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Nowadays, the Data Center Interconnection (DCI) paradigm has begun appreciating the beauty of VXLAN as a possible overlay solution to “bind” at L2 and/or L3 level different DCs sites spread ...
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When a new technology like Segment Routing is introduced, in most cases it is perceived as a paradigm shift where its deployment is a complex matter which needs an architectural ...
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The exploration of ACI continues, this time focusing on both Security Model fundamentals and Fabric external connectivity viaL3Out. A fascinating journey for the reader keen on “connecting the dots...” between ...
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Let's explore one feature implemented only by some ISPs: the “BGP RPKI”! This article will not solve for sure all the BGP hacking scenarios, but it could mitigate the “prefix ...
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On the journey across modern data center technologies, now is the time to stop at the ACI station. Its fascinating architecture synthesises Cisco’s vision of a modern SDN. Powerful new ...
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Service Graph is a concept that enables you to insert Layer 4 through Layer 7 functions in ACI , redirecting traffic between security zones to a firewall or a load ...
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The MPLS architecture has been the IP data transport reference to provide multi-service enabled network for over 20 years, but this design is no longer consistent to accommodate the needs ...
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The story about the considerations on BGP EVPN as an instrument for extending the NSX’s capability continues. This time it is the protocol’s turn to be put under the lens, ...
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After some deep digging into VMware NSX, VXLAN, controllers, logical switches and routers, I felt it was only fair to share my thoughts and considerations on BGP EVPN as an ...
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Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure Virtual Edge (AVE) is a hypervisor agnostic virtual edge delivered as a VM that can work with or without ACI VMM integration. It can be considered ...
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