Gain flexibility and agility for your data center network. Cisco ACI Virtual Pod provides a software-only extension to the on-premises data center, extending into public clouds that support bare-metal provisioning. Cisco ACI Virtual Pod consists of virtual spines, virtual leafs, and Cisco ACI virtual edge switches deployed on a hypervisor infrastructure.
Extend Cisco ACI into the public cloud with bare-metal provisioning and remote or satellite data center locations.
Extend Cisco ACI into traditional (legacy) brownfield network deployments and maintain consistent policy.
Define policy once and extend policies to any location or any cloud.
Reduce infrastructure and network provisioning time, thus reducing overall cost while increasing productivity.
The following hardware is supported and has physical spines for Cisco Virtual Pod in ACI 4.0:
Cisco Virtual Pod is a software-only solution. Each Cisco Virtual Pod component is deployed as a virtual machine, and each virtual machine has specific requirements: