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Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches


Important Features

High Performance with Comprehensive Feature Set

Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches offer one of the most comprehensive data center network feature sets in a single platform. They deliver high performance and density for both data center and campus core. They also offer a full feature set for data center aggregation, end-of-row, and data center interconnect (DCI) deployments in a highly resilient modular platform.

The Cisco Nexus 7000 Series runs on Cisco NX-OS Software. It was specifically developed for the most mission-critical enterprise and service provider deployments.

The Cisco Nexus 7000 Series was designed around three principles:

Infrastructure Scalability

Virtualization, efficient power and cooling, cloud scale with automation, high density, and performance all support efficient data center growth.

Operational Continuity

The design integrates hardware, NX-OS software features, and management to support zero-downtime environments.

Transport Flexibility

You can incrementally and cost-effectively adopt new networking technologies.

Technologies that you can support include:

  • Remote Integrated Service Engine (RISE)
  • Dynamic Fabric Automation (DFA)
  • Cisco Overlay Transport Virtualization (OTV)
  • Cisco FabricPath
  • Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)
  • Cisco Locator/ID Separation Protocol (LISP)
  • Cisco IOS Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
  • Intelligent Traffic Director (ITD)