Nexus 1000V: New Pricing Model

On October 1st, Cisco announced on its blog the release of a new pricing and packaging strategy for its switch portfolio. Nexus 1000V 2.1, that was released last month, is going to have two editions, one called Essential Edition and the second named Advanced Edition.   The Nexus 1000V Essential Edition would allow to connect virtual applications to the network integrating into VMware environments, this free version can count on Cisco standard technical support and would permit cloud providers Read more [...]

Cisco and VMware consolidate their partnership

Last week Cisco and VMware announced their intention to consolidate their partnership with the common objective of develop integrated product and solutions designed for software defined datacenters. Both companies will seal the partnership investing in dedicated engineering teams that will collaborate on deeper integrations across VMware cloud solutions and Cisco’s Data Center Networking and Fabric Computing platforms. The annoucement comes about to calm the voices, spread around afterNicira Read more [...]