The acquisition gives Extreme new WiFi and security product lines, while forwarding its pursuit of SDN.
WLAN sales drop following 802.11n migrations; 2014 move to 802.11ac will force widespread upgrades to Ethernet that can keep up: analysts.
Service providers boost 10Gbit/sec sales as enterprises keep users at 1Gbit/sec.
Cloud computing has fundamentally changed the way corporate networks are designed.
Sales of 100Gbit/sec and 40Gbit/sec Ethernet grow as those related to 1- and 10Gbit/sec begin to give way.
As Ethernet gets faster, switch sales keep growing while router sales sink.
Hope you don’t mind waiting four years, though—it’s due in 2017, said the working-group chairman.
It may not be flashy, but Dell’s new switch is embracing the future nonetheless.
A pair of reports paints an optimistic picture for segment giants, while noting that startups still have a tough go of it.
Stealth startup Plexxi uncloaks, and reveals its secret sauce for SDN: dedicated optical links between switches.