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3 Things to Consider for Data Center Modernization

Why do we need Data Center Modernization? In Today’s competitive business every organization is coming with more innovations and they are trying to reduce the timeline for Go to Market. Unfortunately, only a few organizations are winning the battle because of their back-end infrastructure which was not optimized for Availability, Scalability, Reliability Performance & Automation […]

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Load Balancer vs Link Balancer

Balancing generally corresponds to the process of maintaining and managing several things through equal distribution i.e., to achieve equilibrium. Load simply means total utilization of resources. What is Load Balancing? Load Balancing is referred to as a process or technique of distributing workloads across multiple resources to optimize efficiency, reliability, and capacity. This in turn will […]

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ACI Network Centric Mode

How to configure Cisco ACI Part 1 of 2

Before going deep into how to configure Cisco ACI (Network Centric Mode), let’s understand what Cisco ACI is. Cisco ACI (Application Centric Infrastructure) is Cisco’s Software Defined Networking Solution for the Data Center.  It let’s the application requirements define the network.  At a high level, it comprises of: 1. An APIC cluster (Application Policy Infrastructure […]

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Top 5 Errors when Installing VxRAIL

Top 5 Errors when installing VxRAIL

What is VxRAIL? Before discussing the errors when installing VxRAIL, Let’s talk about VxRAIL itself. VxRAIL is an HCI (Hyper converged infrastructure) appliance optimised for the Vmware hypervisor. At it’s heard – it’s powered by Vmware VSAN. Think of it as a Dell PowerEdge server + VSAN + customised installation and maintenance scripts. It comes […]

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Intent Based Networking

Intent Based Networking: Expectations vs. Reality

What is Intent-based Networking and why should you care? Intent-based networking is the hot new concept being discussed in the Networking Industry right now. Intent-based networking also known as Intent Based Networking uses machine learning and advanced orchestration which in result, reduces the complexity of maintaining and managing network policies. However, managing computer networks has […]

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Software Defined WAN

11 Things You Must Know Before Trying Software Defined WAN

Introduction – Software Defined WAN This article first articulates the top two Software Defined WAN offerings as per Gartner (Cisco’s Viptela, and Vmware NSX SD-WAN VeloCloud), and then double clicks on the top considerations when choosing an Software Defined WAN solution for your enterprise. Why SD-WAN? Traditional WANs have been hardware centric. You’ll need your […]