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Help with Network design

Hello All

We are in process of design  in our organization new project that we need to  to connect to Isilon cluster 12 nodes storage (nas mode )that should sustain in total  2500MB/s read/write throughput , Isilon storage would be connect with  2 x 10Ge per node total of 24 10Ge FCP+ twinax to 2 x Nexus 5596U.

The edge network will consist of 4 x 3750X STACKED with 8 x 10Ge FCP+ twinax to connect to both Nexus 5596U

The network usage would be mostly servers that doing video renders ,ingest, conversion to low res spread on all 4 x Cisco 3750X and sustain as i mention

2500MB/s total usage on ISILON NAS.


So finally since i am not yet Cisco guy i need to understand and advice given scenario how bestt should be connected Cisco Nexus between themselfs , Also what best practice connecting Cisco 3750X to Nexus which method is best give us redudant and performance.

I have done my own schema but i am not sure its best.

Please advice

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