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Dell Integrates Fabric Controller with OpenStack, Announced new Leaf/Spine Switch

Dell is also announcing a new Active Fabric Controller that overlays on top of the physical Leaf and Spine network architecture to enable an SDN model for networking.

"Active Fabric Controller automates the entire lifecycle of the physical network infrastructure, customizing policies, providing workload visibility and adapt the fabric for automated discovery and quality of service," Joshipura said.

The Active Fabric Controller also has a plug-in for the OpenStack Neutron networking project, enabling a network administrator to rapidly deploy a cloud networking service.

"So for an IT admin, now you have a software plug-in that allows for automation using OpenStack," Joshipura said.

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