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

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

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

Data Center News: Ciena, Akamai, Level 3

We’ve complied news from the networking and data center industry, including: Ciena selected to upgrade Tata submarine cable to 100G’; TMG Health selects Level 3; and MediaMath acquires Akamai’s ADS Data Cooperative Solutions. Read More

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