Networking

Cisco OTV: Virtually Spanning Data Centers

On Monday Cisco Systems (CSCO) will officially introduce a new technology that will make it easier to move groups of virtual machines between data centers, potentially opening new frontiers in disaster recovery, data center consolidation, and even energy management.
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Roundup: Level 3, AboveNet, Sentrum

Roundup: Level 3 works to deliver uncompressed high-definitiion video for Super Bowl, AboveNet extends its UK fiber network to Sentrum’s new 200,000 square foot data center in Surrey, UK. Read More

WAN Optimization Outlook

The WAN Optimization market has been hot lately, as corporate networks support more dispersed audiences and cloud computing applications proliferate. Here’s a look at major players and recent headlines. Read More

SeaMicro: More Than Just Low-Power Servers

The initial buzz around stealthy server startup SeaMicro has focused on its plans to build powerful multi-core servers using Intel’s low-power Atom chips. But the company’s patent filings reveal broader plans for an interconnection fabric that will knit together servers, storage and peripherals using hardware-based virtualization. Read More

Roundup: Analysis of HP-3Com Deal

There’s lots of reaction around the web to HP’s announcement that it is acquiring network equipment maker 3Com for $2.7 billion in cash. Here’s a roundup of notable commentary and analysis. Read More