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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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Ofcom Moot New Broadband ISP Switching Process for KC and Virgin Media

By Mark Jackson, ISPreview UK | July 17th, 2014 The UK communications regulator has launched another mini consultation (Call for Input) on the long road to introducing their new broadband and phone switching process, which once live could now be expanded to more fixed-line operators than just those operating off BT’s national copper telecoms network …

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