Cisco Cloud Networking and Services Platform team is excited to announce the availability of Cisco Nexus 1000V for Microsoft Hyper-V as a part of our hypervisor-agnostic cloud networking strategy. This represents a major milestone for the Nexus 1000V platform which already has more than 7000 customers. 

We are also shipping Virtual Services Gateway (VSG) and Virtual Network Management Center ( VNMC)  for Hyper-V. With this introduction, enterprise and cloud provider customers will be able to extend Nexus experience to Hyper-V virtual environments. Learn More

 

Cisco Nexus 1000V for Microsoft Hyper-V Solution Highlights

· Advanced NX-OS features and associated partner ecosystem to Windows Server 2012

· Consistent operational model across hypervisors (vSphere & Hyper-V)

· Innovative network services architecture (via vPath) to support secure multitenant environments

· Tight integration with Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) and System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) as well as support for PowerShell

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Cisco Nexus 1100 Cloud Services Platform also supports Nexus 1000V for Hyper-V to host VSM and VSG virtual appliances.

Features and Functionality

Capability

Features

Switching

L2-Switching, PVLANs, QoS, ACLs, port security etc.

Security

DHCP snooping, Dynamic ARP Inspection, and IP source guard

Monitoring

NetFlow, packet statistics, SPAN, and ERSPAN

Manageability

SNMP, NetConf, syslog, REST-APIs etc.

Virtual services

vPath architecture to enable services like VSG etc.

Note: Nexus 1000V feature-set will be consistent across all hypervisors

 

More Information

Nexus 1000V for Hyper-V with Microsoft SCVMM integration w/ live demo

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Resources

· Cisco Nexus 1000V for Hyper-V internal field portal: 
http://savtg.cisco.com/go/1000vhyper-v/

· Cisco Nexus 1000V for Hyper-V external cisco.com page: 
http://www.cisco.com/go/1000v/hyper-v/

· Cisco Nexus 1000V Public Community: 
https://communities.cisco.com/community/technology/datacenter/nexus1000v/

· Cisco-Microsoft partnership page: 
http://www.cisco.com/go/microsoft/