Broadcom this week announced availability of new Ethernet switch silicon optimized for cloud-scale data centers.
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Brocade this week unveiled an SDN controller based on open source code from the OpenDaylight multivendor and community consortium.
Cisco this week said it will acquire privately held Metacloud, an operator of private OpenStack clouds for global enterprises.
Cisco is bringing technology obtained through last year's acquisition of Sourcefire to its firewalls to enable threat-focused security for enterprises.
Brocade this week today announced that it has acquired the network visibility and analytics technology assets from privately held Vistapointe in an all-cash transaction.
The enterprise and data centerSDN market grew 192 per cent in 2013 and is poised to reach $US18 billion by 2018, according to Infonetics Research.
Cisco this week revamped its UCS server line with systems designed to scale form the largest cloud deployment to those with only up to 15 servers.
The impending arrival of 25G will help drive the Layer 2-3 Ethernet switch market to approach $25 billion in 2018, according to Dell'Oro Group.
Cisco this week announced it will soon ship its Application Centric Infrastructure controller and rolled out other extensions across its data center portfolio.
Juniper Networks has divested its mobile security product line, selling the assets to a private equity firm for $250 million.
On the heels of the formation of a vendor consortium to promote the need, the IEEE this week said it will explore standardization of 25Gbps Ethernet.
Big Switch Networks this week is unveiling an SDN controller designed to bring Google-like hyperscale networking to enterprises.
Cisco is adding its APIC Enterprise Module, an enterprise controller for its programmable Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI), to its software development community to ready it for general release.
Cisco has expanded its data center arrangement with Microsoft with a multiyear sales and go-to-market effort for integrated products. The deal builds upon one agreed to 15 months ago, when the two companies combined cloud offerings under their respective Cisco Unified Data Center and Microsoft Fast Track 3.0 architectures.
The Open Networking User Group (ONUG) this week established working groups to address what it sees as the biggest pain points in networking and issued a white paper describing the current challenges and future needs.