Category: VXLAN

VXLAN Encapsulation in Juniper Contrail

VXLAN is becoming de-facto encapsulation standard for overlay virtual networks (at least according to industry pundits and marketing gurus working for companies with VXLAN-based products) – even Juniper Contrail, which was traditionally a pure MPLS/VPN architecture uses it. Not so fast – Contrail is using VXLAN packet format to carry MPLS labels between hypervisors and