- July 20, 2018
Startup Arrcus has launched a scalable network operating system aimed at all switching tasks in the leaf-spine network. The new ArcOS is a NOS alternative to Cisco and Juniper.
- June 28, 2018
Juniper has added to the EX series a core aggregation switch for companies that need less scale than the EX9000. The compact EX4650 campus switch supports the EVPN and VXLAN protocols
- March 16, 2018
Ethernet bandwidth costs in data center switches fell to a six-year low in 2017. Crehan Research reported cloud provider demand for speed was behind the drop.
- October 30, 2017
The global Ethernet switch market grows, according to IHS Markit, while ThousandEyes focuses on device health and network visibility. Riverbed and Teneo team up on new service.
- October 03, 2017
Apstra has introduced the second iteration of its network operating system. The latest version of AOS extends network automation to Layer 2 networks running legacy software.
- April 19, 2017
Avaya has introduced a platform for taking virtualized network functions to campus networks. New products include an operating system and orchestration engine.
- 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 ...
- January 23, 2017
The IT infrastructure market grows by 8%, while HPE acquires SimpliVity and Barefoot Networks strikes a chip deal with vendors.
- January 19, 2017
Research finds shipments of 25 GbE and 100 GbE switches are outpacing 10/40 GbE hardware, as companies find more value in the higher-bandwidth gear.
- January 13, 2017
Dell is pitching the open networking features of its new campus switches. The hardware's ability to run any of several network operation systems is a market differentiator.
- December 20, 2016
This week, bloggers discuss the debate between modern Ethernet standards, compare network management to landlords and examine 2017 cybersecurity threats.
- September 29, 2016
The latest IEEE Ethernet standard gets more life out of CAT5e and CAT6 cables by raising bandwidth from 1 Gbps to as much as 5 Gbps.
- July 28, 2016
The cost of Ethernet networking will fall to a fifth of the current level in four years, a research firm said. At the same time, bandwidth usage will soar.
- June 21, 2016
Pica8 introduces open switching OS for 25/50/100 GbE. The use of higher throughput switching is growing in mega data centers.
- May 20, 2016
Cisco sales last quarter revealed weakness in its switching and router business, as revenue from software subscriptions and cloud-based services increased.