Nokia/Nuage, Software Defined

Deploying a Nuage VCS [ Virtual Cloud Services] Enterprise

OK – In this Blog posting (and video) –  we’ll go ahead and deploy a Nuage VCS Enterprise based on the software components we’ve installed in the previous two (2) blog postings: [ Nuage VCS (Virtual Cloud Services) Build Part One; VSD [Virtual Services Directory] and Nuage VCS (Virtual Cloud Services) Build Part Two – VSC [Virtual Services Controller] & VRS…

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In the News

Big Switch Networks and Azure Cloud – TAP Monitoring

This article came from Big Switch Network eNewsletter posted on October 1, 2018.  The offical press release was on September 26, 2018. https://www.bigswitch.com/press-releases/2018/09/26/big-switch-expands-cloud-first-monitoring-with-microsoft-azure Simple, Secure, Scalable Monitoring for Azure Cloud As adoption of Microsoft Azure cloud accelerates, IT organizations are now seeing the need to monitor workloads running within the public cloud, just as they monitor their on-premises data center…

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Intel, Alibaba Launch Joint Edge Computing Platform to Better Deliver IoT and 5G Services

Intel and Alibaba announced launch of  a Joint Edge Computing Platform that allows enterprises to develop customizable device-to-cloud IoT solutions for different edge computing scenarios, including industrial manufacturing, smart building and smart community, among others. The Joint Edge Computing Platform is an open architecture that integrates Intel software, hardware and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies with Alibaba Cloud’s latest IoT products. The platform utilizes…

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Nokia/Nuage, Software Defined

Install Nuage Metadata Plugin for vCenter; Web Client

As part of the VCIN deployment in my previous blog; Nuage VCS (Virtual Cloud Services) Build Part One – VSD [Virtual Services Directory], we can extend VMs from the ESXi hypervisor and instantiate them in our Nuage SDN Overlay via the Nuage Metadata Plugin for VMWare vCenter. VMware extends the information associated with entities by using metadata (tags). Nuage can…

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Nokia/Nuage, Software Defined

Nuage VCS (Virtual Cloud Services) Build Part Two – VSC [Virtual Services Controller] & VRS [Virtual Route Switch]

Ok – Now that the VSD is build in Part One; Nuage VCS (Virtual Cloud Services) Build Part One – VSD [Virtual Services Directory], and we’re able to get to the Dashboard…Let’s go ahead and build the VSCs followed by the VRS. DISCLAIMER: The material presented in this blog is for educational and training purposes only.  Neither the author(s) nor Ahaliblogger© …

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Nokia/Nuage, Software Defined

Nuage VCS (Virtual Cloud Services) Build Part One – VSD [Virtual Services Directory]

In Part One of this blog titled:  Nuage VCS (Virtual Cloud Services) Build Part One; VSD [Virtual Services Directory] – I’ll show you how to setup the Virtual Services Directory [VSD]. In subsequent blogs, I‘ll show you how to setup the Virtual Services Directory [VSC] and Virtual Route Switching [VRS]. For an overview of Nuage VCS (also HPE-DCN) you can…

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AHA Projects

BGP and Static Route redistribution using HPE Comware

Very interesting situation I came across in recent days.  Let’s take a look at the diagram below: The diagram shows: An AGGR-switch which is an HPE Comware based switch. It has connections to the Core-X and EDGE-Switch(es) Core-X is the Core network, which are Cisco devices… [I don’t have Cisco devices at the moment, Comware is being used to illustrate…

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Software Defined

Nuage Virtual Cloud Services: The Agontics SDN Platform

Nuage Networks was an internal start-up of Alcatel-Lucent in 2013. Nuage developed a software overlay for automating and orchestrating hybrid clouds. Since then Alcatel-Lucent was purchased by Nokia and continued down the SDN overlay path with Nuage Virtual Cloud Services – VCS. Virtualized Cloud Services (VCS) is the datacenter and cloud networking framework of Nuage Networks Virtualized Services Platform (VSP). The…

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AHA Projects, Certifications

AHA – Cisco Re-Certification Journey

I’m sure you remembered a posting I did titled: ‘Probably the easiest way to NOT to lose you’re CCIE! I’m giving it a try.’,right? Well, I started that journey few months back.  The first thing I needed to do was to determine which courses I wanted to take to fulfill the re-certification requirement; but more importantly, how I wanted the course…

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Accenture and Google Cloud Launch Business Group to Deliver Intelligent Enterprise Solutions and Transform Customer Experiences

Accenture recognized as a Google Cloud Partner Award Winner in consecutive years NEW YORK and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.; July 25, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Google Cloud today launched the Accenture Google Cloud Business Group (AGBG), which will help companies use Google Cloud technology to help deliver superior customer experiences and accelerate their digital transformation journeys. Combining Accenture’s extensive industry knowledge with…

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