Since 1986 - Covering the Fastest Computers in the World and the People Who Run Them

Language Flags

Tag: Gbps

ESnet Deploys 100G Connectivity Across Atlantic

Oct 21, 2014 |

The Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Energy Sciences Network, or ESnet, is gearing up to deploy four new high-speed transatlantic links with a total capacity of 340 gigabits-per-second, significantly boosting network speeds between US research sites and European facilities. The trans-Atlantic expansion adds four separate links connecting Boston, New York and Washington DC with Amsterdam, London Read more…

Infinera, DANTE Achieve Guinness Record

Aug 30, 2013 |

Earlier this month, Infinera and DANTE (Delivery of Advanced Network Technology to Europe) set a record for fastest provisioning of long haul optical transmission capacity. In less than 20 minutes, the network specialists enabled enough capacity to support the simultaneous streaming of 1.6 million HD films in both directions.

Seven Days of Speed

Oct 18, 2010 |

For a week in November, New Orleans will be home to one of the most advanced networks in the world. SCinet forms the data backbone of the annual SC conference: it takes months to build and connects to the world’s most advanced data networks, but it is only active for seven days each year before it is torn down and planning starts for next year.

South Koreans Develop High-Performance Software Router

Aug 24, 2010 |

Researchers employ GPGPUs to accelerate networking.

InfiniBand Hits the Accelerator

Jun 8, 2010 |

Last week, the InfiniBand Trade Association (IBTA) used the International Supercomputing Conference (ISC’10) to unveil the new roadmap for InfiniBand. In a nutshell, the IBTA is moving the technology to 104 Gbps, using a new coding scheme that promises 100 Gbps of useful data in a 4-lane configuration.

Woven Launches New 10 GbE Switch

Oct 14, 2008 |

Woven Systems has added a new 10 Gigabit Ethernet top-of-rack switch to its product lineup. The TRX 200 is aimed at high performance datacenter environments requiring a scalable Ethernet fabric.