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Multi-gigabit Ethernet Week in Review: Vertical Systems Group, Newisys, Dell'Oro & More


August 12, 2017

Network requirements are growing at a rapid rate. Thanks to a growing IoT presence, our SaaSy reality and digital transformation (in general), more is demanded of networks than ever before. This is driving a movement toward network modernization and multi-gigabit Ethernet. And, with the weekend upon us, there’s no better time than the present to take a look back at the week that was in multi-gigabit Ethernet news: Time for the Week in Review!


Vertical Systems Group recently unveiled the results of its year-end 2016 fiber lit buildings leaderboard, with AT&T, Verizon, Spectrum Enterprise, CenturyLink and Comcast topping the list.  “On-net fiber lit buildings are valued strategic assets that give retail and wholesale providers a competitive edge in profitably delivering services to business customers,” says Rosemary Cochran, principal at Vertical Systems Group. TMC’s Paula Bernier brings you everything you need to know HERE.

Also in the news this week, Newisys revealed the NDS22482F NVMe Fabric Storage System. According to Eugene McCabe, executive vice president at Newisys, the platform can “deliver its full performance over Ethernet with full bandwidth and minimal added latency.” The new solution will be on display at the Flash Memory Summit, complete coverage of the announcement is HERE.

Excelero announced its NVMesh server SAN software completed validation on the NetXtreme BCM57414, Broadcom’s 25/50Gb Ethernet network interface card (NIC). "This is a pioneering development in integrating silicon and software that enterprises need to expedite the deployment of NVMe over Fabrics," said Ryan Quick, CEO and chief architect at Providentia Worldwide, an enterprise hyperscale computing consultancy.  "As alternatives to the PCIe bus emerge that are better for scale-out use, Broadcom and Excelero are key players to watch in an important and fast-changing market." All the details are HERE.

Recent research from the Dell’Oro Group illustrates what we can expect in Wireless LAN in upcoming years. Most notably, the expectation that through 2021 average prices will rise with user adoption of cloud subscription licenses and new technologies. “The trend is clear—users are willing to pay a premium for higher-performance Wi-Fi experience,” said Trent Dell’Oro, Business Analyst at Dell’Oro Group. Insight and analysis is HERE.

Remember to stop by early and often for all things multi-gigabit Ethernet. See you next week!



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