Cisco Nexus Review

Easy to use, reliable, and operates at high speeds


What is our primary use case?

We use Nexus primarily for our data centers.

How has it helped my organization?

It's pretty easy to use and operates at high speed.

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature for us is its speed capacity.

What needs improvement?

Upgrade and promote catalyst switches to the Nexus, it's a lot faster.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

As far as we can tell, it's stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

They're pretty scalable.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

All of our old stuff was end of life. We used Catalyst 4948 before.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup was somewhat complex. There were a lot of moving parts and we needed to get everybody going in the right direction. It didn't take very long though.

What about the implementation team?

We used a reseller called Sirius for the deployment. They were pretty good.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We didn't look at any other vendors.

What other advice do I have?

I would rate this product as an eight out of ten, because it's a pretty good product. It's stable and reliable.

It's definitely worth it.

Which version of this solution are you currently using?

2K to 7K
**Disclosure: My company has a business relationship with this vendor other than being a customer: Partner.
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