Ethernet Switch

Ethernet Switch news, trend analysis and opinion

Data Center SDN growing 65% this year

Driven by switches, ADCs and network security appliances

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Networking pioneer Bob Metcalfe hails Ethernet-as-a-Service effort

The Metro Ethernet Forum this week announced intentions to define parameters for Ethernet network-as-a-service (NaaS), an effort Ethernet inventor Robert Metcalfe hailed as “a new network paradigm.”

Broadcom unveils 25G Ethernet, SDN optimized chip

Cloud-scale switches based on Broadcom Tomahawk should emerge soon from vendors

Arista switches legal team in suit with co-founder

Replaces firm that represented company during IPO; also awards $12.5M to Bechtolsheim

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Ethernet switch market strong in Q2

Data center drives growth as prices drop, but campus and regional specialization factor in too

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Cisco laying off 6,000; Q4 revenue, profit flat in 'tough environment'

Cisco Systems posted fiscal fourth-quarter revenue and earnings that were roughly flat from a year earlier as the company works through what Chairman and CEO John Chambers called “a tough environment.”

Cisco patches traffic snooping flaw in operating systems used by its networking gear

The vulnerability affects the OSPF routing protocol implementation on Cisco networking equipment

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25G driving Ethernet switch market to $25B

It's not here yet but it'll be a big seller when it is, says Dell'Oro

Cisco ready to ship ACI controller

APIC slated to ship later this week; new switches, bundles here too.

25G Ethernet moving fast

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

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...

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

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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

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