Cisco NX-OS

September 24, 2020

DATA CENTER

Telemetry in Action: NETCONF and gNMI with a Custom-Built Collector!

Model-Driven Telemetry Telemetry is used to subscribe to meaningful data and measurements from remote devices and transport it to a receiving system for monitoring and analysis. This data allows network administrators to proactively visualize their network, and helps them automate tasks and forecast capacity requirements. When we talk about streaming telemetry, we typically refer to […]

September 17, 2020

DATA CENTER

Streamline NX-OS fabric deployments with Cisco DCNM and Red Hat Ansible

Today I will give an overview of our recent integration between Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) and Red Hat Ansible to streamline NX-OS fabric deployments. Introduction Traditionally in data center network management, configuration was often a manual, error prone process, with an operator going device by device to make changes, with every change requiring […]

August 27, 2020

DATA CENTER

Cisco NX-OS and Telegraf for Pervasive Network Visibility

Today’s networks operate at a scale where visibility is even more important for efficient operations, and legacy monitoring solutions simply do not meet the requirements. Customers want an open, reliable, and scalable method to gather data, via a model based interface, that can be easily consumed and integrated into their broader monitoring infrastructure.

August 24, 2020

DATA CENTER

Cisco NX-OS VXLAN Innovations Part 1: Inter-VNI Communication Using Downstream VNI

Acquisition and mergers involve integration of both business and IT infrastructure and there is a need for fast and seamless integration. Similarly, in shared-services scenario, tenants in a network need transparent access to the extranet or shared services in more flexible fashion. Cisco VXLAN EVPN Downstream VNI provides greater flexibility and time savings when it comes to integration of disjoint networks and shared-service deployments.