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Red Hat Advances Enterprise and Network Automation with New Ansible Offerings

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Introduction of Ansible Engine, advanced network automation and latest version of Red Hat Ansible Tower accelerate path to enterprise-wide automation Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today introduced new innovations designed to advance IT automation as its strategic importance grows in the enterprise. “Around the world, we have […]

Red Hat Drives Cloud Infrastructure Upgrades with Latest Version of Production-Ready OpenStack Platform

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Red Hat OpenStack Platform 11 enhances support for composable, upgradeable roles; expands networking functionality and extends management capabilities Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced Red Hat OpenStack Platform 11, the latest version of Red Hat’s massively-scalable and agile cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS). Based on the OpenStack “Ocata” […]

Red Hat Offers Launchpad for IT Transformation with Latest Version of Red Hat Virtualization

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Tighter portfolio integration and automation enhancements to KVM-based virtualization platform provides an open, powerful foundation to enterprises seeking IT modernization without lock-in Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the general availability of Red Hat Virtualization 4.1, the latest release of the company’s Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM)-powered […]

VMware Helps Communications Service Providers “Realize What’s Possible” Through Software-Driven Digital Transformation

VMware’s Innovative Software-Defined Architecture Helps CSPs Manage, Transform and Grow Their Businesses MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS — This week at Mobile World Congress 2017, VMware Inc. (NYSE: VMW) is demonstrating the company’s leadership driving the digital transformation of telecom, cable and mobile operators into agile service providers. Through VMware’s unified software-defined architecture spanning Network Functions Virtualization […]

Red Hat Improves Scalability, Simplifies Usability with Latest Version of Production-Ready OpenStack for Enterprise and Service Provider Clouds

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Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the availability of Red Hat OpenStack Platform 10, the company’s massively-scalable and agile cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) solution. Based on the upstream OpenStack ‘Newton’ release, Red Hat OpenStack Platform 10 drives new features that increase system-wide scalability, ease infrastructure management, and […]

AzureStack – Breakdown of load balancing component

IT Blog by Marius Sandbu
Being quite the networking geek I decided to breakdown the load balancing component that comes as part of AzureStack, which is actually the same load balancing component which is available from Azure as well. Now the load balancing component is part of Windows Server 2016 release and controlled by the Network Controller. From a AzureStack […]

VMware: OpenStack Summit 2016 Re-Cap – A Guide to Practical OpenStack Network Virtualization using OVN

OVN (pronounced “oven”) is a rapidly growing, open source solution being developed by the Open vSwitch (OVS) community that provides network virtualization for OVS. While OVN isn’t designed to work with VMware Integrated OpenStack, it’s another OpenStack project to which VMware has been devoting time and effort, and definitely worth knowing about. For a good […]

How connection tracking in Open vSwitch helps OpenStack performance

Red Hat
By introducing a connection tracking feature in Open vSwitch, thanks to the latest Linux kernel, we greatly simplified the maze of virtual network interfaces on OpenStack compute nodes and improved its networking performance. This feature will appear soon in Red Hat OpenStack Platform. It goes without question that in the modern world, we need firewalling […]

Learning OpenStack Networking (Neutron) – Second Edition

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Wield the power of OpenStack Neutron networking to bring network infrastructure and capabilities to your cloud About This Book This completely up-to-date edition will show you how to deploy a cloud on OpenStack using community-driven processes. It includes rich examples that will help you understand complex networking topics with ease Understand every aspect of designing, […]

Networking Exploration in Nutanix Acropolis

Nutanix recently released the Acropolis Hypervisor as part of the Xtreme Computing Platform, which means I get a new piece of technology to learn! Before I started this blog post I had no idea how Open vSwitch worked or what KVM and QEMU were all about. Since I come from a networking background originally, I […]

Docker needs to work on life cycle management, according to Cisco

Docker, Inc. has made quite an impact in the industry since its debut just less than two years ago. Plus, with the company’s recently announced collaboration with VMware, Inc., Google, Inc. and Pivotal Software, Inc., there’s no sign of it slowing down anytime soon. Docker has tremendous potential to disrupt the virtualization space that only a […]

Gartner: What I saw at the OpenStack Summit

Last week I attended the OpenStack Summit in Hong Kong. What I saw, or what I think I saw, was so remarkable to me to be worth sharing in a more articulated way that Twitter (@a_perilli) allows me to. Please note that being my first Summit, and being the event held in Asia, some of […]

VMware’s SDN Dilemma: VXLAN or Nicira?

VMware has a technology problem: it’s backing two competing standards for overlay networks: Nicira’s STT and the IETF draft standard VXLAN. Anoverlay network enables network virtualization, which is a core component of VMware’s software-defined data center initiative. Both STT and VXLAN have upsides and downsides. I’ll look at each protocol and speculate on which direction VMware […]

SDN Switch Company Takes Aim at the Cloud

SDN switch vendor Pica8 this week unveiled a reference architecture intended to help cloud providers develop their programmable networks using Pica8 products. The architecture includes a physical switch, integrated with a hypervisor virtual switch and an SDN controller adhering to the OpenFlow 1.2 standard to communicate between the three components. The system combines the Open vSwitch (OVS) 1.7.1 virtual […]

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