Description

Private cloud computing enables you to consolidate diverse enterprise systems into one that is cloud-based and can be accessed by end-users seamlessly, regardless of their location or changes in overall demand. Expert authors Steve Smoot and Nam K. Tan distill their years of networking experience to describe how to build enterprise networks to create a private cloud. With their techniques you'll create cost-saving designs and increase the flexibility of your enterprise, while maintaining the security and control of an internal network. Private Cloud Computing offers a complete cloud architecture for enterprise networking by synthesizing WAN optimization, next-generation data centers, and virtualization in a network-friendly way, tying them together into a complete solution that can be progressively migrated to as time and resources permit.

Key Features

  • Describes next-generation data center architectures such as the virtual access-layer, the unified data center fabric and the "rack-and-roll" deployment model
  • Provides an overview of cloud security and cloud management from the server virtualization perspective
  • Presents real-world case studies, configuration and examples that allow you to easily apply practical know-how to your existing enterprise environment
  • Offers effective private cloud computing solutions to simplify the costly and problematic challenge of enterprise networking and branch server consolidation

Readership

Network engineers, network designers, cloud solution architects, IT managers, and others interested in building and engineering private cloud computing architecture from existing enterprise networks and infrastructures

Table of Contents

Dedication

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Who Should Read This Book

Who Shouldn’t Read This Book

About the Authors

Chapter 1. Next-Generation IT Trends

Information in this chapter:

Introduction

Chapter 2. Next-Generation Data Center Architectures and Technologies

Information in this chapter:

Introduction

The data center consolidation and virtualization modus operandi

Server consolidation drivers

Server Virtualization

Storage Virtualization

Layer 2 evolution

Unified data center fabric

Summary

Chapter 3. Next-Generation WAN and Service Integration

Information in this chapter:

Introduction

Chapter 4. Branch Consolidation and WAN Optimization

Information in this chapter:

Introduction

Chapter 5. Session Interception Design and Deployment

Information in this chapter:

Introduction

Chapter 6. WAN Optimization in the Private Cloud

Information in this chapter:

Introduction

Chapter 7. SAN Extensions and IP Storage

Information in this chapter:

Introduction

Chapter 8. Cloud Infrastructure as a Service

Information in this chapter:

Introduction

Chapter 9. Case Studies

Information in this chapter:

Introduction

Appendix A. Acronyms and Abbreviations

References

Index

Details

No. of pages:
424
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Morgan Kaufmann
Print ISBN:
9780123849199
Electronic ISBN:
9780123849205

Reviews

"This book aims at well experienced IT architects and professionals who can benefit from the technical solutions that the book itself reveals."--Computers and Security