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Marcin Bednarz
6 June 2019

Need to set up servers in remote locations?

Cloud and server Article

Use bare metal provisioning with a top-of-the-rack switch When deploying a small footprint environment such as edge computing sites, 5G low latency services, a site support cabinet or baseband unit, its critical to establish the optimal number of physical servers needed for set up. While several approaches exist, bare metal provisioning t ...

1 March 2017

DevOps for netOps

Cloud and server Article

Increasing operational efficiency by managing switches like servers Historically, datacenter switch and network infrastructure has been staged and managed using network specific tooling that required separate teams with their own knowledge base. By disaggregating the network and using standard server management constructs, we can learn ho ...

21 October 2016

Managing your physical infrastructure from the top of rack switch

Cloud and server Article

At the last OpenStack Design Summit in Austin, TX we showed you a preview of deploying your physical server and network infrastructure from the top-of-rack switch, which included OpenStack with your choice of SDN solution. This was made possible by disaggregating the network stack functionality (the “N” in Network Operating System) to run ...

29 October 2015

Vendors support Ubuntu Core as neutral platform for switches

Cloud and server News

Canonical accelerates disaggregation of switch hardware, operating system and network control software with snappy Ubuntu Core ...

18 June 2015

World’s first 25/100 gigabit open ethernet-based switch launches

Cloud and server Article

Canonical is delighted to support the launch of the world’s first 25/100 Gigabit open Ethernet-based switch, being introduced to the market today by Mellanox® Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX). The new switch runs on ‘Snappy’ Ubuntu Core and will offer a new level of flexibility for network environments.   Mellanox is the leading supplier ...

Tom Callway
13 May 2015

IoT World: Snappy for Whitebox Switches

Cloud and server Article

Canonical announces snappy switches with Ubuntu Core and network function apps Penguin Computing the first to ship network switches with snappy Ubuntu Core Canonical today announces the availability of ‘snappy’ Ubuntu Core on whitebox and OCP switches. Ubuntu Core is a high security platform with transactional updates, offering a choice o ...