All Tunnels Lead to GENEVE
Cisco Nexus 9000 with a Cloud Scale ASIC has extensive hardware capabilities to support legacy, current, and future Network Virtualization technologies, including the forthcoming GENEVE protocol.
Enhancing Business Resiliency with Data Center Cloud Networking
Connecting public and private cloud data centers has never been more important for improving business resiliency. To prepare for future upheavals, IT can proactively build secure DC and Cloud interconnects with Cisco Multi-Site and DCN Advantage subscriptions.
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.
Multi-Site Data Center Networking with Secure VXLAN EVPN and CloudSec
Business-critical applications need redundant data centers to maintain high-availability. But data transfers between Availability Zones and Regions generally have to travel over public infrastructure, which are more vulnerable to threats. Using Multi-Site Secure VXLAN EVPN with CloudSec provides state-of-the art Data Center Interconnect with Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability.
Cisco Introduces Segment Routing v6 on Nexus 9000 GX Series Platforms
Segment Routing v6 facilitates multi tenancy and traffic engineering in data center networks, leverages IPv6 underlay and forwarding, and is suitable for scalable data center and core/WAN deployments.
Continuing innovations on Nexus9K ITD – Additional server load-balancing use cases
Announcing Cisco's new Intelligent Traffic Distribution (ITD) features on NX-OS 9.3.1 release. Developed to address concerns with respect to capacity limitation on network service appliances in a multi-terabit environment.
VXLANv6 – VXLANv-what?
With the expansion of network virtualization, infrastructure resources like IP addresses have to be reserved for applications and services as well. As a result, IP address overlap occurs in the underlay and overlay, exhausting unique RFC1918 addresses.
Using DCNM 11 for Easy Provisioning of Networks and VRF’s
As you might remember from our last post within our DCNM 11 series, we discussed Easy Management of Interfaces using DCNM. Today, we’re continuing the discussion by featuring how Cisco’s Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) empowers Easy Provisioning of Overlays using pre-defined, best practice, out-of-box templates.
VXLAN EVPN – De-Facto Standard, Open and Interoperable
EVPN continues to evolve and prove its versatility at Multi-Vendor interoperability events, serving as the defacto standard across Data Center, Enterprise, and Service Provider markets.