ExtraHop Helps IT See Networks in Real-Time

Sample visual map of a network produced by ExtraHop Networks.

As today’s mission critical applications and information move over networks, it is increasingly important to IT shops to be able to see, predict and fix issues as they occur. ExtraHop Networks provides insight into your network, in real-time. Read More

Network News: Avaya, Ciena, Interxion, AboveNet

Networking news: Avaya introduces new edge switches, Ciena (CIEN) selected for 40GBps upgrade for Trans-Atlantic cable, Interxion (INXN) ties into Hibernia submarine cable between North America and Ireland, AboveNet offers core wave services in San Francisco. Read More

Riverbed Buys Zeus, Aptimize, But Shares Fall

Riverbed Technology (RVBD) continued to expand its performance optimization portfolio beyond WAN-optimization through acquisitions of Zeus Technology and Aptimize. Riverbed also fell short of revenue expectations and saw its shares drop sharply in after-hours trading. Read More

Alcatel-Lucent Unleashes 400 Gbps FP3 Chip

The Alcatel-Lucent FP3 Chip.

Alcatel-Lucent (ALU) has announced a new network processor that delivers a four-fold increase in performance over the IP networks available today. By supporting 400 Gigabits-per-second transmission speeds, the new FP3 processor opens up new possibilities for bandwidth-intensive services. Read More

Startups Seeking to Shake Up Networking

Network Panelists Structure Conference 2011

Networking is ripe for innovation, according to a group of startups developing software to make the network easier to program and control. Much of the energy is focused on open source offerings like the OpenFlow protocol. Read More

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