Nic Vermande

Senior Technical Marketing Engineer

Intent Based Networking Group

Nic is an experienced technologist and evangelist who has been working in the fields of Cloud Native technologies, Open Source Software, Virtualization and Datacenter networking for the past 15 years.

He's currently employed at Cisco as a Technical Marketing Engineer in the Intent Based Networking Group, looking after ACI product development and integration with Cloud Native platforms (Iaas, Paas, Caas).

His high-end industry accreditations include two VMware VCDX for both Data Center and Network Virtualization, as well as a Cisco CCIE in the Data Center area.

Current projects include Kubernetes networking with ACI, innovation around cloud-native technologies, building ACI bleeding-edge integration with cloud-native tools.

He maintains a technical blog at http://static-void.io.


June 5, 2020


Cloud Native Networking with ACI Anywhere

6 min read

ACI 5.0 allows the network team to extend their control from ACI running in the datacenter to the container network running in the public cloud, taking advantage of the ACI Anywhere policies. It also enables the platform team to benefit from a powerful CNI that is seamlessly integrated with RedHat OpenShift IPI.