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Where the Cloud Touches Down: Simplifying Data Center Infrastructure Management

Thursday, July 25, 2013
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In most data centers, DCIM rests on a shaky foundation of manual record keeping and scattered documentation. OpManager replaces data center documentation with a single repository for data, QRCodes for asset tracking, accurate 3D mapping of asset locations, and a configuration management database (CMDB). In this webcast, sponsored by ManageEngine, you will see how a real-world datacenter mapping stored in racktables gets imported into OpManager, which then provides a 3D visualization of where assets actually are. You'll also see how the QR Code generator helps you make the link between real assets and the monitoring world, and how the layered CMDB provides a single point of view for all your configuration data.

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Thursday, August 8, 2013
11:00 AM PT / 2:00 PM ET

This webinar will help attendees understand the overall concept of SDN and its benefits, describe the different conceptual approaches to SDN, and examine the various technologies, both proprietary and open source, that are emerging. It will also help users decide whether SDN makes sense in their environment, and outline the first steps IT can take for testing SDN technologies.

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Hardware-Defined Networking: Bridging The Gap For Enterprise SDN

March 24, 2014 11:22 AM
Midokura teams with Cumulus Networks to connect physical networks to a network overlay.

Don't Leave Network Virtualization to Server Admins

October 21, 2013 12:13 PM
Network and security engineers will be sidelined if they don't understand where network virtualization is going, and why they need to go with it.

Inside VMware NSX

September 10, 2013 07:18 PM
From VTEPs to OVSDB, VMware's NSX introduces unfamiliar protocols and technologies to the data center network. Check out this overview to get up to speed.

VMware's NSX End Game

September 06, 2013 01:49 PM
Imagine an app store for the data center, where you can get firewalling, WAN optimization and other services with a few clicks. Here's how NSX might make it happen.

VMware NSX: Game Changer for Data Center Networks

August 26, 2013 01:38 PM
VMware's network virtualization product, NSX, may upend data center networks the same way the hypervisor changed servers.

VMworld 2013 Preview: Virtualization Eats the World

August 23, 2013 11:01 AM
Expect 31 flavors of "software-defined" at VMworld as VMware updates its SDDC vision and promotes software abstractions and tools at every layer of the data center.

Arista 7500E Switch Puts Up Big, Big Numbers

May 01, 2013 11:30 AM
Arista Networks’ 7500E makes switches exciting again. New line cards support 10, 40 and 100GbE mix-and-match ports and offer outstanding port density. Arista’s per-port pricing is also compelling.

Cisco Nexus 6000: First Impressions

February 01, 2013 04:18 PM
I got a sneak peek of the Cisco Nexus 6000 switch series at Cisco Live. It's packed with 40-GbE ports, multicast support and solid core Ethernet capabilities that will translate into speed, simplicity and scale. The Nexus 6000 means Cisco finally "gets" cloud networking.

VMware's SDN Dilemma: VXLAN or Nicira?

January 31, 2013 08:02 PM
VMware has invested in two overlay network approaches: the VXLAN standard originally conceived by Cisco and STT, drafted by SDN startup Nicira. VMware acquired Nicira for more than a billion dollars. Which will VMware choose? Here’s my take.

Network Overlays: An Introduction

December 11, 2012 04:33 PM
Network overlays dramatically increase the number of virtual subnets that can be created on a physical network, which in turn supports multitenancy and virtualization features such as VM mobility, and can speed configuration of new or existing services. We’ll look at how network overlays work and examine pros and cons.

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