Articles By David Newman

Review of Arista’s 10G switch: Fast and flexible

Review of Arista’s 10G switch: Fast and flexible

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- Packing 384 10G Ethernet ports into an 11-rack-unit form factor is only the beginning for Arista Networks'...

March 26th, 2012 David Newman
Force10’s top edge switch tested

Force10’s top edge switch tested

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- High port density, high throughput, and very low latency are bedrock requirements in the data centre, and...

March 21st, 2011 David Newman
Product test: Cisco’s FabricPath technology

Product test: Cisco’s FabricPath technology

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- Cisco Systems Inc. has three words for network architects looking to grow their data centres: Faster. Flatter. Simpler. The...

October 25th, 2010 David Newman
SIDEBAR: How FabricPath was tested

SIDEBAR: How FabricPath was tested

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. - To evaluate Cisco System Inc.'s FabricPath technology, Network World U.S. performed tests in five areas: with 16 redundant...

October 25th, 2010 David Newman
Cisco goes green with Catalyst 3750-X

Cisco goes green with Catalyst 3750-X

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. - Buy less equipment, use less power: That's a proposition network managers can get behind, and it's what...

July 26th, 2010 David Newman
Easier said than done

Easier said than done

In early April, in a drafty warehouse in Belmont, Calif., dozens of network engineers attempted to piece together hundreds of...

May 6th, 2008 David Newman
Strategies for scaling and securing VoIP

Strategies for scaling and securing VoIP

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEVoice over IP (VoIP) vendors say they deliver scalability and security. And InteropLabs (iLabs) testing mostly proved...

May 17th, 2007 David Newman
Review: Adtran serves up newest low-cost router

Review: Adtran serves up newest low-cost router

As long as Cisco Systems Inc. leads the router market, competitors will continue to come up with differentiators. With Adtran...

November 25th, 2004 David Newman
Let’s hear it for latency

Let’s hear it for latency

Let me be the first to admit test labs have gotten something very basic very wrong: We put too much...

March 17th, 2003 David Newman
Pandora

Pandora

From "data" to "knowledge" - my, how the buzz words fly. Yet there are important concepts, and even more important...

October 31st, 2002 David Newman