Features, Benefit & Hardware

Advantage Of Cisco NX-OS
 NX-OS is based on the industry-proven cisco storage






area network operating system(SAN-OS)
Unified data center operating system
Robust & rich feature sets
Flexibility & scalability
Modularity
Virtualization
Resiliency(capacity to recover quickly)
IPv4 & IPv6 routing & multicast features
Comprehensive security

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Features & Benefits Of NX-OS  Virtual Device Contexts (VDC)  Virtual Port Channel (vPC)  Continuous System Operation (ISSU)  Security (802.1AE link layer crypto with 128 bit AES)  Overlay Transport Virtualization (OTV)  NX-OS Persistent Storage Services (PSS)-Checkpoint  Fabric Path .

Nexus 7000 Platforms  Provides an end-to-end data center architecture on single platform including data center core. aggregation & access layer  Form Factors Of & Nexus 7000 Nexus 7018 Nexus 7010 Nexus 7009 Nexus 7004 .

of fabric module installed & the I/O modules installed  Horizontal arrangements of slots  Side-to-side airflow .Nexus 7018  18-slot chassis  Supports 16 I/O modules (1 through 8 & 11 through 18)  Slots 9 & 10 are reserved for Supervisor module  I/O module slots provides upto 230 gbps with Fabric-1 & 550 gbps with fabric-2 installed  Fabric bandwidth depends on the no.

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Nexus 7010  10-slot chassis  Supports 8 I/O modules (1 through 4 & 7 through 10)  Slots 5 & 16 are reserved for Supervisor module  I/O module slots provides upto 230 gbps with Fabric-1 & 550 gbps with fabric-2 installed  Fabric bandwidth depends on the no. of fabric module installed & the I/O modules installed  Vertical arrangements of slots  Front-to-back airflow .

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of fabric module installed & the I/O modules installed  Horizontal arrangements of slots  Side-to-side airflow .Nexus 7009  9-slot chassis  Supports 7 I/O modules (3through 9)  Slots 1 & 2 are reserved for Supervisor module  I/O module slots provides upto 230 gbps with Fabric-1 & 550 gbps with fabric-2 installed  Fabric bandwidth depends on the no.

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Nexus 7004 4-slot chassis Supports 2 I/O modules (3through 4) Slots 1 & 2 are reserved for Supervisor module No fabric module Side-to-side airflow .

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Supervisor  Dedicated connectivity management processor (CMP) to support remote management and troubleshooting of the complete system  System fabric for all line cards The supervisor controls:  Layer 2 and Layer 3 services  Redundancy capabilities  Configuration management  Status monitoring  Power and environmental management .

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 Only on sup 1 .CMP  Remote control through its own dedicated processor. and bootflash memory and a separate Ethernet management port  Can reset all system components. including power supplies & host supervisor module and allow a complete system restart. memory.

Line Cards M Line Card F Line Card  Layer 3 cards  Layer 2 cards only  FEX  Fabric Path  OTV  vPC  Cisco TrustSec (CTS)  FCoE .

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Nexus 5000 Platforms  Ideal for the data center server access layer  Support virtualization & unified fabric environments  Form-factor for Nexus 5000 Nexus 5010 Nexus 5020 Nexus 5548P Nexus 5548UP Nexus 5596UP .

Fiber channel.Nexus 5010  20 fixed wire-speed 10 Gigabit ethernet & support IEEE data center bridging(DCB) & FC0E  1 expansion module. Ethernet & FCoE interface  Front-to-back airflow .

Ethernet & FCoE interface  Front-to-back airflow .Fiber channel.Nexus 5020  40 fixed wire-speed 10 Gigabit ethernet & support IEEE data center bridging(DCB) & FC0E  2 expansion module.

Fiber channel. Ethernet & FCoE interface  Supports a Layer 3 daughtercard .Nexus 5548P  32 fixed 1/10 Gbps fixed SFP (Small form-factor pluggable )  1 expansion slot.

Nexus 5548UP  32 fixed Unified ports 1/10 Gbps fixed SFP  1 expansion slot.Fiber channel. Ethernet & FCoE interface  Supports a Layer 3 daughtercard .

Ethernet & FCoE interface  Layer 3 expansion module .Nexus 5596UP  48 fixed Unified ports 1/10 Gbps fixed SFP  3 expansion slot.Fiber channel.

10 Gigabit Ethernet.Nexus 2000 FEX  1 Gigabit Ethernet. unified fabric. compatibility  two types of ports: ports for end-host attachment (host interfaces) uplink ports (fabric interfaces) Fabric Interfaces are differentiated with a yellow color for connectivity to the upstream parent Cisco Nexus switch . rack. and blade server environments  front-to-back or back-to-front cooling.