Does the Nexus 7000 Obsolete the Catalyst 6500?

Well, this is one question that rise a lot of discussion regarding the future of Cisco Catalyst 6500. With the release in 2003 of Nexus 7000, many IT professionals are awaiting for Cisco to announce the end-life of 6500 series.

John McCool ((Cisco’s SVP and GM for both product lines) give assurance that the support and development for 6500 series will continue and the Nexus 7000 was not designed to replace the Catalyst 6500 line.

Watch below Jennifer Geisler’s interview with John McCool about this topic:

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Calin is a network engineer, with more than 20 years of experience in designing, installing, troubleshooting, and maintaining large enterprise WAN and LAN networks.

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