Cisco 6500 vs Nexus 5000

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Giuseppe Larosa Mon, 03/01/2010 - 13:52
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Hello Rahulja,

first of all, with the Nexus 5000 you may need a fabric extender to be able to connect GE server NICs

in short Nexus provides greater 10GE port density in comparison to C6500

a WS 6748 with appropriate DFC is a good linecard for a server farm and it is targeted to this use.

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Ganesh Hariharan Mon, 03/01/2010 - 22:58
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I wanted to understand , if i use WS-X6748-ge-tx with DFC for Server connectivity and if i use Nexus 5000 for server connectivity.

What is the difference in performance which we can see ?



As far as the comparisns between the two just check out the below link for nexus 5000 and cisco 6500 series switches hope that help.

and check out the below link with nexus 5000 given with different Scenario on basis of performances:-

Hope to Help !!



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