Posts Tagged ‘networking’

New Linksys Managed Switches Signal Brand’s Channel Revival

Belkin continues to make good on its promise to beef up the long-neglected Linksys nameplate, rolling out the brand’s first business-focused managed switches and promising partners improved support and enablement.

Cisco Maps New Training, Certifications to Next-Gen IT

Cisco Systems is putting its heft behind new training and education programs aimed at gearing up IT professions for technology transitions.

Network Hardware Resale Rebrands as Curvature, Takes on Vendor Persona

Now under the moniker Curvature, the former leader in refurbished hardware equipment is launching a line of servers, expanding reselling relationships and delivering more services that will make it a mashup of a reseller and vendor.

U.S. Businesses Earmark Cloud as Top Driver for Network Spend

Latest North American figures from Infonetics Research predicts double-digit spend in 2014 and 2015

Converged Systems Market Explodes in Q1

The converged systems market grew almost 40 percent in 2014′s opening quarter, research has claimed.

Huawei Woos West With Message of Security, Trust

Damaged by rumor and innuendo in the U.S. market and the victim of geo-political battles not of its own making, communications gear vendor Huawei remains focused on winning back business by preaching network security, stability and integrity.

Facebook Open-Source SDN Switch Could Reignite Whitebox Market

Facebook lift the veil off its first open-source switch, Wedge, build for software defined networks (SDN). The appliance is not only less expensive, but customizable. It could reignite the whitebox market and, in the process, disrupt networking vendors, such as Cisco.

Network Security Revenues Down Double Digits

First-quarter appliances and software sales worth $1.54 billion, report says. Of the five leading vendors only Palo Alto Networks grew sales in Q1.