Microsoft acquires GitHub for $7.5bn

Microsoft has splashed out again. They have just acquired open-source source code management and sharing platform GitHub for $7.5bn. GitHub has a community of 28 million developers and hosts 85 million repositories of code. GitHub is used to host some of the most significant open-source projects, including Ansible, Kubernetes and many others. Microsoft’s last major purchase was…

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…

Who are thirteen-ten nanometre networks?

John S. Dixon is an experienced Network Consultant and Architect, having spent several years designing networks for some of the largest global companies. He also has extensive experience in the Application Performance Monitoring and Management arena, as well as having supported many deployments of WAN Optimisation and SD-WAN environments into both large, medium and smaller…

1310nm.net

Welcome to 1310nm.net,   the home of thirteen-ten nanometer networks! Please read our blog, CoherentLight, to find out more about the state of networking and application performance management. We have expertise in both Software Defined Networks (SDN) and Software Defined WAN (SD-WAN), covering all the major players in the industry. We aim to provide a…

Product Announcement: Cisco Spark Board

Billed as a break-through wireless presentation display, the Cisco Spark Board is a digital whiteboard, and a next-gen video conferencing system. As an all-in-one device, it provides everything you need to collaborate with your teams in meeting rooms. Launched on January 24th, the board was subsequently shown in a live demonstration at the Cisco Live keynote in Berlin. It integrates…