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Is the IoT Really ‘Internet of Sensors’?

Is the IoT Really ‘Internet of Sensors’?

A contrarian view of the conceptual framework known as the Internet to Things asserts that it should ...

Hybrid WAN Startup CloudGenix Raises $25M

Hybrid WAN Startup CloudGenix Raises $25M

Along with most everything else in the datacenter, networks, including hybrid wide-area networks, are increasingly being managed ...

Robbins Succeeds Chambers at Cisco

Robbins Succeeds Chambers at Cisco

Chuck Robbins, a 17-year veteran of Cisco Systems, was named Monday (May 4) to succeed Silicon Valley ...

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 ...

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May 8, 2015(0)
A contrarian view of the conceptual framework known as the Internet to Things asserts that it should really be called the Internet of Sensors. “Companies that embrace the IoS and not the IoT will be the winners in the connected world,” claims the U.K.-based technology and development organization called The Technology Partnership. TTP’s argument in a nutshell is this: ... Full article
May 6, 2015(0)
Along with most everything else in the datacenter, networks, including hybrid wide-area networks, are increasingly being managed by software. That software-defined approach has attracted the attention of investors who this week poured another $25 million into CloudGenix, one of a growing list of software-defined WAN vendors. CloudGenix, Santa Clara, Calif., said Tuesday (May 5) that Bain Capital Ventures led ...
May 4, 2015(0)
Chuck Robbins, a 17-year veteran of Cisco Systems, was named Monday (May 4) to succeed Silicon Valley icon John Chambers as CEO of the global networking giant. Robbins’ ascension to the top post at Cisco comes as the networking giants looks for ways to leverage its installed base of routers, switches and other Internet hardware as the shift to ...
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 ...
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 ...
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