The networking is becoming the bottleneck in scale out data centers. Kotura thinks that fiber is the answer, so it’s offering a transceiver that starts at 100 gigabits per second and can scale up to deliver a terabit per second between servers.
Networking is the current big bottleneck in scale out and virtualized data centers. It’s also the hottest hardware area around with startups creating fabrics, controllers and alternatives to the current networking regimes in place. Now we can add Plexxi Networks Inc. to that list.
We’ve heard an awful lot about lean startups lately. Now it’s time to focus on Phat Startups — companies willing to take big risks to solve big problems — like clean energy and nuclear waste remediation, according to Jamie Goldstein, general partner at North Bridge Venture Partners.