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Industry Vendors Form CLR4 100G Alliance for 100G Optics Specification

Intel, Arista Networks and many other key industry vendors announced the creation of the 100G CLR4 Alliance, whose goal is establishing a new, open, multi-vendor 100G optics specification. The alliance brings together end customers, system companies and optical companies, and focuses on the market requirements of large data center customers. Read More

HP Boosts SDN-Enabled Unified Networking Portfolio

At Interop Las Vegas this week Hewlett Packard (HPQ) announced new networking solutions designed to support mobility initiatives for businesses of all sizes. The new cloud-managed, software-defined networking (SDN)-enabled unified wired and wireless network solutions will help customers to increase the agility of their network while simplifying its management. Read More

The Data Centers Powering High FrequencyTrading

High frequency trading is in the news this week, as are the data centers in northern New Jersey that serve as the technology engines powering the practice. Here’s a look at the four data centers mentioned prominently in this week’s coverage. Read More

Arista Networks Files for $200 Million IPO

Network equipment maker Arista Networks has filed for an initial public offering, hoping to raise up to $200 million. The company has built a solid footprint among Wall Street traders and cloud computing providers seeking high-performance networking gear Read More

Cisco Releases New Nexus 9000 Switches

Cisco celebrates five years of unprecedented growth in its UCS portfolio and launches new switches to the Nexus 9000 portfolio, China Mobile selects Alcatel-Lucent to transform to an all-IP ultra-broadband network, and Aeorhive Networks files for an initial public stock offering. Read More

Global Network News: Juniper and Level 3

Juniper Networks is selected by GTT Communications and EVA Air to help speed and simplify networks, and Level 3 begins construction of a new undersea cable to enhance global connectivity options in Cali, Colombia. Read More

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