Migrating VMs to the cloud: send or remake?

After a long time of no blog writing (mostly busy with my book on ACI and learning Machine Learning and AI), the messages of new followers of this blog has pushed me into finding the time to write a new blog. Thanks for that! A question that I have been dealing with lately is that … Continue reading Migrating VMs to the cloud: send or remake?

Best Kept Secret in the SDN Industry: HNV

If you are wondering what HNV stands for, you are exactly right in this blog. HNV, or Hyper-V Network Virtualization is how Microsoft used to call their virtual networking stack in Windows Server. Nowadays it is usually referred to as Windows Server SDN, or more accurately Windows Server SDN v2 (“v2” meaning the newer implementation … Continue reading Best Kept Secret in the SDN Industry: HNV

Are ACI and NSX complementary solutions?

Lately there seems to be a lot of buzz in the press about combining Cisco ACI and VMware NSX to achieve a comprehensive SDN solution. Nothing bad with that, other than it creates some times the perception that NSX and ACI need themselves mutually. And hence this post, since I disagree with this perspective. First … Continue reading Are ACI and NSX complementary solutions?