Network News: Zayo Partners With Internet2

In news from the networking sector, Zayo Group announced a partnership with Internet2 to add substantial new capacity on Zayo’s fiber route from Chicago to Seattle. We’ve also got news from CenturyLink (CTL), Level 3 (LVLT) and Extreme Networks (EXTR). Read More

Can IPS Devices and Firewalls Stop DDoS Threats?


Cloud computing and the growing usage of the Internet has placed even greater demands on a corporate data center. Now, organizations are relying more and more on their IT infrastructure to be the mechanism to drive growth and enable agility. Because of this focus on the data center, concerns around security have continued to grow as well. As a result, the growing scale and frequency of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks are taking a toll on these businesses. Read More

BTI Systems Launches SDN-Enabled Platform


BTI Systems, a Canadian networking software and systems company unveiled Intelligent Cloud Connect, an open software-rich platform that combines network intelligence and application awareness with significantly expanded capacity and scale. Read More

Cyan Unveils Compact 100G Optical Technology


Cyan announced the availability of a single‐slot 100G coherent transponder for the Z‐Series family of packet‐optical transport platforms (P‐OTPs). Delivering 100G in a single slot module allows its service provider and enterprise customers to experience the highest networking speeds in a smaller form factor. Read More

Making the Case for DDoS Protection


Aside from establishing a solid DDoS attack prevention plan – administrators must know how to budget for solutions and communicate these changes. Many times, the communication process will revolve around non-IT people. Read More

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