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Network Engineers Tackle ACI

Twitter was humming with chatter about Cisco Live and ACI today as IT professionals sought information about the SDN platform.

Susan Fogarty has almost two decades of experience writing and developing content for IT professionals, especially those deeply involved in enterprise network infrastructure. She previously worked at TechTarget, where she spent 11 years, six as the Editorial Director of its ... View Full Bio

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jgherbert
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jgherbert,
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5/29/2014 | 10:43:01 PM
Re: Curious to Understand
Part of that may be the idea that the APIC chip can look inside VXLAN frames real-time. Maybe the overlay can be torn open so we can do clever things with it ;-)
MarciaNWC
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MarciaNWC,
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5/21/2014 | 9:42:50 PM
Re: Curious to Understand
Hi aditshar1, I don't have details, but I do know Cisco pushed security as a top use case for ACI at Cisco Live this week, and touts an ecosystem of L4-L7 partners that integrate with ACI, such as F5.
aditshar1
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aditshar1,
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5/21/2014 | 6:16:14 AM
Curious to Understand
I am more curious to understand how they managed more security over connectivity i.e. it also gets into Layer 4-7 services like firewalls or load balancers.
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