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White Box Switching: Goodbye Trident II, Hello Cavium XPliant

Original Design Manufacturers (ODMs) that produce incumbent profit busting white box switching technology could soon be releasing the next wave of programmable networking based on technology from a silicon company best known for it’s encryption products.

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Cisco ACI: Allowing the smarts to scale

As horizontal scalability demands increase for policy based fabrics such as Cisco’s ACI and performance demands push the development of high speed Ethernet standards like 25G, 50G, 100G and beyond in to 400G, how that data is pushed and pulled on the fabric begins to become a problem.

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Network Field Day 8 – #NFD8

After watching the Tech Field Day (TFD) events for a while, I decided to fill out the form and apply to be a delegate.

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NetDevOps – The Journey Begins

The cultural divide between delegation of network control such as in the case of Cisco ACI, or VMware’s NSX is a cause for questioning.

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VXLAN MTU vs IP MTU Consideration

Audience This post is for anyone who’s thought about deploying VXLAN on their network and who like me thinks deeply about stuff, to the point of utter confusion, which hit me on a very hot sunny afternoon.

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