Cisco ACI Multi-Site Architecture

August 3, 2021

With the increasing adoption of Cisco® Application Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI®) as a pervasive fabric technology, enterprises and service providers commonly need to interconnect separate Cisco ACI fabrics. Business requirements (business continuance, disaster avoidance, etc.) lead to the deployment of separate data center fabrics, and these need to be interconnected with each other. Depending on the deployment option used (and as explained in this document), these fabrics may be called pods or fabrics and sites.

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The definitive guide to secure remote access

whitePaper | December 22, 2021

Enterprises are migrating their private applications to public clouds, and users are consuming more applications, connecting to them from everywhere and from any device. This has created a proliferation of perimeters around users, devices, and applications. Although many organizations have already taken steps to embrace digitalization and enable a zero-trust network, their connectivity is still operating on incumbent network-centric approaches. Teams struggle to retrofit network-centric VPN technology to meet the needs of the modern user and the transforming business, but retrofitted approaches can prevent digitalization. It’s time to redefine secure remote access.

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Virtualization Defined - Eight Different Ways

whitePaper | October 4, 2021

Virtualization as a concept is not new; computational environment virtualization has been around since the first mainframe systems. But recently, the term “virtualization” has become ubiquitous, representing any type of process obfuscation where a process is somehow removed from its physical operating environment. Because of this ambiguity, virtualization can almost be applied to any and all parts of an IT infrastructure. For example, mobile device emulators are a form of virtualization because the hardware platform normally required to run the mobile operating system has been emulated, removing the OS binding from the hardware it was written for. But this is just one example of one type of virtualization; there are many defi nitions of the term “virtualization” fl oating around in the current lexicon, and all (or at least most) of them are correct, which can be quite confusing.

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VMware workspace one is a better choice than Citrix

whitePaper | November 14, 2019

The intended audience for this paper is IT decision makers and line-of-business owners that are tasked with transitioning their workforce into a modern place of work—the Digital Workspace. According to Gartner, “The digital workplace enables new, more effective ways of working; raises employee engagement and agility; and exploits consumeroriented styles and technologies.” The insights presented here will be helpful for executing a digital workspace transformation strategy.

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VMware vRealize Suite and vCloud Suite 2019

whitePaper | January 15, 2020

VMware vRealize® Suite is an enterprise-ready, cloud management platform that the industry’s most complete solution for managing a heterogeneous, hybrid cloud. It proactively addresses health, performance and capacity management of IT services across heterogeneous and hybrid cloud environments to improve efficiency, performance and availability. In addition, IT organizations can address cloud management requirements across Day 1 and Day 2 operations for compute-, storage-, network- and application-level resources across private and public clouds.

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Cloud Native Databases with Kubernetes Persistent Storage on Dell EMC VxFlex family

whitePaper | December 19, 2019

Modern data center workloads have varying business value and characteristics for the workload and data that govern the performance, throughput, capacity, availability, data protection, and data services requirements. Shrinking IT budgets, push for greater efficiency, and consolidation and workload requirements have made it necessary for the underlying infrastructure to deliver high performance, scalability, resiliency, and most importantly -- flexibility. VxFlex family is an engineered system for Dell EMC designed on five super power principals to meet the key infrastructure requirements. VxFlex family delivers.

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4

whitePaper | January 2, 2020

SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications is the reference platform for the software development of SAP. It is optimized for SAP applications. This guide provides detailed information about installing and customizing SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications.

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