Tuesday, January 31, 2006

Neterion Launches Reseller Program

Neterion, which makes 10 Gigabit Ethernet adapters, is rolling out a partner program designed to expand its reach among users. It also said that an adapter that connects to servers via PCI-Express, dubbed Xframe E, currently is being tested by OEMs, and that another product, called the Xframe II/h, is designed for servers with smaller chassis, such as Sun Microsystems Sun Fire systems running on Advanced Micro Devices' Opteron processor.

Tuesday, January 24, 2006

Agilent's WireScope for fiber testing in 10G Ethernet

Agilent has introduced a handheld cable and fiber tester that the company says offers among the industry's fastest certification for Category 3 to Category 6a/7 cabling. The company says its WireScope Pro tester delivers superior near- and far-end crosstalk measurement performance, while enabling Alien Crosstalk (AXT) measurements, which the company says are critical for testing LAN cabling's suitability for running 10 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE).

Tuesday, January 17, 2006

Teknovus releases new Ethernet PON ONU chipset

Teknovus today announced the TK3713 ONU chipset. TK3713 provides all the features needed for a single-chip, IPTV-capable ONU. Read the press release at:


Teknovus and KDDI announce plans for Next Generation EPON

Teknovus (vendor of EPON chipsets) and KDDI (a leading telecom service provider in Japan) today announced a Next Generation Ethernet Passive Optical Network (NGEPON) roadmap with speeds of up to 10 Gb/s. This development program is driven by the new, bandwidth-intensive IPTV services that carriers will be introducing in the near future. NGEPON systems will support hundreds of interactive channels, a rich mix of high-definition content, and virtual personal video recording capabilities. Read news at:


Friday, January 13, 2006

Foundary launches 2 new ethernet switches

Foundry Networks launched the next generation of its ServerIron 10 Gigabit Ethernet Layer 4 through Layer 7 switches, today. The new ServerIron GT 10G switches leverage Foundry's fourth-generation application processors to help scale application network performance beyond what its existing 10 Gigabit Ethernet ServerIron switches can provide. Read news at:


Wednesday, January 11, 2006

Western Scientific using Chelsio 10GigE chipsets

Western Scientific will be using Chelsio's T210 10 GigE interface cards with support for TCP offload in its Fusion server and FusionSA Storage Server products. Western Scientific provides reliable computing clusters, data storage, workstations and networking solutions to Fortune 50 corporations, scientific research facilities, government and educational institutions, to name a few.

Tuesday, January 10, 2006

Ethernet Alliance

The broadband industry gave birth to yet another trade group last night – the Ethernet Alliance, a combine of industry players created with the avowed goal of supporting Ethernet standards. Founding members include 3Com, Agere Systems, Broadcom, Force10 Networks, Foundry Networks, Intel, Pioneer Corporation, Quake Technologies, Samsung, Sun Microsystems, Tyco Electronics, and Xilinx. Read news at:


Tuesday, January 03, 2006

EPON vs GPON comparison

Wishes for a prosperous new year for all our readers. An article providing an excellent analysis of EPON vs GPON may be found at: