Cisco APIC

July 16, 2015

DATA CENTER

Discover how Cisco ACI – AVI Networks joint solution enables faster application rollouts and continuous performan …

The Cisco ACI partner eco-system is growing rapidly. I was privileged to see prima-facie, at Cisco Live San Diego last month, the excitement surrounding AVI’s solution announcement with Cisco ACI...

May 17, 2015

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Are you ready for F5 Agility next week – Edinburgh gets ready to play host to this exciting event

It is a back-back, double-header for me this weekend, as I head from an action-packed week in Orlando to exotic Edinburgh,...

May 10, 2015

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Looking for Action? Cisco ACI at Citrix Synergy 2015 or Disney World – or Both

What attracts me to Orlando In the hot and humid month of May this year? There are numerous synergies from the Disney World to Orlando’s pristine nature that enhances my...

April 9, 2015

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Cisco APIC Makes Best of Interop 2015 Finalist

With Interop less than three weeks away, we are excited to learn that Cisco APIC, the SDN controller for...

April 6, 2015

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The Power of the ACI Toolkit: The “Snapback” App

I recently wrote in my blog about a partner, WWT, that quickly developed a network replication solution across dual DC using the programming interface on the APIC.  Our own...

March 10, 2015

PERSPECTIVES

Why Network Design in the Modern Era Has Kept Me from Retirement

In youth-oriented Silicon Valley, it’s risky to mention this, but I’ve been around for a long time. In fact, in theory I could retire! I already moved to a small town in the Pacific Northwest where the cost of living is low, and I could spend my days hiking in the mountains. But actually I […]

March 4, 2015

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How you integrate Network Services matters

Guest post from Lori Mac Vittie (@lmacvittie) from F5 Networks  How you provision all the network things matters Polymorphism is a concept central to object-oriented programming. The notion of polymorphism is used to extend the capabilities of a basic object, like a mammal, to specific implementations, like cats or dogs or honey badgers, even though they don’t […]

December 2, 2014

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Take One small step with the ACI Simulator, Make a giant leap in ACI Fabric deployments

Cisco ACI is gaining momentum and mindshare in the industry as testified by the 160 plus licensees for the Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC), and 900 plus customers for...

October 17, 2014

DATA CENTER

The Benefits of an Application Policy Language in Cisco ACI: Part 3 – Group Policies

[Note: This is the third 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 2 | Part 4] The Cisco ACI fabric is designed as an application-centric intelligent network. The Cisco APIC policy model is defined […]