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Start Your Network Programmability and Automation Journey with Cisco Open NX-OS
Part 1: Setting up your development environment. The blog series starts at the beginning, without assuming any prior knowledge of advanced computer programming and networking concepts.
IT Infrastructure at the Speed of FlashStack
Rapidly changing business conditions, global competition, and digital transformation projects have resulted in an increased reliance on IT to deliver positive business outcomes. Yet, many businesses continue to struggle with delivering the applications and services at the rate and speed required to meet the needs. The culprit? Inflexible IT that cannot support the scale and […]
Customer Spotlight: Orlando Utilities Commission
As the second largest municipality in Florida, Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC) is responsible for providing its 310,000 customers across Orlando, St. Cloud, and Orange counties water and electricity 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Because the utility serves such a large number of customers across a wide range of cities, OUC management found […]
Cisco Assists in Making Swiss College a Little Greener
With one eye on the bottom line and one on future energy consumption, Switzerland’s University of St. Gallen turned to Cisco to help make their campus a little greener. With a campus wireless network powered by Cisco products already in place, the university looked towards Cisco switches and the Cisco Energy Management (CEM) suite to […]
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...
Cisco UCS Integrated Infrastructure for OpenStack: Enabling Reliable OpenStack Cloud for Enterprises
Companies are going through a change in the way they conduct their businesses and digital transformation is paving the way. IT services and applications are distributed and beyond the traditional boundaries of the data center. Cloud adoption is a big part of the transformation. Enterprises are looking at multiple cloud technologies from established and emerging […]
Experience Day 0, 1, 2 and N Operations @ PuppetConf
Craig Huitema blogged about Cisco’s SDN strategy and one of the key pillars is programmable networks. Cisco’s programmable networks is based on Nexus operating system NX-OS and our Robb Boyd from TechWiseTV covers it here and goes in more depth about NX-API REST (Object model) here and here. Also go here if you missed our […]
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...