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Three wireless media hubs that offer extra storage

For many mobile workers, media hubs offer the ideal solution for dealing with data storage shortage when they run out...

September 13th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

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Intel touts speed, reliability of MXC cable

A new optical interconnect introduced by Intel Corp., offers high speed and long reach beyond what current fibre technologies are...

September 10th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Protocol wars: Can Fibre Channel survive Ethernet’s assault?

Protocol wars: Can Fibre Channel survive Ethernet’s assault?

Fibre Channel, the high-speed data transport protocol for storage area networks (SAN), is under increasing pressure as data centers move...

May 2nd, 2012 Lucas Mearian

Juniper up next with cloud switches

Juniper up next with cloud switches

Juniper's data center announcement next week is expected to include switches based on new silicon that allows them to establish...

February 15th, 2011 Jim Duffy

Mellanox buys Voltaire for $218 million

Mellanox buys Voltaire for $218 million

Mellanox Technologies announced Monday it is acquiring fellow networking vendor Voltaire for roughly US$218 million. The deal, which is subject...

November 29th, 2010 Chris Kanaracus

40 Gig Ethernet switch from Blade Networks

40 Gig Ethernet switch from Blade Networks

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.-- Blade Network Technologies, the data center switch vendor being acquired by IBM, has  unveiled a top-of-rack 10G switch...

October 14th, 2010 Jim Duffy

Beefy Alcatel-Lucent switch targets Cisco, Juniper

Beefy Alcatel-Lucent switch targets Cisco, Juniper

FRAMINGHAM, Mass -- Alcatel-Lucent reawakened its enterprise switching business today with a core switch designed to go up against Cisco System...

October 12th, 2010 Jim Duffy

What you need to know about 802.1x

What you need to know about 802.1x

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 802.1x standard is and why you should care means understanding three separate concepts: PPP,...

August 18th, 2010 Joel Snyder

Energy Efficient Ethernet being put to the test

Energy Efficient Ethernet being put to the test

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- The University of New Hampshire InterOperability Lab (UNH-IOL) has begun testing Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE) products to...

July 12th, 2010 Bob Brown