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Cisco buoyed by 16G Fibre Channel equipment; Ethernet a potential $10B market

Cisco bucked a downward trend in the SAN equipment market during the second quarter thanks to the introduction of its widely anticipated 16G Fibre Channel ports. The overall SAN equipment market, including Fibre Channel, suffered an 8 percent year-over-year decline, according to Infonetics Research.

Virtualization creating a breeding ground for rival vendors

This was one of those weeks when virtualization, or some derivative thereof, was on the tip of many tongues. It represents the concept du jour, the pot at the end of the rainbow, and lots of companies want in on the action.

Brocade makes pitch for telco NFV business

Telcos, including mobile operators, are increasingly interested in using Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) in order to save money as well as gain service flexibility and time-to-market advantages. Brocade is hoping that interest leads service providers to its Vyatta 5600 vRouter, which the company claims is the first virtual router designed for telco-class networks.

Week in research: Consumers not ready for 1 Gbps; Fibre Channel sees record Q4

Even as Google prepares to launch its Google Fiber product in Kansas City, Mo., a study from Point Topic suggests residential consumers are not yet willing to pay for gigabit speeds.

Brocade's Carney says company is not for sale

Brocade's new CEO Lloyd Carney is already debunking rumors that it will sell the network vendor to another company.

Brocade appoints telecom veteran Lloyd Carney as CEO

Brocade on Monday named networking and telecom industry veteran Lloyd Carney as its new CEO, replacing Michael Klayko.

Brocade's CEO Michael Klayko to step down

Brocade CEO Michael Klayko said on Thursday that he would resign from the vendor despite its strong second quarter.

Core switches to drive revenue growth in the Fibre Channel market

Fibre Channel switch and adapter revenues are going to be a lucrative source of revenue for all of the industry players involved, approaching $3 billion in 2016 indicates a new Dell'Oro Group report.

Week in Research: Cisco, HP battle for enterprise router supremacy; Q2 broadband CPE rises 5.6%

Enterprise routers get competitive: According to Infonetics' Q2 2011 Ethernet Switches and Enterprise Routers market share report, Ethernet switch sales were up 6 percent to $4.4 billion worldwide,

Dell makes data center statement with Force10 Networks acquisition

Dell's (Nasdaq: DELL) move to acquire Force10 Networks illustrates that the computer company is serious about making a real impact in the growing data center and cloud services market. Being bought