August 30, 2002 30 Aug'02

    Networking bloopers: The incredible expanding e-mail server

    IT director John Dean thought he could make a quick, smooth server swap.

  • January 14, 2002 14 Jan'02

    SAN vs. NAS: What's that all about?

    SearchNetworking's Dr. Network forum moderator Greg Ferro challenges the theory among storage area network (SAN) folks that Fibre Channel SAN is better than network attached storage (NAS).

  • January 12, 2001 12 Jan'01

    Quick Takes: Enterasys announces new backbone routing platform