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VMware Announces V6.0 of its platform. requires 10GbE for HA and vMotion. Should drive some market growth in 10GbE switching.
In a world of pointless metrics and “misguided incentives”, Google had its biggest quarter for data centre spending ever. Measuring corporate success by its data centre spending is like measuring value of Enterprise IT by how much it spends on IT instead of measuring how useful it is.
The 25GbE Alliance that was led by Arista seems to had a fair amount of impact. The IEEE has moved faster than its usual “dead turtle” pace and actually implemted the final stage of the standards process.
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler supports bringing broadband under Title II of the Communications Act, bringing more regulation to broadband and cellular data
Yes to network neutrality, no to rate regulation or last-mile unbundling
“To preserve incentives for broadband operators to invest in their networks, my proposal will modernize Title II, tailoring it for the 21st century, in order to provide returns necessary to construct competitive networks,” Wheeler wrote. “For example, there will be no rate regulation, no tariffs, no last-mile unbundling. Over the last 21 years, the wireless industry has invested almost $300 billion under similar rules, proving that modernized Title II regulation can encourage investment and competition.”