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Cisco launches new routers aimed at wireless carriers

Plus, VMware's storage plans and can an SMB entrepreneur go big?

September 12, 2011

Cisco launches new routers aimed at wireless carriers


Larry Dignan reports that the vendor is trying to speed up IPv6 migrations.

“Cisco called its latest wireless effort the Cisco ASR 9000 Series Aggregation Services Routers Systems. The idea behind the collective platform is to allow carriers to deliver mobile, video and data services faster.”

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VMware ‘to work with just five storage companies’

The Register

Chris Mellor reports on the virtualization vendor’s plans.

“According to Floyer, what VMware is proposing is that an app, running in a virtual machine, would address a logical storage container, or VM volume, containing the app’s data, metadata about it, and any policies referring to that data. The storage container would have logical channels, an I/O Demultiplexer, that is connected to the host server’s external storage ports and thence to external arrays.”

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Can a former SMB entrepreneur work for a big business?


ponders the question.

“So was I nervous about joining a “big” media company like Penton, which has 1,300 employees? Not really. Fact is, Amy and I previously worked full-time at big IT media companies. We enjoyed our time at those organizations.”

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