The ONF has announced an initiative to integrate white box switches, a variety of open source networking software, and SDN to help telcos and providers re-architect their infrastructure.
Cumulus Networks has to balance selling its own switches with not competing with its current hardware partners. It also has to make a careful decision about working with new platforms such as Barefoot Networks’ Tofino.
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This post presents a solution to build secure layer-2 (VXLAN) tunnels across multiple sites. The solution utilizes the same underlying protocols that are used for DMVPN. With the growth of software defined datacenter (SDDC) customers are able to build complex virtual network topologies on demand with a single click. Right now they are restricted to […]
Apstra is not about configuration management. Yes, configuration of network devices happens along the way in the paradigm most of us work in. But Apstra is after something much bigger.