Core switch News
September 24, 2015
Dell's latest campus core switch is expected to face tough competition from rivals Cisco and HP.
November 06, 2014
The Brocade ICX line expands with a new closet switch and stackability of the ICX 7750 for campus cores.
June 09, 2014
With the FlexFabric 7900, HP introduces a series of compact, modular spine switches for data center networks.
September 05, 2012
With Broadcom's new Trident II chip, vendors can build smaller, power-efficient distributed core switches for data center networks.
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