I have been a little quiet here for the past 2 months since VMWorld in San Francisco in September. The Nexus 1000V team has been very busy this past quarter working with customer (we have added over 400 new customers in this period) and preparing for our next release which is going to post to Cisco CCO in the first part of December. I am happy to report that HP got it’s facts straight about how the Nexus 1000V really does work with their Virtual Connect and Flex-10 solutions (it might have been the Cisco video we posted showing the solutions working together that helped things along – see below).
Also, I have been surprised that there has not been much noise following all the announcements made at VMworld 2009 about an “open” vswitch or any of the management veneers that promised to make a standard VMware vSwitch support all of the features of the Nexus 1000V. Maybe Santa will bring us a gift and deliver some specific product details this holiday season so we can understand what these solutions really can or can’t do.