ACI loves KVM and Red Hat Virtualization
Red Hat Virtualization provides a powerful solution for modern data centers. Additional ACI integrations for network and security automation can dramatically simplify DC operations and application provisioning.
The Why, What, and How of App Hosting on Routers
What if every time you wanted to roll out an app, you didn’t need to figure out what new computer/server you were going to put it on? What if I...
Cisco Nexus 1000V Now Supports VMware vSphere 6.0
Following up on my blog post announcing our intent to support VMware vSphere 6.0 environments with Cisco Nexus 1000V, I am...
Power of Open Choice in Hypervisor Virtual Switching
Customers gain great value from server virtualization in the form of virtual machines (VM) and more recently Linux Containers /Dockers in data centers, clouds and branches. By some estimates, more than 60 % of the workloads are virtualized although less than 16% of the physical servers (IDC) are virtualized (running a hypervisor). From a networking perspective, the hypervisor […]
Cisco’s Commitment to Openness and Interoperability will be on Display at Red Hat Summit 2014
Change is good. After a successful run of four years in Boston, Red Hat Summit moves to San Francisco this year from April 14-17. Red Hat Summit has...
…And The Momentum Continues! New Nexus Data Center Innovations AND Customer Deployments!
You probably have already heard that during CiscoLive Milan, we have unveiled the new additions to our Data Center and Cloud networking portfolio: New Nexus 7706 and a high density F3 Series 1/10G module for Nexus 7700 provide increased deployment options for data center interconnect, core or aggregation. The next generation Nexus 5600 family offers VXLAN […]
Availability of the Nexus 1000V Cloud Networking Platform for OpenStack Unveiled at Cisco live!
Last week at Cisco live! Milan, we announced another milestone in our OpenStack strategy with the availability this quarter of the Nexus 1000V virtual networking platform for Linux Kernel Virtual Machine (KVM) hypervisor and integration with the commercial OpenStack distribution from Canonical (Ubuntu Linux and OpenStack). I had a chance to sit down in Milan […]
Red Hat Summit, Nexus 1000V and All Things Open
This week kicked off with a trip to Boston and Red Hat Summit where Cisco is talking about our partnership with Red Hat on open source projects including OpenStack, and the Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) hypervisor. I’m here to highlight some of our Nexus 1000V virtual networking innovations that involve Red Hat open source distributions […]