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Broadcom Sampling Tomahawk II Ethernet Switch with 64 Ports of 100GE

Broadcom Sampling Tomahawk II Ethernet Switch with 64 Ports of 100GE

| October 12, 2016

Broadcom Limited today announced immediate availability of its new family of switches optimized for cloud-scale data centers deploying high density 100G switching solutions. Building on the widely deployed StrataXGS® Tomahawk® and Trident™ switch products, the new StrataXGS Tomahawk II Switch Series is the highest performance Ethernet switch available today, supporting up to 64 ports 100GE or […]

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$37B of Servers, Storage & Switches in 2016

$37B of Servers, Storage & Switches in 2016

| October 5, 2016

According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Cloud IT Infrastructure Forecast, total spending on IT infrastructure products (server, enterprise storage, and Ethernet switches) for deployment in cloud environments will increase by 16.2% in 2016 to $37.4 billion. Public cloud datacenters, at 18.6% annual growth, will account for the majority (62.5%) of this spending. […]

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HPE, Dell, Cisco 1-2-3 in Q2’2016 Cloud Infrastructure

HPE, Dell, Cisco 1-2-3 in Q2’2016 Cloud Infrastructure

| October 4, 2016

According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Cloud IT Infrastructure Tracker, vendor revenue from sales of infrastructure products (server, storage, and Ethernet switch) for cloud IT, including public and private cloud, grew by 14.5% year over year to $7.7 billion in the second quarter of 2016 (2Q16), ahead of renewed hyperscale growth expected […]

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New 2.5/5.0GbE standard offers upgrade for over 70B meters of Cat5e/6 cabling

New 2.5/5.0GbE standard offers upgrade for over 70B meters of Cat5e/6 cabling

| September 29, 2016

The Ethernet Alliance today announced ratification of the IEEE 802.3bz Standard for Ethernet Amendment: Media Access Control Parameters, Physical Layers and Management Parameters for 2.5 Gb/s and 5 Gb/s Operation. Enabling access layer bandwidth to evolve incrementally beyond 1 Gigabit per second (Gb/s), it will help address emerging needs in a variety of settings and applications, including enterprise, […]

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PCI Express Bifurcation in the 100G Era

PCI Express Bifurcation in the 100G Era

| September 28, 2016

By: Sven Olav Lund, Sr. Product Manager, Napatech Over the last few years, the increase in internet bandwidth has caused carriers to invest in equipment that can meet the requirements of the increasing network traffic. The rapid growth in 100G network speeds has led to the deployment of new high-volume network equipment. The first phase […]

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Industry’s First NVM Express Ecosystem Market Report

Industry’s First NVM Express Ecosystem Market Report

| September 20, 2016

Analyst firm G2M announced the availability of the industry’s first NVM Express Ecosystem Market Sizing Report that includes a 5-year forecast (2016-2020) for NVMe-related product segments, industry ecosystem mapping for each segment, and a comprehensive market analysis report. To purchase the report, contact Mike Heumann at (858) 610-9708 or mike.heumann@g2minc.com. Subscribers will receive the NVMe Market Forecast and […]

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Call for Feedback about openATTIC version 2.0.14

Call for Feedback about openATTIC version 2.0.14

| September 15, 2016

Software defined storage using Ceph is a killer app for members of the 2550100 Alliance. New server, networking and storage infrastructure for Ceph clusters incorporates the latest generation of 25, 50 and 100GbE technology to bring more bandwidth for storage traffic as well as lower latency for cluster interconnects. Another technology critical to the continued adoption of Ceph clusters is monitoring and management. SUSE […]

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ODM and Dell Server Revenue Up, Market Down in Q2

ODM and Dell Server Revenue Up, Market Down in Q2

| September 15, 2016

According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Server Tracker, vendor revenue in the worldwide server market declined 0.4% year over year to $13.4 billion in the second quarter of 2016 (2Q16). Overall server market growth has recently slowed in part due to a pause in hyperscale datacenter expansion and is feeling the continued […]

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UNH-IOL First to Offer 25G Ethernet Testing Services

UNH-IOL First to Offer 25G Ethernet Testing Services

| September 13, 2016

The University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL), an independent provider of broad-based testing and standards conformance services for the networking industry, announced today the introduction of the 25 Gigabit (25G) Ethernet Testing Services at its state-of-the-art facility. Currently available to members of the 40 and 100 Gigabit Ethernet Consortium, UNH-IOL’s new services enable vendors […]

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vSphere 6.0 Update 2 Supports 25GbE and 50GbE

vSphere 6.0 Update 2 Supports 25GbE and 50GbE

| September 9, 2016

VMware recently released Update 2 for vSphere 6.0. Update 2 is full of new features for both ESXi and vCenter Server, including ESXi support for 25G and 50G ethernet speeds. Read this VMware vSphere blog for an overview of new features.  

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