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Jayshree Ullal, 2012

The Fabric Hype Versus Cloud Networking Simplicity

As we enter 2012, the networking industry faces much need for a return to focusing on simplicity and standards amidst the confusion created by proprietary vendor-specific architectures. Cisco waxes eloquent about scaling large data center networks with “FabricPath”. Juniper discusses the laws of physics with “QFabric”. Brocade talks about “One” Fabric as a unique concept. While each one of them makes for fascinating reading, I am left wondering what real-world problems are being uniquely solved with these inventions that industry-standard Ethernet and IP do not already address, and whether they are truly needed.

Jayshree Ullal
By Jayshree Ullal
on Jan 30, 2012 8:48:07 PM
   
The Fabric Hype Versus Cloud Networking Simplicity

As we enter 2012, the networking industry faces much need for a return to focusing on simplicity and standards amidst the...

Jayshree Ullal
By Jayshree Ullal
on Jan 30, 2012 8:48:07 PM
The Role of 10GBASE-T and 40GbE in Cloud Networking

10GbE continues to make strides into data centers. The massive data explosion triggered by bandwidth-heavy content such as...

Jayshree Ullal
By Jayshree Ullal
on Nov 14, 2011 9:24:22 PM
Celebrating 1000 Customers for Cloud Networking

This month we are celebrating our third year of shipments at Arista Networks growing from 0 to 1000 customers in record...

Jayshree Ullal
By Jayshree Ullal
on Oct 10, 2011 9:44:06 PM
The Four Pillars of Software-Defined Cloud Networking

Software-defined networking, an exciting buzz word these days really means different things to different folks. Often...

Jayshree Ullal
By Jayshree Ullal
on Sep 1, 2011 1:08:50 PM
Cloud Networking vs Enterprise Networking – Are We Stretching Investment Protection?

Networking vendors and the IT industry have touted investment protection as a key attribute for many years. This combined...

Jayshree Ullal
By Jayshree Ullal
on Aug 1, 2011 12:00:57 AM
The March to Merchant Silicon in 10Gbe Cloud Networking

The inevitable march towards merchant silicon for Ethernet switching is continuing with the announcement from Intel today...

Andreas Bechtolsheim
By Andreas Bechtolsheim
on Jul 19, 2011 2:32:08 PM
Big-Data is a Big Deal for Cloud Networking

Once again new applications are pushing the envelope for modern cloud networking, a radical departure from traditional...

Jayshree Ullal
By Jayshree Ullal
on Jul 11, 2011 12:42:44 AM
Software-Defined Cloud Networking: Hype or Reality?

I have been pleasantly surprised by the rapid adoption in data centers of cloud networking architectures in just the past...

Jayshree Ullal
By Jayshree Ullal
on Jun 6, 2011 7:17:42 PM
Our Next Frontier in Cloud Networking

When Arista launched Cloud Networking in 2008, many did not grasp its profound impact. Today it is an industry reality, with...

Jayshree Ullal
By Jayshree Ullal
on May 3, 2011 11:04:41 PM
Big Data Needs Cloud Networking

Over the past three years computing architectures have bifurcated, resulting in markedly different network architectures for...

Jayshree Ullal
By Jayshree Ullal
on Apr 3, 2011 10:29:37 PM

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