Cisco ASA Dropped Traffic Notice

Cisco seems to be having a rough go of it lately with bugs that have a time bomb for certain hardware and software.  Following up on the Signal Component issues –  that plagued a large number of product lines (And in Cisco’s defense affected more than just Cisco…

The eGroup Team

eGroup – Together, We make IT happen.  Our slogan, our tagline.  IT is what we do, together.  From our Operations team, to Inside Sales, to Sales, to Pre-Sales, to Delivery.  We do IT, and together. We announced today that eGroup has been named to CRN Tech Elite 250 list for…

Deploying and Configuring Prism Central On AHV

Continuing our journey with testing out Nutanix AHV functionality for one of our partners, one of things we wanted to get deployed was Prism Central.    Prism Central is very similar to VMware’s vCenter, defining Prism Central as  “software provides centralized infrastrcuture management, one-click simplicity and intelligence for…

Acropolis Data Protection Configuration

Welcome back to my series on our journey of testing Nutanix and Mellanox. Part 1 & 2 of the series focused on Nutanix AHV networking and integrating with Mellanox, so we’re going to shift in Part 3 and look at the AHV configuration for getting Data Protection going and…

Deploying Nutanix and Mellanox - Part 2

Welcome back to my short series on our journey of testing Nutanix and Mellanox.  Following up on Part 1 of the Nutanix and Mellanox Series, I’m going to dive deeper into the Nutanix network configuration for use with the Mellanox SX1012. Nutanix Network Configuration Following the Nutanix AHV Best…

Deploying Nutanix and Mellanox - Part 1

As I wrote about in the last post that started our journey with Nutanix and Mellanox, we will be testing AHV DR replication for one of our partners while evaluating the use of the Mellanox SX switch platform for a lower cost 10/40Gbe switch. The NX-1050 Block was pre-configured…

Nutanix and Mellanox - A Journey

I’ve been given the opportunity to do some testing with 2 Nutanix blocks and a Mellanox SX1012 switch for one of our customers, who is looking to do some disruptive changes to the platform they deploy their software onto. Background Currently, we partner with this customer to do your…

Cisco UCS VIC 1227 bug with Nexus 9Ks

I ran into an issue recently during an installation at 2 locations, where both locations were using Cisco C220 Servers with the VIC 1227 installed, connecting to Nexus 9372PX switches. Each C220 is configured with 2 2-Port 10Gbe adapter, one being a VIC 1227 and the other being an Intel…