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Cisco and OpenStack: Juno Release – Part 2

The tenth OpenStack release codenamed Juno was released on October 16, 2014. This press release provides a good summary of what to expect in Juno. It also discusses important new capabilities included in the more than 340 new enhancements built in to Juno and highlights different usecases that showcase the diversity of workloads supported on OpenStack. In the first part of the Cisco and Openstack Juno Release blog, I covered Cisco’s OpenStack te…

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IPv6 First-Hop-Security

If you’ve worked with networking sometime in the last decade, I’m sure you’ve heard of this thing called IPv6. IPv6 has been around for quite a while, but it seems to be growing increasingly more popular as of late. My focus on this article will be some of the challenges with security and IPv6, primarily those that Cisco IPv6 First-Hop-Security (FHS) solves. Several times I’ve found myself looking at the network traffic traversing a customer’s n…

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Transform Service Provider Architectures to Support Virtualized Managed Business Services

By Gina Nienaber, Marketing Manager, SP Product and Solutions Marketing Cisco estimates over 50 billion new devices will be connected to the Internet by 2020.  To support the Internet of Everything, service providers must undergo an infrastructure transformation.  The network needs to become more open, programmable, automated, adaptive, and agile.  To guide this transformation, the Cisco open network strategy for service providers is depicted as…

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Miercom Performance Verified – Cisco Nexus 7700 Delivers Industry’s Highest 100Gbps Scalability, Performance and Availability

This will probably date me, but when I started in telecommunications a few years back, 10-Mbps thin-net Ethernet was the cool new technology. I used to think, “Who would ever need that much bandwidth?” Since then, IT technology has changed dramatically, with applications continually demanding more and more bandwidth. Ethernet switching capacity has advanced by leaps and bounds to keep pace with demand, ratcheting up connectivity speeds from 10 M…

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Cisco and OpenStack: Juno Release – Part 1

…co collaborated on and implemented with the community was to develop the Router Advertisement Daemon (radvd) for IPv6. With this support, multiple IPv6 configuration modes including SLAAC and DHCPv6 (both Stateful and Stateless modes) are now possible in Neutron. The implementation provides for running a radvd process in the router namespace for handling IPv6 auto address configuration. To support the distributed routing model introduced by Distr…

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