Infrastructure

Managing the Explosion of IoT and IIoT

July 7, 2019

By Lionel Snell,Editor, NetEvents There has been, and there will continue to be a whole lot of discussion in ITC circles about how to manage the explosion (or should we say tsunami?) of devices that are forming the Internet of Things (IoT). Little wonder, because this particular explosion is barely controlled by the IT industry […]

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“The Network Approaching Platform Three will be Faster, More Scalable, and Easier to Manage”

July 7, 2019

By Lionel Snell,Editor, NetEvents Ksenia Efimova, IDC’s Senior Research Analyst, EMEA Telecoms and Networking discussed Architectural Management Trends and Next Generation Data Centres at a recent EMEA NetEvents in Barcelona.  She set the scene by referring to the “Platform” model. The First Platform is the mainframe computer, the Second Platform is client/server. “According to IDC, […]

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Not just a pretty face: Bloomberg’s award-winning European HQ has a state-of-the-art intent-based network

February 17, 2019
Not just a pretty face: Bloomberg’s award-winning European HQ has a  state-of-the-art intent-based network

In a recent presentation at The Ned (former Midlands Bank) just down the road from Bloomberg’s new European headquarters in the city of London, we learned why Bloomberg chose Apstra over other, better known intent-based networking technology companies.  The occasion was doubly interesting because of Apstra’s reputation as a company to watch, and because the […]

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Versa Named a Visionary in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for WAN Edge Infrastructure

October 26, 2018
Versa Named a Visionary in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for WAN Edge Infrastructure

Versa Networks, innovator of Secure Cloud IP architecture, today announced that Versa has been recognized as a Visionary in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for WAN Edge Infrastructure. As the foundation of Secure Cloud IP, Versa’s FlexVNF WAN-edge software platform is the only solution that delivers fully integrated, automated and programmable enterprise-class security and enterprise-class […]

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Mellanox and Red Hat Deliver Enhanced Performance and Simplicity for NFV Infrastructure and Agile Cloud Data Centers

June 3, 2018
Mellanox and Red Hat Deliver Enhanced Performance and Simplicity for NFV Infrastructure and Agile Cloud Data Centers

Mellanox Technologies, a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end smart interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced that the ConnectX family of Ethernet NICs are supported for OVS-DPDK on Red Hat Enterprise Linux. This enables an open and easy-to-deploy Network Function Virtualization (NFV) and cloud data center solution with 10X performance boost […]

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DustPhotonics Rolls out 400 Gigabit QSFPDD Optical Transceivers

June 3, 2018
DustPhotonics Rolls out 400 Gigabit QSFPDD Optical Transceivers

DustPhotonics, the newest high performance optical transceiver company enabling revolutionary cost-effective optical communications, today formally announces it’s inception to address the exponential demand for more bandwidth at lower cost in cloud, datacenters, HPC and enterprise networks. Headquartered in Modi’in, Israel, with offices in Cupertino, California, DustPhotonics is led by Ben Rubovitch, Chief Executive Officer, Kobi […]

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PCCW Global’s Console Connect combines global IP network

June 3, 2018
PCCW Global’s Console Connect combines global IP network

PCCW Global, the international operating division of HKT, Hong Kong’s premier telecommunications service provider,today announces the public launch of Console Connect, the industry’s first Software-Defined Interconnect platform powered by a leading Tier 1 global IP network available in 150 countries. Console Connect, available immediately to customers all around the world, combines attributes never offered before […]

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Disaggregated WDM Systems Revenue Grew 142 Percent in 1Q18

June 3, 2018
Disaggregated WDM Systems Revenue Grew 142 Percent in 1Q18

According to a recently published report from Dell’Oro Group, the trusted source for market information about the telecommunications, networks, and data center IT industries, disaggregated WDM systems revenue grew 142 percent year-over-year in 1Q18. This high growth was driven by the adoption of disaggregated WDM systems expanding beyond web-scale companies and data center interconnect (DCI). […]

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Apstra Deployed with Dell EMC and OPX by Awnix in Open IaaS Network

June 3, 2018
Apstra Deployed with Dell EMC and OPX by Awnix in Open IaaS Network

Apstra, the pioneer of Intent-Based Networking, announced today that Awnix, a leading provider of cloud services and products, has deployed the first AOS supported deployment of OpenSwitch (OPX) on Dell Z9100-ON switches in a Tier 1 service provider production network. The telecom service provider deployment includes a combined solution as part of a hybrid cloud […]

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Gartner Says India Data Center Infrastructure Hardware Spending on Pace to Reach US$2.7 Billion in 2018

May 18, 2018
Gartner Says India Data Center Infrastructure Hardware Spending on Pace to Reach US$2.7 Billion in 2018

Data center infrastructure hardware enterprise spending in India is on pace to total US$2.7 billion in 2018, a 2.6 percent increase from 2017, according to Gartner, Inc. While hardware spending is set to grow moderately in 2018, enterprise spending on data center infrastructure software will rise to US$3.6 billion in 2018, a 10 percent year-over-year […]

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