cisco nexus 9000 series switches
Updated February 24, 2022

cisco nexus 9000 series switches

Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 7 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Review Source

Software Version

Nexus 9000 Series

Overall Satisfaction with Cisco Nexus

we use Cisco Nexus 9000 series switches for our data center and set up a private cloud for our customers.
  • easy to manage
  • reliable
  • effective
  • so far we did not encounter much issues
  • our partner gave a good corporate discount so ROI was positive
Huawei provided good discounts but other teams had encountered issues with their products after deployment so we decided to stick to cisco

Do you think Cisco Nexus Series Switches delivers good value for the price?

Yes

Are you happy with Cisco Nexus Series Switches's feature set?

Yes

Did Cisco Nexus Series Switches live up to sales and marketing promises?

Yes

Did implementation of Cisco Nexus Series Switches go as expected?

Yes

Would you buy Cisco Nexus Series Switches again?

Yes

the connection is ok and we have used it for years without [many] issues. it is suitable for our data center and we use it to connect our servers to set up a private cloud

Using Cisco Nexus

2 - They are used to connect the servers and allow our customers to access the resources within our data centre, and also allow the virtual machines to access the internet
2 - They are network engineers and have network knowledge to operate the switches. They also work with the vendors to do routine maintenance and updates
  • Internet
  • connectivity
  • speed
  • we used it as expected
  • can use it to connect more applications
Our engineers are used to this brand and have the expertise to support. We did not encounter major issues with this product so far

Evaluating Cisco Nexus and Competitors

  • Price
  • Product Features
  • Product Reputation
We have good partner pricing with Cisco and Cisco is also reputable and is the market leader in network equipment. The features are able to suit our needs
We will still stick to the same evaluation and selection process

Cisco Nexus Implementation

It is reliable and working as expected
  • Third-party professional services
We used JOS to implement
Yes - We setup the switches as a base setup and then slowly added more switches as we scale up to support more users
Change management was minimal - The engineers had to be trained on how to manage the switches. Subsequently there was no further change management required
  • Connectivity issues

Cisco Nexus Support

The support was prompt and we did not encounter much issues with them
ProsCons
Quick Resolution
Good followup
Knowledgeable team
Problems get solved
Kept well informed
Immediate help available
Quick Initial Response
None
Yes we purchased premium support. Because our switches are used for operations and there is SLA involved so we needed prompt support if necessary
We did some VAPT scans and there were some findings related to their products. We checked with them and they took time to remote in to check

Using Cisco Nexus

It did not give much problems since go-live and our engineers only need to do routine maintenance and patches
ProsCons
Like to use
Well integrated
Requires technical support
Lots to learn
  • management tool
  • configuration of ports