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August 18, 2020
Fungible, backed with $300 million-plus in funding, launches data processing unit (DPU) chips it will use to build high-performance composable infrastructure storage systems.
December 04, 2019
Networking startups Arrcus, DriveNets and Volta Networks help service providers redefine routing in the data center and at the edge.
September 25, 2019
The new platform, Luxon, provides software control that replaces customized hardware and offers more configuration possibilities with new switch technology.
September 17, 2019
Cisco acquisitions in 2019 and 2018 include three that show the company preparing for when carriers will increase spending to ready networks for next-generation business services.
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The data center interconnect market is poised for significant growth, thanks to a number of factors altering the IT landscape -- including the growing use of cloud services, the massive proliferation of data, the increasing adoption of ... Continue Reading