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August 08, 2018
The Arista-Cisco agreement includes Arista paying $400 million to end their patent infringement dispute. The companies also agreed to a lawsuit moratorium on existing products.
July 03, 2018
Vodafone said it has finished successfully testing the open source Facebook Voyager transponder on a live network in Spain.
June 15, 2018
Juniper unveils the Penta chipset for carrier's 5G infrastructure. The packet-forwarding chip features higher speeds and low power consumption.
June 06, 2018
Arista has launched its first switches with the Barefoot Tofino programmable chip. The latest hardware is designed to replace some network appliances and routers.
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