Network Virtualization

Network virtualization focuses on how vendors apply the principles of sharing, pooling, abstraction, and configuration to the creation and management of networking resources in the enterprise and cloud. It also examines how moving networking configuration and maintenance affects users who rely on virtualized networking services to support environments and applications.

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    Gigaom Structure: Hyperscale Cloud Innovation

    June 25, 2014
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    CloudComputing

    Attending Gigaom Structure was an exercise in getting fire-hosed with the leading edge innovation that public cloud providers are bringing to their customers worldwide. These innovations not only will have a profound effect on public cloud computing, but also will ultimately impact data center architectures, costs, and benefits worldwide.

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    Cisco ACI: Is It Wham! or Sam Cooke?

    May 29, 2014
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    DataCenterVirtualization

    An odd little title, I think you will agree, but consider this: Wham! had a hit with “Freedom” and Sam Cooke sang “Chain Gang,” and I think you can now see my thought process. This post is going to investigate not the technical capabilities of Cisco’s Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI), but rather what its market…

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    News: Oracle v. Google — Why Is This Important?

    May 16, 2014
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    agilecloud

    On the 9th of May, 2014, something happened in the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit that could have massive ramifications for our fledgling cloud orchestration industry. Circuit judges with no knowledge about the software industry and how that industry works made a judgement that could pull the rug out from under the…

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    OpFlex, Standards-Based Protocols, and Cisco’s Messaging Problem

    April 15, 2014
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    SDN-Icon

    On April second, Cisco introduced something that seems to make a lot of sense in its new declarative-based, ACI-led world of software-defined networking: a policy mechanism. The blog post about it was pretty straightforward: it included the obligatory nods toward the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) and open-source communities, defined the differences between the traditional…

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    SDN, NFV, and the Hardware Cycle of Life

    April 10, 2014
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    Despite all of the rapid innovation and the incredible rate of change in technology, there are some things that you can count on. One of those things is that the transition from hardware to software is a cyclical one, and if you look at any one segment of the market long enough, that becomes apparent.…

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