Cisco extends ACI to public cloud

| January 29, 2019

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Cisco has extended its Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) software-defined networking solution to the public cloud, with the vendor announcing today that ACI would support Amazon Web Services and Microsoft’s Azure.In August 2017 Cisco first detailed its plans for ‘ACI Anywhere’, announcing that it planned to extend ACI beyond multi-site deployments to support public cloud environments. In a blog entry published at the time, Cisco’s senior vice president and chief technology officer for data centre networking, Tom Edsall, wrote that “Key attributes of the ACI solution, such as unified security policy, single-pane-of-glass management, and visibility” would “soon” be available in AWS, Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Azure. Today’s announcement mentioned only support for AWS and Azure, however — although a solution overview for customers lists GCP (and, indeed, Azure) support as launching in the future.

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