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Heartbleed Bug hits at heart of many Cisco, Juniper products
The Heartbleed Bug, a flaw in OpenSSL that would let attackers eavesdrop on Web, e-mail and some VPN communications, is a vulnerability that can be...
Cisco looks at extending OpFlex
Cisco says it is looking into extending its OpFlex policy protocol, unveiled this week at Interop, to legacy platforms such as the Catalyst 6500.
Cisco looks at extending OpFlex alternative to
Cisco says it is looking into extending its OpFlex policy protocol, unveiled this week at Interop, to legacy platforms such as the Catalyst 6500.
Alcatel-Lucent ups the ante in unified access
At Interop this week, Alcatel-Lucent updated its wired/wireless unified access portfolio with a new access switch, and SDN and application analytics...
Extreme binds Enterasys gear tighter to its own
Extreme Networks has unveiled a software architecture for building SDNs and enabling interoperability between its technology and that of recent...
HP bucks up unified access line to better battle Cisco, others
HP this week at the annual Interop Las Vegas conference is rolling out extensions to its unified access wired/wireless product portfolio designed to...
Arista bulks up on 100G
Arista Networks today announced two new 100G Ethernet modules for its spine/core switch that provide more connectivity options for users.
5 free Ethernet tools you should check out
Nothing in life is free – except some tools to help you manage and improve the performance of your Ethernet networks. Here are five we found to do...
Dell unveils fabric switch, SDN controller
Dell this week rolled out products designed to help customers build and scale cloud environments.
New Cisco switches take aim at big data centers, data applications
Cisco this week is unveiling two new configurations of its recently-launched Nexus 9000 switches, a new 40G Nexus switch. In addition, Cisco is...
Cisco patches vulnerabilities in small business routers and wireless LAN controllers
Cisco Systems released new firmware versions for some of its small business routers and wireless LAN controllers in order to address vulnerabilities...
Cisco execs address defective memory component issues with routers, switches
Cisco executives in a roundtable session with reporters this week addressed the industry’s memory component degradation issue in products developed...
Cisco revamps enterprise product pricing
In an effort simplify enterprise customer procurements, Cisco is implementing a licensing model for data center, WAN and access product purchases.
Cisco revamps enterprise product pricing
SAN JOSE -- In an effort simplify enterprise customer procurements, Cisco is implementing a licensing model for data center, WAN and access product...
Broadcom hopes to help OpenFlow take off with new chip integration
Chip maker Broadcom has announced a new specification along with software and APIs to improve the performance of OpenFlow switches and to make it...
7 highlights from Ethernet inventor Bob Metcalfe's Reddit AMA
Father of Ethernet Bob Metcalfe bravely dove back into the Reddit Ask Me Anything pool on Wednesday, deftly fielding questions from the masses about...
SDN start-up ships server-switch product
SDN start-up Pluribus Networks said this week its server-switch and network hypervisor product line is generally available.
Dell to bundle Cumulus Linux network OS
Dell this week said it would resell start-up Cumulus Networks' Linux operating system in an effort to broaden the appeal of its fixed-configuration...
University of Florida gets 100Gbps link to Internet2, upgrades campus research net to 200Gbps
The University of Florida is just putting the wraps on a remarkable year of IT upgrades. The school, which has a 2,000-acre campus and more than 900...
Cisco buys mobile collaboration company
Cisco this week acquired Collaborate.com, a Boston-based developer of mobile collaboration applications.