PQ Show 004 – Catalyst 4500X and 4500E – Sponsored

Sometimes you would think that Campus LANs don’t actually exist. In this podcast, we are looking at the Catalyst 4500X product with a team from Cisco. Greg specifically requested to discuss this product to cover products that are used often, but not necessarily so “cool” or fashionable ( thanks to listeners who asked!).

It took a while for everyone to get comfortable, so the first five minutes is a bit slow but it’s well worth hanging on.

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  • Features of the Catalyst 4500X
  • Trace route on the Catalyst 4500 platform
  • Wireshark on the Catalyst 4500 because of the multi core processing on the Supervisor engine.
  • Roadmap for VSS on the C4500 products (MLAG is the fashion)
  • NetFlow features including sampled NetFlow.
  • Easy Virtual Networking Cisco Easy Virtual Network – Because MPLS Is Too Complicated
  • and some more about Medianet

Show Notes

Cisco Catalyst 4500-X Series Switches – Product Page

Cisco Catalyst 3750-X and 3560-X Series Switches Data Sheet

Catalyst 4500 – Configuring Wireshark

Disclosure

Packet Pushers was commissioned by Cisco Data Centre and Virtualisation Business Unit to attend Cisco Live 2012 and discuss Cisco’s Software Defined Networking launch as a sponsored service. We have covered the event by recording several shows, attended briefings and more. Thanks to Cisco for sponsoring us and helping us to record and publish the content.

Greg Ferro
Greg Ferro is a Network Engineer/Architect, mostly focussed on Data Centre, Security Infrastructure, and recently Virtualization. He has over 20 years in IT, in wide range of employers working as a freelance consultant including Finance, Service Providers and Online Companies. He is CCIE#6920 and has a few ideas about the world, but not enough to really count. He is a host on the Packet Pushers Podcast, blogger at EtherealMind.com and on Twitter @etherealmind and Google Plus.
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