• Post date: 21/09/2020 - 10:26
    On February 3, 2020, Cisco has announced its acquisition of Exablaze, a privately held, Australia-based designer and manufacturer of advanced network devices. Exablaze is now Nexus. This technology complements Cisco’s networking portfolio and plays a key role in the delivery of next-generation platforms for low-latency applications.
    Cisco Nexus 3550 Series Deliver ultra-low latency switching and multiplexing functions
  • Post date: 17/07/2020 - 11:10

    If you’re looking to move away from hybrid cloud and pack up your on-premises servers all together but are worried about how your applications will run in the cloud, serverless computing could be the right strategy for you.

    What is serverless computing?

  • Post date: 26/05/2020 - 17:20

    The ability to work from anywhere means that IT must prioritise user-experience. Access to private applications should not require VPN or waiting for traffic to be backhauled to a datacentre just to go out to public cloud. Gartner predicts that in the aftermath of COVID-19, 74% of companies will move some employees to remote working permanently. Are your security and mobility teams prepared for working remotely anywhere?

  • Post date: 28/04/2020 - 10:19

    In our previous blog, we explained who is Exablaze and why last year Cisco proceed with this acquisition. Nowadays, Cisco is keeping working to smoothly integrate the Exablaze engineering team into the Cisco data centre organisation to help enterprises manage ultra-low latency transactions.

    But what are the most interesting products that Exablaze brought in Cisco’s portfolio?

  • Post date: 20/04/2020 - 09:37

    From XtremIO to VAST Data, the future for Renen Hallak (Vast Data CEO and Founder) seems promising. VAST Data, the New York-based company announced it had closed a $100 mission Series C, led by Siemens’ investment arm Next47, at a $1.2 billion valuation. The company introduced just 17 months ago its Universal Storage product, which drew the attention of investors like Dell Technologies, Goldan Sachs and 83North.

  • Post date: 02/03/2020 - 15:07

    Appcelerate has achieved the Cisco® Cloud and Managed Services Advanced Certification (CMSP Certification). This certification recognises the company as having the capabilities to sell and deliver cloud and managed services that help accelerate time to market and time to revenue.

  • Post date: 21/02/2020 - 14:27

    With its sixth acquisition in 2019, Cisco enlarges its network in the technology field acquiring Exablaze. Cisco’s new purchase is an Australian company which specialise in designing and building advanced networking gear based on Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs).

  • Post date: 19/03/2019 - 12:56
    802.11ax was challenged with improving the average throughput per user by a factor of at least 4X. Improved processors delivered greater raw link speeds than what was available in 802.11ac, however 802.11ax implemented many innovative technologies to provide not just higher performance but also to increase reliability and improve the user experience. Having the time, you could read the complete IEEE 802.11ax specification (all 600+ pages) and realize over 190 new features are defined in those pages, but this document will focus on the seven most interesting and impactful improvements.
  • Post date: 19/03/2019 - 11:28
    Super Micro Computer announced that the company is launching new Edge systems designed for artificial intelligence (AI) and 5G workloads.

    As the amount of data generated by edge devices continues to grow at a staggering rate, organisations are facing many challenges, including bandwidth congestion, lack of scalability, processing delays, data security and integrity, including compliance and privacy issues. New Edge servers from Supermicro aim to transform enterprises and empower them with intelligent connectivity from IoT devices to the cloud.

  • Post date: 19/03/2019 - 11:20
    The 7130L FPGA-enabled devices leverage FPGA technology to enable the development and deployment of cutting-edge network applications. Available in 32, 48 or 96 SFP+ port options, the 7130L is multiple devices in one; performing layer 1+ switching in only 5 ns, enabling unrestricted access to an onboard FPGA and containing an x86_64 server.