Software Defined Networks, short SDN, represent the new, dynamic data center architectures of the future. To give users the opportunity to test the capabilities of these architectures in detail, Axians Networks & amp has; Solutions now set up its own testing lab. The new Axians Lab works on the basis of the Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) technologies. "With ACI now is a unified communication interface available, on the basis of the application and the network side without interference with each other, exchange 'can. So it is now possible to automate the corresponding IT processes based on requirement profiles. The administrative procedures can be reduced to a minimum ", summarizes Heinz-Jörg Robert, Head of Data Center Solutions at Axians Networks & amp; Solutions GmbH, the advantages. In Axians SDN Lab users can order at any time individual, Proof-of-Concepts Put 'and try a practical example of how to meet your own requirements using a Software Defined Networks implement best. The demands on the networks are changing rapidly and dynamically. This requires consequently more flexibility and a high degree of automation and the management of the applications and the data center infrastructure. Yet for all the dynamics of both the constant availability and security must remain as externally secured internally. This is especially true for fully automated environments in industry 4.0 or M2M communication, have to be built for highly scalable and highly secure infrastructure simultaneously. These challenges can be overcome in the future only on the basis of Software Defined Networks. Because with the help of technologies such as Cisco ACI they can be easily and quickly adapted to meet changing requirements. With ACI technology can be, for example, many management functions to automate, such as the configuration of the network, the firewall or load balancer. The requirement of the applications on the network are stored internally as part of corresponding profiles and then automatically applied. If, for example, a new Exchange server needed this only needs to be assigned. An adaptation of the network rules is no longer necessary. Network resources are also only used when they are really needed. In this way, the utilization of all network components is optimized. The demands, the network can be expanded at any time dynamically. In SDN Lab Axians failure scenarios can be carried out and tested. And 9396PX switches and UCS blade server systems and VMware NSX solutions Nexus 9335PQ- used - Technically suitable for this purpose - separated into two racks. The uninterrupted network operation is ensured by the redundant design and central ACI APIC management environment. This also controls the firewall and the security protection of the network as well as those responsible for the streaming requirements of applications Load Balancer. For more information: Axians Networks & amp; Solutions GmbH - Ellen Winter Von-der-bettors-Straße 15 - 51149 Köln Tel .: +49 (0) 2203 1025-0 Fax: +49 (0) 2203 1025-450 firstname.lastname@example.org www.axians. de Public Relations: Press'n'Relations GmbH - Uwe Pagel Magirusstr. 33-89077 Ulm Tel .: +49 (0) 731 96287-29 Fax: +49 (0) 731 96287-97 email@example.com www.press-n-relations.de Background information Axians is the brand for information & amp; Communication Technologies (ICT) of the VINCI Energies in Europe. Under this brand, VINCI Energies brings together around 150 mainly European business units. In Germany, this company's network comprises the companies of Fritz & amp; Macziol group that Axians Networks & amp; Solutions GmbH and CROCODIAL GmbH. With around 1,200 employees at 32 locations this German companies are grouped in one of the most important business areas for information technology and telecommunications within the international network of VINCI Energies. This network provides Axians customers in industry and government, a cross-industry solution portfolio, which can boast no other global ICT companies in this width and layer depth. The Axians Network & amp; Solutions GmbH specializes in the construction of complex LAN and WAN infrastructures for carriers and enterprise customers. From Cologne a total of 174 employees serve around 820 customers throughout Germany. These include companies such as DE-CIX, Stadtwerke Rüsselsheim, Springer Science + Business Media, Euro Gate or the German Bundestag. This is a press release of Axians Networks & amp; Solutions GmbH, which also takes on the responsibility for the contents.
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