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Catalyst 9500 and StackWise Virtual

Hi chaps. Fisrt of all, I would like to apologize for lack of activity on this blog. The company where I work was hit by NotPetya ransomware last summer. As a result, we worked absolutely crazy hours for many months to recover all our services and secure our network. I simply had no spare time to contribute to this blog. Anyway, things are much more stable and steady now, so I will try to get back to my hobbies.

Today I would like to give you a brief overview of StackWise Virtual technology, which Cisco has introduced in Denali 16.3.3 IOS-XE.

Originally, only Catalyst 3850 48XS switching platform supported this feature. At the moment of writing of these notes, Cisco announced support of the feature across all Catalyst 9500 series.

So, what is it then? Read more …