Networking

Cisco To Acquire Cariden For $141 Million

Cisco (CSCO) announced its intent to acquire privately held Cariden Technologies for $141 million. Sunnyvale-based Cariden is a supplier of network planning, design and traffic management solutions for telecom service providers. Read More

Big Data For CERN Requires a Big Network

A look at the ATLAS particle detector experiment at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the huge particle accelerator at CERN near Geneva, Switzerland. (Photo: Image Editor via Flickr)

The CERN Large Hadron Collider (LHC) generates over 100 hundred petabytes of data every year at its home near Geneva, Switzerland. CERN’s new data center in Budapest is set to be one of the first beneficiaries of a new terabit network created by GÉANT, a European data network for researchers and scientists. Read More

Big Switch Networks Unveils Open SDN Suite

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Big Switch’s Open Software-Defined Networking (SDN) product suite debuted, with a focus on open standards, open APIs and platform-independence. The company said its product suite unifies applications and infrastructure across vendors, including support for both physical and virtual switches. Read More

Network News: Infinera, Sidera, CoreSite, Level 3

News in the networking field: Infinera announced the availability of Infinera Instant Bandwidth; Sidera is providing connectivity between CoreSite data centers located in critical communications markets; and Level 3 Communications has signed an agreement with Tulane University to provide network services in support of the university’s business continuity infrastructure. Read More

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