Using VXLAN And EVPN To Build Active-Active Data Centers

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Location Hilton Zurich Airport Hotel
Hohenbuehlstrasse 10
8152 Opfikon-Glattbrugg

There are a lot of free park places available.
Train: railway station Zurich Airport – take the Hotel Shuttle

Date of Event 3rd December 2019
Time 9:00 – 5:30 pm
Language English
Participation Fee Fr. 950.— (including lunch and apéro)

The attendees will receive full access to electronic version of the workshop materials, as well as related videos with further technical details.

This Vendor-independent Workshop Provides You

Every few years the networking industry starts another lemming-like run toward another magic technology. This time everyone dropped whatever data center fabrics technology they were developing for the last decade and started shipping VXLAN and EVPN products. Vendors involved in this latest fad include Arista, Brocade (now Extreme), Cisco, Cumulus, Dell, HP and Juniper.

As every seasoned engineer knows, no single tool solves all problems you might have. Selecting the right for the job usually requires an in-depth understanding of the underlying principles of operation; this workshop will give you the knowledge you need when considering whether VXLAN and EVPN might be the right technology to extend your data center fabric into an active-active data center architecture.

Topics Covered
The workshop covers these major topics:

  • VXLAN and EVPN fundamentals
  • Bridging and routing with VXLAN and EVPN
  • Implementing multi-tenant separation with VXLAN and EVPN
  • Active-active data center infrastructure requirements
  • Typical data center interconnect architectures
  • Multi-pod and multi-site VXLAN/EVPN architectures
  • Scalability and fault isolation limitations of VXLAN and EVPN
  • Robust and scalable active-active data center architectures

After attending this workshop you’ll be able to:

  • Describe the role of VXLAN and EVPN in building large-scale data center fabrics
  • Decide whether it makes sense to invest into VXLAN and EVPN when building a next-generation data center fabric
  • Use VXLAN and EVPN to build multi-pod and multi-site fabrics
  • Help the application team design a scalable application architecture that will be easy to deploy in active-active data center environment

Who Should Attend
This workshop targets data center or networking architects and designers who are planning, designing or building data center infrastructure spanning more than one location – be it in disaster recovery or active-active scenario.

If you’re one of them, then this day-long workshop is a must-have overview of how and when you could benefit from using VXLAN and EVPN in your infrastructure design.

About Ivan Pepelnjak
Ivan Pepelnjak, CCIE#1354 Emeritus, is an independent network architect, book author, blogger and regular speaker at industry events like Interop, RIPE and regional NOG meetings.
He has been designing and implementing large-scale service provider and enterprise networks since 1990, and is currently using his expertise to help multinational enterprises and large cloud- and service providers design next-generation data center and cloud infrastructure using Network Automation, Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV) approaches and technologies.

Ivan is the author of several books covering data center technologies, highly praised webinars, and dozens of data center and cloud-related technical articles published on his blog.

Cancellations of registration are free of charge until 30 days before. Cancellations received beyond this point will incur 100% of the admission fee. You will get an invoice for the respective amount if you don’t have already payed online. In any case, however, a delegate may be sent at no additional costs.

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