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Lukas Krattiger

Principal Engineer Technical Marketing

INSBU

Lukas Krattiger is a Principal Engineer in Technical Marketing with 18+ years of experience in Data Center, Internet and Application Networks. Within Cisco's INSBU, he is specialized in Data Center Switching Architectures and Solutions across Platforms.

Lukas is a double CCIE (R&S, Data Center) with several other industry certifications and participates in various technology Leadership- and Advisory-Groups.

Prior to joining Cisco, Lukas was a Senior Network Engineer at System Integrator and Service Providers responsible for Data Center and Internet Networks. Since joining Cisco, he covered various technologies within the Data Center as well as Enterprise Network portfolio and built foundational solutions for Customers and Partners. Current projects do include innovative approaches for automating Data Center Networks and optimizing Networking with Overlays.

Recent publications include the Cisco Press title "Building Data Centers with VXLAN BGP EVPN: A Cisco NX-OS Perspective".

Articles

August 26, 2019

DATA CENTER

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.

April 17, 2019

DATA CENTER

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...

June 19, 2017

DATA CENTER

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 […]

April 20, 2017

DATA CENTER

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.

February 5, 2015

DATA CENTER

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 […]