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The Network Hub

A blog for networking professionals with commentary on the latest news and network management trends.

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  • Merging wired and wireless networks spawns valuable analytics

    Zeus Kerravala - ZK Research 16 Oct 2018
  • Editor's note: Industry analyst Zeus Kerravala provides his thoughts on Arista Networks' effort to unify wired and wireless networks. Arista is a client of Kerravala's ZK Research, a consulting ...

  • Palo Alto Networks adds cloud analytics with RedLock acquisition

    Zeus Kerravala - ZK Research 03 Oct 2018
  • It's fair to say the cloud has become a core component of most organizations' IT strategies. The growth of public cloud services -- such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure and Google ...

  • Cisco to acquire Viptela

    Chuck Moozakis - Editor at Large 01 May 2017
  • Cisco said it would acquire SD-WAN vendor Viptela Inc. in a deal valued at $610 million. The transaction, expected to close later this year, will fortify Cisco's existing SD-WAN portfolio with ...

  • Ethernet switch market up 2%: IDC

    Chuck Moozakis - Editor at Large 07 Dec 2016
  • The worldwide Ethernet switch market grew 2%, racking up revenues of $6.29 billion in the third quarter, according to IDC's Worldwide Quarterly Ethernet Switch Tracker and Worldwide Quarterly ...

  • Broadcom buys Brocade in $5.9B deal

    Chuck Moozakis - Editor at Large 02 Nov 2016
  • Broadcom Ltd. Nov. 2 said it would acquire storage and networking supplier Brocade Communications Systems Inc. in a deal valued at $5.9 billion. Chip-maker Broadcom said it will keep Brocade's ...

  • Group begins work on 400 Gbps QSFP interfaces

    Chuck Moozakis - Editor at Large 25 Mar 2016
  • Thirteen networking and electronics industry suppliers said they would work together to develop a new generation of double-density quad small form-factor pluggable (QSFP) interfaces that would ...

  • Cisco buys semiconductor firm Leaba

    Chuck Moozakis - Editor at Large 02 Mar 2016
  • Cisco Wednesday said it would purchase Israeli-based Leaba Semiconductor to beef up its chip research and development efforts. Cisco said the acquisition--for $320 million in cash--will lay the ...

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