ITD

September 30, 2019

DATA CENTER

Continuing innovations on Nexus9K ITD – Additional server load-balancing use cases

Announcing Cisco's new Intelligent Traffic Distribution (ITD) features on NX-OS 9.3.1 release. Developed to address concerns with respect to capacity limitation on network service appliances in a multi-terabit environment.

May 26, 2015

DATA CENTER

ITD: Winner of the Best of Interop 2015

When the Best of Interop 2015 award winners were announced at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, the ITD team members couldn’t control their emotions. This team is well known to work in a startup-mode — comes up with new ideas, builds a prototype, demonstrates it to the executives and SEs, goes into […]

March 2, 2015

DATA CENTER

No Latency Load Balancer in Data Centers

Cisco Intelligent Traffic Director (ITD) is a zero latency multi-terabit layer 4 load-balancer available on 5k/6k/7k/9k. It has support for traffic steering and clustering solution on the Nexus  series of switches. ITD allows customers to deploy servers and appliances from any vendor with no network or topology changes. With a few simple configuration steps on […]

September 16, 2014

DATA CENTER

ITD: Load Balancing, Traffic Steering & Clustering using Nexus 5k/6k/7k

Data traffic has grown dramatically in the recent years, leading to increased deployment of network service appliances and servers in enterprise, data center, and cloud environments. To address the corresponding business needs, network switch and router architecture has evolved to support multi-terabit capacity. However, service appliance and server capacity remained limited to a few gigabits, […]