Pascal Menezes, ex of Microsoft, is the MEF's first CTO.
The GEN15 event showed service providers at a crossroads with SDN and NFV.
Competition from the cloud is pushing Ethernet service providers toward virtualization and automation.
Last night was the last call -- the last quarterly earnings call for Cisco CEO John Chambers. His legacy on Wall Street will be a masterful management of earnings expectations, investors, and analysts.
Whitebox networking is all the rage. HP (NYSE: HPQ) last week announced it was teaming with Cumulus to deliver whiteboxes. And Cisco Systems (Nasdaq:CSCO) recently explained on a conference call with analysts why it's going to "crush" them.
Awards programs are usually a lot of work and a lot of fun. More importantly though, you can gain a lot of insight looking over dozens of awards entries.
Ethernet speed transitions have garnered close attention from networking industry vendors, consumers and analysts, as they trigger new technology buying cycles & periods of rapid change in the Ethernet performance cost curve.
Virtualization and Software Defined Networking (SDN) are taking over data-center networks, but many question whether the technology is ready to penetrate deeply into large, global service provider networks. An executive at at least one major...
Earlier this week, Ciena launched the 8700 Packetwave, an important new line of optical networking boxes aimed at solving the challenges of handling the boom in cloud applications and hints at where Ciena is going with Software Defined Networking...
Bernard Daines, a pioneering networking enterpreneur who helped expand the Ethernet maket in the 1990s, died today at age 69.
BOSTON -- Plexxi, a data networking company based in the Boston area, may be the zen startup of data networking -- it is both "hot" and quiet at the same time. Many networking pundits and VCs (mostly those who have invested in it) have been...
While the frothy world of speculative excess bubbles up in social-media IPOs, Tesla, and Bitcoin, the same cannot be said for the old-school networking business, where hardware margins and deal premiums are shrinking.
This is going to be fun. Arista, the current wunderkind of networking technology in Silicon Valley, on Monday launched a series of high-powered data-center switches. It also drafted a roster of partners to form one of those fancy new "ecosystems."...
One of the themes we've been following here is the buildout in more telecom connectivity -- whether it be Ethernet connections or all those data connections to mobile-phone towers -- and Adtran's earnings appear to bear that out.