Cisco Nexus 9000
Cisco ITD is Best of Interop 2015 Finalist
Transforming Cisco switches into highly scalable zero latency load balancers! Cisco Intelligent Traffic Director (ITD) does exactly that and much more! Cisco ITD has been selected as Best of Interop 2015 finalist in the Data Center Category. Finalists were chosen from nine categories including Data Center, Mobility, SDN and Cloud Technologies. Cisco Intelligent Traffic Director (ITD) is an […]
A Summary of Cisco VXLAN Control Planes: Multicast, Unicast, MP-BGP EVPN
With the adoption of overlay networks as the standard deployment for multi-tenant network, Layer2 over Layer3 protocols have been the favorite among network engineers. One of the Layer2 over Layer3 (or Layer2 over UDP) protocols adopted by the industry is VXLAN. Now, as with any other overlay network protocol, its scalability is tied into how […]
No Latency Load Balancer in Data Centers
Cisco Intelligent Traffic Director (ITD) is a zero latency multi-terabit layer 4 load-balancer available on 5k/6k/7k/9k. It has support for traffic steering and clustering solution on the Nexus series of switches. ITD allows customers to deploy servers and appliances from any vendor with no network or topology changes. With a few simple configuration steps on […]
VXLAN/EVPN: Standards based Overlay with Control-Plane
Given the tremendous interest in VXLAN with MP-BGP based EVPN Control-Plane (short EVPN) at Cisco Live in Milan, I decided to write a “short” technology brief blog post on this topic. VXLAN (IETF RFC7348) has been designed to solve specific problems faced with Classical Ethernet for a few decades now. By introducing an abstraction through […]
How Cisco IT Adopts New Technologies in the Data Center
I'd like to give you an inside look at our Allen Data Center and go over how Cisco IT is adopting new technologies and capabilities while at the same time...
New Nexus 9300 Switches join the Nexus 9000 Series
It’s an exciting time in to be in our industry, especially as we witness how technology continues to reshape how we connect and communicate through a myriad of applications and devices...
#CiscoChampion Radio S1|Ep2: Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI)
Welcome to Episode 2 of #CiscoChampion Radio, a podcast series by and for Cisco Champions as technologists, hosted by Cisco’s Amy Lewis (@CommsNinja). This week we’re talking about Application Centric...
Independent Report Validates that Cisco Nexus 9000 Offers the Most Comprehensive, Open Programming Environment
As IT departments move to private cloud offerings, DevOps methodologies, and continuous integration capabilities, many segments of the data center market have a strong need for more open, programmable, and...