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Cisco Nexus 3550 Series Application Release Notes

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Nexus 3550 Series Application Release Notes

This document provides information about the currently supported network applications for the Nexus® 3550-T Programmable Network Platform. The product plan is to create and release new 3550 Series platform applications. The new network application releases will be communicated in the quarterly Cisco New Product Introduction (NPI) as they are released.

Supported Network Applications - Cisco Nexus 3550-T Programmable Network Platform

Application

Overview

Key Features

Use Cases

Release

ULL Layer 3 Routing App

Ultra-Low Latency Layer 3 switching capability.

·         Static Routing

·         BGP

·         PIM

·         OSPF

·         Exchange facing handoff

·         Top-of-Rack Colocation Switch

ExaOS 1.1.1

 

NXOS 10.1(1)E1(1)

 

ULL Layer 2 Switching App

Ultra-Low Latency Layer 2 switching capability.

·         Mac learning

·         VLAN Tagging/Trunking

·         LLDP

·         IGMP

·         STP

·         ULL Layer 2 Fabric

·         N:N Layer 2 switching

ExaOS 1.1.1

 

NXOS 10.1(1)E1(1)

 

Security

Enhanced packet filtering and Network Address Translation.

·         Per Port RACL Filtering

·         Unicast NAT/PAT

·         Multicast NAT

·         Low Latency Firewall

·         Exchange Distribution to trading floor

ExaOS 1.1.1

 

NXOS 10.1(1)E1(1)

 

High Availability

Provides redundancy in the network.

·         Link Aggregation (LAG)

·         MC LAG

·         VRRP

·         Exchange facing handoff redundancy

·         Top-of-Rack Colocation Switch

*

Wan Extension

Wan Link Policing.

·         Wan Link Policing

·         1G Support

·         Low latency link aggregation for long-uhaul link sharing

·         VLAN tagging and trunking

*


 

Application

Overview

Key Features

Use Cases

Release

FastMux

Packet aggregation capability.

·         Low Latency L2 Packet Aggregation

·         1G, 10G, 25G Support

·         Layer 2 Packet aggregation in colocation

·         N:1 Packet Aggregation

*

Exchange Gateway App

Ultra-Low Latency Exchange Fairness and HPT.

·         Precise Timestamping (RX and TX)

·         <250 ps resolution

·         8G Deep buffer

·         Timestamping at Exchange gateway

·         Fairness in Exchange

 

*

Data Broker App

Packet Flow Optimization.

·         Packet De-Duplication

·         SSL/TLS Encryption

·         Used with Nexus Data Broker to detect and drop duplicated packets

 

*

Grand Master App

Provides Grand Master Clock.

·         Time Sync (Inc GPS, PPS)

·         PTP (GM/Boundary)

·         Grand Master Clock

 

*

Tap Agg

Provides Network Visibility.

·         Precise Timestamping (RX and TX)

·         Time Sync (Inc GPS, PPS)

·         PTP (GM/Boundary)

·         <250 ps resolution

·         8G Deep buffer

·         Network Visibility

·         Market Data capture and aggregation

*

Custom User Applications (FDK)

Adding custom intelligence in the network.

·         FDK (Firmware Development Kit)

·         Deep packet inspection

·         Custom application specific logic

NXOS 10.1(1)E1(1)

* Future Release


 

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