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Fast and Flexible – New Third Generation Fabric Interconnect

…ric Interconnect. The VIC 1300 series is based on 3rd generation Cisco ASIC technology, and it is ideally suited for next-generation networks requiring up to 40GbE bandwidth. It supports network overlay technologies, such as VXLAN, that enables overlay networks for virtual machines (VMs), allowing them to communicate or move between hosts within or between your data centers.  The 1300 series also carries forward support for advanced Cisco…

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Tune in to Networking Field Day 11 – Switching Innovation—Everything Runs on Switching

…ough simplified lifecycle management, which has shown easier deployment and qualification processes. Principal Technical Marketing Engineer Lukas Krattiger will then discuss the details around Cisco’s Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN) EVPN solution and give a deeper look on the combined L2/L3 Gateway at the top-of-rack (ToR). He will also touch on how to efficiently connect the VXLAN EVPN Fabric to Multi-Tenant WAN services. Himanshu Mehra, Product…

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Network like it’s 1999 with BGP EVPN

…This leads to a lot of extra network design set-up, excessive network traffic, and some dependence on the physical network  since there has to be an IP Multicast enabled core. Watch TechWiseTV 186 “Scaling Multitenancy with VXLANVXLAN brought incredible scale with no practical support for numerous multicast groups.   Larger, multi-tenant networks were forced to map multiple VXLAN segments to a single multicast group, which then lead to…

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What is Cisco’s SDN Strategy for the Data Center?

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…idth use via Equal Cost Multi Pathing (ECMP), higher theoretical scalability with 16 million segments, and more flexibility through use of an overlay model upon which multi tenant cloud networks can be built. As momentum for VXLAN networks grows, so does the demand for 2 key things: A standards based approach to scale out VXLANs, and Simplified provisioning and management of them. Regarding a standards based approach to scale out VXLANs, Cisco…

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How Cisco’s data center is built on openness

…s, Open Dayligt, and more. In the solutions showcase section, you’ll see a service chaining demo with Avi and One Convergence. What else are we doing to drive openness in the data center? BGP-EVPN control plane to define how VxLAN tunnel endpoints map MAC addressed to IP addresses in a multi-vendor environment, Network Service Header NSH offering a method to identify network service path, OpFlex is an extensible policy protocol designed to…

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