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Service Provider Use Case: Distributed Cloud for Edge Compute

Service Provider Use Case: Distributed Cloud for Edge Compute

In earlier blogs in this series, we covered data center architecture trends, network virtualization and overlays, traditional network automation and advanced SDN automation as well as the importance per-flow telemetry ... Read More >
Enterprise Use Case: Active-Active Data Centers for Private Cloud

Enterprise Use Case: Active-Active Data Centers for Private Cloud

In earlier blogs in this series, we covered data center architecture trends, network virtualization and overlays, traditional network automation, advanced SDN automation and data center fabric visibility. The objective of ... Read More >
Data Center Fabric Monitoring & Visibility: Tools and Options

Data Center Fabric Monitoring & Visibility: Tools and Options

So far in our blog series on data center network trends, we have focused on options and best practices for building and automating DC fabrics. That leaves one critical missing ... Read More >
The State of Data Center Networking 2021

The State of Data Center Networking 2021: Long Live Private Cloud

Today Pluribus announced the release of the State of the Data Center Networking 2021 Annual Report. This groundbreaking original research, conducted with Enterprise Management Associates (EMA), not only confirms many of ... Read More >
SDN: The Evolution of Data Center Network Automation

SDN: The Evolution of Data Center Network Automation

In the last blog we talked about mainstream automation approaches leveraging Linux scripting tools and automation framework platforms, third party multi-vendor external automation systems and vendor-owned external automation systems.  We ... Read More >
Understanding Various Approaches to Data Center Network Automation

Understanding Various Approaches to Data Center Network Automation

In the last blog I provided a review of data center network virtualization approaches with a focus on the pros and cons of switch-based versus compute-based (host based) overlays and ... Read More >