Video Demo: The Power of ACI Physical Network Visibility in an SDN Overlay Environment
[Note: Register today for our upcoming live ACI webcast: "Is Your Data Center Ready for the Application Economy", January 13, 2015, 9...
The Top Five Myths about Cisco ACI
It’s been almost a year since Cisco publicly unveiled its Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI). As we’ve noted in the past, ACI had to overcome a number of...
The Benefits of an Application Policy Language in Cisco ACI: Part 2 – The OpFlex Protocol
[Note: This is the second of a four-part series on the OpFlex protocol in Cisco ACI, how it enables an application-centric policy model, and why other SDN protocols do not. Part 1 | Part 3 | Part 4] Following on from the first part of our series, this blog post takes a closer look at […]
The Benefits of an Application Policy Language in Cisco ACI: Part 1 – Enabling Automation
[Note: This is the first of a four-part series on the OpFlex protocol in Cisco ACI, how it enables an application-centric policy model, and why other SDN protocols do not. Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4] IT departments and lines of business are looking at cloud automation tools and software-defined networking (SDN) architectures […]
Cisco and OpenStack: Juno Release – Part 1
The next stable OpenStack release codenamed “Juno” is slated to be released October 16, 2014. From improving live upgrades in Nova to enabling easier migration from Nova Network to Neutron,...
ACI—Some lesser known features
I am a consultant at a Cisco partner and I get to see a lot of different networks. Most of the networks are Cisco, but there are a few that are not. From time to time, I get network assessment projects. I love these types of projects as they are an exploration of uncharted networks […]
#CiscoChampion Radio S1|Ep18 ACI Updates
#CiscoChampion Radio is a podcast series by Cisco Champions as technologists hosted by Amy Lewis (@CommsNinja). This week we're talking about ACI Updates with Cisco Product Management Director,...
Cisco ACI at F5 Agility 2014, Copenhagen
At F5 Agility 2014 Copenhagen this month, Applications take the central stage. The key focus area is Application Delivery Controllers (ADC’s as Gartner calls them) and how they are...