Inside Extreme Scale Tech|Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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HP Acquires Aruba Networks

HP Acquires Aruba Networks

Hewlett-Packard has announced what is expected to be the first of several networking and cloud acquisitions this ...

OpenStack Collaboration Grows Around Network Virtualization

OpenStack Collaboration Grows Around Network Virtualization

The virtualization technology that has expanded the capacity of datacenters is gradually shifting to telecommunications and other ...

HP Targets Web-Scale Datacenters With New Switches

HP Targets Web-Scale Datacenters With New Switches

As cloud datacenters expand to handle web-scale workloads, network vendors like Hewlett-Packard and Cisco System are placing ...

Fujitsu, BT Team on IP Address Management

Fujitsu, BT Team on IP Address Management

Fujitsu is rolling out an IP address management service as part of a deal with British carrier ...

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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 ... Full article
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 ...
February 13, 2015(0)
Fujitsu is rolling out an IP address management service as part of a deal with British carrier BT aimed at corralling the proliferation of addresses needed for ubiquitous mobile devices connecting to IP-based networks. The partners said Thursday (February 12) the new “IP Address Management-as-a-Service” offering combines BT’s Diamond IP service with Fujitsu’s Trust Public S5 platform integrated into ...
February 7, 2015(0)
Cisco Systems said it is extending its Nexus 9000 series network switch platform to support a standard network overlay protocol. The move also complements Cisco’s Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) initiative. The networking giant said Friday (Feb. 6) it is extending its software defined networking technology to support the industry standard BGP EVPN protocol (Border Gateway Protocol – Ethernet Virtual ...
January 23, 2015(0)
Applications networking specialist A10 Networks said it has integrated its application delivery controller into Cisco System’s Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) fabric, enabling the partners to offer application and security services on the year-old Cisco platform. San Jose-based A10 Networks joins a growing list of ACI ecosystems partners since Cisco unveiled its version of an application-driven software-defined network last year. ...
December 12, 2014(0)
Cisco Systems marked its 30th anniversary this week by doubling down on the networking segment of the emerging Internet of Everything, promoting what it calls “connected analytics” that would push that data capability along with the necessary processing power to the network edge. The push also is intended to flesh out Cisco’s IoE strategy as it seeks to differentiate ...
November 18, 2014(0)
Crunching data is not as big of a problem as moving it around so it can be crunched. The PCI-Express bus that links CPU processors to peripheral accelerators has run out of gas, and that is why Nvidia has cooked up the NVLink point-to-point interconnect for its future Tesla GPU coprocessors. The NVLink technology is still under development, but ...
November 18, 2014(0)
Every now and again, the hyperscale datacenter operators tell the world about some new tricks they have come up with to solve a particular set of pesky problems, and then the IT industry takes notice and eventually, if the idea is a good one, it sticks. So it is with the new network design that social media giant Facebook ...
November 17, 2014(0)
Intel has some impressive networking assets that it has acquired in the past several years, and the company has made no secret that it wants its chips to be used in switches and network adapters and the silicon photonics networks that will eventually be used to lash machines to each other. The first fruition of Intel’s networking efforts, now ...
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