The hottest products from Interop 2013

Interop 2013, one of the biggest networking shows each year, is finishing up today. Here are the highlights from this year's show

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Interop 2013’s hottest products

Interop is one of the definitive networking shows. It’s a place where vendors from around the industry come to display their latest and greatest products. This year, there seems to be a focus on next-generation networking, cloud computing, security, mobile, and collaboration products and services, plus the hardware and accessories to support those. Here are some of the hottest tools we’ve noticed at this year’s Interop. (Products are listed in no particular order)

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Worldwide Supply Media Converter MC-1000S-V1.
Worldwide Supply Media Converter MC-1000S-V1

Key features: Designed to meet the growing needs for network deployment and is able to extend a copper-based network via fiber cable to a maximum distance up to 120KM. More info.

Arista 7500E
Arista 7500E

Key features: Offers 1,152 10GbE, 288 40GbE, or 96 100GbE wire-speed ports, making the Arista 7500E the fastest and most scalable data center Ethernet switch in the industry. More info.

Dell Networking S5000
Dell Networking S5000

Key features: Dell’s first 1U modular, top-of-rack switch providing pay-as-you-grow Ethernet and Fibre Channel connectivity. More info.

OmniSwitch 6900 10GBaseT (Copper)
OmniSwitch 6900 10GBaseT (Copper)

Key features: A wire-rate, top-of-rack switch for enterprise data centers that reduces cabling costs with 10GigE copper server to top-of-rack connectivity and provides legacy 1GigE copper server connectivity.

OmniSwitch 6450L
OmniSwitch 6450L

Key features: Gives businesses a low-cost entry to expand networks and can grow as needed via a simple software upgrade to 1GigE connectivity with 10GigE uplinks. More info.

SmartNA-XTM
SmartNA-XTM

Key features: Providing increased accuracy, independent filters, and flexible port access, making network tool configuration simple. More info.

AppRiver’s SecureSurf Web Protection with Agent
AppRiver SecureSurf Web Protection with Agent

Key features: Cloud-based Web protection now fully equipped with end user agent that allows companies to establish thorough Web surfing policies, monitor Web usage, and create whitelists of known good sites. More info.

HP FlexFabric 11900 switch series
HP FlexFabric 11900 switch series (model 11908)

Key features: The industry’s first OpenFlow-enabled aggregation switch, which improves virtualized application performance by up to 50 percent. More info.

HP HSR6800 router series
HP HSR6800 router series

Key features: Consolidates routing, firewall, switching, and more than five times the security services of other solutions into one device that supports thousands of users. More info.

ACM5504-5-L with integrated 4G LTE support
ACM5504-5-L with integrated 4G LTE support

Key features: By adding built-in 4G LTE support to Opengear out-of-band management solutions, businesses now get higher-speed, lower-latency performance, even during network downtime. More info.

Secret Server
Secret Server

Key features: With Secret Server password management software, you can control access to critical enterprise passwords in one centralized, Web-based repository that features AD integration, AES 256 encryption with hashing/salting, disaster recovery, automatic password changes, and much more. More info.

Niagara 5010-DPI; Next Generation PacketMaster
Niagara 5010-DPI Next Generation PacketMaster

Key features: The system can support 50,000 filters on Layer 7 and identify applications including Skype, YouTube, BitTorrent, Facebook, and more. It also has aggregation, packet slicing, load balancing, and traffic mirroring. More info.

Niagara 2841: 40G Intelligent Bypass Switch Manufacturer name Interface Masters Technologies
Niagara 2841 40G Intelligent Bypass Switch

Key features: Provides maximum network uptime for inline networking and security appliances. More info.

Brocade Vyatta vRouter
Brocade Vyatta vRouter

Key features: Enables multitier networks that can be deployed, configured or changed on demand, regardless of platform or hypervisor. Release 6.6 will support Multicast routing and Dynamic Multipoint VPN, two technologies that are critical for large enterprises and cloud service providers. More info.

FileCatalyst Workflow v4.8.4
FileCatalyst Workflow v4.8.4

Key features: An enterprise-level solution combining two powerful, Web-based managed file transfer workflows: submission and distribution. FileCatalyst Workflow’s latest release, v4.8.4, now features support for mobile submissions via the new FileCatalyst Android application. More info.

Smartvue S9i Cloud Surveillance Server
Smartvue S9i Cloud Surveillance Server

Key features: Simple, secure, and cost-effective cloud-powered HD video servers and cloud storage. More info.