When it comes to SDN, Cisco's Application Centric Infrastructure and VMware's NSX are often discussed interchangeably, but they are really very different. Joe Onisick explains how they compare and can even work together.Post a Comment
Profile of Joe OnisickPrincipal Engineer, Marketing, Cisco INSBU
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Joe Onisick is the founder of Define the Cloud and a principal engineer for Cisco's INSBU. Onisick has 17 years of IT experience spanning a broad range of disciplines, starting with server and network administration. From 2000-2005, Onisick was a US Marine, where he served in a number of roles focused on repairing electronics and managing electro-optical repair facilities. Today, Onisick's expertise focuses on designing next generation data center architectures that include cross platform solutions and emerging technologies for large federal organizations, service providers and commercial enterprises. His specialty is in understanding client business requirements, and designing an appropriate comprehensive solution that includes the end-to-end convergence of server virtualization, storage and networking, in order to build a foundation for highly efficient data centers and private cloud architectures. These architectures also include automation, monitoring, provisioning and chargeback capabilities in order to complete a private cloud model.
Onisick regularly leads workshops, panels and sessions on how to best deploy next generation infrastructure platforms and is highly regarded in his industry in the areas of data center infrastructure and private cloud architectures. He received the PosDev award from Wikibon for content on Define the Cloud and contribution to the IT community and occasionally guest hosts on The CloudCast.