VXLANv6 – VXLANv-what?
With the expansion of network virtualization, infrastructure resources like IP addresses have to be reserved for applications and services as well. As a result, IP address overlap occurs in the underlay and overlay, exhausting unique RFC1918 addresses.
Change is the only constant – vPC with Fabric Peering for VXLAN EVPN
Change is the only constant – vPC just changed and Cisco removed the physical Peer Lin, the first vendor in the industry to do so. Introduction Over the course of...
Where’s my Endpoint?
Is there a way to know what endpoints are alive within your data center at this moment? Is it possible to continuously monitor the life of every endpoint – be it a Virtual Machine (VM), a physical host or even a container ? Enter Endpoint Locator or EPL! With DCNM available as a manager for […]
3rd Annual Interoperability Testing: Converging on a Standard
This year, a total of seven vendors participated in the VXLAN BGP EVPN interoperability testing, showing significant industry adoption year over year.
VXLAN/EVPN: Standards based Overlay with Control-Plane
Given the tremendous interest in VXLAN with MP-BGP based EVPN Control-Plane (short EVPN) at Cisco Live in Milan, I decided to write a “short” technology brief blog post on this topic. VXLAN (IETF RFC7348) has been designed to solve specific problems faced with Classical Ethernet for a few decades now. By introducing an abstraction through […]