Next Generation High Availability Features on Catalyst 9000 Switches

  • May 16, 2019 - May 16, 2019
  • Event Duration: 90 mins

Date & Time: Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 9:00 am PDT


Minhaj Uddin has been working at Cisco since 2012 (6+ years). During this time, Minhaj has worked with Cisco TAC (Data Center Switching), as well as Advanced Services as part of the Solution Validation and Services Team (SVS). Currently he works in Product Marketing. Minhaj has been a Technical Marketing Engineer (TME) since 2016, with special focus on Catalyst 9000 Family Hardware Architectures/ Designs, IPv4 / IPv6 Routing & Switching, and High Availability Features.


This session will cover next generation high availability features introduced on Catalyst 9k Platform. We will discuss how to achieve high availability in your network at various layers, from Physical to Protocol and Application. In the physical layer, we will discuss features like Stack Power, Stackwise-480, and StackWise Virtual. In the Protocol and Application layer, we will cover features like GIR, Patchability and ISSU. We will then conclude by explaining how you can efficiently leverage all the HA features in typical network design to achieve maximum up-time.