Data Center Networking
- September 08, 2017
Developers are building open technology on Linux to turn a top-of-rack white box switch into a services platform for software-based networking.
- August 18, 2017
Top-line Cisco revenues fell in the July quarter, as the company's legacy switching business continued to weaken. Cisco could soon reach two straight years of revenue declines.
- August 11, 2017
Hewlett Packard Enterprise is partnering with SDN vendor Big Switch. The HPE partnership is expected to take advantage of Big Switch's limited success in the enterprise market.
- July 11, 2017
Gartner includes software-based networking vendors for the first time in its Magic Quadrant for Data Center Networking. Big Switch Networks and Cumulus Networks make their debut.
- June 28, 2017
The new Cisco DNA Center policy software may become the central enterprise management console for data center and campus networks, integrating Cisco's APIC controller.
- 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 22, 2017
This week, bloggers assess the best approaches to a multicloud strategy, why the evolution of leaf-spine architecture didn't emerge sooner and Innovium's programmable switch.
- March 14, 2017
Innovium, led by former execs at Cavium and Broadcom, is targeting its switch silicon to hyperscale data centers as more workloads move to the cloud.
- 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 17, 2017
Arista Networks' revenue rose more than 33% on strong sales of switches and routers. Arista released results a day after Cisco reported a decline in sales of networking gear.
- January 31, 2017
The latest Juniper switch fabric is aimed at multiple data centers and includes a single set of management tools. The product is the latest under the Unite brand.
- December 20, 2016
Eric Hanselman, 451 analyst, cites interconnect technologies and deployment of infrastructure management techniques as key data center forecast trends.
- December 08, 2016
Durham County, N.C., had a traditional data center. But it also had forward-thinking employees looking at Cisco ACI fabric to lay the groundwork for tech innovation.
- December 06, 2016
Arista and Brocade have introduced spine and leaf switches. Arista has focused on performance; Brocade has added network automation and visibility.
- November 11, 2016
Facebook has completed its open source 100 Gb data center pod. The technology for hyperscale data centers includes a second-generation modular switching platform called Backpack.