Note Throughout the remainder of this guide, the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series VSS will be referred to as the VSS.
This design guide references and uses accumulated best-practice knowledge documented and available in the documents listed in Appendix B, "References." However, during the development of this design guide, many design choices have been made to replace or update specific options recommended for VSS-specific deployments. This design guide makes explicit references to and/or reaffirms Cisco best practices.
This design guide contains the following chapters and appendices:
Provides a brief summary of the content provided in this Campus 3.0 Virtual Switching Systems (VSS) solution publication
Nimish currently works as a Technical Leader in the Data Center Application group within ESE. In ESE he was a lead architect on Virtual Switching System Solution development and verification of best practices designs for Cisco Campus networks. Before his work on the ESE Campus solutions team, Nimish worked with Cisco Advanced Services providing design consultation and technical escalation for large Enterprise customers.
Nimish has been working on inter-networking technology for the last 17 years. Before joining Cisco, Nimish developed expertise with large financial institution supporting trading floor, large-scale design of enterprise networks with logistics and insurance companies and product development experience with IBM. Nimish hold MSEE from New Jersey Institute of Technology. Nimish enjoys fishing and outdoor activities including RVing National Parks.