Tech Titans Back OpenFlow Networking Standard

The world’s largest data center operators are joining forces to back an open networking standard, a move they say will accelerate innovation and make it easier to manage their far-flung networks. Google, Microsoft, Facebook and Yahoo have teamed with telecom giants Verizon and Deutsche Telekom to form a foundation to back the OpenFlow standard. Read More

Riverbed Enhances Network Analysis Tools

Riverbed (RVBD) announced enhancements to its Riverbed Optimization System (RiOS) and Cascade solutions that provide advanced traffic analysis and reporting for the company’s WAN optimization solutions. Read More

Intel Offers Unified Networking Technology

The Intel 82599 10 Gigabit Ethernet Controller now offers support for Open FCoE for unified networking.

Intel (INTC) has introduced new 10 Gigabit Ethernet adapters that enable all data center traffic to run over a single cable over Open FCoE, making it easier to consolidate servers and storage into a unified network infrastructure. Read More

Roundup: Gartner, ARM, Active Power, Juniper

Gartner says server shipments grew 14 percent in 3Q 2010, ARM Holdings (ARMH) celebrates 20th anniversary, Active Power (ACPW) deploys backup power for command center, Juniper (JNPR) deployed at Malaysian WIMAX operator. Read More

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