By John Dudley - Senior Solutions Architect
The continued growth of both public and private cloud-based services creates an urgent need for scalable Datacenter infrastructures. However, this expansion can be time consuming and complex to design and deploy, especially when transitioning from a legacy 3-tier architecture. The recommended upgrade path of EVPN/VxLAN (Ethernet Virtual Private Network / Virtual Extensible Local Area Network) addresses this transition while also adding near infinite growth.
The key concepts of EVPN/VxLAN are:
Whether implementing EVPN/VxLAN for the first time or looking to expand your current EVPN/VxLAN implementation, the standards allow for several options to fit your needs:
Although, the adoption of EVPN/VxLAN can be a daunting task, the benefits of scalability and network stability should override concerns of undertaking the process. To help with this translation BlueAlly provides solutions, expertise, and strategy to allow our clients to focus on innovation within their business. Contact your BlueAlly Account Manager or email us at to discover ways that we can help.