Networking

At NAB, Level 3 Launches Video Cloud Services

At the NAB (National Association of Broadcasters) show this week in Las Vegas Level 3 Communications (LVLT) launched Video Cloud Services, and partnered with Elemental Technologies to demonstrate live video streaming to a Sony 4K television. Read More

Interop News: Marvell Launches New Packet Processors

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At Interop 2014 this week in Las Vegas Marvell launches a new series of Prestera DX packet processors, NETGEAR builds Broadcom StrataConnect SoC into its ProSAFE gigabit smart switch solutions, and Alcatel-Lucent enhances its Unified Access wired and wireless portfolio. Read More

Industry Vendors Form CLR4 100G Alliance for 100G Optics Specification

Intel, Arista Networks and many other key industry vendors announced the creation of the 100G CLR4 Alliance, whose goal is establishing a new, open, multi-vendor 100G optics specification. The alliance brings together end customers, system companies and optical companies, and focuses on the market requirements of large data center customers. Read More

HP Boosts SDN-Enabled Unified Networking Portfolio

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At Interop Las Vegas this week Hewlett Packard (HPQ) announced new networking solutions designed to support mobility initiatives for businesses of all sizes. The new cloud-managed, software-defined networking (SDN)-enabled unified wired and wireless network solutions will help customers to increase the agility of their network while simplifying its management. Read More

At OFC, Applied Micro Launches Optical Networking Devices

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At the OFC 2014 Optical Networking conference in San Francisco this week Applied Micro launched a 240Gbps Optical Transport Network smart PHY family of devices, Broadcom introduced 802.3bj compliant physical layer devices, and Acacia Communications rolled out its Coherent 100G CFP module. Read More

Netronome Network Cards Accelerate SDN and NFV Designs

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Networking solutions provider Netronome has launched a new platform architecture to augment virtual switch implementations with hardware acceleration NICs in standard servers for software defined networks (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) designs. Read More

Alcatel-Lucent Expands Cloud Partnership With Intel

At Mobile World Congress this week in Barcelona, Alcatel-Lucen (ALU) expanded its relationship with Intel to combine resources and expertise, launched its suite of virtualized network functions, and joined forces with Telefonica to accelerate NFV. Read More

Network News: MRV, LSI, Cyan

MRV helps operators migrate to a 100G optical transport platform with OptiDriver, LSI Axxia network processors add big endian support for Wind River Linux, and Cyan partners with Intel, Red Hat and Conectem to demonstrate end-to-end vEPC and NFV at Mobile World Congress. Read More

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