Adding a Dell™ PowerConnect™ blade (M-Series) switch, with a Dell PowerEdge™ M1000e modular blade enclosure to an external Cisco Nexus® Switch is a straightforward process. This document is targeted at today’s FC SAN and Ethernet LAN environments and meant to serve as a supplementary guide on how to interconnect equipment that makes up data center.

This document provides an easy to use step-by-step guide on how to configure and deploy



DELL M-Series 10Gbit/s Blade Switch (M8024-k) with a Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch. For the examples in this guide, the Nexus 5020 was used.