7 Tough Questions For Cisco, Insieme Execs After ACI Launch


Will ACI Lock Customers Into A Cisco-Only Architecture?

"It's an extremely open architecture. You saw that, from an open ecosystem standpoint, we will work with a wide variety of systems, hypervisors, orchestration management, as well as layer-4 to -7 services," said Ishmael Limkakeng, vice president of marketing at Insieme. "We will publish the APIs in the data model to be able to work with open controllers. So there is a very open environment, where our customers are not locked in."