Tag: Data Center Infrastructure

What's in an Application Signature?

Network Visibility + Security

What's in an Application Signature?

Bogdan Dinu 2021.06.02

Have you ever wondered how those fancy Next Generation Firewalls (NGFW), Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems (IDPS) or network visibility appliances are able to identify which internet applicat

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#Network Visibility #Network Security #Data Center Infrastructure #Industry Trends

Disaggregated, Cloud-Native Networks Challenge Equipment Vendor Innovation and Sales/Support Cycles

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Disaggregated, Cloud-Native Networks Challenge Equipment Vendor Innovation and Sales/Support Cycles

Sashi Jeyaretnam 2021.05.25

Hyperscale networks are undergoing tremendous transformation to support the growing importance of data analytics (machine learning and artificial intelligence), containerized application workloads, an

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#Network Test #Data Center Infrastructure #Cloud Test

Are You Ready to Deliver Cloud-Native Network Infrastructures?

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Are You Ready to Deliver Cloud-Native Network Infrastructures?

Sashi Jeyaretnam 2021.04.30

Cloud-native principles and technology have already proven to be quite effective in building and operating some of the world's largest networks by leading hyperscalers. Now, as service providers and e

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#Network Test #Cloud Test #Data Center Infrastructure

Validating containerization - What was small has become smaller, yet larger.

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Validating containerization - What was small has become smaller, yet larger.

Amritam Putatunda 2021.04.19

Let me explain this confusing headline. When virtualization became popular, users were amazed by the flexibility it provided. We were able to segment large hardware into several small virtual machines

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#Network Security #Network Test #Data Center Infrastructure

Open, disaggregated networking: Are we ready yet?

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Open, disaggregated networking: Are we ready yet?

Manodipto Ghose 2021.04.13

Open, disaggregated networking: Are we ready yet? Networking has been disrupted at each and every layer. Open Compute Project (OCP), Open Networking Forum (ONF), and the likes have created forums to d

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#Data Center Infrastructure #Network Test

VXLAN, OVSDB, and BGP EVPN – 3 pillars of data center overlay

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VXLAN, OVSDB, and BGP EVPN – 3 pillars of data center overlay

Avik Bhattacharya 2021.03.26

Overlay networking is a backbone of modern data centers Hyperscale data centers need to handle the increasing demand of big data, cloud computing, server virtualization, and real-time applications. Th

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#Network Test #Data Center Infrastructure