Facebook Unveils Homegrown Ethernet Switch

Social media giant Facebook is one step closer to ousting Cisco Systems as its primary datacenter switching supplier with the launch of a new top-of-rack engineering project inside of the company code-named “Wedge.” As in the front of the wedge that is going to split apart the $20 billion and fairly monolithic datacenter switching market. Jay Parikh, vice president of infrastructure engineering at Facebook, divulged some of the details on the homemade Wedge top-of-rack switch at the GigaOm Structure conference in San Francisco.

http://www.enterprisetech.com/2014/06/18/facebook-unveils-homegrown-ethernet-switch/

Posted on 18/06/2014, in Jay Parikh, Open Switch. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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