EscapeNet is preparing to maximize opportunities from Australia's National Broadband Network (NBN) rollout by deploying new Brocade routers and switches at its new point of presence (PoP). The ISP currently offers national ADSL2+ broadband services, and it plans to leverage NBN opportunities and expand its network with an additional PoP in New South Wales. With the NBN's fibre access network connecting customers at much higher speeds than conventional broadband, the quality of an ISP's PoP infrastructure becomes far more critical.
EDIMAX Technology has announced the launch of new Smart Plug product range and the first Smart Plug release - the SP-1101W Switch. The switch plugs into any wall socket and gives users control to switch or schedule a connected electronic device on or off using a smartphone app, and features a slim, low-profile design.
Array Networks has announced that Array Networks products are not exposed to the OpenSSL Heartbleed vulnerability. Unlike hardware and software vendors who have integrated OpenSSL into their core product and service offerings, Array is unaffected because the company uses a proprietary SSL stack to process SSL, TLS and DTLS service traffic.
As per the latest announcement made by PwC, the company has completed the acquisition of Booz & Company. With the granting of all regulatory approvals for Booz & Company to join PwC, it is now officially part of the PwC Network. All closing terms and conditions of the deal have been met.
As part of its newly-enhanced IxChariot suite, Ixia has introduced its IxChariot 8.0 and IxChariotrnPro solutions that allow customers to meet the rising demand for operational efficiency and to leverage the agility offered by new networking technologies. IxChariot provides IT teams the ability to more easily devise and conduct end-to-end network assessments that simulate real-world applications and predict device, system and network performance under realistic load conditions – all from a web browser.
Asianet has selected Cisco to deploy DOCSIS 3.0, a next-generation cable broadband network that is a key component of the Cisco IP NGN architecture. This technology increases upstream and downstream speeds to Asianet broadband customers by offering speeds of up to 300 Mbps per subscriber. DOCSIS 3.0 will help Asianet to achieve ultra-high speeds and will help enable the multi-service operator (MSO) to deliver more content over existing networks. The deployment of DOCSIS 3.0 will also allow Asianet to offer broadband services with bandwidth far superior to that of mobile Internet service providers.
Aspera has announced that VHXhas deployed Aspera On Demand to quickly and securely transfer full-length feature films and other video content from filmmakers directly into their cloud-based platform, significantly reducing the time it takes to make content available online.
Brocade has announced that it will play a strong role expanding the industry mindshare of Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) as an exhibitor at Interop Las Vegas. As a leader in the evolution of data center networking, Brocade will highlight how organizations can design tomorrow’s network today and embrace the operational benefits of NFV and SDN via a series of demonstrations. In addition, Brocade is a supporting provider of InteropNet, the best-practices network that is built every year to provide high-speed Internet access for the Conference and Expo.