Data Center

Intent-based Networking for CDN and Hybrid Cloud Connectivity

by asardell ‎07-17-2017 12:58 PM - edited ‎07-18-2017 07:16 AM (5,950 Views)

In earlier blogs, we have gone over the importance of automation for colocation providers, particularly Internet exchanges and especially those who are offering cloud based services to their customers.

 

Here, we’re going to look at a slightly more complex use case involving a content delivery network (CDN) that can differentiate between the different content types that are delivered. 

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A Hybrid Cloud Connectivity Template for Colocation Providers

by asardell ‎06-01-2017 07:15 AM - edited ‎08-17-2017 09:17 PM (9,216 Views)

In the last couple of months, we’ve explored how colocation facilities (Colo), especially those that provide Internet Exchange (IXP), can enhance their service offerings for hybrid cloud connectivity.

 

Here, we'll look at prerequisites for creating enterprise hybrid clouds that include multiple Cloud Service Providers (CSP), and connection options both inside and outside the Colo. This allows colocation service providers to be a viable option in a cloud-centric world, meeting the needs of cloud-first, Mode 2 enterprises, as outlined in the Gartner report entitled, Four Strategies for Colocation Technology Product Management.

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How Can Colocation Providers Address Enterprise Hybrid Cloud Strategy?

by asardell ‎04-20-2017 01:51 AM - edited ‎08-18-2017 09:38 AM (6,826 Views)

Two weeks ago, we talked about how a leading IXP addressed their challenges with SLX. Here, we’ll look at the Internet and Cloud Exchange (IXP/CXP) business for colocation providers from the point of view of their end customers who need cloud connections to fulfill their IT strategies through hybrid clouds. This allows colocation service providers to be a viable option in a cloud-centric world, meeting the needs of cloud-first, Mode 2 enterprises, as outlined in the Gartner report entitled, Four Strategies for Colocation Technology Product Management.

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Brocade’s Sponsorship at NANOG 68

by asardell ‎10-21-2016 05:31 PM - edited ‎10-25-2016 03:28 PM (2,539 Views)

SLX 9850 Makes an Appearance to an Approving Crowd. Continued Interest in Scale and Visibility as Cloud Data Centers Continue to Grow.   

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