sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
Posted:  19 Oct 2012
Published:  31 Aug 2011
Format:  PDF
Length:  10  Page(s)
Type:  White Paper
Language:  English

Server virtualization causes two major changes to the data center network: multiple OS images (virtual machines) are allowed to share the same physical server and I/O devices, and the relationship between an OS image and the network is now dynamic. These two changes are drastically different from traditional network operations.

In this resource, discover how you can network virtualization by either implementing a software switch as part of the hypervisor or enabling the switching function to be performed by an external switch. Learn the benefits of both approaches, and why using them as complementary options can help you achieve virtual networking success.

Data Center Networking | Network Design | Network Infrastructure | Network Management | Network Monitoring | Network Performance | Network Security | Network Traffic Management | Networking | Networking Hardware | Server Virtualization | Switches | Switching | Troubleshooting | Virtual Machine

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