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Jayshree Ullal, 2013

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 software, the control plane from the data plane. Should they be built with proprietary and monolithic decades-old software, such as the Cisco IOS or NXOS, or leverage a more open standards-based Linux OS, and be SDN-ready? At one level, my initial reaction is "Hmm, does the customer care?” After all, networking vendors have spent the last few decades making their IP routing and switching code mature and feature-rich as well as proving interoperability and survivable designs.

Jayshree Ullal
By Jayshree Ullal
on Jun 30, 2013 8:04:47 PM
   
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
The Next Generation in Cloud-Scale Networking: The Arista 7500E

Today we are announcing our new 7500E modular switch, the fastest and densest modular switching platform in the industry,...

Andreas Bechtolsheim
By Andreas Bechtolsheim
on Apr 30, 2013 8:55:09 PM
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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