Dell and Big Switch Partner on SDN Solution

The Dell S600 - one of the switches in Dell's open network portfolio. (Photo: Dell)

In response to strong customer demand for migration paths to software-defined networks (SDN) Dell and Big Switch Networks announced a strategic agreement that has Dell reselling the Big Switch Big Tap application and the Switch Light Operating System, running on Dell’s high performance Open Networking switches. Read More

Arista Networks Files for $200 Million IPO

Arista Networks has added 100GbE line cards to its Arista 500 network switching portfolio, pictured above.  (Source: Arista)

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

The Cisco Nexus 9504 switch is the latest member of Cisco's Application Centric Infrastructure portfolio. (Image: Cisco Systems)

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

Open Networking Summit: Brocade Adds OpenFlow Support

At the Open Networking Summit in Santa Clara, California this week Pluribus Networks announced inNetwork Analytics, Procera Networks’ NAVL Engine was selected by GFI Software, and Brocade launches support for OpenFlow 1.3 across its IP portfolio of products. Read More

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