Cisco vPath Ecosystem, Release 2.5

Overview of the Cisco Nexus 1000V Switch

Overview of the Cisco Nexus 1000V Switch

The Cisco Nexus 1000V provides a distributed virtual switch that extends across many virtualized hosts. The Cisco Nexus 1000V manages a data center defined by the vCenter Server. Each server in the data center is represented as a line card in the Cisco Nexus 1000V and can be managed as if it were a line card in a physical Cisco switch.

For an overview of the Cisco Nexus 1000V switch, see the Cisco Nexus 1000V Installation and Upgrade Guide at the following location:

Cisco Nexus 1000V Overview