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NHR End Of Life Alert, April 2014

April 13, 2014 11:28 PM
Don't let network hardware maintenance issues take you by surprise. Find out which Cisco routing and switching products are retiring this month.

Huawei Backs Out Of US Switch Market

December 04, 2013 02:04 PM
Chinese switch maker Huawei calls it quits in the US market, again, amid cyber espionage and conspiracy concerns.

The 802.11ac Paradox

May 28, 2013 03:40 PM
What will it take to reap the benefits of 802.11ac, the next generation of wireless networking? A whole lot of wire, and a whole lot of hardware.

Arista 7500E Switch Puts Up Big, Big Numbers

May 01, 2013 11:30 AM
Arista Networks’ 7500E makes switches exciting again. New line cards support 10, 40 and 100GbE mix-and-match ports and offer outstanding port density. Arista’s per-port pricing is also compelling.

Inside the Cisco Nexus 6004 Switch

April 24, 2013 12:33 PM
The Nexus 6004 is a 10-Gpbs/40-Gbps data center switch. While a bit of a power hog vs. competitors’ boxes, it promises line rate forwarding on all ports, with 1-microsecond latency. I look at the architecture that makes this possible.

How To Configure Cisco Nexus 5500 Port Profiles

March 19, 2013 11:25 AM
Cisco Nexus 5500 port profiles let network engineers apply multiple port configurations with a single command. Port profiles can reduce errors and enforce standard configurations. We show you how with sample code.

Cisco Nexus 6000: First Impressions

February 01, 2013 04:18 PM
I got a sneak peek of the Cisco Nexus 6000 switch series at Cisco Live. It's packed with 40-GbE ports, multicast support and solid core Ethernet capabilities that will translate into speed, simplicity and scale. The Nexus 6000 means Cisco finally "gets" cloud networking.

How to Set Up Cisco Nexus Fabric Extender

January 28, 2013 02:57 PM
Cisco Nexus Fabric Extenders (FEXs) provide ToR connectivity for Nexus 5000 and 7000 series switches. This 9-step plan shows you how to bring a FEX online, and includes configuration tips and code examples.

SDN Is Business, OpenFlow Is Technology

November 15, 2012 06:14 PM
Software-defined networking (SDN) and OpenFlow aren’t the same thing. We’ll clarify the technical differences and discuss a more important distinction: SDN emphasizes applications that drive network usability and business requirements, while OpenFlow is a technology to link an SDN controller and network devices.

Brocade Announces VDX 8770: Big, Fast and Fabric

September 12, 2012 10:07 AM
The VDX 8770 is available in a 4- or 8-slot chassis switch that has a backplane, is designed to handle at least 4 Tbs per slot, and offers a new feature called Multi-Gateway L3 Forwarding. Learn more about the latest from Brocade.

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