VXLAN

December 2, 2020

DATA CENTER

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.

August 25, 2020

DATA CENTER

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.

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.

August 17, 2020

DATA CENTER

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.

March 20, 2020

DATA CENTER

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.

September 30, 2019

DATA CENTER

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.

August 26, 2019

DATA CENTER

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.

August 5, 2019

DATA CENTER

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.

May 31, 2019

DATA CENTER

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.