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Author: Raghavendra Rachamadugu

Rags is the head of Advanced Solutions Engineering team at Apstra. He is a 17 year software veteran with extensive infrastructure and systems experience. His infrastructure management journey started with his work on Microsoft Windows Azure compute and storage service offerings back in 2007. He was instrumental in modernizing HP Server Automation beyond bare metal servers to virtualized infrastructure. He was a key architect in VMware vRealize Automation product delivering IaaS and PaaS solutions to enterprise customers. He is named as inventor in more than 10 patents in the areas he worked throughout his career.
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Underlay Fabric Health Check for VMware vCenter

Raghavendra Rachamadugu | Posted May 28, 2019
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Operating your Network with Intent-Based Networking

Raghavendra Rachamadugu | Posted Dec 20, 2018

This blog is the third in a series highlighting Apstra's participation in Networking Field Day 19.

We had a great time at NFD19. As I was preparing for how to present Intent-Based Analytics to the world, I spent a lot of time contrasting how networks are operated...

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Top Eight Ways to Optimize an Intent-Based Network Implementation

Raghavendra Rachamadugu | Posted Aug 27, 2018

Mellanox published a great blog entitled “How to Make Your Leaf/Spine Network Hum.” As I read this blog I realized that the recommendations were aligned incredibly well with features of an Intent-Based Network implementation. In short, an Intent-Based Network implementation...

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