Posted by: Tom Nolle
Carrier Ethernet, Ethernet, Internet, IP services
Rumors continue to spin around a new Juniper enterprise Ethernet switch and a competing Cisco product launched, not surprisingly, at about the same time. As we reported last week, financial analysts were predicting that Juniper would launch its Ethernet switch on January 29th in New York at a meeting scheduled for the financial and media communities, and Cisco has traditionally worked to trump competitive announcements by making one of their own just before that date. All of this is aimed at the larger “data center” or enterprise headquarters market, a market that in 2008 may be more challenging than it was in 2007 according to our research.