Articles By Jim Duffy

Cisco upgrades industrial Ethernet switches

Cisco upgrades industrial Ethernet switches

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- Cisco Systems Inc. this week unveiled an updated line of Ethernet switches for industrial environments, such as manufacturing...

April 25th, 2012 Jim Duffy
Dissecting Cisco’s FabricPath technology

Dissecting Cisco’s FabricPath technology

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- Cisco Systems Inc.'s FabricPath data center Ethernet technology is designed to combine traditional, Spanning Tree-based Ethernet with...

March 29th, 2012 Jim Duffy
Extreme Networks takes on BYOD challenge

Extreme Networks takes on BYOD challenge

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- Extreme Networks is rolling out Ethernet switches and a network management application designed to address the BYOD...

March 7th, 2012 Jim Duffy
Cisco bridges Wi-Fi, cellular nets

Cisco bridges Wi-Fi, cellular nets

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- At Mobile World Congress this week Cisco Systems Inc. unveiled equipment designed to provide cellular-like roaming among...

February 28th, 2012 Jim Duffy
Cisco Q4 Ethernet switch revenue up, HP’s down

Cisco Q4 Ethernet switch revenue up, HP’s down

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- Hewlett-Packard Co.'s Ethernet switch revenue dropped 5 per cent in the fourth quarter compared to the same...

February 27th, 2012 Jim Duffy
Cisco fights Microsoft on Skype

Cisco fights Microsoft on Skype

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- Does Cisco Systems Inc. have non-buyer's remorse over the Microsoft/Skype union? Cisco this week appealed the European Commission's approval...

February 16th, 2012 Jim Duffy
New Juniper routers converge the access net

New Juniper routers converge the access net

 RAMINGHAM, Mass. -- Juniper Networks Inc. will soon release access routers designed to provide an on-ramp to service provider networks...

February 7th, 2012 Jim Duffy
Juniper acquires content delivery technology

Juniper acquires content delivery technology

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- Juniper Networks has acquired technology and personnel from BitGravity, the content delivery networking (CDN) subsidiary of Tata Communications.Juniper...

January 23rd, 2012 Jim Duffy
Cisco sending enterprises to the cloud

Cisco sending enterprises to the cloud

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- In an effort to accommodate enterprise users looking to implement private and hybrid clouds, Cisco Systems Inc. will...

January 13th, 2012 Jim Duffy
Startup emerges to push software-defined networking

Startup emerges to push software-defined networking

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -Software-defined networking startup   Embrane Inc. has come out of stealth mode to unveil its product and strategy for...

December 12th, 2011 Jim Duffy