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If you're willing to go to whitebox server maker Super Micro for your motherboards and complete systems, then you're probably willing to consider going all the way and get your network adapters and switches from the company as well. That seems to be the thinking at Super Micro, as the company punts three Ethernet switches. More …

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Let me guess...

The question is Broadcom or Broadcom... The answer is "what badge do you like on it"

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Stop

Re: Let me guess...

Dunno about the switches, but their NICs are specified as Intel..

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Anonymous Coward

Fascinating

They're using Matrox for their graphics cards, maybe that's what they use in the switches?

Sometimes I wonder if the commenters actually work in IT or they just read this site for the LEGO pr0n.

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Anonymous Coward

Cisco...

...get on the phone to Dell, sharpish

(http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/05/23/cisco_dell_merger_contemplation/)

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Anonymous Coward

Console

Anyone knows how's the management console like on these whitebox things?

I'm used to Cisco IOS and the HP ProCurve CLI.

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Boffin

CLI Manual

http://www.supermicro.com/manuals/other/SM-CLI-Guide.pdf contains the goods.

Looks very IOS/Procurve-ish at first glance.

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