New Juniper Networks CEO sets high expectations

Toronto - Rami Rahim, the newly appointed CEO of Juniper Networks, took a trip home to speak at the Telecom Summit. The Toronto-born executive has set a new course for the Sunnyvale, Calif.-based networking

Published on: June 4th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Juniper’s Canadian CEO puts focus on automation, security and cloud

TORONTO – Rami Rahim, the newly appointed CEO of Juniper Networks, came home this week. The Toronto native has spent 18 years in Silicon Valley with networking vendor Juniper Networks and has been

Published on: June 2nd, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

D-Link launches new smart gigabit switches

D-Link Systems Inc. has expanded its Web Smart line of Gigabit Ethernet smart switches with two new models designed for simple management for SMBs needing to carry a combination of voice, video and

Published on: February 6th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Network gear vendor ships SDN starter kit

Software-defined networking company Big Switch Networks Inc. has shipped its first batch data centre switching fabric on bare metal Ethernet switch hardware and SDN software. Called the Big Cloud Fabric (BCF), Big Switch

Published on: October 27th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

D-Link offers free evaluation of business-class products

Networking product vendor D-Link Systems Inc., is offering small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) a free 30-day evaluation of its managed switches, wireless local area network (WLAN) products and storage solutions. The new program

Published on: July 2nd, 2014 Nestor Arellano

HP tweaks 5400 switch

Seven years ago, Hewlett-Packard Co. brought out its first switch that supported the fledgling OpenFlow protocol for software-defined networking, the modular HP 5400. Sales have been good enough that it has been upgraded

Published on: June 25th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Dell partners with SDN company in open networking move

Dell is expanding its open networking presence with a deal with software defined networking gear provider Big Switch Networks. Under the terms of the reseller agreement, Dell will offer on its Ethernet switches

Published on: April 25th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Linksys back in the SMB with new unmanaged switches, VPN routers

After a two-year hiatus from the small to mid-sized (SMB) market, Linksys is reentering the space with a slew of new products, this time with the backing of Belkin International Inc. Originally a subsidiary of Cisco Systems

Published on: November 18th, 2013 Candice So

Cisco boss John Chambers wasn’t looking to compete with HP, IBM

In this installment of IDG Enterprise's "CEO Interview Series," Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) CEO John Chambers talks with IDGE Chief Content Officer John Gallant, Computerworld Editor-in-Chief Scot Finnie and Editor-in-Chief Eric Knorr

Published on: March 15th, 2010 John Gallant, Scot Finnie and Eric Knorr

Miramichi school district turns to D-Link for more network power

With 21 schools and three alternatives sites to serve in rural and small urban centres in New Brunswick, including 436 teachers, 7,000 English-speaking students and 600 First Nations students, geography is a challenge

Published on: July 24th, 2009 Jeff Jedras

ProCurve on the edge

As third overall in the network space, according to IDC Canada, Hewlett-Packard's ProCurve Networking division is looking to solidify its presence with a new series of network switches built on its unique programmable

Published on: March 10th, 2006 Buket Oktem

Cisco boosts security in self-defending net

To that end, Cisco Systems Corp. unveiled its Security Management Suite for its network is the platform strategy.The company, based in Santa Clara, Calif., wants to plug all security holes in networks, whether

Published on: March 10th, 2006 Paolo Del Nibletto