cisco_champions BADGE_200x200#CiscoChampion Radio is a podcast series by Cisco Champions as technologists. Today we’re talking with Cisco Technical Marketing Engineer Shawn Wargo about the Catalyst 6k and VSS. Lauren Friedman (@Lauren) moderates and Chris Nickl and Denise Fishburne are this week’s Cisco Champion guest hosts.

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Cisco SMEs
Shawn Wargo, Cisco Technical Marketing Engineer

Cisco Champions
Chris Nickl, @ck_nic, Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Denise Fishburne, @DeniseFishburne, Systems Engineer at Cisco

What is the Cisco Virtual Switching System (VSS)?
How does Virtual Switching work with the Catalyst 6k series?
Best practice designs for Data Center
Integration with Nexus

VSS and Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switches
VSS and Cisco Catalyst 6800 Series Switches

bwhaynes Q: What are some of the cards/modules that can plug into the 6k? Do you have any “wow” favourites?
fryguy_pa How does dual-active detection work in a quad-sup setup (and what are the benefits of using enhanced PAgP instead of LACP)
bwhaynes Brad-Q: What is a best practice design for data center? What about integration with nexus?
bwhaynes Core/distribution/access design…L2 vs L3
bwhaynes Q: how is a VSS managed? Prime infrastructure?


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