MSDC

March 27, 2017

DATA CENTER

Catena

Catena is a multi-terabit service chaining, security, load-balancing, analytics and L4-L7 applications integration solution. Eg, Catena can perform these operations at 40 Tbps. Have you ever found yourself entangled in deploying multiple applications, L4-L7 services, network devices, VMs and Containers? Add multiple departments/tenants sharing those resources, and you have a nightmare! We have solved these […]

August 19, 2014

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

Networking: Moving From Open to Closed (Part 2 of 2)

“The past is never dead. It’s not even past.”  — William Faulkner In the first half of this blog, I explained how MSDCs are like mainframes and super computers. In this half I develop on my thesis that the networks connecting compute and storage resources within the MSDC are becoming proprietary just like they are […]

July 24, 2014

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

Networking: Moving From Open to Closed (Part 1 of 2)

“The past is never dead. It’s not even past.”  — William Faulkner Networking which is built on open standards is steadily moving to closed and proprietary protocols and going back to the past of mainframes with closed architectures and technologies. With Massively Scalable Data Centers (MSDC) the compute and storage resource are increasingly being connected […]