Cisco ITD: Interop Award Winner for Load Balancing

Samar Sharma, Cisco inventor, explains the unique benefits that Cisco ITD has to offer. ITD is a hardware based multi-terabit layer 4 load-balancing solution on the Nexus 5000, 6000, 7000, 9000 series of switches.
With our patent pending innovative algorithms, ITD (Intelligent Traffic Director) supports IP-stickiness, resiliency, consistent hash, exclude access-list, NAT, VIP, health monitoring, sophisticated failure handling policies, N+M redundancy, IPv4, IPv6, VRF, weighted load-balancing, bi-directional flow-coherency, and IPSLA probes. There is no service module or external appliance needed. ITD provides order of magnitude CAPEX and OPEX savings for the customers. ITD is much superior than legacy solutions like PBR, WCCP, ECMP, port-channel, layer-4 load-balancer appliances.

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Publisher: Cisco
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