Pop quiz, hotshot! Are you preparing for CCNA Data Center certification? Take a minute to refresh your knowledge of Cisco Nexus switches with this question designed to test your knowledge of material likely to be found on an exam.
Question: Which Cisco Nexus switch is designed to replace the distributed virtual switch within a VMware environment?
C. CSR 1000v
Explanation: Cisco Nexus 1000V are an intelligent software switch implementation based on IEEE 802.1Q standard for VMware vSphere environments running the Cisco NX-OS Software operating system. Operating inside the VMware ESX hypervisor, the Cisco Nexus 1000V Series replace the standard distributed virtual switch with a software switch that supports Cisco VN-Link server virtualization technology to provide:
- Policy-based virtual machine connectivity
- Mobile virtual machine security and network policy
- Non-disruptive operational model for server virtualization and networking teams
- VXLAN based overlays for physical topology independent L2 segments
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