The Fabric Automation software now comes embedded in two newly announced switches, and has been integrated into VMware, Microsoft and OpenStack orchestration software. This greatly reduces provisioning time, and improves the efficiency of operations.
The three-pronged announcement includes a new version of the AOS-CX operating system, extends it from the data centre to the campus with two new models, and provides an update of Aruba’s NetEdit switch configuration software.
The companies announce the availability – with some minor enhancements – of the VMWare VeloCloud-based solution announced at Dell Technologies World, as well as a new SmartFabric Director to simplify joint physical-virtual management.
Big Cloud Fabric now manages VPCs in the AWS cloud, while Global VPCs like Google Cloud provides will now be available across the hybrid cloud for both AWS and Azure. Multi-Cloud Director is now also available as a cloud-based service.
Channel veteran Frank Raimondi is now part of the Chargifi team, and talked with ChannelBuzz about the MSP market and its role in Chargifi’s expansion plans, as well as confirming the timeframe for Canadian distribution through Ingram Micro.
Ecessa has been in the SD-WAN space for years, but only moved into the channel fairly recently, and first concentrated on telecom resellers. Now, assisted by new channel leader Leonard DiMiceli, they are focusing on adding MSP partners.