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Cisco Nexus Family SwitchesA Single End-to-End Platform

For data centers, the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series offers an end-to-end solution in one platform for data center core, aggregation, and high-density, end-of-row and top-of-rack server connectivity. For campus core deployments, it provides a scalable, highly resilient, high-performance solution.

The Cisco Nexus 7000 Series platform runs on Cisco NX-OS Software. It was specifically designed for the most mission-critical deployments in the data center and campus.

Feature and Capabilities

The Cisco Nexus 7000 Series was designed around three principles:

  • Infrastructure scalability: Virtualization, efficient power and cooling, high density, and performance all support efficient data center infrastructure growth.
  • Operational continuity: The Cisco Nexus 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 innovations and technologies, such as:

o    Cisco Overlay Transport Virtualization (OTV)

o    Cisco FabricPath

o    Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)

o    Cisco Locator/ID Separation Protocol (LISP)

o    Cisco IOS Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)