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Jayshree Ullal, 2013

Enabling Network Applications with VMware, Microsoft and the Ecosystem

With the advent of the modern application era in data centers for applications such as business analytics and web services and the accompanying deployment of cloud computing environments, we see the arrival of a universal cloud network. The infrastructure requirements for modern data center applications are in fact quite different from those originally associated with enterprise switching. There comes a point when it costs much more to upgrade an existing enterprise switch to address these new needs than to simply depreciate the existing assets and move on. I should know. I hung on to my “legacy” car for 15+ years. Even I finally caved in and got a modern all-electric model!

Jayshree Ullal
By Jayshree Ullal
on Aug 26, 2013 8:38:51 AM
   
Enabling Network Applications with VMware, Microsoft and the Ecosystem

With the advent of the modern application era in data centers for applications such as business analytics and web services...

Jayshree Ullal
By Jayshree Ullal
on Aug 26, 2013 8:38:51 AM
The Software Choices for Cloud Networking

These days there is much discussion on “disaggregation” of switches or routers – the splitting of the hardware from the...

Jayshree Ullal
By Jayshree Ullal
on Jun 30, 2013 8:04:47 PM
Shifting from Enterprise to Cloud with the Arista 7500E

The rapid adoption in data centers of virtualized servers powered by multicore CPUs, the deployment of petabytes of storage...

Jayshree Ullal
By Jayshree Ullal
on Jun 3, 2013 7:03:08 AM
Bringing SDN to Reality

It is difficult to get one definition of SDN - interpretations vary. The purist would say it’s a separation of the data and...

Jayshree Ullal
By Jayshree Ullal
on Mar 26, 2013 9:23:14 PM
Celebrating One Million Ports of Software Defined Cloud Networking and Introducing the Arista Data Analyzer (DANZ)

For the past 5 years, Arista has been setting the agenda for software defined cloud networking. We are not addressing the...

Jayshree Ullal
By Jayshree Ullal
on Feb 12, 2013 9:12:44 PM
Software-Defined Cloud Networking Reflections

Every year I like to reflect upon my beginning of year predictions and compare them with the reality of what actually...

Jayshree Ullal
By Jayshree Ullal
on Dec 24, 2012 9:59:40 AM
SDN is about Programmable Networking

The hype of Software Defined Networking (SDN) is alive and well. Many are advocating changing the classical IP model and...

Jayshree Ullal
By Jayshree Ullal
on Nov 21, 2012 11:46:11 AM
The Many Facets of Software-Defined Switching

In recent times many Software Defined Networking (SDN) advocates are seeking to establish a new paradigm of networking that...

Jayshree Ullal
By Jayshree Ullal
on Sep 18, 2012 8:56:06 PM
The Power of Programmable Cloud Networking

For past few decades, our internetworks have been built and have operated in a decentralized manner, thus avoiding the...

Jayshree Ullal
By Jayshree Ullal
on Jul 15, 2012 8:54:12 PM
Software Defined Cloud Networking Options: Overlays or Open Protocols?

The recent rhetoric on SDN (Software Defined Networking) promotes overlay network controllers as an approach to the problem...

Jayshree Ullal
By Jayshree Ullal
on Jun 15, 2012 7:28:42 AM

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