This week at Dell Technologies World, VMware announced their Virtual Cloud Network portfolio of products. They are charting a path to transform, organize, simplify, and automate technology services from the datacenter, to the cloud, and out to the edge with NSX, NSX SD-WAN by VeloCloud, and NSX Cloud.
David Varnum takes a holistic view of the new Aruba 8400 switch and how it will fit into the enterprise networking strategy of an organization going forward. He covers the programmability, hardware design, and analytics features of the device and how administrators can utilize them for their needs.
Kevin Myers takes a look at the Aruba 8400 switch and the briefing from Networking Field Day Exclusive with Aruba. He highlights many of the features of the switch, from both a hardware and software perspective, that help the platform function from a carrier-grade perspective. A switch that is built to last and extend into any role that you might need it to fill.
John Herbert takes a look at the design behind the new Aruba 8400 switch and why little things like airflow and linecard layout can help solve manufacturing issues. He also discusses how the new generation of switches like the 8400 can bring increased performance to locations that may not have the support of a full datacenter environment.
When I first saw the Aruba 8400 I was awestruck, surprised, actually legitimately excited! I know, I know it’s just a bunch of ports inside of a chassis, but that’s not all it was though. The 8400 brought something to the party which has been forlorn and forgotten in the systemic world of Network Engineering and Administration, and that is they realized the end-users of this product WERE Network Engineers and Administrators. But wait, what do I mean by that?
Aruba is making a big push with their new 8400 series data center switch. It’s a marvel of modern engineering with impressive hardware and software built to help modern enterprises succeed. Brandon Carroll takes a look at what makes the 8400 special and how it will help network professionals build on a platform for the future.