Archive for October, 2012

Video: Basic introduction to Network Virtualization, Nicira, and VMware

Filed in SDN, Video, VMware by on October 25, 2012 1 Comment
Video: Basic introduction to Network Virtualization, Nicira, and VMware

This video is a snippet from a presentation I made which includes a quick and very basic introduction to Network Virtualization; virtual Layer 2; why VMware acquired Nicira; and how this changes the way we can design and deploy data center networks. Enjoy! Cheers, Brad

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Video: Basic introduction to the Leaf/Spine data center networking fabric design

Filed in Dell, Fabrics, Video by on October 24, 2012 13 Comments
Video: Basic introduction to the Leaf/Spine data center networking fabric design

This video is a snippet from a presentation I gave to a Dell audience covering a basic introduction to the Leaf/Spine Layer 3 data center networking fabric design with a Dell Networking point of view. Enjoy! Cheers, Brad

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Mind blowing L2-L4 Network Virtualization by Midokura MidoNet

Filed in MidoNet, Open vSwitch, OpenFlow, OpenStack, SDN, VMware by on October 6, 2012 11 Comments
Mind blowing L2-L4 Network Virtualization by Midokura MidoNet

Today there seems to be no shortage of SDN start-ups, chasing the OpenFlow hype in one way or another aiming to re-invent the physical network — SDpN (software defined physical network).  And then there’s a rare breed out there.  Those solving cloud networking problems entirely with software at the virtual network layer (hypervisor vswitch) — […]

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