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February 19, 2014
by sjvn01
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OpenDaylight: Open Source Programming to the Software-Defined Network

If you follow networking vendors, you know they get along with one another about as well as a dog whose tail has just been pulled and a cat who’s had a bucket of water dumped on him. That’s why it … Continue reading

October 15, 2013
by sjvn01
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Cisco projects data center-cloud traffic to triple by 2017

According to networking giant Cisco, it’s a cloud, cloud, cloud, cloud world as cloud-based network traffic explodes. Besides data center/cloud network growing at a remarkable rate, Cisco also foresees the majority of server workloads moving from traditional servers to the … Continue reading

June 13, 2012
by sjvn01
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Skype jumps the shark: Seven alternative VoIP services

Hundreds of millions of people use Skype for its free voice over IP (VoIP) services every day. Indeed, Skype claims that in March 2012, 35-million people were all talking at the same time on the service. But, how many of … Continue reading