Cisco and Microsoft have a developed a powerful alliance in the data center that extends the value of the Cisco Unified Fabric, Unified Computing System, and Unified Network Services through leading-edge integrated solutions with Microsoft Windows Server, Hyper-V and System Center. These integrations provide an opportunity for Channel Partners to deliver differentiated solutions that address their customer’s most pressing business and IT challenges.
The Nexus 1000V Switch for Microsoft Hyper-V stands out as an example of how Cisco and Microsoft are collaborating to offer integrated solutions to customers and partners. The Nexus 1000V extends Cisco networking benefits to Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V deployments and provides a consistent operational model across physical and virtual environments. Cisco was the first company to integrate with Hyper-V and the industry is taking notice. Nexus 1000V for Microsoft Hyper-V was recently recognized as Best of TechEd 2013 in the Virtualization category.
If you’d like to learn more about Nexus 1000V for Microsoft Hyper-V, you’re in luck. Redmond Channel Partner is hosting a webinar on Cisco Nexus 1000V: Virtual Networking for Hyper-V Environments on Thursday, July 25, 2013, at 11am PT / 2pm ET.
Matt O’Brien, Business Development Manager for Worldwide Channels at Cisco, will open the webinar and will provide an overview of new channel opportunities and programs available through the Cisco alliance with Microsoft. Appaji Malla, Sr. Product Manager, Cloud Networking & Services Division, Cisco Datacenter Group, will cover:
- The new networking stack introduced in Windows Server 2012 and System Center 2012
- Cisco Nexus 1000V architecture and how it integrates with the Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) component of System Center 2012
- The rich networking capabilities Nexus 1000V brings to Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V environments