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Webinar: Cabling Requirements for Spine-and-Leaf Topologies

The webinar will describe how to implement a spine-and-leaf data center network architecture, how spine-and-leaf is designed to ensure full connectivity among switches. It is also sometimes called full-mesh, and it requires just that—a full mesh of fiber-optic cabling to support all switch-to-switch connections. 42 more words

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White Paper: IE Standards Paving the Way

The use of Ethernet for industrial automation applications is on the rise and is rapidly displacing traditional Fieldbus protocols that are more complex, often proprietary and have limited distance and performance. 40 more words

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United Fiber & Data hints at major data center and colocation customer

Dark fiber provider United Fiber & Data is building a global data center & colocation provider” for an unknown customer in the New York City area. 78 more words

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EdgeConneX Opens its Buenos Aires Edge Data Center

EdgeConneX has launched its newest facility in Buenos Aires, Argentina. According to EdgeConneX, global service providers and local organizations throughout the region will gain access to scalable data capacity with low-latency connectivity, critical content delivery solutions, and advanced cloud services previously unavailable in this region. 45 more words

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Sales of optical network systems to North American cloud and colo providers jumps 50%

Cignal AI reports that cloud and colocation network operators in North America increased their optical systems purchases by 50% during this year’s first three months. The market research firm notes in its newly released “Optical Customer Markets Report” that other customer segments should be expected to increase purchases this year as well. 8 more words

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CenturyLink reveals edge network initiative, begins with edge compute services

CenturyLink plans to spend several hundreds of millions of dollars to enhance its edge networks to support edge compute services. The initiative initially will see the creation of more than 100 edge compute locations across the U.S., which CenturyLink will use to deliver hybrid cloud and managed services. 36 more words

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Hybrid Cloud: Best or Worst of Both Worlds?

Vendors offering pure-cloud solutions believe that hybrid cloud only delays the inevitable full migration to the cloud, while vendors offering hybrid solutions (generally those with legacy premises-based systems) claim that it offers benefits that pure-cloud solutions can’t provide. 25 more words

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