Silver Peak has launched what it claimed is the biggest WAN accelerator ever - a box able to optimize, de-duplicate, compress and encrypt 1Gbit/s of WAN traffic.
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Brocade has reaffirmed its commitment to Fibre Channel with a range of 8Gbit/s switches and server host bus adapters (HBAs).
Telephony has at last become an IT product, claimed Nortel as it announced SCS500, an open source-based unified communications suite for small and mid-sized businesses.
Covergence has introduced a session manager for unified comms that is delivered as a virtual appliance. The virtual session manager can handle tasks such as VoIP call routing, security and interoperability for enterprises or carriers, the company said.
Toshiba plans to put a polite boot into Apple's hyped Macbook Air with a new version of its Portégé R500 notebook featuring built-in 3G mobile broadband.
Juniper Networks is to help partners and customers develop applications that run on its routers and switches.
Sony Ericsson has introduced a "world standard" 3G USB modem, and has extended its relationship with Google by announcing its first mobile phone with Google Maps and RSS newsfeeds as standard.
HP ProCurve has introduced a high-end core switch pitched against Cisco's Catalyst 6509 and 4507, and offered with a lifetime warranty.
Just a few weeks after it announced plans to buy data management specialist Princeton Softech, IBM has introduced a service to mask sensitive customer data so it can safely be used for application testing and QA.
D-Link is the latest networking vendor to push Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) to SMBs and small offices. The company's latest DES-1008P 10/100 switch can supply up to 15.4W of power on four of its eight ports, and lists for just US$161.
Sony has filed for a U.S. patent on a liquid airbag for electronics - in particular, for hard disks. The idea is that the electronics will be wrapped in a fluid-filled bag so if the outer case suffers a shock, the liquid acts as a cushion.
New browser-based application technologies are opening new security holes, warned SPI Dynamics, as it launched a re-engineered version of its SOA/Web 2.0 security testing software Webinspect this week.