NextOp Software Debuts With Focus On Assertion-Based Verification
NextOp Software, Inc. formally introduced itself today as a functional verification provider focused on delivering Assertion-Based Verification solutions that leverage design and testbench information to uncover bugs, expose coverage holes and increase verification observability. NextOp also announced today its flagship assertion synthesis product BugScope, after four years of development of key technologies and successful work with several customers.
Infoblox Acquires Netcordia
Infoblox is expanding into a new market segment, buying network systems management software Netcordia for an undisclosed sum.
Infoblox Acquires Netcordia, But To What End?
Infoblox has acquired Netcordia for an undisclosed sum, but what could come of the acquisition is a question mark. The two companies claim to have no meaningful overlap in product lines or functions. Infoblox sells an IP Address Management (IPAM) product while Netcordia sells network and systems management software. The goal, according to both companies, is automated network and systems management, but the use-cases are not particularly obvious. Regardless, the acquisition does put Infoblox into
D-Link Wants To Run With The Enterprise
In an attempt to compete more strongly with enterprise networking and storage vendors, D-Link Systems Inc. -- typically thought of as a consumer company -- used Interop to position itself in the enterprise space. This was a surprise to users who already see them there. "We've been in business products for some time, but Interop has been our coming-out party," explains Joe Melfi, associate director of business solutions marketing for the Fountain Valley, Calif., company.
Amazon Virtual Private Cloud Launches In The EU Region
mazon Web Services LLC, an Amazon.com company, today announced that it has launched Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC) in the European Union (EU). Amazon VPC is a secure and seamless bridge between a company's existing IT infrastructure and the AWS cloud. Amazon VPC enables enterprises to connect their existing infrastructure to a set of isolated AWS compute resources via a Virtual Private Network (VPN) connection, and to extend their existing management capabilities such as security serv
Blue Coat Interop Survey Reveals Broad Adoption Of Virtualization In Branch Offices
Blue Coat Systems, Inc., the technology leader in Application Delivery Networking, today released the results from a survey focused on the adoption of and user preferences for virtualization in the branch office. Commissioned by Blue Coat, the survey was randomly conducted at Interop 2010 in Las Vegas with in-person questionnaires to over 150 IT and networking professionals. The survey results revealed that virtualization is already in use in branch offices in addition to what is being used in d
SonicWALL Brings Web Application Firewall Service To SMB Market
SonicWALL, Inc., a leading secure network infrastructure company, today announced its SonicWALL SSL VPN 4.0 firmware release, bringing key new features to small- to mid-sized businesses (SMBs), including Web Application Firewall, Virtual Assist and simplified unified policy.
Cisco Boosts Web-based Usage Reporting, Adds E-mail DLP, Encryption Service
Cisco Systems is enhancing its hosted security services with extensive business intelligence reporting for Internet usage and email DLP/encryption. The Web reporting piece, Web Intelligence Reporting (WIRe), upgrades the existing Web security and Web filtering services from ScanSafe, which was acquired by Cisco in October 2009.
Broadcom Unveils World's First Converged NIC With iSCSI Offload On 10GBASE-T
Broadcom is the de facto standard for 1Gb and 10Gb iSCSI host bus adapter (HBA) offload with shipments expected to exceed one million ports in 2010. This week the company made the 957711 dual-port network interface card (NIC), the world's first 10Gb converged NIC with iSCSI HBA offload to preserve server processor resources available to OEMs, and a 10GBASE-T physical interface for connection with low-cost RJ45 connectors and existing copper cabling. This is an important milestone in the developm