Dell, HP unveil top-of-rack switches at VMworld

SAN FRANCISCO — Dell Inc. and Hewlett-Packard Co. each unveiled new top-of-rack data center switches with high-density 40 Gigabit Ethernet ports at VMworld this week, further cementing the show’s relevance to the networking industry. The two IT giants announced their new switches as part of their overall participation in the partner ecosystem for VMware Inc.’s NSX network virtualization platform. ...

The week in cloud: the argument for lots of clouds; mobility rules; catching up with Dell

  photo: Shutterstock Brian A Jackson SUMMARY:RightScale research says one cloud won’t fit all; mobile development landgrab continues with Facebook-Parse deal; Michael Dell talks up cloud opportunity. Enterprise cloud adoption ticks up  A RightScale survey released last week said  bigger companies — those with more than 1,000 employees — are “slightly more likely” to claim  cloud adoption ...