The Dell networking team has asked the Packet Pushers to co-host a couple of Interop sessions at their booth. Greg Ferro and Ethan Banks will be at the Dell booth on Tuesday, 1-April and Wednesday, 2-April at 3:45pm. In the Tuesday session, we’ll be discussing the new Dell Z9500. In the Wednesday session, we’ll discuss the recently announced Cumulus partnership.
Here’s more detail from Dell’s notes on our sessions.
Tuesday, 1-April-2014 @ 3:45p
Networking bloggers Greg Ferro and Ethan Banks of PacketPushers.net and Art Fewell of Network World and Dell discuss Dell’s newest networking solutions designed to help customers deliver faster results, maximize efficiency and modernize and transform operations in scale-out and cloud-based environment. Discussion will center around the Z9500, the highest density 40GbE switch available today and Active Fabric Controller, Dell’s new SDN platform designed for OpenStack environments.
Wednesday, 2-April-2014 @ 3:45p
Networking bloggers Greg Ferro and Ethan Banks of PacketPushers.net and Art Fewell of Network World discuss Dell’s partnership with Cumulus Networks to deliver Open Networking. Dell recently became the first global end-to-end technology company to provide customers including cloud providers and Web 2.0 companies a choice of third-party operating systems, tailoring networks for their specific application needs. The reseller agreement with Cumulus Networks – maker of the first Linux operating system for bare-metal networking devices – provides a new disaggregated networking model for fixed-configuration switches.