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Why SDN all-stars are heading to Brocade

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Why SDN all-stars are heading to Brocade
Why is it that a who's who of SDN developers is landing at Brocade? Over the past two years, the company has lured a handful of industry All-Stars to work on software enabling its networking portfolio, including Fibre Channel storage-area network switches, and Ethernet switches and routers. The most recent hire is Michael Bushong, who jumped from start-up Plexxi to Brocade late last year to run product management.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

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It took longer than expected, but Samsung is expanding its product line to include external solid-state drives with a new line of Portable SSD T1 products.The lightweight drives have capacities of up to 1TB and are small enough to fit in your pocket. They're significantly more expensive than magnetic hard drives, though, which come in capacities of up to 6TB.Samsung's 250GB external SSD is priced at US$179.99, a 500GB drive is $299.99, and a 1TB drive is $599.99. By comparison, a 1TB magnetic drive can be acquired for under $100.External storage is mostly used for data backup. But demand for external drives is growing as users download and store more multimedia and programs. Storage is also limited in Chromebooks and lightweight Windows laptops and hybrids, so users have to revert to external storage to preserve files.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More


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