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Dell Brings Multi-Rate Switching to the Datacenter

Dell Brings Multi-Rate Switching to the Datacenter

Dell rolled out a series of “open networking” switches and platforms for software-defined datacenters this week designed ...

Freescale Targets SDN With Switching Platform

Freescale Targets SDN With Switching Platform

Software-defined networks are getting a nudge from hardware vendors, including chipmakers. With an eye toward advancing SDN ...

Juniper Networks Doubles SRX5800 Firewall Speed

Juniper Networks Doubles SRX5800 Firewall Speed

Juniper Networks today unveiled new hardware for its SRX5800 Services Gateway that doubles the device’s available Internet ...

IoT Drives Asia-Pacific Cybersecurity to $22B by 2020

IoT Drives Asia-Pacific Cybersecurity to $22B by 2020

Spurred by private sector awareness, political turmoil, and cybercrime, Asia-Pacific organizations will spend $22 billion on critical ...

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April 23, 2015(0)
Dell rolled out a series of “open networking” switches and platforms for software-defined datacenters this week designed to widened the data pipe to as much as 100-GbE switching speeds. Dell also announced the addition to IP Infusion Inc., the software-defined networking specialist, to its list of open networking partners. Dell said its Z9100 multi-rate fabric switch platform can be ... Full article
April 22, 2015(0)
Software-defined networks are getting a nudge from hardware vendors, including chipmakers. With an eye toward advancing SDN deployments that are expected to ramp up this year, Freescale Semiconductor introduced a network services switching platform this week that is described as equal parts traditional networking switch and secure white box component. Developed in conjunction with manufacturing partner Adventech, Freescale’s SDN ...
April 15, 2015(0)
Juniper Networks today unveiled new hardware for its SRX5800 Services Gateway that doubles the device’s available Internet Mix (IMIX) firewall throughput to 2 terabits per second (Tbps) and addresses enterprises’ need to manage bandwidth-hungry and unpredictable network environment. Scheduled to ship in the first half of this year, the new hardware includes third-generation input/output cards (IOC3); enhanced mid-plane chassis, ...
April 8, 2015(0)
Spurred by private sector awareness, political turmoil, and cybercrime, Asia-Pacific organizations will spend $22 billion on critical infrastructure technologies by 2020, ABI Research estimates. Spending is expected to increase 17.7 percent between 2014 and 2015, the strongest growth rate globally compared to all other regions, London-based Michela Menting, Digital Security Practice director at ABI Research, told Enterprise Technology. Organizations ...
April 7, 2015(0)
Cisco Systems launched its software-defined networking protocol called OpFlex last year as a counter to OpenFlow, a move that drew a growing list of partners. Among them is Embrane Inc., a Cisco SDN service partner and a “provider of application-centric network services.” As Cisco fleshes out its Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) effort, it announced plans to acquire Embrane, Santa ...
April 6, 2015(0)
Juniper Networks today (April 6) unveiled an application acceleration switch and packet flow accelerator module designed to bring computing performance and customizable logic into the network to accelerate critical business applications for financial institutions relying on real-time data. The QFX5100-AA application acceleration switch and QFX-PFA packet flow accelerator module, to be sold through Juniper’s indirect channel, are based on ...
March 10, 2015(0)
In an attempt to move software-defined networking off the drawing board and into the datacenter, Dell’s networking unit is rolling out a switch interface as a standard API that attempts to abstract software between various network operating systems and silicon residing on a physical switch. Dell Networking’s Switch Abstraction Interface was submitted on Tuesday (March 10) to the Open ...
March 2, 2015(0)
Hewlett-Packard has announced what is expected to be the first of several networking and cloud acquisitions this year, snapping up wireless networking specialist Aruba Networks Inc. in a bid to speed the transition to converged campus networks. HP said Monday (March 2) the equity value of the deal is about $3 billion, including net of cash and debt totaling ...
February 27, 2015(0)
The virtualization technology that has expanded the capacity of datacenters is gradually shifting to telecommunications and other networks via a growing list of cloud approaches that are enabling software-defined solutions like network functions virtualization. Cloud vendors, particularly OpenStack backers, along with networking companies are increasingly joining forces to develop scalable platforms that support network virtualization. Some of those partnerships ...
February 19, 2015(0)
As cloud datacenters expand to handle web-scale workloads, network vendors like Hewlett-Packard and Cisco System are placing more emphasis on the plumbing required to handle cloud and big data workloads. The latest example comes from HP, which announced a line of new open network switches on Feb. 19 targeting web-scale cloud datacenters. The open switches were developed along with ...
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