It’s the time of year when we’re all making some sort of list and checking it twice. December seems to be the month we all move into panic mode, and only a little of that can be contributed to the holidays. Operators and vendors of all kinds are thinking about the coming year, and just […]
The PBN AOCM2400 and AOCM2900 series Gigabit Ethernet switching products from Pacific Broadband Networks Europe are L2 access switches for FTTx and IPTV deployments. All PBN switches support wire-speed switching and packet filtration up to Layer 4. The AOCM2948 SFP-based device can be used as an access switch for FTTx scenarios. Key features of the series […]
Qualcomm Atheros Inc., a Qualcomm subsidiary, now is offering or sampling the QCA871x series of high-port-count Gigabit Ethernet switch solutions featuring what it says is the industry’s first unified wired and wireless switch functionality for small- and medium-business (SMB) customers along with the QCA851x series, consisting of high-port-count wired solutions. With the QCA871x series, Qualcomm […]
Time Warner Cable (TWC) officially opened the National Data Center East on its Charlotte (N.C.) campus, just one of two centers of its kind nationwide, it notes. Announced last summer as part of a $101 million expansion project in Charlotte, the Data Center supports the equipment necessary to deliver service for TWC’s core residential and […]
iWeb, reportedly one of Canada’s largest Internet hosting infrastructure providers, deployed the ADVA FSP 3000 from ADVA Optical Networking throughout its Montreal data-center network, enabling iWeb to scale to future 100G technology. iWeb says it chose ADVA gear because of its small footprint and its low power consumption, essential to data-center operations.
The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE) is celebrating Veteran’s Day by unveiling the SCTE Veterans Network (Vet-Net), a program designed to assist U.S. vets to make the transition to careers in the cable industry. Here’s how it works: SCTE Vet-Net will leverage the collective resources of the cable technology community and other organizations to […]