Next year will see demonstrable evidence of the Internet of Things, real-time communications on the Web, and SDN-enabled platforms with killer applications for them.
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Now that Extreme Networks has closed its acquisition of Enterasys, it's time to focus on the task at hand as a company twice its previous size.
Cisco's introduction of the Insieme Networks product line and strategy was the most anticipated networking announcement in almost two years. It represents Cisco's response to the software-defined networking trend pervading the industry, and threatening Cisco's dominance and profits. While not a watershed moment – Insieme didn't change Cisco's modus operandii, as explained below -- Insieme is nonetheless one of the most important events and product introductions in Cisco's history. Here are 10 things we learned or have yet to learn from the Insieme launch:
Juniper Networks has found its new CEO.
Alcatel-Lucent is reportedly looking again to sell its enterprise business as it attempt to cut expenses through an asset sale.
Cisco's Nexus 9000 product line, developed by spin-in Insieme Networks, is the company's response to the SDN craze
Cisco's network competitors VMware, Arista and HP predictably found holes in this week's launch of the Insieme Networks product line and strategy.
Juniper Networks this week unveiled a new top-of-rack data center access switch, as well as a new fabric architecture that features that switch along with the company's MX edge router and SRX security platforms.
Upgrading you network from 10G Ethernet to 40G and 100G is not as easy as swapping out switches and line cards.
Juniper Networks is cutting its workforce by 280, or 3 per cent, this quarter as it realigns resources in high growth opportunities.
Juniper Networks is expected to soon announce a new QFabric switch for top-of-rack applications that supports Broadcom's Trident II silicon for dense 10/40G Ethernet capabilities and competes directly with Cisco's Nexus 6000.
Juniper Networks this week upgraded its MX service provider edge routers with expanded system capacity to enhance subscriber bandwidth and service performance.
Cisco Tuesday unveiled its Internet of Everything router, a device intended to address the growth in Internet traffic brought about by cloud, mobile, video and machine-to-machine communications.
Cisco next week is expected to unveil a new Catalyst access switch designed to converge wired and wireless networking.
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