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Using VLANs with ESX

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Most folks are aware that extending 802.1Q VLAN trunks into the ESX host is a best practice recommendation. It enables logical separation and scale of the various traffic types (management, IP storage, VM applications, etc) without being constrained by the number of physical NIC ports. We call this Virtual Switch Trunking (VST). As the name Read more...

Observations from Cisco Networkers Live in Orlando

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Apart from my Outlook email files being completely cactus for the week, Cisco Networkers in Orlando was an outstanding success. We saw an enormous amount of traffic through the VMware booth with many stopping to ask questions of our engineering staff and look at remote demonstrations of VDI, ThinApp, HA and VMotion. VMotion never fails Read more...

Deploying VI with Cisco

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It’s Cisco Live (or Cisco Networkers as we used to know it) next week in Orlando , Florida. Cisco Live is held once a year in each of the major geographies around the world. Next week’s US event is the largest of these. I also attended the Cisco Live event in Barcelona in January. Sadly, Read more...

Welcome to the VMware Networking blog!

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Hi folks. Welcome to the VI Networking blog! This blog is devoted purely to the subject of networking with VMware Infrastructure. I introduced this blog a couple of days back via a post on the VI Team blog. We have a lot of stuff in the pipeline, so I see this as a great way Read more...