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  • Cisco Catalyst 6500 shops adopting Nexus 9000

    SAN JOSE -- By the end of 2015, <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/article/2365282/data-center/3-steps-for-moving-ciscos-catalyst-6500-to-the-nexus-9000.html">all of Cisco's Catalyst 6500 data center customers will have deployed the company's new Nexus 9000 switch</a>.

    Written by Jim Duffy10 Dec. 14 13:16
  • Brocade beefs up campus with SDN, new stackable

    Brocade this week rolled out new and enhanced campus switches designed to better support mobility, social networking and cloud data traffic in the enterprise.

    Written by Jim Duffy05 Nov. 14 00:44
  • 25G driving Ethernet switch market to $25B

    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.

    Written by Jim Duffy31 July 14 22:57
  • IEEE forms 25G Ethernet study group

    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.

    Written by Jim Duffy23 July 14 03:56
  • Cisco mulling membership in Google, Microsoft Ethernet group

    Cisco is considering joining a handful of companies, including Google and Microsoft, that have defined a specification for 25Gbps and 50Gbps Ethernet for data centers requiring greater than 10/40Gbps.

    Written by Jim Duffy09 July 14 06:37
  • HP refreshes enterprise switch line

    HP this week is refreshing its 5400 series switch line with new chassis that features double the switching capacity of its predecessor.

    Written by Jim Duffy25 June 14 23:10
  • Dell adds Big Switch to its SDN mix

    Dell expanded on its open networking initiative this week with a resale arrangement with SDN company Big Switch Networks.

    Written by Jim Duffy25 April 14 02:06
  • Heartbleed Bug hits at heart of many Cisco, Juniper products

    The Heartbleed Bug, a flaw in OpenSSL that would let attackers eavesdrop on Web, e-mail and some VPN communications, is a vulnerability that can be found not just in servers using it but also in network gear from Cisco and Juniper Networks. Both vendors say there's still a lot they are investigating about how Heartbleed impacts their products, and to expect updated advisories on a rolling basis.

    Written by Ellen Messmer11 April 14 09:16
  • Cisco looks at extending OpFlex alternative

    Cisco says it is looking into extending its OpFlex policy protocol, unveiled this week at Interop, to legacy platforms such as the Catalyst 6500.

    Written by Jim Duffy03 April 14 23:57
  • Alcatel-Lucent ups the ante in unified access

    At Interop this week, Alcatel-Lucent updated its wired/wireless unified access portfolio with a new access switch, and SDN and application analytics extensions.

    Written by Jim Duffy02 April 14 02:47