Inside Extreme Scale Tech|Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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AT&T Looks to Cut Network Storage Costs

AT&T Looks to Cut Network Storage Costs

Big network operators like telecommunications and cable carriers are looking for ways to manage storage costs as ...

‘Wireless-in-Space’ Test Could Help Launch Sensor Nets

‘Wireless-in-Space’ Test Could Help Launch Sensor Nets

Big thinkers with deep pockets like uber-entrepreneur Elon Musk want to bring wireless connectivity to the masses ...

How to Protect Your Aging Network

How to Protect Your Aging Network

The Office of Personnel Management breach was the most recent and public example of the damage aging ...

OpenDaylight Project Releases SDN Upgrade

OpenDaylight Project Releases SDN Upgrade

The OpenDaylight Project designed to accelerate the rollout of software-defined networking announced its third SDN software release ...

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July 6, 2015(1)
Big network operators like telecommunications and cable carriers are looking for ways to manage storage costs as data volumes grow and applications like streaming video begin to dominate datacenter workloads and network bandwidth. With monthly data storage costs running as high as $15,000 per terabyte, AT&T Labs Research said it expects storage requirements to double over the next two ... Full article
July 2, 2015(0)
Big thinkers with deep pockets like uber-entrepreneur Elon Musk want to bring wireless connectivity to the masses by launching satellite Internet constellations. Given technical issues like latency and the need to launch thousands of satellites into low-Earth orbit to overcome those latency problems while still providing sufficient coverage, a space Internet remains a long shot. Still, NASA is increasingly ...
June 29, 2015(0)
The Office of Personnel Management breach was the most recent and public example of the damage aging networks can help deliver to an organization: A lack of standard practices such as encryption, data masking, and redaction that prevents many attacks. While realists (and shareholders) don’t expect IT to rip and replace aging infrastructure, IT can plan and prepare to ...
June 29, 2015(0)
The OpenDaylight Project designed to accelerate the rollout of software-defined networking announced its third SDN software release along with the formation of a 12-member industry advisory group. The project backed by the Linux Foundation said Monday (June 29) its Lithium release for SDN and network functions virtualization (NFV) beefs up security and automation while adding new APIs, six new ...
June 12, 2015(0)
Dell said this week it is partnering with up-and-coming software-defined networking specialist Pluribus Networks to accelerate SDN adoption in the cloud. The partners said Thursday (June 11) they would seek to speed SDN deployment by demonstrating that its value extends beyond disaggregation of hardware and software. Dell also hopes to burnish its reputation for open networking by porting the ...
May 28, 2015(0)
The inexorable shift of chip making to Asia continued this week with the announcement that Singapore-based semiconductor manufacturer Avago Technologies Ltd. will acquire U.S. mainstay Broadcom Corp. in a cash and stock deal valued at $37 billion. Broadcom, Irvine, Calif., a leading communications chipmaker, is a big catch for Avago, which said it plans to rebrand itself as Broadcom ...
May 8, 2015(3)
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: ...
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 ...
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