Cisco Nexus 9000 Standalone - 7.0(3)I1(2) - 'Bronte Plus' is on CCO!



Nexus 9000 standalone team is happy to announce that Bronte Plus Release (7.0(3)I1(2)) image is live on CCO.

Bronte Plus has been a much anticipated customer release with Nexus 9K adding 100G product portfolio on both Modular and Fixed form factor and lots of software features - notably VXLAN and FEX on N9500. Some of the features and hardware in this release are listed below:

New Hardware:

  • 100G Linecard: N9K-X9408PC-CFP2 (8 * 100G)
  • 100G GEM : N9K-M4PC-CFP2 (4 * 100G) N93120TX (96 * 10G + 6 * QSFP)

Software:
  • FEX on EOR
  • VXLAN eVPN L2/L3 Gateway (w/ Multicast) on N9500
  • VXLAN eVPN L2/L3 Gateway (w/ Ingress Replication) on N9300
  • VXLAN Port Vlan Localization for L2 Gateway on N9300
  • VXLAN Static MAC Binding to VTEP on N9300
  • VXLAN MIB for N9500
  • Anycast gateway / ARP suppression on N9500
  • PFC (802.1Qbb) on N9300
  • 802.3x on N9300.
  • IEEE 1588 PTP for North Star Uplink Ports on N9300s and All line cards (94x/95x)
  • Cut Through support on N3164PQ and N9636
  • LACP Fall Back Support on N9300
  • Increased scale for Netapp on N9500: 90K ARP + 40K IPv6 ND
  • BFD support on Northstar Sub-Interfaces
  • Intelligent Traffic Director (ITD) on few N9300s and N9500s
  • Switch Port Block Feature
  • VLAN QOS Label Sharing
  • DHCP Snooping/IPSG: Multiple IPs for same MAC/VLAN

7.0(3)I1(2) also includes a number of bug fixes.