Data networking and communications > Data network systems

US federal agencies adopt SAN-free ultradense 2U data centre

24 July, 2012

Nutanix, said to be the first company to offer a radically simple compute and storage building block for virtualising data centres without the need for shared storage, has announced it has achieved record growth across US federal agencies for its Complete Cluster SAN-free data centre.

Burnin’ rubber with v6 under your bonnet

16 May, 2012 by Alan Way, International Development Manager, Spirent Communications

Much has already been written about the pressures driving the enterprise to migrate to IPv6, but what about the positive performance benefits it could bring? asks Alan Way, International Development Manager, Spirent Communications.

Spirent TestCenter Virtual software module

07 June, 2011 by

The Spirent TestCenter Virtual software module provides visibility into the virtualisation infrastructure and is suitable for users who are unsure about the performance of a new virtual system and/or would like assurance before deploying critical applications.

Test platform helps meet extensive testing for university networking equipment

01 April, 2011 by

Hewlett-Packard (HP) specialises in developing and manufacturing computing, data storage and networking hardware, designing software and delivering services. According to Brian Gregory, the HP Networking Account Manager for Qld and NT Universities, the ANZ University community, led by CAUDIT, wished to carry out a proof of concept that would confirm the suitability of HP networking equipment to be used within a university campus LAN environment. The tests to be carried out were determined by a collective of IT engineers across a number of universities with multiple protocols, as well as performance, due to capacity expansion upwards of 10 GB.

Fluke Optiview Pro Gigabit Series III LAN analyser

27 October, 2010 by

Available to rent, the Fluke Optiview Pro Gigabit Series III LAN analyser gives users a clear view of the entire enterprise - providing visibility into every piece of hardware, every application and every connection on the network.

Spirent TestCenter Virtual software module

15 October, 2010

Spirent TestCenter Virtual software module can be used to validate network architecture. The software module that resides on the virtual machine provides good visibility into the entire data centre infrastructure. It extends and complements the capabilities of Spirent TestCenter to accurately benchmark and optimise performance of virtual server switches and cloud-based virtualisation.

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