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IT Business Leaders Open Up at ONUG

… a Cisco Sponsored After Party from 5:00 – 9:00 pm. For Further Information Cisco Intelligent WAN ONUG Blog – VXLAN Comes of Age with BGP-EVPN MP-BGP eVPN control plane for VXLAN – SDN is growing up Cisco Border Gateway Protocol Control Plane for Virtual Extensible LAN VXLAN Network with MP-BGP EVPN Control Plane Follow ONUG LinkedIn Groups Open-Networking-User-Group Twitter ONUG OpenNetworkingUserGroup.com…

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A Kilo of Cisco Contributions

…e maximum transmission unit (MTU) size of a packet is highly dependent on the magic (the alphabet soup of VLAN, VXLAN, GRE tunnels, etc.) being employed to connect points A and B. Cisco has introduced an extension in Kilo which allows the L2 plugins to calculate a suitable MTU and observe the limits of the network MTU to avoid problems such as fragmentation and dropped packets. This functionality was added to support Network Function Virtualizati…

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Myth-busting: Is Cisco’s Approach to SDN Open?

…using BGP-EVPN (which stand for Border Gateway Protocol and Ethernet Virtual Private Network respectively) with VXLAN. Our goal is to provide openness and scale in a multi-vendor environment. Bottom line: Cisco embraces an open approach through open APIs, open standards, open source contributions. Customers benefit because they can integrate with their existing tools and appliances, and that really represents true investment protection. We look f…

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The results are in! OpenStack Summit Speaker Update

…and Puppet Matt Brown, Jim Kao, and David Xu (all Cisco) http://sched.co/2qdP 6) Highly Available, Performant, VXLAN Service Node David Lapsley (presenter/Cisco), Chet Burgess (contributor/Cisco), and Kahou Lei (contributor/Cisco) http://sched.co/2qcv 7) Learn You Some Ansible for Great Good! David Lapsley and Juergen Brendel (both Cisco) http://sched.co/2qi2 8) 201 Walkthrough – Autoscaling OpenStack Natively with Heat, Ceilometer, and LBaaS Ja…

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A Summary of Cisco VXLAN Control Planes: Multicast, Unicast, MP-BGP EVPN

…mong network engineers. One of the Layer2 over Layer3 (or Layer2 over UDP) protocols adopted by the industry is VXLAN. Now, as with any other overlay network protocol, its scalability is tied into how well it can handle the Broadcast, Unknown unicast and Multicast (BUM). That is where the evolution of VXLAN control plane comes into play. The standard does not define a “standard” control plane for VXLAN. There are several drafts describing the use…

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