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2008-11-14 09:00:14

Juniper Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:JNPR), the leader in high-performance networking, today announced its participation in SC08, the premier international conference for high-performance computing (HPC), networking, storage and analysis. At SC08 from November 15-21, 2008 in Austin, TX, Juniper is extending a nine-year tradition of providing high-performance routers used in the real-time networks tapped by researchers and attendees at SC conferences. At the 2008 conference, Juniper will deploy...

2008-10-28 12:00:19

People playing an online game have to be nimble to keep up with the action. To ensure the best performance, the network should be similarly agile, but the current nature of the Internet is inflexible in many ways. On Oct. 30, however, a consortium of academic researchers will demonstrate a prototype-stage technology called OpenFlow that could enable programmers to infuse the Internet infrastructure with new capabilities. At the National Science Foundation-sponsored Global Environment for...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.