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Long Distance Relationships can Work…for Your Data Centers

- April 9, 2009 - 0 Comments

We had another live podcast taping for TechWiseTV today and learned a few new things about Data Center Interconnect or as people in the know say: DCI. Amit Singh is a technical engineer who agreed to join us and he was a wealth of information. In fact, we were able to witness one of those rare times where Jimmy Ray is legitimitally surprised with new technology advances. Our primary focus for the conversation was how to deal with data center applications that are demanding a move back to layer 2 and how we can connect geographically disperse DC’s at that layer. We were about halfway into the conversation when the ability to do 802.1AE MacSec encryption took him over the edge. We all get fired up when things head back in a security oriented direction but this is one that Jimmy Ray admitted to being stumped by when trying to tackle it as his previous employer. Turns out he now works for a company that knows how to make stuff work! Give it a listen:

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