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IEEE forms 25G Ethernet study group

The standards organization has formed an 802.3 25G Ethernet study group to consider market opportunities and requirements for a single-lane 25G Ethernet speed for server interconnects. The formation of the study group follows...

25G Ethernet moving fast

Could be No. 2 data center server access port in next 5 years

Vulnerability exposes some Cisco home wireless devices to hacking

Specially crafted HTTP requests could trigger remote code execution on the affected devices, Cisco said

Arista targets Big Data, IP storage with 100G leaf switches

Also, extensions to its switch operating system lets users deploy 40G Ethernet over single or multimode fiber.

Cisco mulling membership in Google, Microsoft Ethernet group

25 Gigabit Ethernet Consortium formed with Arista, Broadcom and Mellanox for faster development of lower cost/gigabit data center links.

HP doubles enterprise switch capacity; calls revamped 5400R a Cisco Catalyst 4500 'killer'

5400R feature twice the switching capacity of predecessor thanks to new ASIC.

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3 steps for moving Cisco's Catalyst 6500 to the Nexus 9000

Cisco is anxious for data center switching customers to move to its new line and is recommending how


Facebook reveals a homegrown SDN data-center switch

The company wants to open up the platform for development and use by others

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Juniper hones product development for cloud, intelligent networks

EVP Rahim says melding platform and software groups will better align products for end-to-end implementation

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Chambers to retire this fall?

Report cites people familiar with chatter inside Cisco

Cisco Q1 slump drops Ethernet switch market

Solid results by competitors couldn't offset leader's 7% decline, market's 15% fall

SDN seen slowing spending on routers, switches

Market research and analysis firms note 'hesitation' due to network transformation

Avaya's simple plan

Company struggling for Ethernet switch relevancy cutting through layers of complexity from recent advancements like SDN, etc., with its Shortest Path Bridging fabric

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HP clarifies views on OpenDaylight, open source

It was HP Networking's Senior Vice President Bethany Mayer who said seven months ago that she couldn't see why anyone would use an OpenDaylight controller in their SDN. But it was also Bethany Mayer, now senior vice president and...


TCO of Cisco ACI 3X better than VMware NSX

Cisco's Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) response to the software-defined networking trend could provide a 3X TCO advantage relative to VMware's NSX network virtualization platform, even when NSX is implemented on a white...


Cisco offers an ACI migration path

Cisco this week extended its Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) programmable networking product line with new switches, integration with UCS Director, and migration tools for existing Nexus infrastructure.Cisco says over 70...

Cisco, EMC joint venture charts growth

The VCE converged infrastructure joint venture between EMC and Cisco said this week it surpassed its goal of generating $1 billion in sales in 2013. VCE also said it is on a $1.8 billion annualized demand run rate coming out of...

Juniper's corporate strategy chief departs

Juniper Networks has lost another top executive: Luis Avila-Marco is now the former EVP of Strategy & Corporate Development at Juniper, having left the company two weeks ago to spend more time with family in the Atlanta...

Deploying 802.11ac: Notes from the Field

We just wrapped up the first four stops on the Wireless Infrastructure 2014 tour, just a few of the hundreds of events, by the way, that Network World produces every year. We've been concluding each of these with a workshop segment,...

Patent company trolls four

As Arista Networks grapples with its co-founder's lawsuit, the company and three other networking vendors are fending off litigation filed last week by a patent company. Net Navigation Systems LLC, a three-year-old limited...

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