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XenServer 7 released

XenServer 7 was released earlier this week bringing improvements in performance, scalability and security. Most significant capabilities introduced: Direct Inspect: takes full advantage of the Intel EPT virtualization extensions to permit a true agentless anti-malware solution GPU support for NVIDIA … Continue reading

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Huawei Achieves 1 Terabits Per Second over 1040km

Huawei, in partnership with belgian company Proximus, have achieved speeds of up to one terabits per second over super-channel optical cable, the equivalent of sending 33 HD movies in just a second. Proximus/Huawei’s transmission speed was conducted over a 1,040km … Continue reading

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Google Cloud Platform price reductions

Google announced this week that following last year’s commitment that Google Cloud Platform prices will follow Moore’s Law, will reduce prices of virtual machines by 5 to 30%. Under the new pricing model, cloud compute instances will be cut anywhere … Continue reading

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Dell launches 100Gbps capable switch

Dell introduced on Thursday the Dell Networking Z9100-ON switch based on the “Tomahawk” network ASICs from Broadcom wich is offering 32 ports of 100GbE in just 1RU with multi-rate capabilities. The Z9100-ON provides 32 ports of 100GbE, 64 ports of … Continue reading

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Broadcom Introduces StrataDNX™ Switch SoCs for Carrier and Data Center Networks

The Broadcom® StrataDNX products are the world’s first to provide 800 Gbps packet processing per device at a high interface bandwidth while integrating a scalable multi-terabit switch fabric, hierarchical traffic manager, external packet buffer memory and advanced packet processing. This … Continue reading

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Parallels Acquires 2X Software

Parallels began operations in 2000 and has contrated on helping service providers to stand up virtual servers for their clients and bundling apps for consumption-as-a-service by its well known Plesk management system. It has more than 900 employees in North … Continue reading

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VMware launches vSphere 6

VMware announced yesterday the new version of its virtualization platform, and the first major release of the flagship product in more than three years. vSphere 6 is packed with 650-plus new features and innovations that will empower users to virtualize … Continue reading

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