The Virtual Data Center Reality

Virtual Data Centers start to become reality. With the recent announcement of the CSR 1000v from Cisco, there are now two commercial Virtual Data Center stories (three if we look at the VMWare vCNS products and use one of the other vendors products for a router) Cisco and Vyatta. What is a Virtual Data Center?  There will be a lot of different answers but in my view it … [Read more...]

The Cisco Cloud Router Story

Cloud Router : Cisco Now that VMWorld is over, there is a lot of industry buzz about VMWare, Nicira, Vyatta, Cisco and the Cloud Router in the networking space.  Cisco had previously released the virtual Nexus 1000v switch, which provides a more flexible way to handle inter machine connectivity and the virtual ASA 1000v firewall.  While the Cloud Service Router CSR 1000v had … [Read more...]