Networking

Google Eyes ‘Optical Express’ for its Network

Google’s Senior Network Architect Bikash Koley said that machine-to-machine traffic is rising at Google and as such the company reconsidering overall optical network choices. Plus more highlights from the Light Reading optical conference. Read More

Allied Fiber: The Network Branches Out

A depiction of the Allied Fiber network concept - long-haul dark fiber connecting to local colo sites and wireless towers.

Allied Fiber is announcing a $140 million dark fiber network running from northern Virginia to New York to Chicago. The company will provide local access to the network through 19 colocation facilities located along the network. Read More

Interop Roundup: Internap, Joyent, Arista

News from Interop: Internap (INAP) releases a new web acceleration service, Joyent and Arista Networks announce partnership on network infrastructure management, products from Extreme Networks (EXTR), Infinera (INFN) and LSI Corp. (LSI). Read More

Roundup: F5 Networks, Akamai, CoSentry

F5 Networks (FFIV) announces new Application Delivery Controllers for BIG-IP, Akamai (AKAM) and Coradiant release new performance management software, and Terracon selects Cosentry for colocation services. Read More

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