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THE FUTURE OF NETWORKS DEPENDS ON HYPERSCALERS AND BIG CLOUDS

If you want for the rapid pace of innovation in datacenter networking to continue, then you had better hope that the hyperscalers and major public cloud builders don’t run out of money. That is because it is their collective appetite for bandwidth is paying for the network ASIC, switch, and transceiver makers to push the

An Acquisition Molds Extreme Networks Into a Cloud Leader

In the world of computer networking, Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO) is the 800-pound gorilla, but Extreme Networks (NASDAQ:EXTR) is taking a step toward building its own scale to challenge its larger rivals. Last month, Extreme Networks announced it would acquire Aerohive Networks(NYSE:HIVE) for $272 million in an all-cash deal. Once completed, this acquisition will mold the combined company into a top-three cloud networking company

INTEL FINALLY SERIOUS ABOUT SWITCHING WITH BAREFOOT NETWORKS BUY

In one fell swoop, Intel has finally filled a giant hole in its switching product line by acquiring upstart Barefoot Networks, the creator of the P4 programming language for networking devices and the “Tofino” family of Ethernet switch ASICs that make use of it. Now, perhaps, Broadcom will finally and forcefully get the kind of

Intel acquires Barefoot Networks, plans to bolster networking, interconnect silicon

Intel has acquired Barefoot Networks, which makes processors for Ethernet switches and networking gear. Barefoot Networks’ specialty is silicon that is programmable for public cloud deployments. Intel’s bet is that Barefoot Networks, which competes with Broadcom, will help it target hyperscale and networking customers. Intel’s purchase comes after Nvidia acquired Mellanox Terms of the deal weren’t

Extreme Networks’ Approach to Autonomous Networking Is Elemental

This week at its ExtremeConnect user event in Nashville, Tenn., Extreme Networks played the tune of autonomous networks. The theme of the event was #FutureForward, indicating that the customers in the audience should be looking at many of the upcoming technology and business trends to architect their networks. This includes technologies such as internet of

Lavelle Networks raises $2 mn

New Delhi, Apr 2 () Technology firm Lavelle Networks Tuesday said it has raised USD 2 million in funding led by YourNest Venture Capital.The series A funding also saw participation from Ideaspring Capital, KAAJ Ventures (B V Jagadeesh), and ASM Technologies Ltd. The SD-WAN company has secured strong enterprise wins in India and the fresh

NSE subsidiary acquires VC-backed cybersecurity firm Aujas Networks

NSEIT Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of the National Stock Exchange (NSE), has acquired cybersecurity company Aujas Networks Pvt. Ltd to bolster its IT security offerings. “Cybersecurity is the key to securing the exchange ecosystem and BFSI (banking, financial services, and insurance),” Vikram Limaye, managing director and CEO of NSE, said in a statement. He

Forward Networks’ software enables intent-based networking

SearchNetworking has named Forward Networks Inc. the latest winner of TechTarget’s Network Innovation Award in recognition of its assurance and verification software. The platform collects configuration states from network devices and creates a real-time behavioral model of the environment — what the company calls the network’s digital twin. This information enables IT pros to confirm