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

ARIN is down to the last batch of IPv4 addresses available for new devices to be connected to the internet

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

Deal Roundup: VMware to Acquire Virsto

VMware (VMW) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire “software-defined storage” player Virsto Software, F5 Networks (FFIV) to buy LineRate in SDN play, Radware acquired performance acceleration specialist Strangeloop Networks. Read More

Need for Speed: Taking Your Network to 40G and Beyond

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Data centers today require more throughputs, more bandwidth and more resources to continue to deliver the type of performance required to maintain optimal business operations. As more demands have been placed on the data center, administrators have turned to fiber solutions to help them obtain the type of LAN bandwidth that they require. Read More

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