Blade Network Technologies kicked off the inevitable move toward 40 Gigabit Ethernet data-center networking on Thursday, rolling out the first 40 Gigabit switches aimed specifically at enterprises and their relatively flat networks. With the RackSwitch G8264, Blade Network throws down the gauntlet to its competitors, claiming a …
Broadcom, or Brocade?
Foundry was bought by Brocade, not Broadcom. I doubt Foundry/Brocade sell their silicon to their competitors. :)
So is this switch actually shipping?
Probably Using Fulcrum Micro Silicon
Timothy, I'd bet the "unnamed" chip vendor is Fulcrum Micro, they're in the G8100, and have been doing a lot of the R&D behind Ethernet Clos designs.