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Juniper Networks has announced its QFabric "flat pack" single layer data centre networking scheme. Designed for virtualised data centres heavy on virtual servers, QFabric is the fruit of Juniper's Project Stratus. Network-using devices connect to the QFabric via QF/Node products, the first one being the QFX3500. These edge …


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  1. Tom Maddox Silver badge

    960MBit/s of switching capacity

    Unless I'm missing something, I really hope that's 960 GBit/s, otherwise I'll stick with a Linksys four-port gigabit switch, thank you.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Cabletron lives!

    This sounds suspiciously like SecureFast.

  3. Anonymous Coward

    virtual layer2

    Just give me a large flat virtual layer2 network for vmotion.

  4. Schmeelster

    Half empty or half full?

    This has been in the pipe for 2 years or more and there are a couple of key things missing (surely) if previous Juniper PR is to be believed? SO, no IBM connection and nothing about any FC or storage angle for total connectivity.

    Still looks like half baked from where I am.

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