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Ethernet Alliance Roadmap Points to 800 Gbps and Beyond

Will 800 Gigabit Ethernet be the next big milestone or will it be 1.6 GbE?

Aquantia Brings 2.5 Gbps and 5 Gbps Ethernet to Dell Workstations

Multi-Gig Network Interface Cards enable organizations to use existing Cat 5e and Cat 6 copper cables to deliver faster speeds.

Hurricane Electric Achieves IPv6 Milestone

Internet backbone provider now connects to 4,000 IPv6 networks.

Juniper Developing Open-Source Intent-Based Networking Approach of Its Own

Cisco isn't the only networking vendor with an intent, to enable intent-based networking.

Radio Shack Selling Off IPv4 Address Space

Radio Shack is gone, but its IP address space is not.

Ethernet Switch Market Revenues Grow As 25GbE and 100 GbE Switch Ports Shipments Increase

The latest industry analyst reports from IDC and Dell'Oro Group show different trends for the networking market.

Open-Source FD.io Project Accelerates Networking with Fourth Release

Linux Foundation Collaborative Project now benefits from better performance and security capabilities.

Internet Traffic Growing to 3.3 Zettabytes by 2021

Cisco's annual Visual Networking Index report forecasts a tripling of global IP traffic of the next five years, though the 2016 traffic figure falls short of the initial forecast.

Ethernet Alliance Aims to Advance PoE with Certification Program

New effort aims to provide a certification that validates IEEE 802.3 standards interoperability for Power-over-Ethernet devices.

OpenBMP Project Comes to Linux Foundation as SNAS.io

Yet another new networking project is now being hosted by the Linux Foundation.

Intel's Data Plane Development Kit Now a Linux Foundation Project

DPDK has become a defacto standard tool in many SDN efforts and now it's opening up even further.

Free Range Routing Protocol Finds a New Home at the Linux Foundation

FRRouting is now an official Linux Foundation Collaborative Project.

Google Warns Optical Networking Limitations Could Hinder Cloud Growth

Google exec details how the hyperscale network works today and why current optical technologies need to improve, dramatically.

Global Average Internet Connection Speed Rises 26 Percent in 4Q16

Akamai's State of the Internet Report pegs the global average internet connection speed at 7.0 Mbps.

5G Takes Center Stage at Mobile World Congress

The news out of the big mobile event this year is simple: 5G wireless is coming.

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