I will review the Big Switch, Big Cloud Fabric Integration Options with OpenStack, in this post. Hopefully, it will be of use to some of
A couple of months ago (~ Aug 2017), I secured a couple of Dell EMC 10G switches (S4048-ON) on a short term loan from our
Pluribus became a part of the Dell EMC SDN Eco-system in 2016. It has significant wins globally in Cloud/hosting, Service Provider Core and Enterprise space.
In the second part, I will focus specifically on VXLAN as a Data Center Interconnect. I intend this iteration to be more general, and then
Why: Business Continuity. Before discussing the different types of connectivity, it would be useful to have a quick look at the different traffic profiles within
Some of the content i had committed during the early days of the blog, specifically on VLT – continues to receive a lot of traffic/queries.
Continued from Part 1. VLANs/Gateways terminate on Switch. Single Edge VLAN between FW and BCF. Default/static route in each direction. For Comparison with traditional NOS,
Some time ago, I had compiled some Notes to assist in explaining BCF Firewall Service Insertion to an audience from a Traditional Networking background. The
This post is a continuation of Part 1. Layer 3 Connectivity out of Fabric: Layer 3 handoff to external peers outside the fabric is the
Within the Cloud fabric, both the Edge port capacity (Leaf) & Fabric bandwidth (Spine) can scale out in response to demands. This means that instead
Before talking about the components, some quick observations on the Cloud Fabric Deployment considerations. Often, BSN Cloud Fabric may be the first SDN venture for
Pluribus has a strong presence, with multiple solutions, within the SDN Ecosystem of Dell EMC. Its fabric solution is known as Adaptive Cloud Fabric – A Controller-less
Big Switch’s Big Cloud fabric decouples the logical topology from the physical. The constructs are familiar – the implementation nuances are easily assimilated, once adequate
BSN was one of the first partnerships ‘s to bolster and enhance Dell EMC’s SDN portfolio and ecosystem. It is a mature, automation-centric, feature rich
Continued from Part 1: Orchestration, Automation & Programmability Orchestration Orchestration programs automated behaviours & responses in a network in support of the workloads. Unless orchestration
A short & sharp comparison of Layer 3/ECMP Leaf & Spine vs. Layer 2 Multi-chassis Link Aggregation, e.g. Dell EMC VLT (Virtual Link Trunking) Topologies.