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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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