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Expert Webcast: Cisco Data Center Overlays with Focus on VXLAN


Cisco Data Center Overlays with focus on VXLAN (Virtual Extensible Local Area Network)
(Live Webcast October 20th, 2015 at 10:00 am Pacific Time / 1:00 pm Eastern Time)

Please join us on Tuesday October 20th,  2015 at 10:00 am. PDT San Francisco (UTC -7 hours) for this live, interactive event. This corresponds to 1 p.m. EDT New York (UTC -4 hours), 6 p.m. London (BST UTC+1), or 12 p.m. Paris (CEST UTC +2).

During this live event, Cisco subject matter expert Vishal Mehta and Pranav Doshi will share about Cisco Data Center Overlays with focus on VXLAN (Virtual Extensible Local Area Network). In the modern data center, traditional technologies are limiting the speed, flexibility, scalability, and manageability of application deployments. There is emerging interest in the industry in overlay technologies (such as MPLS, VXLAN, LISP...) which may address some of these challenges. This session will discuss the latest trend in Overlay Technologies and compare each one of the available solutions in terms of deployment, benefits and challenges. The major emphasis in this session will be on VXLAN evolution and to elaborate on which Cisco Products support different VXLAN solutions. Various VXLAN configurations such as BGP-EVPN control plane, L2 Gateway, L3 Gateway; Bridging, Packet-Flow, Best Practices, Deployment scenarios and other advanced features will be also discussed.

Featured Speakers

Vishal Mehta (Read the Interview) is a Technical Marketing Engineer with Cisco's Data Center Competitive Insights Team based in San Jose, California. Previously he was working as the customer support engineer for Data Center Server Virtualization Technical Assistance Center (TAC) team for the past 4 years with a primary focus on data center technologies such as Cisco Nexus® 5000, Cisco UCS, Cisco Nexus 1000V, and Virtualization. He has CCIE® certification (# 37139) in Routing/Switching, Service Provider & Data Center. Vishal has presented at Cisco Live in Orlando 2013, Milan 2014, and San Francisco 2014 (BRKCOM-3003, BRKDCT-3444, and LABDCT-2333).

Pranav Doshi a Technical Marketing Engineer with Cisco’s Data Center Competitive Insights Team based in San Jose, California. Pranav has been with Cisco since 2010, starting off as a Team-Lead Technical Support Engineer in the LAN-Switching team working on Catalyst 37XX/45XX/65XX and Nexus 2K/3K/5K/6K/7K/9K platforms. After working in Cisco TAC, Pranav worked in Cisco Advanced Services as part of the Data Center Solutions Team for Cisco’s Enterprise Customers. During his stint with Cisco AS, Pranav designed data centers with Nexus Standalone deployments leveraging technologies like Fabricpath, OTV as well as ACI deployments.


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