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Cisco Nexus

Cisco Nexus switches are designed for data center environments or other environments that require high bandwidth switching. This includes mainly server connections with many virtual machines residing on them, fabric channel of ethernet[,] or something similar. Nexus is not suited for user switches, WAN switches, or other switches that don't need a lot of processing power.
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Pros

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Cisco Nexus

  • These switches are easily programmable. If you are looking at SDN but aren't quite there yet, this switch line is a great starting point. They support DevOps tools, which make automation extremely quick and efficient.
  • There are so many options in this product line, making Nexus a great switch for pretty much any deployment. You can stack switches or use the modular switch, whatever fits your need.
  • These switches support VXLAN, allowing for a multi-tenant network environment, and is perfect for cloud services.
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Cons

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  • If you are on the wrong code it can be buggy
  • When deploying, one switch was bricked (dead) during an upgrade of the NX-OS, and had to be replaced
  • If you are not familiar with NX-OS it can be difficult to configure
  • They lack some of the functionality that the Nexus 9k has
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Cisco Nexus

Cisco Nexus 10.0
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Its perfect
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Usability

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Cisco Nexus 7.4
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In our environment (and especially during COVID and the Work From Home era), I would really like our network devices to be more resilient [against} errors in remote configuration. Having a standard, easy to use, configure, commit/deploy, rollback system should be installed, but it's not there. Other companies have been providing this for over 20 years, and Cisco does this on some of their devices. Why not all?
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Reliability and Availability

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Cisco Nexus 10.0
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Our network is very well design. Any components or device failure. Doesn't affect network availability
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Performance

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Cisco Nexus 9.7
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These switches are very fast. They've been designed to work within the data center. We connect them to Cisco UCS-B Mini servers with the storage being directly attached. They are able to handle the data traffic pretty easily. We can also move servers pretty fast from data center to data center without overloading them. This has allowed our company to stay running during any kind of conditional outage. We have come to really rely on them for business continuity.
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Cisco Nexus 8.1
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I've said it before and I'll say it again: Cisco support is really good at being quick with their replies until they discover it's not a "network-down emergency." They start by immediately responding to your e-mails & inquiries, and the minute they discover that it's not a huge deal the tech-support employee "goes on vacation," defers you to someone else, and that person immediately takes three days to answer any e-mails... and then he just asks for different outputs.
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In-Person Training

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Cisco Nexus 8.0
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Trainer didn't has good handon experience.. he was bookish trainer.
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Online Training

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Never had it
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Cisco Nexus 10.0
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MPBGP VXLAN fabirc was implemented with multi vrf bgp over external links to our IP core
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Alternatives Considered

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Cisco Nexus

Cisco has better support than Juniper.
Cisco techs/engineers are more available in market than Juniper.
Cisco has better documentation available on google / online platforms than Juniper or other vendors in networking domain.
Cisco has popular certifications in these terms which inspires engineers to take exams and prove their ability.
Cisco nexus has different models which can scale our requirements.
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Scalability

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Cisco Nexus 9.5
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The Nexus 3000 series switches are data center switches, so I would say they have similar security ability to other switches in this segment. I don't have a lot of experience doing more than basic ACL security on switches, but I know these can be integrated into other security solutions like Cisco ISE and 802.1x authentication. It could also be integrated into an ACI solution to add micro segmentation, which would bring in other security functions.
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Return on Investment

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  • We have been very successful with network uptime
  • It's has always met our future needs to date when adding new data center hardware
  • We have had these for almost 5 years and it still has support available to ensure maximum ROI before we need to regreen it
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Pricing Details

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Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
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$650.00

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Commercial$350.001
Residential$195.001
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Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
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No

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Starting Price$49.00
Maximum Price$200,000.00
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