- May 10, 2012
At Interop 2012, clear signs emerge that application-aware networking is becoming a reality.
- May 04, 2012
Juniper QFabric, SearchNetworking's Network Innovation Award winner, enables a flat architecture, any-to-any connectivity and management of thousands of ports as one switch.
- March 06, 2012
Cisco has lots of data center network choices. Maybe even too many. Blogger Greg Ferro finds that bypassing the Nexus 7000 and Catalyst 6500 on the network core worked just fine.
- November 28, 2011
Howard Hughes Medical Institute deployed 100 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) out to its wiring closets with Brocade to support 10 GbE endpoints and high-performance computing.
- October 06, 2011
Combined with its core A12500 chassis, HP’s new top-of-rack 5900 switch marks the beginning of a data center fabric vision.
- September 29, 2011
Network monitoring tools aren’t ready for 40 Gigabit Ethernet, but a network monitoring switch will allow you to monitor the faster media with 10 Gigabit Ethernet tools.
- July 22, 2011
At Cisco Live 2011 Las Vegas, Cisco said it will condense business units. That means Nexus and Catalyst switching lines will live in the same unit. Which one will get the R&D cash?
- July 20, 2011
Cisco is pushing the Power over Ethernet standard to 60 watts with Universal PoE. The technology is available in new line cards for the Catalyst 4500.
- July 13, 2011
At Cisco 2011, Cisco played to its core audience, announcing a Catalyst 6500 upgrade that will triple the switch's speed and capacity and beef up security and management.
- July 13, 2011
While 10 Gigbit Ethernet has been available for years, it is still new to many network engineers. We bust the common myths of 10 GbE.
- July 07, 2011
Half of Cisco users will consider buying equipment from less expensive Cisco competitors even though these users believe in Cisco's products, according to a readership poll.
- May 27, 2011
Some question the path to network convergence - is it through FCoE or iSCSI? Either way, preparing the existing infrastructure will be key to a healthy network environment.
- May 09, 2011
At Interop 2011, HP will push new campus core switches and an architecture that takes the enterprise LAN flat, but it will not announce a data center network fabric.
- June 29, 2010
At Cisco Live 2010, the company will tout a converged Cisco data center strategy, telepresence and collaboration, but network engineers want to know why they can't get a hold of a basic firewall. Engineers are demanding Cisco focus on routing, ...
- June 22, 2010
40 and 100 Gigabit Ethernet ratification means that vendors can roll out standardized 40 and 100 GbE switching products with enormous speed, but users are likely to hold off until prices come down and the need for performance is greater.