Use Cases for Data Center Network Virtualization Overlay Networks (RFC8151)
Original Publication Date: 2017-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2017-May-27
Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)
L. Yong: AUTHOR [+4]
Server virtualization has changed the Information Technology (IT) industry in terms of the efficiency, cost, and speed of providing new applications and/or services such as cloud applications. However, traditional data center (DC) networks have limits in supporting cloud applications and multi-tenant networks [RFC7364]. The goal of data center Network Virtualization over Layer 3 (NVO3) networks is to decouple the communication among tenant systems from DC physical infrastructure networks and to allow one physical network infrastructure to:
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) L. Yong Request for Comments: 8151 L. Dunbar Category: Informational Huawei ISSN: 2070-1721 M. Toy Verizon A. Isaac Juniper Networks V. Manral Nano Sec Co May 2017
Use Cases for Data Center Network Virtualization Overlay Networks
This document describes Network Virtualization over Layer 3 (NVO3) use cases that can be deployed in various data centers and serve different data-center applications.
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This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is published for informational purposes.
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RFC 8151 NVO3 Use Case May 2017
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