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  • Chipmakers giving home networks a gigabit boost

    Chipsets that power equipment capable of smoothly moving 4K video streams inside homes over wireless and wired networks were on display at the Computex trade show.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs04 June 15 02:41
  • Cisco building switch ports to feed faster Wi-Fi

    Cisco Systems is forging ahead with LAN switches designed to support faster Wi-Fi access points even while an Ethernet standard for the technology they use is still taking shape.

    Written by Stephen Lawson21 Jan. 15 00:01
  • Data centers drove Ethernet sales in Q3, says IDC

    The growing popularity of 10 Gigabit and 40 Gigabit Ethernet in data centers helped propel the entire Ethernet switch market during the third quarter, according to IDC.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs05 Dec. 13 15:34
  • Alcatel-Lucent says focus on fast broadband, IP is key to comeback

    With its new-found focus on IP networking and fast broadband access, Alcatel-Lucent is poised to take advantage of a worldwide explosion in mobile devices and the rush of service providers and operators to the cloud, company executives said at the networking vendor's tech symposium this week.

    Written by Marc Ferranti15 Nov. 13 17:03
  • Facebook networking chief: No more secret ASIC commands

    Facebook's head of network operations has great expectations for software defined networking (SDN), though he may not be relying on commercial hardware vendors to bring SDN to the social networking giant's own infrastructure.

    Written by Joab Jackson04 Oct. 13 20:53