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The Unified Fabric Payoff

- January 27, 2009 - 1 Comment

So, as I have mentioned before and chatted about with Sidney, we have the Nexus 5000 and unified fabric in production in our Mountain View data center. We are running the News@Cisco website over it as well as some back-office data base apps right now.So what have we learned? To net it out:

  • Reduced cable count per rack from 72 to 18
  • Reduced power consumption by 30%
  • Extended useful life of data center by 12-18 months

You can watch the video of Mike Norman, Director of DC Design, dig into some of the details.

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  1. Hi,Can you provide the cost per port of NX2000 series?Regards,Shreyas