Content tagged with Ethernet/IP
Open Source Breaks Optical Barriers
News Analysis | 3/11/2014 | 7 comments
A new industry group plans to break down the cost, complexity, and interoperability issues that are hampering data center operators and cloud service providers.
Going Beyond 100G? Not So Fast…
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 3/10/2014 | 6 comments
There's growing urgency around the need to migrate beyond 100G to 400G transport networks, but who is driving that urgency? Is 400G really the next evolutionary step?
AT&T Reveals Audacious SDN Plans
News Analysis | 3/5/2014 | 5 comments
AT&T's User-Defined Network Cloud will allow customers to self-provision network services on the fly, as they now do with compute servers and storage from cloud providers.
MWC14: What Are Telcos For?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 3/5/2014 | 8 comments
A view of Mobile World Congress from the outside – it looks a whole lot different and doesn't require comfortable shoes.
MRV Looking to Regain Momentum
News Analysis | 3/4/2014 | 4 comments
With several announcements planned for OFC 2014, MRV Communications is trying to push hard in the optical sector, a market it almost gave up on.
Brocade Bridges SDN & MPLS
News Analysis | 3/3/2014 | 3 comments
The company is adding OpenFlow 1.3 support to its products to help service providers build hybrid OpenFlow and MPLS networks.
The New Resonant Relationship Between NEPs & Their Customers
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 2/27/2014 | 2 comments
Operators and network equipment providers are facing uncertainty together, pooling their understanding of what the future might look like. For network equipment providers, this uncertain future has meant becoming even more responsive to the needs of their operator customers, and responding to the network functions virtualization (NFV) challenge.
CenturyLink Launches Hyperscale Cloud
News Wire Feed | 2/26/2014 | Post a comment
CenturyLink Cloud, the newly integrated combination of acquisitions Savvis and Tier 3, rolls out its first service expansion to support distributed workloads in higher volume
Juniper Expands Its Virtual World
News Analysis | 2/23/2014 | 5 comments
Juniper offers to help carriers become telco 'cloud builders' with an expanded range of network management tools, virtualized functions and router capacity upgrades that build on its SDN story.
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Small cells will carry half of all mobile data traffic by 2015, Broadcom is predicting.