Tag Archives: nexus

OpenStack – I need how many NICs?

I’m currently working on an OpenStack deployment.  Looking at the documentation and the various deployment scenarios, each host appears to require at least two if not three or four network interface cards, depending on the OpenStack services running on that particular host.  For me, and I suspect for a lot of enterprises, this just isn’t… Read More »

Blades – Cisco Nexus – and Converged Networking

Converged networking enables storage and data network traffic to share adapters, network links and switches at least part of the way through your data center, before splitting up and going their separate ways. What’s the point? Cost savings and the ability to simplify your design. When you look at the cost of connecting your servers… Read More »