Virtual Routing and Forwarding (VRF) is an IP (Internet Protocol) technology in some network routers that can be configured to allow multiple instances of a routing table on your router to work at the same time. The multiple routing instances are independent, allowing the same or overlapping IP addresses to be used without conflict. You can use the same IP address assigned to two different interfaces on a router at the same time.
VPN Routing and Forwarding
Service providers often use virtual routing and forwarding technology to create separate virtual private networks (VPNs) for customers where a routing table instance that can exist in one or multiple instances per each VPN on a Provider Edge (PE) router. When this IP technology is used in VPNs it is often referred to as VPN routing and forwarding.
- Mumblehard Malware
Mumblehard is a strain of malware that primarily targets web servers running Linux and BSD operating systems and surreptitiously uses the infected systems as spamming bots. The security firm ESET discovered the Mumblehard malware in April 2015, but there is evidence of the malware remaining under the radar for at least the past five years. […]
- OpenStack Kilo
The successor to the Juno release of the OpenStack open source cloud computing platform, OpenStack Kilo made its debut on April 30, 2015 as the eleventh release of OpenStack. Kilo is also included in the “Vivid Vervet” release of Canonical’s Ubuntu 15.04 Linux-based operating system, which was released in April 2015 as well. Feature Enhancements […]
An acronym for Operating Expenses, OpEx refers to the ongoing costs associated with the daily operations of business products, services and/or systems. Operational expenditures stand in contrast to capital expenditures, or CapEx, which are the costs associated with acquiring, developing or upgrading physical assets such as hardware systems or intangible assets like patents and other […]
- Hyper-Converged Infrastructure
A hyper-converged infrastructure refers to an infrastructure system that is largely software-defined with tightly-integrated compute, storage, networking and virtualization resources. This stands in contrast to a traditional converged infrastructure, where each of these resources is typically handled by a discrete component that serves a singular purpose. Benefits of Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Systems Hyper-converged infrastructure systems are […]
- Vivid Vervet
Vivid Vervet is the Ubuntu codename for version 15.04 of the Ubuntu Linux-based operating system. Officially released in April 2015, Vivid Vervet follows the Utopic Unicorn (v14.10) release. Vivid Vervet introduces updates across the Ubuntu desktop, smartphone, cloud and Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem as well as the first stable release of Ubuntu’s lightweight “Snappy” […]