Chapter 2

Building a Fabric

You need to consider many dependencies and requirements when building a new network. If you’re like many network engineers, this will be the first time you’ve implemented a Clos architecture or a software-defined network (SDN) solution. This chapter provides guidance on common decision points you will encounter as you design an Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) network. The following topics are covered:

Logical and physical fabric considerations

Migration strategies for ACI

Workload types, tenancy, and secure ...

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