All Tunnels Lead to GENEVE
Cisco Nexus 9000 with a Cloud Scale ASIC has extensive hardware capabilities to support legacy, current, and future Network Virtualization technologies, including the forthcoming GENEVE protocol.
Detecting and Mitigating Loops in VXLAN Networks
Cisco Nexus 9000 Series NX-OS VXLAN addresses the most prevalent loop scenarios within and among multi-site data centers to build and maintain a stable and resilient network architecture for your organization.
Multi-Site Data Center Networking with Secure VXLAN EVPN and CloudSec
Business-critical applications need redundant data centers to maintain high-availability. But data transfers between Availability Zones and Regions generally have to travel over public infrastructure, which are more vulnerable to threats. Using Multi-Site Secure VXLAN EVPN with CloudSec provides state-of-the art Data Center Interconnect with Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability.
Miercom Tests and Verifies Cisco Data Center Network Manager
Cisco DCNM is a complete data center manager for simplifying the management of VXLAN-EVPN network fabrics while lowering operational costs. Miercom has made it the recommended management solution
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 […]