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April 1, 2009  4:16 PM

What is Brocade doing at VoiceCon?



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
Brocade, Foundry, VoiceCon

As I was walking the floor of VoiceCon's exhibition hall today I noticed that Brocade had a rather large booth at the show, with quite a few sales guys patrolling the perimeter. And I didn't see the word Foundry anywhere. I asked one Brocade rep what a company known best for its storage...

March 17, 2009  6:37 PM

California dreaming: Cisco’s rivals have their say about Unified Computing



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
Brocade, Cisco, DataCenter, Foundry, Juniper Networks, Networking

Yesterday was Cisco's big day. The networking behemoth ended months of speculation about its move into the server market by unveiling its Unified Computing System, codenamed "California." As I sat through yesterday's video conference helmed by Cisco CEO John Chambers, I kept waiting for the...


February 26, 2009  9:38 PM

NetApp takes viral YouTube marketing to another level.



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
Add new tag, EMC, Geek culture, NetApp, Storage

The intersection between geek culture and hip hop has a long, vibrant history and has brought us many cherished pop culture moments.

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February 18, 2009  6:34 PM

Cisco and HP: Data center frenemies now poised for all-out war



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
Blue Coat, Cisco, Colubris, DataCenter, EMC, Force10, HP ProCurve, Routing and switching, SolarWinds, Virtualization, VMware

What would the data center vendor market look like today if Carly Fiorina hadn't been ousted as CEO of HP back in 2005? Under her leadership, HP maintained a cozy detente with Cisco. The two mega-companies happily engaged data...


January 15, 2009  3:24 PM

How network engineers can avoid the data center move blues



Posted by: Tessa Parmenter
DataCenter, disaster recovery, Network, Network engineering, Network management, vendor, Virtualization

Just because we're surrounded by bad news doesn't mean we can't turn our lemons into lemonade. That's at least what network management software solution company Advanced Systems Group (ASG) has done (not to be confused with the

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September 15, 2008  10:40 PM

Riverbed spills into storage market



Posted by: Tessa Parmenter
Networking, Storage, Virtualization, WAN optimization


July 22, 2008  4:14 AM

Brocade grabs Foundry Networks, challenges Cisco in the data center



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
Brocade, Cisco, DataCenter, Ethernet, Foundry, Network, Routing and switching, Storage

There's one vendor out there who is poised to challenge Cisco Systems' dominance in the data center networking market. No, it's not Juniper with its new line of EX switches. ProCurve Networking by...


June 25, 2008  4:07 AM

Cisco CEO John Chambers puts EMC acquisition rumors to rest



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
Cisco, EMC, IT conferences and events, Network, Wireless networking

Wall Street's buzz about a possible Cisco-EMC marriage faded this afternoon when Cisco Systems CEO John Chambers sat down with the press for a round table discussion during...


May 20, 2008  7:58 PM

Wall Street insiders float idea of a Cisco and EMC merger



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
Cisco, EMC, Network, Storage, Technology

Either it's wishful thinking or some keen insight. Yesterday Eric Savitz, the west coast editor of Barron's, speculated that Cisco Systems might try to buy storage giant EMC Corp. He wrote...


March 19, 2008  4:00 PM

The IT Guy: Disaster recovery



Posted by: 2020viip
Cartoon, disaster recovery, Geek culture, IT humor, The IT Guy

disaster recovery cartoon
The other bad news is that the backup systems in the data center were not yet...


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