HP Networking will acquire Aruba and now it is selling 51% stake in H3C to a Chinese venture capital firm. What could this mean for HP Networking customers ? The sale of a controlling interest in H3C means that HP Networking has government support (blessing?) to sell products in China. The Chinese government has been […]
While I continue to scratch my head about who is foolish enough to actually deploy FCoE, perhaps a more important question is which vendors care about it ?
I’ve been thinking about how a data centre architecture would look if we replaced the PCIe bus in servers with an Ethernet fabric. It’s more doable than most people think.
So, sure, you COULD run NSX and ACI in the same network. No, you WOULD NOT run NSX and ACI in the same network.
The rise of software licensing in networking changes some of my assumptions about the 5 year cost of ownership of products. Roughly, lets assume that you are buying virtual appliances like firewalls, DNS/DHCP, IDS/IPS, proxy servers and load balancers and that you pay some type of yearly license to use the product. Capital Upfront The legacy […]