Juniper backs Facebook’s Cisco competitor the Wedge

Network-cable-800x450-320x181Juniper has designed its own version of Facebook’s Ethernet switch, the Wedge, in what could become a major headache for Cisco. The new product, the design of which will be given away for free through Facebook’s Open Compute Project (OCP), has the potential to shake up the $23 billion Ethernet switch market. The OCP allows anyone to design and build their own computer hardware and the Wedge could even popularise a new way of designing networks called software-defined networking (SDN).

Posted on 05/12/2014, in Cisco, Juniper, Open Switch. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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