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SDN start-up says it is best funded in industry

Pluribus Networks, an SDN start-up developing converged compute, network, storage and virtualization systems, said it raised $50 million in a Series D round of funding led by Temasek, an investment company based in Singapore with a...

Cisco building switch ports to feed faster Wi-Fi

With a standard still far off, the company is rolling out switches with 2.5-Gigabit and 5-Gigabit options

Juniper taps switching chief to run product development

Juniper Networks this week tapped security and switching executive Jonathan Davidson to lead its product development group.

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Why SDN all-stars are heading to Brocade

Why is it that a who’s who of SDN developers is landing at Brocade?

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Will enhanced servers do away with need for switches?

With seemingly everything in IT converging – servers, switching, storage, virtualization – will servers ultimately take on the role of the top-of-rack data center switch?

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Cisco’s greatest hits, 2014 edition

A busy 30th year for the networking kingpin.

In Cisco tiff, Arista taps Gandhi

Compares its legal battle to that of legendary nonviolent civil disobeyer

Suing Arista was always the plan

Cisco didn't want a royalty arrangement; it wanted revenge

Cisco was surprised by Arista statements: Chambers

Cisco CEO John Chambers said the company’s decision to sue data center switch rival Arista Networks now was made after surprising statements Arista made this year.

iWARP update advances RDMA over Ethernet for data center and cloud networks

The iWARP protocol is the IETF standard for RDMA over Ethernet, and offers an alternative to specialized fabrics such as InfiniBand.

Cisco lawsuits aside, Arista forges ahead with EOS

Enhances switch operating system for DevOps as litigation awaits.

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Cisco Catalyst 6500 shops adopting Nexus 9000

All data center customers will have next gen switch by end of 2015; enterprise cores picking it up too

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What happens next in the Cisco suit against Arista?

Although the outcome is uncertain, the case will likely go to trial

Arista fires back at Cisco's suits

Claims company is resorting to same tactics it derided 20 years ago

Cisco seen building momentum in Nexus 9K, ACI

Analyst upbeat after EMEA talks; HP feels the love; IBM stepping in for EMC, VCE

Juniper unbundles switch hardware, software

Juniper Networks this week rolled out a switch based on hardware from the Open Compute Project designed to run its Junos network operating system software, and others.

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Extreme extends SDN products, partners

Extreme Networks this week announced new products and technology partners for its Software Defined Architecture data center product line.

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Industry reacts to Juniper CEO's ouster after just 1 year on the job

Mysterious circumstances around Shaygan Kheradpir's departure has network industry buzzing about Cisco rival Juniper Networks' status

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