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December 12, 2019
Cisco's Silicon One chip launch demonstrates a willingness to embrace white box routers in the hyperscale data centers of cloud providers.
December 04, 2019
Networking startups Arrcus, DriveNets and Volta Networks help service providers redefine routing in the data center and at the edge.
November 14, 2019
The latest Cisco earnings report indicated a weakening in business confidence as economic uncertainties lowered tech spending by enterprises and other segments.
October 01, 2019
The new AT&T design for open carrier-grade routing covers systems ranging from single line card devices to large hardware clusters. The design taps Broadcom's Jericho2 chip.
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