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.
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Netflix will pay Comcast to access their broadband networks directly. The agreement spans multiple years and should improve Netflix performance for Comcast subscribers.
You might be surprised to hear that while the U.S.'s average 4G speeds are among the worst in the world, the quickest you can find is from a Brazilian operator.
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.
Standing up a virtual desktop environment can be tricky. Good performance from many different elements of the infrastructure are required. Professional Healthcare Resources found that Astute Networks' ViSX was vital to its success with VDI.
Singapore telco contracts Nokia Siemens Networks to upgrade its core infrastructure to an all-IP network and deploy a nationwide 3G radio network on the 900MHz band.
A 'super-user' root-access account has been found in a number of Barracuda security and networking products, which may allow hackers to easily access company networks, albeit if their attacks are launched from a specific set of IP addresses.
The flash specialist's new SDK has features designed to increase the performance of applications used by social networks and the financial industry
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.
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.
The operator is testing out O2 Connect, an app and service that could eventually offer IP-based telephone calls to everyone, even to customers of rival networks
The money will be invested in projects to improve high-performance computing, data storage and wide-bandwidth networks, and to support businesses that are heavy users of such technology
Lack of reference architecture for M2M-based applications and inadequate performance parameters for existing communications networks hinder realization of "Internet of things", experts observe.
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.
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.
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.
The networking specialist has unveiled a console that allows unified management of SAN and IP networks, alongside its first 100Gb Ethernet router chassis and blade
The impending changeover from IP version 4 to IP version 6 may result in configuration issues and slower performance for some online applications.
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.
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.
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