Nexus 7000 and Catalyst 6500 -Network Designer’s guide

Nexus-6500Its quite a long time since Nexus 7000  has been launched and Catalyst 6500 switches have already proved their mettle in various service provider and enterprise networks.However recently I was asked how would I deploy Nexus 7K and 6500 swicthes in my network provided no problem in CAPEX in procuring the nodes.So best part is to go with what are the differences in offering of the two types of switches by Cisco.

System Construction

The Nexus 7000 and Catalyst, while both highly reliable core switching platforms, have a number of differences in physical construction.

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