[c-nsp] switch for SAN

Robert Hass robhass at gmail.com
Fri Jan 8 18:21:28 EST 2016

On Fri, Jan 8, 2016 at 3:44 PM, Adam Greene <maillist at webjogger.net> wrote:

> I know running Catalyst switches for SAN backbone fabric is not the best
> idea, due to limited buffers.
> However, we have been doing just that with a 3750X and Dell Equallogic
> 6100/4100s for quite some time, with no issues.
> <http://puck.nether.net/pipermail/cisco-nsp/>

I recommend 4948E , 4500, 4900M, 4500-X depends on needs of 1G/10G ports.
I had issues on 3750-X when had storage on 10GE ports and server on 1GE.
After migration to 4948E as problems stopped.


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