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Is Etherchannel actually needed on a Cisco switch when configuring NIC teaming on a server?

As per subject: I have some HP servers that support NIC teaming (O.S. is Windows Server 2008 R2), and I have a Cisco switch that supports Etherchannel. Do I need to configure a channel on the switch ...
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NIC teaming and EtherChannel

Cisco Catalyst 2960S Switch Intel Dual Port NIC (teamed) BroadComm Quad Port NIC (teamed 2 ports) We hired a contractor to setup a fairly simple SQL cluster and SAN storage. With the above switch ...