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Introduction to Nexus 1000v Features and Deployment

…s offers some compelling features over the normal dvSwitch such as LACP link aggregation, QoS, Traffic Shaping, vPath, and Enhanced VXLAN, and would also allow an administrative boundary between servers and networking, even down to the VM level. Obviously all the bonuses of a standard dvSwitch around centralised management also still apply. Components of the 1000v The 1000v is made up of 2 main components, 2 VSMs, and the VEMs. The VSMs are the V…


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Network Services Headers (NSH): Creating a Service Plane for Cloud Networks

…irtual switch. Nexus 1000V was first to implement a technology called “service chaining” in a feature we called vPath. vPath ran in the Nexus 1000V switch and hypervisor to intercept network traffic and re-route it to the required virtual service nodes. I described this all in detail here. Initially, it really wasn’t service chaining because it only worked for one service at a time, specifically the Virtual Security Gateway (VSG) firewall, but ev…


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New Nexus 1000V Virtual Switch Release 3.1 Now Available

…(CSR) 1000V, Cisco Prime Network Analysis Module (NAM) and advanced service insertion and chaining technology, vPath and 3) a true management control plane that provides greater policy and control features for richer networking functionality. We’ll be showing a lot of these features this week. Come by our booth and check it out. If you are around #VMworld this week, give us a shout out on twitter using Cisco hash tag #ciscovmw. For those of you…


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Desktop Environments Go Virtual and Mobile in a Flash

…stem (Cisco UCS) and Cisco UCS Invicta™ Series Solid State Systems,  or Citrix NetScaler 1000v with Cisco Nexus vPath, and Cisco mobile workplace solutions, are tools that enable you to move your work environment to the cloud, enabling you to provide full-time, fast, and secure access to your applications and crucial information. “It was sometimes taking 10 minutes for our clinicians to log on, open an application, and get the information they ne…


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Delivering Workplace Mobility – Built on Cisco Unified Computing System

…4-7 Automation with Cisco APIC APIC EM for Citrix VDI Dynamic Video QoS Management Citrix NetScaler 1000v with vPath Cisco Nexus 7000 RISE and NetScaler Ask an Engineer – Cisco Validated Designs for Desktop Virtualization While at the booth, you’ll also get a chance to meet up with our Technical Marketing Engineers who do our Cisco Validated Design Work – Jeff Nichols and Mike Brennan.  Ask for either of them, and they’ll discuss your environme…


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