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ConteXtream: Software-defined networks for carriers

Telecommunications carriers often support networks many times the size of large enterprise networks. The problem is that each application or function is supported by separate networking equipment. ConteXtream believes that its SDN technology could improve performance while saving money.

August 20, 2014 by

Fusion-IO, flash cache and the importance of a good algorithm

Caching algorithms seem pretty arcane, but are very important for the overall performance of networks, databases and storage systems as a whole. Unfortunately, few understand how important they are. Fusion-IO's Lee Caswell talks about an update to the company's ioTurbine and its importance to accelerating virtualized environments.

December 19, 2013 by

Nokia Siemens, Voda in court truce

Nokia Siemens Networks and Vodafone have started negotiations over allegations that the telco withdrew $8 million from a bond meant as a contract-based performance bond for Nokia Siemens Networks, cancelling a directions hearing set to go before the Federal Court this morning.

December 6, 2011

Voda in legal strife over network contract

Network equipment provider Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) has aired grievances against Vodafone Hutchison Australia in the Federal Court after the telco allegedly withdrew $8 million from a bond meant as a contract-based performance bonus.

November 13, 2011 by

CA Technologies buys Sydney start-up

Global software giant CA Technologies yesterday revealed it had acquired a Sydney start-up, Torokina Networks, which specialises in providing fault, several level and performance management technologies and services to support the implementation of next-generation mobile networks.

January 26, 2011 by

NetApp acquires Akorri, bolsters analytics

NetApp acquired Akorri Networks, which provides capacity analytics for virtualized information technology resources. With the move, NetApp will be able to bolster its OnCommand performance capacity product line.

January 12, 2011 by

Sun founder muses about Oracle

I've just finished a conversation with Andreas von Bechtolsheim, Sun's co-founder, who is in London this week for IP Expo, at which he was speaking about Arista and its high-performance 10 gigabit datacentre switches.Bechtolsheim was happy to speak openly about his regrets over the Oracle acquisition of what was his baby.

October 20, 2010 by

Western Digital debuts 2TB, 7200RPM enterprise-class hard drives

Western Digital on Tuesday announced that it is now shipping 2TB, 7200RPM enterprise-class desktop hard drives with WD's 500 gigabytes-per-platter technology.The company's family of Caviar Black drives (pictured, below) is intended for gaming, high-performance desktop systems and workstations; while the 2TB WD RE4 drive (pictured, top) is designed for servers, network attached storage and storage networks.

August 31, 2009 by

RNA Networks launches RNAcache

RNA Networks is launching RNAcache, a product that lives along the border of processing virtualization, network virtualization and storage virtualization by offering the capability to use server memory on many systems as a shared network resource. RNA Networks is one a number of suppliers that are melding high performance computing, clustering and virtualization technology together to create what is, in essence, very large, some would say extreme, multiprocessing systems.

June 22, 2009 by

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