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Facebook's project to take on Cisco inspires such 'cult-like' devotion, it once caused a whole team to quit Apple

On Tuesday, Facebook made an announcement that should set Cisco's teeth on edge. Its second-generation computer network switch, called the Wedge 100, is now available for purchase though Chinese contract manufacturer Edgecore (owned by Accton Technology). That's the same company that manufacturers the Facebook-designed switch for Facebook's own internal use. This is a super-fast 100G switch and could be something that many other big companies (and certainly other internet companies) will want to buy.
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