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Arista Champions New 100GbE Optical Spec, Files To Go Public

Frustrated by the limitations of the current crop of transceivers that have been approved by the IEEE and adopted by the industry, Arista Networks is teaming up with Intel ...Full Article

Dell Z9500 Switch Pushes 40GbE Density Up, Costs Down

The increasing adoption of 10 Gb/sec Ethernet between servers and out to storage arrays is driving the need for more bandwidth higher up in the aggregation layer of the ...Full Article

Costs Come Down So Equinix Weaves 100GbE Switches Into Datacenters

Everybody wants the fastest network they can get, but speed increases or latency reductions are usually not immediately affordable to all but the extreme cases. It takes time for ...Full Article

PCI Express Switching Takes On Ethernet, InfiniBand

Ethernet, InfiniBand, and the handful of high-speed, low-latency interconnects that have been designed for supercomputers and large shared memory systems are going to soon have a new rival: PCI-Express ...Full Article

Oil Explorer Strikes Black Gold With 20 PB Data Reservoir

The conventional wisdom at large enterprises that deal with truly enormous datasets is that they can't keep it all online. At some point, because of the high cost of ...Full Article

The Math On Big NUMA Versus Clusters

Even if you are not thinking of buying a big Sparc/Solaris server, some new math by Oracle might get you to thinking about shared memory machines as opposed to ...Full Article

Hardware Matters, But Software Also Drives Switch Choices

Breaking into the content caching and delivery market against industry juggernaut Akamai Technologies is about as easy as breaking into the datacenter networking space against Cisco Systems. But, CDN ...Full Article

Dell Bares Switch Metal To Other Network Operating Systems

When you look at a switch, you are looking at the vestiges of a proprietary past that many of the largest companies in the world want to do away ...Full Article

Smoother Waters Ahead For Mellanox After Choppy 2013

The major markets that Mellanox Technologies sells its switch chips, switches, and server adapter cards into are inherently choppy and often driven by very large deals in its sales ...Full Article

Financial, Government Sectors Lift Q4 For Juniper

Intel and IBM may be experiencing weaker-than-expected revenues from the enterprise sector, but switch and router maker Juniper Networks had a nice bump from enterprises and beat Wall Street's ...Full Article
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