Continuing to Get Set With PowerCLI and Standard vSwitches
melissa • May 26, 2016 • No Comments

In When we look at all of the vSphere switch commands we can use within PowerCLI by typing Get-VICommand *switch, we will see some commands

First #CiscoChampion Blog, FlexPod for the Future
melissa • April 07, 2015 • No Comments

This year, I became a #CiscoChampion for the first time.  My first exposure to Cisco was of course, way before this.  When I was in

Introducing Open Virtual Network (OVN) from the Open vSwitch Team
melissa • January 15, 2015 • No Comments

Open vSwitch is open source virtual switch software.  If you’re familiar with VMware, think of it as an open source Distributed Virtual Switch.  It is

FlexPod and Microsoft Private Cloud
melissa • November 26, 2014 • 1 Comment

One of the great things about FlexPod is its versatility.  I can run multiple operating systems and applications on the same set of physical hardware.

Open Source Network Function Virtualization, Introducing OPNFV
melissa • November 15, 2014 • 1 Comment

As I mentioned in my article about Open Source Software Defined Networking, many projects are trying to go beyond SDN, and also provide NFV.  NFV

Your Open Source Software Defined Networking Round Up
melissa • November 14, 2014 • 1 Comment

Software Defined Everything.  Anything you’ve could possibly touch in your data center is getting to the point where it has some sort of software defined