VXLAN full form

 What is the full form of VXLAN?


  • Virtual Extensible Local Area Network

What does VXLAN mean?

VXLAN is a proposed encapsulation protocol for running an overlay network over the existing layer 3 infrastructure. To support elastic compute architectures an overlay network is a virtual network built on top of existing network layer 2 and layer 3 technologies. VXLAN will allow network engineers to more easily scale out a cloud computing environment while logically isolating cloud apps and tenants.

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