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Mellanox Technologies (NASDAQ: MLNX) is a leading supplier of end-to-end Ethernet and InfiniBand intelligent interconnect solutions and services for servers, storage, and hyper-converged infrastructure.

Mellanox intelligent interconnect solutions increase data center efficiency by providing the highest throughput and lowest latency, delivering data faster to applications and unlocking system performance.

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Our audience includes IT and operations professionals who build and manage data centers.

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DCJ began as an online portal for the data center industry in the fall of 2003. Our goal is to provide quality content to data center professionals.

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Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure

Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) reduces TCO, automates IT tasks, and accelerates data center application deployments. It accomplishes this using a business-relevant software defined networking (SDN) policy model across networks, servers, storage, security, and services.



Vendor-Agnostic Self-Operating Network™ for the Data Center

Intent-Based Operational Simplicity, Control and Visibility

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Jeremy Schulman


Network Automaniac – Est. 2012 // Heading up Customer Enablement @ApstraInc // Tweets and opinions are my own


Aeon-ZTPS: Bootstrap a Multi-Vendor Network

Whether you have a data center, campus, or remote branch deployment, bootstrapping new equipment is not fun. The job is very time consuming and highly error prone when done manually. People want a “human free” solution — commonly called zero-touch-provisioning. The basic concept is simple: power-on equipment from factory-reset, get an IP address from DHCP, get the right version of network operating system (NOS) installed, and finally apply the device specific configuration. Simple in theory, not so great in practice. Here’s why…