The Network Hub:

Interop


April 14, 2014  10:36 AM

Unlike Elvis, IPv6 is in the building



Posted by: Chuck Moozakis
data center, data center architecture, end-of-life, Interop, IPv6, Microsoft, Network, standards

As the large group of IT administrators and engineers filed into the IPv6 session at this year's Interop Las Vegas, they probably were expecting to hear yet another boring lecture about the importance of upgrading from IPv4. After all, it's been 15 years since IPv6 was ratified. And for...

May 10, 2012  1:07 AM

Again with the booth babes? Interop 2012



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
booth babes, Interop, IT conferences and events, IT shop sexism, Networking, networking careers

LAS VEGAS -- As I was ambling toward an 8 a.m. meeting at Interop 2012 this week, I noticed a young woman dressed rather provocatively. She took the escalator just ahead of me and her appearance was striking. I thought to myself, "Wow, she is dressed inappropriately for this show!" A tiny black top...


May 19, 2011  2:54 PM

FCoE hype, continued



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
Brocade, Cisco FCoE, FCoE, Interop, Networking

I've gotten a lot of reader feedback from my story on data center fabric and FCoE hype, which was based on a vendor panel on data center architecture at...


May 10, 2011  10:47 AM

The gloves come off at Interop 2011: Will Cisco get pummeled?



Posted by: SusanFogarty
Cisco, data center networks, Interop, Networking, Routing and switching

Interop 2011 promises to be the most interesting networking conference...


September 21, 2010  2:29 PM

Computer networking babe goes ballistic … or gets kind of annoyed



Posted by: rivkalittle
Cisco Subnet, Interop, LISA Usenix, Network World

Disclaimer: This author attended a snooty liberal arts college and may have registered for one too many womyn's studies classes.


May 12, 2010  12:39 PM

VMware: EMC and Cisco own us, but we still have indie cred



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
Cisco, Citrix, data center architecture, Dell, EMC, HP, Hyper V, IBM, Interop, Microsoft, Virtualization, virtualization network, VMware, Xen

Carl Eschenbach, EVP of field operations, told IDG News Service that the media is making too much of its strategic alliance with EMC and Cisco Systems. VMware, he...


April 28, 2010  5:04 PM

Minority of Interop attendees are trying cloud computing, have concerns



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
cloud computing, Interop, Network Instruments

Cloud computing is all the rage at Interop this year. There are keynote sessions devoted to it, plenty of educational sessions. You've got a whole host of cloud vendors here. It seems like just about every vendor on the floor has found a way to jam the word cloud into their marketing...


April 28, 2010  2:12 PM

Used Cisco gear from Cisco



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
Cisco, Interop, used network equipment

Cisco's Interop booth includes a presentation on Cisco Certified Refurbished Equipment. I wasn't aware that Cisco had its own program for refurbishing and selling used gear, but apparently it's had this program in place since...


April 28, 2010  1:58 PM

Extreme, Force10 unveil 40 Gigabit Ethernet at Interop



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
40 Gigabit Ethernet, data center networks, Extreme Networks, Force10, Interop

Extreme Networks and Force10 Networks are both showing off 40 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) technology at Interop. Force10 articulated its 40 GbE product roadmap in advance of the show,...


April 27, 2010  12:35 PM

HP Interop keynote: All your infrastructure can belong to us



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
Cisco, data center networks, HP Networking, HP ProCurve, Interop

During his keynote presentation at Interop Las Vegas 2010, Marius Haas, GM and SVP of HP Networking (the ProCurve brand has been retired along with 3Com), boasted of HP's $1.5 billion internal IT...


Forgot Password

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an e-mail containing your password.

Your password has been sent to: