5 Features To Consider When Buying a Top of Rack Switch
I was playing Pokémon GO the other day, and I realized how new technologies and applications are being launched every day, rapidly reshaping how we connect, play, and live. Technologies that were only dreams a few years ago, are now made into reality one after one in incredibly short amount of time, and becoming incredibly viral. […]
Application Optimized Transport in the Data Center using Segment Routing
I am posting this blog on behalf of Vipul Shah, Sr Manager, Product Management. Imagine a data center network for an e-commerce business that allows for on-demand allocation of bandwidth as a result of high traffic volumes generated by large number of transactions during the holiday shopping season, or a data center network for […]
3 Reasons 10 Million Is A Big Number
10 Million is a big number. How big? To put it in perspective, 10 million minutes is a bit over 19 years…Which is about 15 years longer than it took the Nexus 3000 to reach 10 million ports sold. Said differently, the Nexus 3000 is the Top of Rack switch of choice for lots […]
The Puppet Labs Integration With NX-OS Is Here
As we continue our journey of openness that is summarized by ZK Research: Cisco’s Data Center Strategy is Built on Openness, we announced the Open NX-OS at Cisco Live San Diego in June 2015 that runs on Nexus 3K and Nexus 9K platforms. The Open NX-OS extensibility supports: Object store and model-driven NX-API enhancements. NX-API […]
New Cisco Nexus Data Broker Release 2.0 Now Available
We are excited to announce the availability of Cisco Nexus Data Broker software release 2.0. Using the Cisco Nexus Data Broker software, Cisco’s approach replaces the traditional purpose-built matrix switches used for network taps or SPAN aggregation with one or more OpenFlow-enabled Cisco Nexus switches. Visibility into application traffic has traditionally been important for infrastructure […]
…And The Momentum Continues! New Nexus Data Center Innovations AND Customer Deployments!
You probably have already heard that during CiscoLive Milan, we have unveiled the new additions to our Data Center and Cloud networking portfolio: New Nexus 7706 and a high density F3 Series 1/10G module for Nexus 7700 provide increased deployment options for data center interconnect, core or aggregation. The next generation Nexus 5600 family offers VXLAN […]
VXLAN Taking a More Strategic Role in Cloud Networks with Support across Cisco Fabrics and Switching Platforms
There’s been a lot of news and momentum surrounding VXLAN technology in the last several months, and there is no doubt that VXLAN is becoming a...
Nexus 3100 at Interop
On September 30th at Interop New York we announced the Cisco Nexus 3100 top-of-rack flexible switches. The show floor was buzzing with the news and the Techwise TV video below with Senior Product Manager, Jag Tamvada and self proclaimed Chief Networking Geek Jimmy Ray Purser discuss details of the switches. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3EuaaWBRKBU&feature=share&list=PL932C620970B9A779