1. Cisco's data centre switches
Cisco this week unveiled a raft of networking enhancements and extensions designed to scale data centres to securely support increasing amounts of data. As expected, Cisco rolled out the second generation of its Nexus 7000 switching platform, which scales the line to 15 terabits. Cisco also unveiled a new nine-slot Nexus 7000 chassis, as expected, as well as a 16-port 40Gbps Ethernet switch in its Nexus 3000 line for high-performance trading environments. Let's take a look.