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Hardware still plays an innovative role in software-defined networking

Data centre is leading the SDN charge, but the service provider space is catching up and looking for granular programmability in networking hardware

Are new IETF switching, routing specs needed?

Changes would address spanning tree limitations and load balancing issues for organizations working with multiple ISPs. But Cisco and Juniper say they either do that now or are about to

Data centres drive Ethernet switch market in 2010

The LAN switching market is now steered by four companies. The others are under a lot of pressure

Extreme unveils switching blueprint for virtual data centers

The switch manufacturer is supporting hypervisors from VMware and plans to let its hardware move virtual machine policies across the network. Why Extreme does not plan to move switching functions to the server

HP, 3Com deal not without product overlap headaches

If Hewlett Packard

Enterasys revamps high-end Ethernet switch line

The S series includes four models, ranging from an edge switch to a multi-terabit core router. Total switching capacity exceeds a terabit per second

Cisco rival Brocade goes up for sale

Most likely buyers would be: HP, which could fill out its data centre switching and SAN portfolio with a Brocade acquisition; and Oracle which would emerge a more complete player in the data centre centre arena by purchasing the Cisco rival...

Adtran unveils Layer 3 switches

The NetVanta 1544 supports four 2.5 Gbps uplinks per switch, with one model supporting power over Ethernet. An Infonetics analyst says customers are looking for something that works for a good price

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