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Mellanox preps to ship 100 Gbps adapters

Pitching InfiniBand beyond the supercomputer biz
Richard Chirgwin, 13 Nov 04:03

Ethernet patents claim smacked down by US judge

World+Dog's blue cables and springy plastic toggles safe from troll, for now
Richard Chirgwin, 13 Nov 01:58

Researchers show off three-domain international SDN

Boffins claim to have assembled internet-scale software-defined bit-biffers
Richard Chirgwin, 12 Nov 04:02

IEEE turns crank on new wired Ethernet standards

Following NBase-T trailblazers down the 2.5/5 Gbps track
Richard Chirgwin, 11 Nov 05:02

Pica8 adds 'transitional' SDN capabilities

Mix L2, L3 and OpenFlow on one switch
Richard Chirgwin, 10 Nov 08:03

Juniper shrinks its MX monster router onto a USB stick

Gin Palace also clambers aboard DevOps bandwagon with scriptable stuff
Richard Chirgwin, 09 Nov 22:58

Zuck on The Social Network: Nobody wants to watch my REAL life for 2 hrs straight

'Probably wouldn't have been that good of a movie'
Kelly Fiveash, 08 Nov 11:12

Ericsson boss sticks a pin in Google’s loony Loon bubble

Buy Earth-based radio gear instead, says maker of Earth-based radio gear
Simon Rockman, 06 Nov 19:29

7 questions we're dying to ask the internet's MOST EXCITING BLOKE

There's no foolin' the UN's telecommunicatin' schoolin' Houlin
Kieren McCarthy, 05 Nov 11:16
ITU ballot box

UN takeover of internet postponed indefinitely

Analysis Two weeks of negotiations may have turned the ITU super-tanker
Kieren McCarthy, 05 Nov 00:34

Ericsson, AT&T demo virty mobile signalling

Carrier SDN / NFV on the way
Richard Chirgwin, 04 Nov 06:23

Cisco makes ACI control more programmable

Wriggling cave full of pythons - well scripts - awaits the brave
Richard Chirgwin, 02 Nov 22:02


No Sale

Hey, big spender. Are you as secure as a whitebox vendor?

Sysadmin blog The Internet of Stuff is a HUGE LIABILITY
Trevor Pott, 01 Aug 16:07

Careful with 'fibre speed record' hype: which record's been broken?

91 Gbps seems fast, but isn't much of a record
Richard Chirgwin, 18 Jun 07:38


Pitchforks at dawn! UK gov's Verify ID service FAILS to verify ID

Enraged farmers rip 'complicated' Experian tech to shreds
Kelly Fiveash, 02 Nov 15:42

Curious to know if the UK's Tory-led government is a MEGA SPY? Answer: Yes

RIPA requests for comms data balloon under Coalition
Kelly Fiveash, 01 Nov 16:18

Facebook says vendor secrets forced it to homebrew switches

Network Veep spills how switch vendors keep diagnostic tricks to themselves
Richard Chirgwin, 31 Oct 08:02

Remember Internet2? It's now a software-defined metacloud

Boffins can slice network into their own private connections for research and fun
Richard Chirgwin, 30 Oct 05:29

Cisco and friends chase WiFi's searing speeds with new cable standard

Cat 5e and Cat 6 are bottlenecks for WLAN access points
Richard Chirgwin, 29 Oct 02:03

Got $100k to spare? Try this cloudy SDN starter kit

Big Switch pitches not-quite-so-big SDN implementation
Richard Chirgwin, 28 Oct 04:01

HP seeks to sell chunk of China networking biz: Report

Tech giant WLTM an Asian buyer, apparently
Team Register, 26 Oct 13:55

Activist investors force Riverbed into climbdown over cash 'n' costs

Comment Bad news for the stronghold firms
Chris Mellor, 24 Oct 18:16

Managing identity to drive business

Join us in the Reg Studios on 26 November
David Gordon, 22 Oct 08:38

Cisco battles POODLE with a listicle and some twaddle

Borg lists products on which SSL 3.0 vuln has lifted leg, promises fixes
Richard Chirgwin, 21 Oct 00:58

AARnet cranks up SDN sandpit for researchers

Australian research network wants networkers with buckets, spades, and cool ideas
Richard Chirgwin, 20 Oct 22:15

Facebook slurps 'paste sites' for STOLEN passwords, sprinkles on hash and salt

Zuck's ad empire DOESN'T see details in plain text. Phew!
Kelly Fiveash, 18 Oct 18:08
Smaller tatoo

Apple's new iPADS have begun the WAR that will OVERTURN the NETWORK WORLD

Analysis It'll get properly serious once Google comes in
Andrew Orlowski, 17 Oct 10:56
Fixed toy octopus

ARM spreads tentacles up and down the stack

Cloud-connected OS ramps up its IoT challenge another notch
Tangle of cables attached to a telegraph pole

Meet AMD's pole-dancing 64-bit ARM chip: Hierofalcon wants to be in a mast near you

Virtual servers, virtual storage, virtual networks ... will it end?
Chris Williams, 01 Oct 13:07

Ello? ello? ello?: Facebook challenger in DDoS KNOCKOUT

Gets back up again after half an hour though
Kelly Fiveash, 28 Sep 21:04
BT Openreach van outside Comedy Pub

BT claims almost-gigabit connections over COPPER WIRE

Just need to bring the fibre box within 19m ...
Jasper Hamill, 26 Sep 07:55