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Application explosion prompts Ethernet switch growth
APAC is leading the charge in Ethernet switch and enterprise and service provider router growth. But which vendors are on the up and which are sliding
IDC: Writing on the wall for Aussie enterprise Ethernet market?
With a 21 percent year-on-year decline, IDC reports the first quarter of 2017 was in fact the worst downturn in some time.
Cavium & China Unicom announce trials of M-CORD NFV/5G platforms in China
Along with China Unicom, Cavium announced the launch of a targeted program for testing 5G target use cases on M-CORD SDN/NFV platform.
The IoT age: In the race to evolve, can you keep up?
Today's digital world is demanding. And for those business that want to get ahead, the pressure is on now more than ever.
Ricoh cuts out complexity in Japan data center
Digital imaging giant Ricoh transitioned to an Ethernet fabric network in its Japan data center and Brocade’s infrastructure is the foundation.
Mellanox teams with machine learning firm to advance speech technology
Mellanox is now the chosen provider of Ethernet solutions for next-generation machine learning center iFLYTEK.
Nokia tech to power FiberStar ethernet infrastructure in Bali & Java
"FiberStar partnered with Nokia because we have the same passion to accelerate national development & improve the quality of life for Indonesians."
The hyper-connected world, change & automation at MEF16
"But our work is never going to be done as we continue to adapt to these changes."
Healthy growth posted for India's networking market
“Network is expected to be the next disruptor and the avenue for innovations."
Molex launches high-speed I/O cabling to speed up data centers
Molex is bringing better technology and storage solutions to the data center market, making sure that networking solutions offer cutting-edge tech.
Cisco dominates branded data center Ethernet switch spend
Cisco accounts for over half of all branded data center Ethernet switch spend, while Huawei and Arista enjoy strongest vendor revenue growth 1H16.
Slight growth for global Ethernet switch and router market
"Vendors will need to continue to monitor shifting market dynamics as enterprises and service providers make plans to accommodate DX."
New Inventec data center switch accepted by Open Compute Project
ventec has launched a new 100GbE data center switch, with the Ethernet switch design formally accepted by the Open Compute Project.
Ixia drives deployment and adoption of new Ethernet speeds
Ixia has developed and released the world’s first validation solutions for many Ethernet technologies such as 100, 40, 25 and now 50-Gigabit Ethernet.
Huawei achieves high-speed connection milestone
"Huawei's achievement demonstrates its ability to deliver higher bandwidth and network capacity to meet the growing demand for dynamic services."
Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise launches new Ethernet switch range to help SMBs
A new series of Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise Gigabit Ethernet switches have been designed to help SMBs adapt to new communications and technology.
Cisco holds onto market share as ethernet market continues to rebound
"Falling switch port prices have a flattening effect on overall market growth, even as demand for switches increases."
CityLink upgrades Auckland offerings; Wellington upgrade underway
CItyLink has upgraded its Auckland ethernet services, providing greater access to gigabit speeds, with a Wellington upgrade now underway.
Faster internet and cost savings with Auckland Peering Exchange
When a CDN connects to a Peering Exchange, all the ISPs and other clients in the Peering Exchange can exchange traffic directly with the CDN, resulting in substantial savings on transit costs for both the Peering Exchange participants and the CDN.
How to define “best practice” in a quickly evolving cloud ecosystem
Radical challenges encourage radical solutions, and the CloudEthernet Forum (CEF) has decided to develop standards in a way that is very different from the traditional standards body approach.
Future-proofing network infrastructure with all-Ethernet fabric architectures...
Several technology inflection points are changing fundamentally the way data centre networks are architected, deployed and operated, for storage and public or private cloud.
Fabric Networking: The largest tech revolution
Ethernet celebrated its 40th birthday in 2013. Ethernet today works hard to connect data centre networks, PCs, laptops, tablets, smartphones, the smart grid, smart meters, personal medical devices, and even connected cars.
A cloud fit for finance
As a business model, the cloud’s massive resources and ubiquity offers unbeatable value – but it has evolved as a general-purpose solution, and not one geared to the very special demands of financial services.
From phones to data centres... Is Ethernet still going places?
Over the past 40 years, Ethernet has become the quintessential and standard network solution for an increasingly diverse array of applications, be it wired or wireless, enterprise or telecom networks.