Cisco ACI – Application Virtual Switch

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This article takes a closer look at the Cisco Application Virtual Switch. Introduction In my last article I talked about VMM integration with VMware vSphere and Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure. I only covered using the traditional vSphere Distributed Switch, but there is another option: the Cisco AVS (Application Virtual Switch). For those familiar with the …

Adding Phsical Servers to Cisco ACI Fabric

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This article describes how we connect physical, or bare metal, servers to the ACI Fabric. A while ago I wrote an article about adding VMware integration to your ACI fabric. This is of course a very important step, as about 70% of people’s workloads are virtual. However, that number has been pretty static over the …