Juniper CEO Resigns

Juniper Networks CEO Shaygan Kheradpir has resigned after a review by the board of directors concerning with how he handled negotiation with a particular (unnamed) customer. Rami Rahim Juniper Vice President and General Manager of Development and Innovation will replace Kheradpir as the new Juniper CEO. Image Credits: juniper.net  

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BGP and Russian Traffic Going Through Chinese Routers

Russain data traffic has been found to be routed through a Chinese owned router outside of its border, repeatedly. This has been attributed to peering links going wrong in BGP routing protocol. Apparently Vimplecom, a big mobile operator in Russia agreed to direct network connections with China Telekom and the rest is due to problems

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Cisco Introduces NBase-T Alliance

The companies Cisco, Aquantia, Freescale and Xilinx came together to announce the NBase-T Alliance. This is a cooperative industry-wide undertaking to develop technology  and standards that support speeds greater than 1Gbps on existing Category 5e and Category 6 cables. For the future the Alliance aims to deploy 2.5GbE and 5GbE on the same cables, without any

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Cisco HackIT Has Gone Global

When it first started out Cisco HackIT had 30 Cisco employees divided into five teams competing at one site for victory on this 24 hour Hack-a-thon. Now after two years its grown quite a bit into 280 participants and 65 or so teams all competing from 12 sites around the world including San Jose California to Bangalore India. HackIT

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