Cisco Continues to Support Application Virtual Switch for Application Centric Infrastructure in vSphere Deployments
Cisco Application Virtual Switch (AVS), a virtual member of the Cisco's Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) family has seen increasing interest from customers who want to enforce application centric...
Power of Open Choice in Hypervisor Virtual Switching
Customers gain great value from server virtualization in the form of virtual machines (VM) and more recently Linux Containers /Dockers in data centers, clouds and branches. By some estimates, more than 60 % of the workloads are virtualized although less than 16% of the physical servers (IDC) are virtualized (running a hypervisor). From a networking perspective, the hypervisor […]
VXLAN Taking a More Strategic Role in Cloud Networks with Support across Cisco Fabrics and Switching Platforms
There’s been a lot of news and momentum surrounding VXLAN technology in the last several months, and there is no doubt that VXLAN is becoming a...
Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) and the Application Virtual Switch (AVS)
Following our launch of the Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI), we continue with our series exploring in more detail key aspects of the ACI policy model and partner ecosystem....
Introducing Cisco Application Virtual Switch – Extending Virtual Networking to Applications
Cisco has been the leader in virtual networking since the introduction of Nexus 1000V virtual switch more than 5 years ago. Now it is time to make the virtual network more application aware. With the introduction of the Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI), we are pleased to introduce the Application Virtual Switch (AVS), the virtual network […]