Simplify and Scale Virtual Networking

Use Virtual Networking Services

Cisco Nexus 1000V Port Profiles: The Nexus 1000V extends the concept of referenced configuration through the use of Cisco NX-OS port profiles. It publishes them in the hypervisor management domain, allowing ease of assignment and the portability of networking and security policies.

Since the Nexus 1000V is a virtual distributed switch, the policies from the profiles are known and supported across Cisco vPath v2.0, a fundamental architecture component of the Cisco Nexus 1000V vPath optimizes the use of Layer 4-7 virtual networking services in virtual machine and cloud environments.

Service chaining is supported, providing multiple virtual network services as part of a single traffic flow. For example, you can simply specify the network policy and let vPath direct traffic:

Cisco vPath also works on VXLAN to support movement between servers in different Layer 2 domains. Together, these features promote highly secure policy, application, and service delivery in the cloud.


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