ASA 1000V Cloud Firewall
CCIE : ITD and RISE in CCIE Data Center
ITD and RISE are now part of CCIE Data Center: https://learningnetwork.cisco.com/community/certifications/ccie_data_center/written-exam-v2/exam-topics Intelligent Traffic Director (ITD) is a hardware based multi-terabit layer 4 load-balancing, traffic steering and services...
Server Load balancing with NAT, using Nexus switches: ITD
Server load balancer (SLB) has become very common in network deployments, as the data & video traffic are expanding at rapid rate. There are various modes of SLB deployments today. Application...
ITD: Load Balancing, Traffic Steering & Clustering using Nexus 5k/6k/7k/9k
Cisco Intelligent Traffic Director (ITD) is an innovative solution to bridge the performance gap between a multi-terabit switch and gigabit servers and appliances. It is a hardware based multi-terabit layer...
ITD: Load Balancing, Traffic Steering & Clustering using Nexus 5k/6k/7k
Data traffic has grown dramatically in the recent years, leading to increased deployment of network service appliances and servers in enterprise, data center, and cloud environments. To address the corresponding business needs, network switch and router architecture has evolved to support multi-terabit capacity. However, service appliance and server capacity remained limited to a few gigabits, […]
Nexus 1000V InterCloud… And Now Here’s the Demo
There’s been a great deal of excitement, interest and certainly follow-on questions after we announced our new hybrid cloud integration solution, Nexus 1000V InterCloud. My earlier three-part blog consisted of Part 1 on the architecture and features, Part 2 on the hybrid cloud management specifics, and Part 3 a recap of the frequently asked questions. […]
Primer on Cloud Confidence
We had some sneak peeks at CiscoLive in London but as you probably know by now, this stuff was just formally announced last week. Several demos worth looking at give you the foundation for what is important. Shashi Kiran is leading this effort and you can always count on a good quote: “Cisco takes Unified […]
Cisco Launches Nexus 1000V InterCloud – Part 3
Today we wrap up our three part introduction of Cisco’s new hybrid cloud infrastructure, Nexus 1000V InterCloud. In Part 1, we provided an overview of the architecture and the components that make up Nexus 1000V InterCloud. In Part 2, we looked a bit more closely into the single pane management of the cloud network and […]
Cisco Launches Nexus 1000V InterCloud – Part 1
In a recent post, I previewed some new hybrid cloud market research from Forrester that spoke to the business drivers and technical hurdles to cloud integration, and Shashi Kiran has recently posted about lowering the barriers to hybrid cloud adoption. Today, as part of a larger cloud technology launch, Cisco is announcing a new hybrid […]
Nexus 1000V Expands Cloud Network Services Ecosystem with vPath Integration in the Imperva Web Application Firewall
We are ramping up another news cycle around our Nexus 1000V and cloud network services portfolio this week at Cisco live! in London. Among the updates, business security solutions vendor Imperva is demonstrating integration of its SecureSphere Web Application Firewall (WAF) into the Nexus 1000V vPath service insertion architecture. This marks the first third party product to participate in […]