EVPN introduces a new model for Ethernet services delivery. It provides a scalable, interoperable end-to-end control-plane solution for VXLAN tunnels through using BGP, which means it offers an easier solution for layer 2 virtualization over a layer 3 routed infrastructure. EVPN is regarded as the next generation all-in-one VPN technology. Then what is EVPN? This […]
Open Source Software: Cumulus Linux vs Big Switch vs Pica8
Open source software is the software that can be purchased separately for being installed on bare-metal devices. It is an essential part of today’s open networking. Combined with the bare metal switch, open source software create an open installation environment for IT staff to build a network with choices, better tools and cost improvements. Here, […]
Is Cumulus Linux and White Box Switch Combination A Good Idea?
Today, enterprise organizations are facing the challenges of highly dynamic computing, storage and networking needs than ever before. They want to build data centers with efficiency, scalability and flexibility for these increasing demands. In this quest for the perfect solution, an approach has been proposed, that is to deploy white box switch with Cumulus Linux […]
What ONIE Means to a Network Switch?
As we know, network switch is a telecommunication device in a computer network which connects multiple devices together, such as PCs, servers, laptops, and other Ethernet IP enabled devices. It receives a message from one device connected to it and then transmits the message to another device for which the message was meant. However, users […]
How to Set up a Network Switch With a Router?
Network switch and router are two basic devices utilized in computer networks. However, many people have no idea how to use them and set up a switch with a router. Next, let’s find out the difference of network switch vs router and learn how to set up a switch with a router in detail. What […]
What’s the Difference Between a PoE NVR and PoE Switch?
“I’m going to install two IP cameras in my house. However, I have no idea whether to use a PoE NVR or a PoE switch matching with them. So, what’s the difference between them? Can some one help me?” Such type of questions can be seen in different tech forums, which indicates many people feel […]