[c-nsp] Cisco Nexus and HP Flexfabric

Pablo Espinosa espinosa.pablo at gmail.com
Tue Dec 13 17:10:15 EST 2011

Actually, I mis-spoke on the HP Flexfabric question.

I've been asked to consider the HP Flexfabric product OR the
integrated Cisco Nexus 2K within an HP Blade server....If anyone has
deployed either solution, I would love some feedback


On Tue, Dec 13, 2011 at 2:00 PM, Pablo Espinosa
<espinosa.pablo at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey all - Looking for some un-biased feedback; and I will get it here. :)
> As an alternative to a ToR design within our data center, I've been
> asked to consider the HP Flexfabric product with an integrated Cisco
> Nexus 2K built into it. I'm not a fan of converged infrastructure as
> this, but the reduction in cable management and cost is attractive.
> However, I'd love to know if anyone has deployed such a solution and
> if so, how has it impacted (good or bad) your day to day operations
> and provisioning? Architecturally, it makes sense to consider
> convergence when the opportunity arises, but I'm not 100% sold on this
> solution.
> cheers
> pablo

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