Networking

Networking News: Carney Named CEO at Brocade

Brocade names industry veteran Lloyd Carney as CEO, Level 3 selected by NATO for private network to “enhance airspace transparency” with Russia, Alcatel-Lucent and Reliance enter billion dollar contract, Comcast selects Ciena for 100G. Read More

European News: Cable & Wireless, Infinera, Akamai

Latest news from Europe includes: Cable & Wireless Worldwide announced the opening of a new data center in the UK; Infinera partners with Colt Technology Services to make available 100 Gigabit Ethernet services to their customers; and Akamai Technologies and France Telecom Orange announced a strategic alliance for content delivery. Read More

Cisco To Acquire Meraki For $1.2 Billion

Cisco (CSCO) announced its intent to acquire privately held cloud networking company Meraki for $1.2 billion. San Francisco-based Meraki was founded in 2006 by MIT PhD candidates, and was funded by Sequoia Capital and Google. Read More

Top 5 Technologies That You Have to Know

As we look ahead to the upcoming year, some key technology areas are going to shift. There has been new innovations and advancements around some older ones. Although not an all-encompassing list– this is a good breakdown of where the IT community is heading. Read More

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