Extreme Networks buys Brocade’s data center networking, Bedrock Data expands its Board of Directors, E-Discovery is a problem in IT, and Alliance Storage Technologies updates NETArchive.
In this iteration of Gestalt Networking News:
– Nyansa brings the power of comparison to network analytics
– a review of the Docker Networking Cookbook
– Arris gets Ruckus from Brocade so they can go to Broadcom (we’ll explain)
Plus a list of great reads from the community!
When Broadcom announced plans to acquire Brocade, it was contingent upon divestiture of the assets from Brocade’s recent acquisition of Ruckus Wireless. Arris’ name had been circling the rumor mill for a while as a possible suitor, so it’s not too surprising. I was a little interested to see the price. At $800 million, it seems like a pretty good deal for Arris.
Mobility Field Day 2017 events will be held July 25th-26th in Silicon Valley. Additionally, a Tech Field Day Extra Event at Cisco Live on June 26th-28th will touch on mobility centric topics.
By now, you’ve probably heard that Brocade was purchased by Broadcom (if you haven’t… I’m sorry to break it to you this way). But what you might not have heard is that Broadcom plans to sell off Brocade’s IP networking business. Drew Conry-Murray at Packet Pushers breaks down how this sale might go down. In […]
Drew Lentz of Wireless Nerd comments: The City I live in hosts the “largest illuminated holiday parade in Texas” or at least that’s it’s claim to fame. Imagine the Macy’s Thanksgiving day parade, scaled down a bit, and travelling the streets of South Texas. People really do come from all across our area to check […]
Keith Parsons of Wireless LAN Professionals comments: I’ve just got to take my hat off to the team at Ruckus Wireless for their successful, yet gutsy move, to do a live demonstration in front of the #WFD8 delegates and on live broadcast streaming video of a MU-MIMO demonstration. This ranks right up there with Cisco […]
Paul Stewart from PacketU writes about NFD5 presenter Ruckus Wireless: I recently converted my standalone Ruckus AP to controller based mode. The specific model of controller I am using is the ZoneDirector 1100 running software version 9.4. I wanted to expand the capabilities of my wireless network and allow temporary Wireless Guest access. The process […]
Matthew Norwood of In Search of Tech writes about a new perspective in RF: I came across this article tonight which shows a proof of concept system that can allow you to control devices in your home based on body movement and gestures that are detected by wireless client devices working in conjunction with wireless […]
Pete Welcher from Chesapeake Netcraftsmen takes another look at Ruckus Wireless: What can I say? It works. Plug in the controller, web into it (or access it via Microsoft networking, which I leave disabled), a little setup, plug in AP, and voila. It works well. Read more: Network Field Day 5: Ruckus Wireless Revisited