Dell is bundling its line of PowerEdge servers with Linux and Oracle 9I. Customers will be able to use Dell as single point of contact for the package. There is more in this round up of news and company announcements.
Dell bundles PowerEdge serversComputer maker Dell, Houston, Texas, is certifying its line of PowerEdge servers for the Red Hat Linux Advanced Server operating system as well as the Oracle9i Database. Dell plans to offer the certified configurations within the next two months. This will allow network managers to choose Dell as their single point of contact for all their Dell-Oracle configurations with the same level of service that Oracle offers, it said.
Juniper updates cable modem termination systemNetwork equipment provider Juniper Networks, Sunnyvale, Calif., is improving its G10 cable modem termination system (CMTS) to support voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) services. The enhanced CMTS will allow cable operators to deliver advanced Internet Protocol services including VoIP through two-way cable plants. This improvement will allow interoperability with call management servers, media gateways, billing and provisioning systems, as well as multimedia terminal adapters, the company said.
Cisco readies line cards
Networking hardware provider Cisco Systems, San Jose, Calif., has created two new 10Gbps line cards for its 12000 Series Internet Routers. The new Ethernet line card is designed to cost effectively scale service provider Ethernet infrastructures. The new dynamic packet transport/resilient packet ring (DPT/RPR) line card is the first of its type in the industry. These two new cards will allow greater versatility and flexibility for the Cisco 12000 Series routers, the company said.
Alacatel offering new signaling server products
French telecommunications equipment maker Alacatel is producing a new signaling server family. The Acaltel 5070 Signaling Server family promises to be a powerful and compact system combining Signaling Transfer Point functions with advanced routing functions. The servers will provide communication network managers with a platform that enables them to expand service offerings while addressing the need for next generation network migration.Kurt Ringleben, News Writer