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  • Cisco bolsters branch switches, routers

    Cisco Tuesday announced a doubly powerful Catalyst Ethernet switch, a condensed edge router and a slew of other new and enhanced products designed to help companies extend more powerful networking services to branch offices and beyond.

    Written by Jim Duffy06 Oct. 10 01:07
  • HP replaces its Cisco core

    Staying true to its <a href="https://www.networkworld.com/news/2010/041910-hp-3com-networking.html">word</a>, HP this week said it has replaced Cisco and other "non-HP" networking gear with its own in all six of its worldwide internal data centers.

    Written by Jim Duffy29 Sept. 10 04:12
  • IDC: Virtualization helps boost switch sales

    Ethernet switch revenue grew by 32.7 percent year-over-year during the second quarter, helped by the growing popularity of applications such as virtualization and voice over IP (Internet Protocol), according to IDC's Worldwide Quarterly Enterprise Networks Tracker.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs24 Aug. 10 03:00
  • Time waits for no one: 'leap seconds' may be cut

    Sparking a fresh round of debate over an ongoing issue in time-keeping circles, the International Telecommunications Union is considering eliminating leap seconds from the time scale used by most computer systems, Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

    Written by Joab Jackson24 Aug. 10 05:18
  • Cisco powers up router, switches for smart grids

    Cisco this week is unveiling a switch and a router designed to help utilities construct IP-based infrastructures for power delivery, monitoring and control.

    Written by Jim Duffy25 May 10 22:39
  • Cisco, Juniper, HP drive Ethernet switch market in Q4

    The Ethernet switch market grew almost 20% sequentially during the fourth quarter, with Cisco, HP and Juniper Networks adding almost $600 million in incremental revenues, according to a recent study by Dell'Oro Group.Cisco's share actually declined for the full year, however, and at a quicker pace than the 1% drop in 2008, according to separate research from investment firm UBS.

    Written by Jim Duffy23 Feb. 10 09:39
  • Broadcom buying Dune Networks for cloud switching

    Broadcom has agreed to acquire Dune Networks, a privately held maker of high-speed switch fabrics, for about US$178 million, the companies announced Monday.

    Written by Stephen Lawson02 Dec. 09 08:02
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