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Barefoot Networks + P4 = a new era of network switching?

Barefoot‘s Tofino is a world’s fastest and fully user-programmable switch series able to handle up to 6.5Tb/s (65 X 100GE or 260 X 25GE). In their whitepaper Barefoot describes PISA (Protocol Independent Switch Architecture), a new model for processing packets at the highest speeds, under full programmatic control of the user. It is uses the P4 …

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Puppet + Cumulus Linux

By Alanna Brown, Puppet Labs | July 16th, 2014 The beauty of Puppet is the simple yet powerful foundation it provides for automating the management of the entire data center. It’s also a great platform for our Puppet Supported partners to deliver integrated solutions to their customers. Meet Cumulus Networks, the cool kids on the …

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Say goodbye to desktop phones

By John Cox, Network World | July 15th, 2014 VoIP apps and a high-density 11ac Wi-Fi network let an Oklahoma insurer scrap its desktop phones. “When are we going to get rid of these things?” said Ken Henderson’s boss as he pointed at the corded desktop telephone that has been emblematic of the American office …

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UK Post Office Confirms Launch of New Mobile Network

By Mark Jackson, ISPreview UK, July 8th, 2014 In an unsurprising move the Post Office has confirmed that their existing fixed line broadband and phone services, which are now predominantly supplied by TalkTalk’s platform after last year’s traumatic move away from BT (here), will soon be complement by a mobile product thanks to their new …

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Graphene Modulators Could Break Network Speed Limits

May 08, 2011 05:18 pm | PC World University of California, Berkeley researchers development could increase networking speeds by up to 10 times by Kevin Lee Fiber optic networks are at the forefront of record-setting Internet speeds. Now the scientists at the University of California, Berkeley have developed a graphene modulator that could push the …

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