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The Week in Review

Oct 14, 2010 |

BLADE Network Technologies unveils a single-chip 40 Gigabit Ethernet switch capable of one terabit of throughput to the datacenter; and UC Riverside physicists make breakthroughs using graphene as a spin computing substrate. We recap those stories and more in our weekly wrapup.

Arista Scales Up Ethernet Portfolio with Big Switch

Apr 20, 2010 |

The axis of datacenter networks is shifting and for companies like Arista Networks and other high performance 10 Gigabit Ethernet switch vendors, this is opportunity knocking. The North-South network traffic pattern of client-server computing that dominated the industry for so long is giving way to high performance East-West networks where server-to-server communication is paramount.

Mellanox Pushing Hard on Data Center Infiniband

Apr 14, 2010 |

Company claims products provide 4X the bandwidth of 10GbE at the same price point.

A Trio of HPC Offerings Unveiled at ISC

Jul 1, 2009 |

Last week’s International Supercomputing Conference (ISC’09) was a convenient excuse for vendors to announce a raft of new products, but three, in particular, stood out.

Ethernet Switch Market in for Tough First Quarter

Mar 3, 2009 |

Dell’Oro Group says the Ethernet switch market could see revenue declines of 10 percent or more in the first quarter of 2009.