New Cdn strategy for low-profile networking company

Allied Telesis Inc. has been quietly selling its routers and switches in this country for some time without making much noise. It has decided to stop being so modest. “We unfortunately neglected the Canadian

Published on: September 30th, 2010 Howard Solomon

IBM to buy data centre switching specialist

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- IBM Corp. is buying privately held data center switching company Blade Network Technologies Inc. to expand its data center portfolio into networking and heighten competition with rivals. Financial terms of

Published on: September 28th, 2010 Jim Duffy

IBM to resell Brocade

Brocade has extended an OEM relationship with IBM to include its recently acquired Foundry switches in a deal that appears to be in retaliation for Cisco's recent entry into the blade server market.

Published on: April 27th, 2009 Jim Duffy

IP router sales outdistance Ethernet cousins

Twice as much money is being made throughout the world from Internet Protocol (IP) router sales as from sales of Ethernet multiservice switches, according to market research firm RHK Inc. That gap could

Published on: November 29th, 2004 Greg Enright

PoE spec has global appeal

The idea behind the IEEE's Power over Ethernet (PoE) standard, which delivers in-line power to networked devices over unshielded twisted-pair cabling, isn't new. IP telephony system vendors stole a page from the PBX

Published on: February 26th, 2004 Robert L. Mitchell

Dell to simplify switch management

Dell Inc. on Monday announced it is aiming to make life easier for administrators managing large networks of its LAN gear.Dell OpenManage Network Manager software, available to Dell networking customers as a free

Published on: September 2nd, 2003 Stephen Lawson

Switching strategies in the new year

San Jose, Calif.-based Cisco Systems ended the year with a slew of product announcements, and although later to market than some other vendors, the company's strategy may pay off in the long run,

Published on: January 24th, 2002 Albert Leonardo