Cisco Enhances SDN Strategy and Offerings Across the Entire Nexus Portfolio with new VTS Automation Solution
Interest in Software Defined Networking (SDN) continues to grow through the ability to make networks more programmable, flexible and agile. This is accomplished by accelerating application deployment and management, simplifying...
ESG Survey of IT Security Professionals Provides Insight to Data Center Security Issues
Yesterday, I reported on Cisco’s new ACI security announcements and an overview of our secure data center strategy. Today, I wanted to share some interesting market...
Enhance Data Center Security and Automation with New Cisco ACI Features and Partners
We’ve been talking for a while about Cisco ACI’s leadership in SDN security features (like here), and in the design of our fine-grained security policy enforcement between individual workloads,...
How and Why We Created “Software Defined Networking for Dummies”
Last week we launched our new book, Software Defined Networking for Dummies, which I wrote the vast majority...
Cisco Adds Check Point Next-Gen Security Gateway to Growing List of Strategic ACI Partners
Cisco is announcing another important strategic partner to its list of ACI-compliant vendors with the addition of the Check Point Next Generation Security Gateway to the ecosystem. A couple months ago I wrote about the inherent security architecture in ACI (Security for an Application Centric World), and now the Check Point solutions fit right into […]
ACI and Nexus 9000 Win 2014 infoTECH Spotlight Data Center Excellence Awards
[Note: For more perspective on the growing momentum for Cisco ACI and Nexus 9000, register today for our upcoming live ACI webcast: “Is Your Data Center Ready for the Application Economy”, January 13, 2015, 9 AM PT, Noon ET, featuring more ACI customers and several key ACI technology partners.] Momentum continues to build for Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure […]
ACI Customers Share Experiences at Gartner Data Center Conference
[Note: If you like hearing these customer perspectives, register today for our upcoming live ACI webcast: “Is Your Data Center Ready for the Application Economy”, January 13, 2015, 9 AM PT, Noon ET, featuring more ACI customers and several key ACI technology partners.] Happy New Year to everyone! I thought this would be a great opportunity now that […]
Video Demo: The Power of ACI Physical Network Visibility in an SDN Overlay Environment
[Note: Register today for our upcoming live ACI webcast: "Is Your Data Center Ready for the Application Economy", January 13, 2015, 9...
Network Services Headers (NSH): Creating a Service Plane for Cloud Networks
In the past, we have pointed out that configuring network services and security policies into an application network has traditionally been the most complex, tedious and time-consuming aspect of...