Show 178 – Cisco Nexus 1000v and Microsoft Hyper-V

Cisco Nexus 1000V virtual switch for Microsoft Hyper-V and integrates with your existing Nexus 1000V deployment. In this episode we talk with Appaji Malla and Balaji Sivasubramanian from the Hyper-V Product team about the following topics:cisco-ppp-show-178-hyper-v

  • Cisco and Microsoft Joint Partnership
  • N1KV for Hyper-V architecture and technical overview
  • Why customer prefer N1KV over the native hyper-v vswitch
  • Use cases for N1KV for Hyper-V
  • SCVMM Integration and Programability Aspects of N1KV – Power Shell, SCOM/SCO integration


Appaji Malla from Cisco – @appajimalla

Balaji Siva – Cisco  @balajisiva

Show Notes

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 and on Twitter @etherealmind and Google Plus.
Greg Ferro
Greg Ferro
Greg Ferro
  • Uffe Døygaard

    The soundquality or lack of same, is simply to poor guys. Please step it up a bit :(

    • Matt Thompson

      You should ask for your money back.

  • Jessie

    Many enterprises want to expand Cisco networking remuneration to their Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V deployments. The Cisco Nexus 1000V Switch offers a reliable operational model across effectively tangible and virtual environments. This distributed virtual switching platform provides sophisticated features and is firmly integrated with the Hyper-V ecosystem.