Simplified Hybrid Cloud Integration

Features and Capabilities

Key Products

Cisco Intercloud Fabric for Business

This product is deployed on premises, and allows connectivity to a large ecosystem of cloud providers to support hybrid cloud deployments for enterprises. Product components include:

  • Intercloud Fabric Director

    Access an end-user and an IT admin portal for lifecycle management of physical, virtual, and cloud workloads.
  • Intercloud Fabric Secure Extender

    Create highly secure connectivity across multiple clouds. This feature helps ensure highly secure workload migration by maintaining all network and security policies specific to that workload.

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Cisco Intercloud Fabric for Providers

This product is ideal for service providers that want to provide a hybrid cloud deployment model and become part of the Intercloud Fabric ecosystem. This software is installed on the provider cloud and integrates with service provider infrastructure.

Its product component is Intercloud Fabric Provider, a virtual appliance that is deployed and managed by cloud providers. Providers can quickly offer hybrid clouds without building or adding your own APIs. Intercloud Fabric Provider helps onboard workloads from the enterprise to the provider’s cloud.


The OpenStack network

Networking is an essential part of an IaaS system; that is no different with OpenStack, an open source, Infrastructure as a Service, cloud computing project by Rackspace Cloud and NASA. In this article, the author describes the iptable chains and rules behind the OpenStack Cloud Compute-Nova project, a cloud computing fabric controller (the main part of an IaaS system) written in Python that uses many external libraries. The author details the nova-network FlatDHCPManager component, as well as other OpenStack components. An iptable is a user-space application program that allows a system administrator to configure the tables provided by the Linux kernel firewall.


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Advantages and options of private cloud computing

When we think of computer resources in the cloud, we usually think of
public clouds, such as the ones offered by Google or Amazon, with
infrastructure or applications shared by millions of clients worldwide,
through the Internet. Some organizations, because of their organizational
cultures or for security or regulatory concerns, cannot move directly into
public clouds, but they have the option of private clouds. Sandra Sergi Santos
explains the advantages and ways to use them to optimize your investments,
processes, and infrastructure.


Java development 2.0: Securing Java application data for cloud computing

Data security is a serious concern for organizations considering cloud
adoption, but in many cases it needn’t be. In this installment of Java development
2.0, learn how to use private-key encryption and the Advanced Encryption Standard to
secure sensitive application data for the cloud. You’ll also get a quick tutorial on encryption strategy, which is important for maximizing the efficiency of conditional searches on distributed cloud datastores.


Cloud services: Mitigate risks, maintain availability

Businesses and government agencies demand cloud services to provide better security in order to ensure continuous operational availability. To make this a reality, they need to formulate a cloud service policy on risk mitigation.
Learn about cloud service security and how to mitigate risks to cloud services to ensure high uptime availability and security in a cloud environment.