Aruba sets its sights on the Catalyst 6500 with its new core switch, the Aruba 8400.
Yet another company enters the data center Ethernet market.
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Uila is all about root cause analysis of performance issues in complex infrastructure stacks. They’ve added user experience tracking to the platform.
Cumulus Networks is launching NetQ, a network telemetry application to provide system-wide visibility into network state, validate configuration changes, and help troubleshoot problems.
Extreme Networks will move forward with its $100 million acquisition of Avaya’s networking business after receiving approval from a U.S. bankruptcy court.
Tempered Networks takes a unique approach to network security and policy enforcement with an identity-based fabric to control device connectivity.
Pluribus Networks gets back on my radar with an announcement about its Adaptive Cloud Fabric, a network virtualization approach for the data center that uses a distributed, controllerless architecture.
Savvius is launching a new model of its Insight packet capture devices. These tabletop appliances are designed for branch and small office locations and can capture packets at up to 1Gbps.
The Linux Foundation has taken yet another open source networking project under its wing. The latest addition is called the Streaming Network Analytics System, or SNAS, which is software for building a collector to capture BGP telemetry.
Corsa Technology has announced GigaFilter, a new feature for its DDoS mitigation appliance that lets network operators filter connections that come from blacklisted IPv4 source addresses.
Zentera’s Cloud Over IP uses SSL to connect workloads securely, no matter where they are hosted. A central controller and agent combo delivers policy.
Brief Ethan Banks, co-founder of Packet Pushers and co-host of the Datanauts podcast, at the OpenStack Summit Boston 2017.
Avaya has announced two new products, Pivot and Arc, that enable virtualized networking functions (VNFs) for campus and edge computing environments.
SUSE has launched a public beta of a Container as a Service platform that includes a container OS (MicroOS), configuration tools, and Kubernetes. The platform is intended to make it easier to develop and run container applications at scale.
On April 24, 2017, Data Expedition announced CloudDat, aimed at organizations needing to move data into and out of the public cloud.
Corvil has announced a new product, called Sensor, to extend the reach of its wire data analytics platform into virtualized data centers and the public cloud.
There’s a new open-source router on the loose called the Free Range Router (FRR). This fork of the Quagga router has backers including Cumulus Networks and Big Switch Networks.
DPDK, an open source effort to accelerate CPU packet processing, has become an official project within the Linux Foundation.
OPNFV, which tests the integration of open source networking components and creates reference designs, announced Danube, its latest release. OPNFV is a Linux Foundation project.
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.
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.
Innovium, a startup that’s designing a programmable chip for data center switches, has announced Teralynx, a 12.8Tbps switch chip.