Mellanox launches Spectrum2 switch for 400Gb/s future

Mellanox has launched a new ethernet switch chipset family. Spectrum 2 is an open switch platform with capabilities of 200Gb/s and 400Gb/s per port. As well as high-speed, Mellanox are also proclaiming it’s green credentials with 1.3x power efficiency. Scalability of 10x over other vendors is also mentioned. Targeted at hyperscale data centres, high performance…

Company Data: Arista Networks

http://www.arista.com/ Arista Networks Stock Market: NASDAQ Stock Symbol: ANET (Stock quotes are delayed) Arista Networks is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, US It was founded to pioneer and deliver software-driven cloud networking solutions for large data center storage and computing environments as Astara. Their Ethernet switches cover speeds from 10 to 100 gigabits per second,…

Aquantia deliver workstation mGig (Multi-Gigabit Ethernet)

As part of the roll-out of mGig (IEEE 802.11bz), Aquantia have launched network interface cards for the workstation market. These offer 2.5Gb/s and 5Gb/s connections using existing cables. (See Multi-Gigabit Ethernet is here for details). Aquantia has launched two NICs that support this technology for the high-end PC market. The AQtion (pronounced “acktion”, perhaps?) AQN-108…

Aryaka State of the WAN Report 2017

Aryaka released their State of the WAN report for 2017 today. This is a report that uses data gathered from over 5000 locations in 63 countries, and reports on the bandwidths in use, the balance of application protocols and the response time between sites. There’s a lot of information in the report, but a few…

SDxCentral: Cradlepoint launches new LTE-based SD-WAN capabilities

SDxCentral reports Cradlepoint have launched new LTE capabilities for LTE connected SD-WAN. Cradlepoint have published their NetCloud OS Release 6.3, the software part of their NetCloud platform. Cradlepoint focus on using LTE as primary or secondary link in a multi-path SD-WAN, and have added adaptive queuing to manage the differences in behaviours for links of different speeds, helping manage QoS…