Networking industry’s first Puppet-orchestrated VXLAN fabric

Published on 15 February 2016 by

In August 2015, Cisco Systems and Puppet Labs announced the availability of Cisco Open NXOS and a Puppet Enterprise agent for the Open NXOS, the operating system for Cisco Nexus devices. We also announced availability of the first set of Puppet modules for network automation. Cisco and Puppet Labs collaboration continues, and today we are excited to announce the industry’s first Puppet- orchestrated VXLAN fabric based on the MP-BGP EVPN control plane.

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Ciao from Cisco Live Milan

Published on 27 January 2014 by

Cisco Live kicks off today and we’re thrilled to be in the onePK booth showing off our up-and-coming joint solutions. Stop by and say hello to Nigel Kersten, CIO, Jeff McCune, author of the Pro Puppet book, and Jose Palafox.

If you can’t make it to Milan, watch Jeff McCune demonstrate running Puppet Enterprise on a Cisco Nexus 3000 Switch in this video.

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Cisco ACI: Infrastructure Exists for Applications

Published on 6 November 2013 by

Today, Cisco announced the launch of its Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) architecture, a data center and cloud solution built around an application-aware network policy model. In a nutshell, an ACI architecture closes the gap between the configuration needs of a given application and the network on which it runs.

Cisco ACI combines innovation in software, hardware, systems and ASICs into an application-aware network policy model to simplify and accelerate application deployment.

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