Archive for October, 2011

Network Virtualization is like a big virtual chassis

Filed in Fabrics, OpenFlow, SDN by on October 12, 2011 21 Comments
Network Virtualization is like a big virtual chassis

This is something I’ve been chewing on for a while now and here’s my first rough attempt at writing it down: Network Virtualization is the new chassis switch, only much bigger. (and a lot less proprietary) The x86 server is the new Linecard The network switch is the new ASIC VXLAN (or NVGRE) is the new […]

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Starting a new journey with Dell Force10

Filed in Career by on October 5, 2011 62 Comments
Starting a new journey with Dell Force10

With mixed emotions, this week I submitted my resignation to Cisco, a fantastic company with great products and great people.  This was the result of an exhausting and drawn out thought process lasting several months.  The data center networking industry is changing fast and this was purely a forward-looking move to best position myself and […]

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