Cisco SDN Controller
Cisco ACI 5.2 is here. Simplify your hybrid cloud environment with new features.
What is Cisco ACI? Since its development in 2012, Cisco ACI has been the industry’s most secure, open, and comprehensive software-defined networking (SDN) solution. ACI enables automation that accelerates infrastructure deployment and governance, simplifies management to easily move workloads across a multifabric, hybrid cloud or multicloud framework, and proactively secures against risk arising from anywhere. […]
What to consider for your Software-Defined Branch?
The Cisco SD-Branch solution provides a simplified, software-based approach to branch office network services.
Cisco Tools for SD-Branch Orchestration and Management
Cisco SD-Branch provides the ability to carry out and manage initial deployment, changes and new services additions to your IT environment from a single location.
Moving From CLI to Automation? You Have Choices.
Transforming an IT operation takes skill. Fortunately, agencies have choices of solutions to match their teams' capabilities.
SDN Reflections on the London Gartner Data Center Conference – Part 1
Last week I was in London for the Gartner Data Center Conference. As always there was a wide range of interesting topics being discussed, all very useful. Working in Cisco...
What is a “Controller”? And how many do we need?
Thanks to SDN, the “Controller” word pops up in many network architecture discussions these days. In networking alone, we’re already surrounded by many “controllers” and we’re busy introducing more as we speak: For example, Session Border Controllers or Wireless LAN Controllers have been around for quite some time, and have recently announced the OpenDaylight Controller, […]
OpenDaylight: Building an Open Source Community around SDN
It’s great to see Cisco and many companies across the industry make a major change in the use of Open Source via the newly form project hosted by the Linux Foundation called OpenDaylight. This consortium is an industry-wide, open and transparent effort to catalyze innovation and accelerate an application ecosystem for software-defined networking. With all […]