Campus Trends for 2017 for Campus Networks

In this post, I will highlight some key trends for campus networks. Which technologies are important for 2017 and which campus trends can make your life easier in the future. For the year 2017 I see the following campus trends for campus networks: The wireless only office is there Layer 3 mobility for wired clients Locations … Read moreCampus Trends for 2017 for Campus Networks

VXLAN: Implementation

This post will describe one option to implement a VXLAN enabled fabric. I will use VSR router to create the fabric and create the overlay using VXLAN. I already gave a general overview about VXLAN in an earlier post here:VXLAN: What is VXLAN VXLAN Implementation Introduction Before I will start to describe the configuration I … Read moreVXLAN: Implementation

VXLAN: What is VXLAN

In this post I would like to talk about VXLAN, what it is and what you can do with VXLAN. In later posts I will show some use cases for VXLAN. What is VXLAN VXLAN was designed by VMWare and is documented in RFC7348. The abbreviation VXLAN means Virtual Extensible Local Area Network and mainly provides a MAC-in-IP encapsulation. Doing this, … Read moreVXLAN: What is VXLAN

New HP 5700 Switch Announced

HP 5700

HP announced the new HP 5700 switch as the new data center access switch. The switch supports IRF and is SDN ready. You can find the announcement here: http://h17007.www1.hp.com/us/en/networking/whats-new.aspx#.U_NThvmvX55 The switch is available in three different models: HP 5700-40XG-2QSFP+ Switch (JG896A) HP 5700-48XG-4XG-2QSFP+ Switch (JG894A) HP 5700-32XGT-8XG-2QSFP+ Switch (JG898A) For further details have a look at the … Read moreNew HP 5700 Switch Announced

HP Cloud-Managed Networking Solution

HP Cloud Managed Networking Solution

Today, I will share some Information about the new HP Cloud-Managed Networking Solution, which will be available in this Month (21.07.2014) to all customers. This Solution will consist of a controller in the Cloud and very easy to install AP’s. The main benefit, you do not have to buy a controller, which is especially for small to medium … Read moreHP Cloud-Managed Networking Solution