Extreme Networks has announced that it’s spending $55 million to buy Brocade’s data center business. This acquisition comes just weeks after Extreme announced a $100 million bid for Avaya’s network assets.
Brocade has launched a new entry-level Fibre Channel switch family, the G610. Models include 8, 16, and 24-port configurations at 16Gbps out of the box. Customers can upgrade to 32Gbps optics.
Silver Peak is releasing new features for its Unity EdgeConnect SD-WAN product, including support for BGP protocols and a stateful firewall.
A Senate vote to repeal privacy protections removes a hurdle for ISPs that want to pimp out their customers.
AppNeta has launched a new service, AppNeta Performance Manager, to monitor application and network performance from data centers and branch/remote offices. The service combines app identification, network monitoring, and synthetic transactions.