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Network Management
D-Link A/NZ launches DXS-3610 stackable managed switches
The DXS-3610 Series boasts high-performance Switching capacity of up to 2.16 Tbps with forwarding rates of up to 1607 Mpps.
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Artificial Intelligence
QNAP launches new desktop smart edge PoE switch
Includes 16 x 30-watt Gigabit PoE ports, 2 x 2.5GbE host management ports, Intel J4125 quad-core 2.0 GHz processor, and 4 x 3.5-inch SATA drive bays.
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Cloud
New data center network architecture offers latency and throughput
During a data center refresh cycle only an end node transceiver upgrade would be necessary, leading to greater cost savings. 
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Small Business / SMB
Aruba expands smart switch portfolio with solution for SMBs
The 1930 Series integrates with existing Instant On indoor/outdoor APs, and can be centrally managed with the Instant On mobile app.
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Artificial Intelligence
Huawei's data center switches receive Frost & Sullivan award
Frost & Sullivan has named Huawei’s CloudEngine 16800 as the recipient of the 2020 Global Data Center Switch Technology Leadership Award.
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Small Business / SMB
Linksys launches new SMB APs and smart switches to A/NZ
Delivers enterprise-grade networking management, speed and security options to SMBs.
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SD-WAN
Aruba releases end-to-end switching portfolio
This gives network operators one simple, end-to-end switching platform to improve business outcomes.
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Open source
Mellanox embraces open-source SONiC operating system
We look at the latest open-source move by the networking equipment vendor
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Pro AV
Netgear announces pro-AV design centre for partners
To support partners as they design, deploy and bring up professional audio and video solutions that require IP networking infrastructure.
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Cisco
IDC: Ethernet switch and router market show steady growth
Latest IDC research shows that the Ethernet switch market grew 4.8% year over year, while the router market rose 3.4% in 2Q19.
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Ethernet
ADTRAN unveils new series of gigabit switches
ADTRAN has announced a new range of gigabit ethernet switches that are able to easily support an increasing number of internet-connected devices, WiFi access points, and the ability to simplify LAN management.
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Switch
Huawei launches CloudEngine S-Series campus switches and solutions
Huawei announced a leap in campus networking by unveiling 16 new models of CloudEngine S-series switches.
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Cisco
Cisco winner in campus switching market
“Demand for Cisco’s Catalyst 9000 is being driven by customers upgrading older products, but Cisco is still in the early stages of the refresh cycle.”
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Artificial Intelligence
Huawei’s AI fabric eclipses other data centre offerings
In an independent test run by The Tolly Group, Huawei’s data centre switch networking solutions outshone other vendors like Mellanox and Cisco.
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Fibre
Ruckus releases new switch for 100GbE edge-to-core networks
Enables multi-gigabit networks with pay-as-you-grow model suitable for education, government and enterprise environments.
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IDC
IDC: Strong growth for Ethernet switch, router markets FY18
Worldwide Ethernet switch market increased 12.7% year over year in fourth quarter of 2018 - router market rebounds, up 15.6%.
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Ruckus
Huge discounts on Ruckus tech with Ingram NZ
Resellers new to Ruckus’ range of network APs and ICX switches can get 40-50% off selected products by purchasing from Ingram NZ for a limited time.
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Network Infrastructure
Ingram and Ruckus team up to reward Kiwi partners
Ingram's partnership with Ruckus is heating up to the benefit of partners - especially those who found themselves in the VIP box for the AB's game.