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MWC 2017: Ericsson NFV infrastructure offering joins with Netronome Agilio SmartNIC Platform for high operational efficiency

Netronome, a vendor of high-performance networking solutions extended this week support to Ericsson for the Agilio CX SmartNIC platform in the Ericsson NFV infrastructure (NFVi) solution. The Agilio CX platform offloads and accelerates datapath processing in the Ericsson NFVi solution, freeing up CPU cores for vital revenue generating applications while keeping virtual machines (VMs) and virtual network functions (VNFs) hardware independent for fast onboarding and optimum placement in the server […]

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Abaco Systems debuts flexible 40 GbE switch for high performance networks, HPEC systems

Abaco Systems released Tuesday its SWE540 6U OpenVPX 40 Gigabit Ethernet switch that provides high speed Ethernet connectivity for Abaco’s latest generation of high performance computing solutions such as the SBC627 single board computer and the recently-announced DSP282A digital signal processor. This enables the company to deliver significant performance upgrades for its growing range of rapidly-deployable, complete, pre-integrated mission ready systems. These solutions target high performance embedded computing (HPEC) applications […]

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Sierra Wireless joins Verizon, Altair to offer Category M1 wireless module on Verizon’s 4G LTE network

Sierra Wireless announced Thursday AirPrime modules for Verizon’s LTE Category M1 (Cat-M1) wireless network. Sierra Wireless’ solutions support the 3GPP standard for low-power wide-area (LPWA) technologies, which is designed to enable more connected objects and new IoT services. Cat-M1 LPWA technology now combines lower cost, broader coverage and better battery life with the globally available and secure LTE infrastructure, which is expected to enable more connected objects and a more […]

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Mimosa offers fiber-fast wireless broadband with MicroPoP architecture to urban, suburban areas

Mimosa launched Friday its Micro Point-of-Presence (MicroPoP) network architecture, enabling service providers to deliver gigabit wireless broadband to densely populated urban and suburban areas. Mimosa’s MicroPoP architecture combines the new Mimosa A5 access point and the Mimosa C5 endpoint client device using multipoint technology to deliver massive geo-capacity, directly addressing the ‘last mile’ challenges of service delivery in these areas. Mimosa MicroPoP technology can be used by new wireless internet […]

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Microsemi debuts RTG4 PROTO for low-cost prototyping and design Validation for radiation-tolerant FPGAs

Microsemi Corp. launched this week RTG4 PROTO field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) that have been developed specifically to enable prototyping of spacesystems, enable lower cost prototyping and design validation activities for the latest radiation-tolerant high-speed FPGAs. The RTG4 PROTO FPGAs are also the only reprogrammable prototyping solution of their kind providing the same timing and power characteristics as space flight units. The company’s RTG4 PROTO FPGAs enable easy hardware timing […]

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Opticonx debuts Xtreme8, its base 8 cabling system for 40/100G networks

Opticonx Inc., a manufacturer of Layer 1 fiber optic connectivity components and systems, launched Monday Xtreme8, its latest data center fiber cabling solution, which is a base 8 plug and play system designed around 8 fiber MTP/MPO terminated trunks, cassette modules, harnesses, patch cables and patch panels. Xtreme8 cassette modules are engineered specifically for 8 fiber systems and present an even smaller footprint than base 12 systems, and provide a […]

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Weaveworks debuts Weave Net 1.5 as a Container Networking Interface plug-in for Kubernetes 1.2

Weaveworks, provider of Weave networking and monitoring for Docker, announced on Wednesday availability of Weave Net 1.5, a plug-in for the recently launched Kubernetes 1.2 Container Networking Interface (CNI). With this new capability, Weaveworks is extending the addressable market of Kubernetes to financial services applications that depend on multicast networking. Weave Net implements a “micro SDN”, providing containerized applications a simple network with full service discovery, requiring zero configuration or […]

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Brocade set to acquire Ruckus Wireless for $1.2 billion to enhance networking portfolio

Brocade entered into a definitive agreement Monday to acquire Ruckus Wireless in a cash and stock transaction. The acquisition will complement Brocade’s enterprise networking portfolio, adding higher-growth, wireless products to its existing networking line. It will also strengthen Brocade’s presence in the broader service provider space, with Ruckus’ Wi-Fi position. The acquisition will also strengthen Brocade’s ability to pursue emerging market opportunities around 5G mobile services, Internet of Things (IoT), […]

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