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Broadcom Beefs Up Switch for SDN

Ethernet chip packs 7B transistors
9/24/2014 08:00 AM EDT
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krisi
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Re: Ethernet vs. SDN
krisi   10/1/2014 2:36:08 PM
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Agree...I think this is exactly what is happenning

rick merritt
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Re: Ethernet vs. SDN
rick merritt   9/25/2014 10:39:26 AM
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@Bert: Good point. We may be on the cusp of seeing the birth of a generation of virtual networking (SDN/NFV) silicon

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Ethernet vs. SDN
Bert22306   9/24/2014 4:24:45 PM
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I'm not sure at what point we should stop associating a switch which calls itself "Ethernet" with something applicable to SDN. Certainly it would be smart to allow an SDN node to operate as an Ethernet switch, however SDN also certainly goes beyond just Ethernet.

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New directions in switch chips
rick merritt   9/24/2014 12:18:31 PM
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I think with Tomahawk and Xplaint we are just starting to see new directions in Ethernet switch chips.

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