Internet2 readies 100G OpenFlow SDN for Big Data

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- Internet2, the high-speed U.S. educational research network, is nearing completion of its OpenFlow-enabled 100G Ethernet software-defined network for testing service delivery of applications for Big Data compilation and research.At this

Published on: July 9th, 2012 Jim Duffy

Brocade promises mixable campus switches

A stackable switch has been just a stackable switch for some time. That’s about to change.Brocade Communications Systems Inc., best known for its data centre networking equipment, said Tuesday it is making a

Published on: March 6th, 2012 Howard Solomon

Brocade’s virtualization strategy: Use everything

FRAMINGHAM (06/06/2011) - VMware Inc.s vSphere vs. Microsoft Corp.'s Hyper-V: It's one of the biggest battles in the enterprise IT world.But experts know there is there is room for both, and perhaps room in

Published on: June 6th, 2011 Jon Brodkin

Brocade adds more detail to private cloud vision

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- For years, Brocade Communications Systems has struggled with its image as a company largely focused on making data centre connectivity to storage area networks.But at a two-day briefing here,

Published on: May 4th, 2011 Howard Solomon

Paving the way for the flat network

All of a sudden, data centre networking has gone from ho-hum to hot. The status quo -- that hierarchical, three-tier network that has dominated the data centre since the late 1990s – is being

Published on: September 13th, 2010 Beth Schultz

Dell to make a play for Brocade?

After losing out to Hewlett Packard Development Co. LP on 3Par Inc., will Dell Inc. now make a play for Brocade Communications Systems Inc.?That's a scenario presented this week from investment firm Oppenheimer & Co.,

Published on: September 7th, 2010 Jim Duffy

Survey sheds light on HP merger with 3Com

With its acquisition of 3Com Corp., Hewlett Packard Development Co. LP has expanded its switch and router offerings but is still not a leader in the core networking space, according to an American

Published on: August 24th, 2010 Greg Meckbach