Data Center

September 24, 2020

DATA CENTER

Telemetry in Action: NETCONF and gNMI with a Custom-Built Collector!

Model-Driven Telemetry Telemetry is used to subscribe to meaningful data and measurements from remote devices and transport it to a receiving system for monitoring and analysis. This data allows network administrators to proactively visualize their network, and helps them automate tasks and forecast capacity requirements. When we talk about streaming telemetry, we typically refer to […]

September 24, 2020

DATA CENTER

Cisco and Intel Re-Imagine Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

As your organization continues to migrate to an infrastructure that enables remote productivity, airtight security, and simplified and streamlined management and maintenance, the benefits of Cisco VDI solutions will help meet your requirements. Cisco and Intel are trusted advisors on VDI and an array of workloads, from the private to public cloud, providing guidance to help accelerate your evaluation, deployment, and time to value.

September 23, 2020

DATA CENTER

Cisco Intersight + Hitachi storage: Now integrated for better orchestration of storage and virtual environments

As we continue to create new extensions and value for Cisco Intersight, I’m pleased to announce a Tech Preview of our latest integration with Hitachi. This integration helps simplify and automate the orchestration of data centers leveraging Hitachi storage and underlying VMware datastores. A SaaS management platform, Intersight helps eliminate operational siloes and provides visibility, […]

September 17, 2020

DATA CENTER

Streamline NX-OS fabric deployments with Cisco DCNM and Red Hat Ansible

Today I will give an overview of our recent integration between Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) and Red Hat Ansible to streamline NX-OS fabric deployments. Introduction Traditionally in data center network management, configuration was often a manual, error prone process, with an operator going device by device to make changes, with every change requiring […]

September 16, 2020

DATA CENTER

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.

September 11, 2020

DATA CENTER

7 Reasons to Modernize your Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure

How can modern hybrid cloud infrastructure deliver a number of important benefits? DevOps innovation continues to accelerate and applications are more dynamic and distributed than ever before. Businesses have become increasingly reliant on software-driven services and cloud operating models.

September 10, 2020

DATA CENTER

Beyond Crisis: Building resilience in times of disruption

Organizations today need to equip their teams with technologies that allow them to work as one. They also need to invest in modernized infrastructure that is capable of automating IT processes and providing actionable insights based on a common data set. Those that do will tap into the ultimate superpower for business resiliency in the next new normal: IT agility.

September 9, 2020

DATA CENTER

Nexus 9300 Cloud Scale Switches: Ready for Unified LAN and SAN Architectures Migration

What’s New? The evolution of Ethernet Local Area Networks (LAN) and Fibre Channel (FC) Storage Area Networks (SAN) convergence continues with the release of NX-OS 9.3.5 just this week. The release introduces Fibre Channel (FC) and Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) N-Port Virtualization (NPV) capability on the Nexus 93360YC-FX2, the latest 2RU member of the […]

September 3, 2020

DATA CENTER

3 Reasons Why Cisco SAN Is the Best Choice

Cisco is the leader in data center networking, providing choices in terms of storage protocols. Cisco is honored to be a one-stop-shop offering in-line analytics to meet customer storage networking needs, across these various NVMe protocols, in an architecture which respects and protects the investments customers have made in their network.  

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