VXLAN – One Tunnel to Rule Them All

I often feel like half my job is just keeping up with the new advancements and offerings that constantly churn through my inbox. I think the blogosphere likes to call it… “Disruption.”  Some trends don’t make it much further than the marketing department’s brainstorming session, but some actually stick and begin to be widely accepted […]

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Software Defined Stuff

  So, this is going to be a bit of an informal blog post, but I’m in the middle of a weeklong boot camp for VMware NSX and I wanted to share a few things I’ve learned with the internet. First, this is one of the first times that I’ve had a chance to get […]

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OpenFlow

Software Defined Networking has been bouncing around the marchitecture blogosphere for a few years now (even onto my own apparently), but what is it exactly? SDN enabled switches and routers promise to actually interact with the applications that are cruising along top of them, rather than blindly shuttling packets from point A to point B. This type […]

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