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Transforming Network Infrastructure Week in Review: Semtech, Dell, Versa & More


September 16, 2017

Digital transformation has taken hold, driving a new era of innovation in the data center and beyond. Starting with the transformation of network infrastructure and ending with the user experience, change is in the air. And with the weekend upon us, there’s no better time than the present to take a look at the week that was in network transformation news: Time for the Week in Review!

Leading off the week, Semtech announced the beginning of production for its quad ClearEdge CDR. Semtech is taking aim at providing efficient, high-performing optical networking solutions. See what it came up with HERE.

Also in the news, a partnership between Cavium and Enea is bearing fruit. The duo announced the availability of optimized uCPE solutions utilizing the Cavium OCTEON TX ARMv8 processor SoC suites and the Enea NFV Access software platform. Raj Singh Vice President & General Manager of the Network & Communication Group at Cavium explained, “Cavium’s highly integrated OCTEON TX ARMv8 processor SoC families, with high performance processing, exceptional power efficiency, hardware accelerators abstracted by standard APIs like DPDK, standard software eco-systems and cost effective and scalable white box hardware eco-systems, offer highly optimized uCPE processing solutions.” Everything you need to know is HERE.

Today, Versa Networks announced a new partnership with China Telecom Global Limited (CTG), making CTG a preferred vendor for Versa SD-WAN and SD-Security solutions. The Chinese, state-owned telco possesses the world’s largest broadband Internet networks as well as a robust mobile network capable of supporting an international customer base. All the details are HERE.

Dell EMC showed off some of its wares this week; specifically how service providers like Telefonica and CenturyLink have been able to expedite migrations to software-defined data centers with the DSS 9000. "Carriers and service providers need hyperscale-inspired infrastructure to balance the need to innovate at the speed of business while spending less," said James Mouton, senior vice president of Extreme Scale Infrastructure at Dell EMC. "With the DSS 9000, we are leveraging our 10 years of experience working with industry titans to make it easier to purchase, optimize, deploy, manage and service infrastructure at scale." Find the full scoop HERE.

Remember to stop by early and often for all things transforming network infrastructure! See you next week!



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