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The value of SDN cannot be unlocked by a generalized view of the network. Real ROI is realized only in the specific application of SDN to solve real-world problems. On July 18, Plexxi will demonstrate how SDN can deliver a flexible, meshed network for managing transport and packet traffic between multiple data centers. Together with CoLo provider Iron Mountain, Plexxi will show how to create an optical interconnect between data centers leveraging an SDN approach that balances network traffic on inter-datacenter links to alleviate congestion and improve utilization.
Plexxi brings SDN principles to a shipping datacenter product. The demonstration will showcase Plexxi’s optically-connected switches built around a contoller-based architecture. At the core of Plexxi’s networking view is the notion that the job doesn’t end at connectivity and that traditional leaf-spine architectures miss the point.
Iron Mountain provides secure, compliant data center colocation services to Fortune 1000 and large Federal agency customers. A key differentiator is Iron Mountain’s ability to design and deploy highly resilient and redundant facilities – the flagship National data center is in an bunker 220 feet underground with 12 feet thick limestone ribs between rooms. While virtually impenetrable and highly disaster resilient, this design poses a significant challenge for deploying network connectivity. Iron Mountain relies on SDN and high-speed data center interconnects to seamlessly provide services that leverage large pools of physically distributed resources.
Join Plexxi’s Andre Viera (Product Management) and Iron Mountain’s Raman Sud (Network Services) as they show:
- How to architect multi-site datacenter fabrics
- Setting up a multisite connection
- Creating customer or tenant links
- Load balancing traffic between two data centers
- Traffic flow monitoring via Plexxi’s SDN controller
- Congestion alleviation
- How to drive high interconnect utilization
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