This week, EVO:RAIL & Converged thingies, Cisco’s multiple SDN strategies, Don’t be a precious snowflake and Congress open source project.
VMware Launches Hyperconverged Infrastructure Appliance
“According to Gartner, the market for integrated systems will exceed $6 billion this year, up 50% from last year.”
The cost of bandwidth in Europe is cheapest beacuse of peering. And most expensive in Australia because of monopoloy. America has for profit IXPs and this is retarding Internet growth.
How many SDN strategies does Cisco actually have ?
The Cisco WAN Automation Engine is a powerful and flexible SDN component of the Evolved Services Platform (ESP) that automates the engineering and operations of multivendor physical and virtual infrastructure. It abstracts and simplifies the WAN environment while making it fully open and programmable, providing a consistent operational experience for optimizing and deploying innovative new services such as global load balancing, bandwidth calendaring, bandwidth on demand, and premium network routing. The Cisco WAN Automation Engine is a key component within the Cisco ESP layer of the Cisco Open Network Environment.
technology is all the same to me.
same network equipment, same storage arrays, same servers, same hypervisors, same applications.
Podcast on SDN Policy and Congress open source project.