A new optical interconnect introduced by Intel Corp., offers high speed and long reach beyond what current fibre technologies are capable of, according to the chipmaker. MXC can carry 25Gbps on each fibre
Fibre Channel, the high-speed data transport protocol for storage area networks (SAN), is under increasing pressure as data centers move toward Ethernet for all data network traffic and SAS for hardware interconnects. By
Juniper's data center announcement next week is expected to include switches based on new silicon that allows them to establish a flat fabric for cloud computing.Sources say Juniper will unveil its Stratus line
Mellanox Technologies announced Monday it is acquiring fellow networking vendor Voltaire for roughly US$218 million. The deal, which is subject to shareholder approval, is expected to close in the first quarter of next
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.-- Blade Network Technologies, the data center switch vendor being acquired by IBM, has unveiled a top-of-rack 10G switch with 40G Ethernet uplinks, making it one of the first vendors to ship
FRAMINGHAM, Mass -- Alcatel-Lucent reawakened its enterprise switching business today with a core switch designed to go up against Cisco System Inc.'s Nexus and Juniper Network's high-end Ethernet box.The company will unveil the OmniSwitch
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 802.1x standard is and why you should care means understanding three separate concepts: PPP, EAP and 802.1x itself.Point-to-Point ProtocolMost people are familiar with PPP - Point-to-Point Protocol.
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- The University of New Hampshire InterOperability Lab (UNH-IOL) has begun testing Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE) products to make sure they work together. "The pre-testing process will allow [vendors] to be