Falling prices for 10-Gbps Ethernet switches may spur a new round of network upgrades by businesses looking to provide more speed for bandwidth-hungry applications. Hewlett-Packard and Alcatel today will introduce several aggressively priced 10-Gbps switches, joining a host of other major networking vendors' faster and cheaper switches introduced in recent months.
They're all taking aim at switching-market leader Cisco Systems, which last week introduced its retooled line of Catalyst Ethernet switches featuring new devices, additional 10-Gbit capabilities, improved availability, and better security. More info at InformationWeek
Switches Drive Down Prices For 10-Gbps Ethernet
Posted on Monday, Dec 06 2004 @ 19:32 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck