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The Cisco Nexus 1100 Series Virtual Services Appliances (VSAs) offer dedicated hardware platforms for the deployment of network services critical to virtualized data center infrastructure. The appliances host a number of virtual service blades (VSBs), including the following: the Cisco Nexus 1000V Virtual Supervisor Module (VSM), the Cisco Virtual Security Gateway (VSG), the Cisco Prime Network Analysis Module (NAM), and the Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) for both LAN and SAN management. These VSBs provide a comprehensive solution for virtual networking services in the data center. Dedicated hardware for the Cisco Nexus 1000V VSM eases virtual access switch deployment for the network administrator, and with its support for additional VSBs, the Cisco Nexus 1100 Series VSAs are crucial components of a virtualized data center.