Data Center Networking
- September 16, 2014
Cavium claims its programmable XPliant Ethernet chip can support new protocols via software updates without adding latency to the data plane.
- August 26, 2014
Dell will resell VMware's NSX network virtualization and offers a network reference architecture for Dell switches, Cumulus Linux and NSX.
- August 11, 2014
By Chuck Moozakis Private equity investment firm M/C Partners has a long pedigree in telecommunications investing. The Boston-based firm, formerly known as Media Communications Partners, has ...
- July 31, 2014
Cisco ACI is now shipping, with starter kits available at $250,000. Network engineers will now measure ACI against VMware NSX and other overlays.
- July 30, 2014
Arista, Google, Microsoft, Broadcom and Mellanox are developing 25 and 50 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) top-of-rack switches. After initial reluctance, the IEEE is considering a standard for 25 GbE, but vendors may be out of luck with 50 GbE.
- July 15, 2014
Arista announced top-of-rack 7280E with 100 GbE uplinks. It also released an optic that allows a migration from 10 to 40 GbE without a fiber upgrade.
- June 27, 2014
The impact of Facebook's Wedge will be seen in the long-term effect it has on the legacy switch market.
- June 27, 2014
Startup Pluribus outsources manufacturing of its top-of-rack switch; it may embrace the bare-metal switch approach.
- June 19, 2014
Facebook revealed a hardware design and software for an internally designed top-of-rack switch. The Facebook switch will be submitted to Open Compute.
- June 13, 2014
The Brocade Vyatta Platform combines Vyatta, OpenDaylight and OpenStack in an NFV software architecture for service providers.
- June 05, 2014
What's the term for when you're just throwing things out there to see what works? Spitballing? I'm just spitballing here. I think Juniper Networks should start selling Junos, the operating system ...
- May 16, 2014
Gartner's Data Center Magic Quadrant highlights the Cisco, VMware SDN battle for data center control -- and the confusion it causes.
- April 10, 2014
Cloud Dynamics builds a multi-data center cloud using the Juniper Contrail SDN software and MetaFabric.
- April 08, 2014
Avaya extends automation and resiliency of VENA Fabric Connect to wiring closet switches, WLAN and endpoints.
- March 31, 2014
Cisco expanded its line of Nexus 9500 chassis for ACI and traditional data center switching. It also added a new Nexus 3100 top-of-rack.