Are new IETF switching, routing specs needed?

Are new IETF switching, routing specs needed?

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. - Two high-profile specifications winding their way through the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) promise to boost data centre switching...

August 9th, 2010 Jim Duffy

Data centres drive Ethernet switch market in 2010

Data centres drive Ethernet switch market in 2010

2010 promises to be an interesting year in the enterprise LAN switching market.With the exception of Avaya Inc., next-generation data...

December 10th, 2009 Jim Duffy

Extreme unveils switching blueprint for virtual data centers

Extreme unveils switching blueprint for virtual data centers

Extreme Networks Inc. has unveiled a blueprint for migrating data centers from the physical world to virtualization, and then ultimately to...

December 4th, 2009 Jim Duffy

HP, 3Com deal not without product overlap headaches

HP, 3Com deal not without product overlap headaches

Hewlett Packard Development Company LP and 3Com Corp. fit remarkably well together when considering the target markets that drove them...

November 13th, 2009 Jim Duffy

Enterasys revamps high-end Ethernet switch line

Enterasys revamps high-end Ethernet switch line

Enterasys Networks Inc. this week is introducing a major upgrade to its Ethernet switch line in an effort to better serve...

October 20th, 2009 Jim Duffy

Cisco rival Brocade goes up for sale

Cisco rival Brocade goes up for sale

Brocade has reportedly put itself up for sale, a development that portends significant consolidation within the data centre IT industry.According...

October 5th, 2009 Jim Duffy

Adtran unveils Layer 3 switches

Adtran unveils Layer 3 switches

Adtran Inc. this week will fill out its switching portfolio with its first Layer 3 gigabit device. The NetVanta 1544...

May 18th, 2009 Jim Duffy

Cisco beta testing blade server

Cisco beta testing blade server

Cisco Systems Inc. is entering the blade server market with its Unified Computing System B-Series, due to ship before July....

March 15th, 2009 Greg Meckbach

The evolving switch

The evolving switch

When the Alberta Auditor General’s office installed new network switches last spring, security concerns and its existing relationship with Juniper...

February 11th, 2009 Grant Buckler