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Some Afterthoughts on Open Network Environment, SDN and Overlay Networks

…opla was the importance of Layer 4-7 virtual services to the virtual overlay story, and specifically the role of vPath. vPath is a component of the Nexus 1000V virtual switch that enables the integration of virtual service nodes into virtual overlays. vPath is critical to inserting services such as security, WAN optimization or load balancing into the data paths of our virtual networks. These virtual services are again agnostic of the underlying…

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Cisco Open Network Environment, Explained

Let’s cut to the chase–you have probably wondering “what is Cisco going to do about SDN and OpenFlow?” Well, probably more than you expect, but before we get into that, I would respectfully suggest you are asking the wrong question. Cisco Open Network Environment (Cisco ONE) was created to deliver a specific capability to our customers: providing direct programmatic access to Cisco infrastructure.  As we were vetting this conc…

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Interop Wrap-up: Focus on Nexus 1000V and Virtual Services

Well, Interop Las Vegas 2012 has come and gone, and it was another exciting week for us. The folks at TechWiseTV caught up with Prashant Gandhi, our Senior Director of Product Marketing for network virtualization technology, to talk all about the latest innovation in the Nexus 1000V portfolio and where we are heading with what is increasingly becoming a very strategic platform for Cisco. Prashant really hits this interview out of the park, as he…

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Nexus 1000V Updates Bring Scalability and Cloud Readiness to the Network

For anyone who has ventured to a tech conference, flown into an airport or even driven down CA highway 101 this past year, it’s clear that cloud is still top of mind for many technical and business decision makers. We believe this means that enterprises are no longer just talking the talk, but are looking deeper into their networking infrastructure to see if they are ready to meet the challenges of cloud, virtualization and workload mobil…

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Cisco ASA 1000V: The Cloud Ready Firewall

…; but it is a solution which is optimized to cater to the new virtualization and cloud challenges and use cases. vPath helps us provide a solution which is simpler, cleaner, much more flexible and efficient. Enables multi-hypervisor support where we don’t need to develop a different virtual firewall for each different hypervisor. As Nexus1000V spans across hypervisors, we can easily start supporting those as well. vPath enables a single instance…

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