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COBO Announces Specification for Embedded Optical Modules

June 3, 2018
COBO Announces Specification for Embedded Optical Modules

The Consortium for On-Board Optics (COBO) published release 1.0 of its on-board optical module specification capable of supporting up to 800Gbps. The specification gives switch and networking systems manufacturers the industry’s first standardized option for on-board optical modules targeting high-performance data center networks. The announcement comes on the third anniversary of the founding of the […]

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PCCW Global and Colt expand their blockchain trial

June 3, 2018
PCCW Global and Colt expand their blockchain trial

PCCW Global, the international operating division of HKT, Hong Kong’s premier telecommunications service provider, and Colt Technology Services have further progressed their blockchain Proof of Concept (PoC). Additional members of the ITW Global Leaders’ Forum (GLF) are also getting involved in the initiative. PCCW Global and Colt, in conjunction with blockchain start-up Clear, revealed in […]

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Infoblox research finds explosion of personal and IoT devices

June 3, 2018
Infoblox research finds explosion of personal and IoT devices

Infoblox, the network control company that provides Actionable Network Intelligence, today announced new research that exposes the significant threat posed by shadow devices on enterprise networks. The report titled “What is lurking on your network: Exposing the threat of shadow devices” found that enterprise networks across the US, UK and Germany have thousands of shadow […]

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MEF Advances MEF 3.0 Ethernet, IP, SD-WAN, and Layer 1 Services Standardization Work

June 3, 2018
MEF Advances MEF 3.0 Ethernet, IP, SD-WAN, and Layer 1 Services Standardization Work

MEF has provided a progress update on the standardization of orchestration-ready Ethernet, IP, SD-WAN, and Layer 1 services that form a core element of the MEF 3.0 transformational global services framework introduced in November 2017. MEF has published two new MEF 3.0 Ethernet and IP specifications, progressed two major MEF 3.0 SD-WAN projects, and moved […]

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Mobile Infrastructure Market – Solid 1Q18 Enabled by Robust BTS Shipment Growth

June 3, 2018
Mobile Infrastructure Market – Solid 1Q18 Enabled by Robust BTS Shipment Growth

According to a recently published report from Dell’Oro Group, the trusted source for market information about the telecommunications, networks, and data center IT industries, the Mobile Infrastructure market recorded solid first quarter declining at a low-single digit pace enabled by robust transceiver base station (BTS) and RF carrier shipment growth. Combined small cell and macro […]

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Disaggregated WDM Systems Revenue Grew 142 Percent in 1Q18

June 3, 2018
Disaggregated WDM Systems Revenue Grew 142 Percent in 1Q18

According to a recently published report from Dell’Oro Group, the trusted source for market information about the telecommunications, networks, and data center IT industries, disaggregated WDM systems revenue grew 142 percent year-over-year in 1Q18. This high growth was driven by the adoption of disaggregated WDM systems expanding beyond web-scale companies and data center interconnect (DCI). […]

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Telefonica Certifies NETSCOUT for UNICA SDN/NFV Architecture

June 3, 2018
Telefonica Certifies NETSCOUT for UNICA SDN/NFV Architecture

NETSCOUT Systems, a leading provider of service assurance, security, and business analytics, announced today that Telefonica has certified its virtualized solutions vSCOUT and vSTREAM for deployment with their UNICA Lab architecture that supports future networks based on network function virtualization and software-defined networking (NFV/SDN) technologies. NETSCOUT successfully completed a set of defined tests that demonstrated […]

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Dell Technologies Accelerates Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Portfolio Growth

June 3, 2018
Dell Technologies Accelerates Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Portfolio Growth

Dell Technologies is launching new hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) advancements to further simplify customer IT transformations with more powerful systems. New Dell EMC VxRail Appliances and VxRack SDDC Systems further extend Dell EMC’s HCI global systems sales leadership1 with adoption of advanced technologies and the latest innovations from Dell EMC and VMware. The combined technologies can […]

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Finally! New Storage Paradigms for Enterprise Petabytes and Exabytes

June 1, 2018
Finally! New Storage Paradigms for Enterprise Petabytes and Exabytes

By Steve McDowell, Senior Analyst, Moor Insights & Strategy The storage used to be really boring, but it’s not any longer. There’s a number of trends that are influencing how we deploy storage in the enterprise, and what that means to the solutions that IT practitioners are – are, you know, deploying and – and […]

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